2018

May 2018 

  • Bappi Chowdhury joins the lab.  He completed his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 2017.  Welcome, Bappi!

February 2018 

  • Nesma received Dr. Donald R Stanley Graduate Scholarship in Environmental (Civil) Engineering. Congratulations, Nesma!
  • Dhar Lab presented three oral presentations and two posters at the 53rd Central Canadian Water Quality Conference in Toronto, ON. Dr. Dhar gave an invited talk on anaerobic digestion, and Sajib and Basem presented their work on microbial electrochemical technologies.

January 2018 

  •  John Ryue joins the lab.  He completed his B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2016.  Welcome, Jhon!

2017

December 2017 

  • Sajib receives Gordon R Finch Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Environmental Engineering. Congratulations, Sajib!

October 2017 

  • Sajib receives Alberta Innovate Graduate Student Scholarship. Congratulations, Sajib!
  • Dr. Dhar’s article on biofilm conductivity is accepted for publication in Water Research.
  • Dr. Long Lin joins the lab. She is co-supervised with Dr. Daryl McCartney. Dr. Lin completed her Ph.D. in Environmental Science from the Ohio State University, USA.  Welcome, Dr. Lin!
  • Sajib presents his paper at the 67th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference.

September 2017 

  • Basem S. Zakaria joins the lab.  He completed his M.Sc. in Environmental Biotechnology from Cairo University in 2015.  Welcome,  Basem!
  • Tae Chung (Calvin) join the lab under Faculty of Engineering Dean’s Research Award Program. Currently, he is an undergraduate student in Environmental Engineering program at the University of Alberta. Welcome, Calvin!
  • Qi Huang joins the lab. She is co-supervised with Dr. Yang Liu. She completed her B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from Nanjing Forestry University, China. Welcome, Qi!

August 2017 

  • Sajib’s review paper on direct interspecies electron transfer in anaerobic digestion is accepted for publication in Bioresource Technology. Congratulations, Sajib!
  • Nesma receives Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship.  Congratulations, Nesma!

May 2017 

  • A review article co-authored by Dr. Dhar is accepted for publication in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

April 2017 

  • Dr. Dhar receives NSERC Discovery Grant for developing electrochemically assisted biotechnologies for bioenergy and resource recovery from organic wastes.

March 2017 

  • Dhar Lab receives Imperial Oil  University Research Award.

 January 2017

  •  Sajib Barua joins the lab.  He completed his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 2016.  Welcome, Sajib!

2016

October 2016

  •  Two manuscripts on fundamental aspects of biofilm-anode conductivity are accepted for publication in ChemSusChem and Environmental Science & Technology.

September 2016

  • Dr. Dhar’s article is accepted for publication in Journal of Power Sources.

August 2016

  • Dr. Dhar joins the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Alberta.