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We are a research group under the supervision of Professor David Simakov, in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Our group focuses on novel catalyst development, simulation and testing of new reactor concepts and process design for solving techno-economic issues facing renewable energy applications. Catalyst formulation and performance testing takes place in our state-of-the-art laboratory located in the Engineering 6 building on the University of Waterloo campus.

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David has attended the 26th Canadian Symposium on Catalysis in Vancouver and gave an invited talk on the Reverse Microemulsion …

Congratulations to Yichen for completing his PhD degree and graduating. We wish him the best for his future!

Prof. Simakov has been promoted to Associate Professor and awarded Tenure. Congratulations David!!!

Prof. Simakov has received the prestigious Ontario Early Researcher Award (ERA) to conduct research on CO2 Capture & Utilization …

Kishore joined University of Waterloo in September 2021. He is pursing MASc. in Chemical Engineering. He will work on the catalyst …