News & Events 2021

Ms. Sanaalsadat Eslami successfully defended her MASc thesis!

Thesis title: Prediction of Waste Generation and Disposal Using System Dynamics Modeling

Program: ISE (Co-supervised with Dr. G. Kabir)

Defense date: December 23rd, 2021, Wednesday, 11:00 am

Congrats to Sana!

SWANA Northern Light chapter

Congratulations to Mr. Nima Karimi, one of the recipients of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Northern Light Chapter Scholarship!


Mr. Abhijeet Ghosh successfully defended his MASc thesis!

Thesis title: Temporal and Spatial Analysis of Landfills and Transfer Stations in Saskatchewan

Program: EVSE

Defense date: December 1st, 2021, Wednesday, 2:30 pm

Congrats to Abhijeet!

CSCE Tech Talk - Webinar

Title: Regionalization of Waste Management Systems in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

Speaker: Dr. Amy Richter

Date: November 10th, 2021, Wednesday, 12:00 noon [CST]

Dr. Richter will give a talk on interprovincial regional analysis of waste management systems spanning interprovincial boundaries in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Please click the link below for more: https://csce.ca/en/lifelong-learning/webinars/

Saskatchewan Innovation and Excellence Graduate scholarship

Congratulations to Ms. Sanaalsadat Eslami, one of the recipients of the Saskatchewan Innovation and Excellence Graduate Scholarship!


Saskatchewan Innovation and Excellence Graduate scholarship

Congratulations to Mr. Nima Karimi, one of the recipients of the Saskatchewan Innovation and Excellence Graduate Scholarship!


2021 SGI Graduate Student Traffic Safety Research Scholarship

Congratulations to Mr. Nima Karimi, one of the recipients of the 2021 SGI Graduate Student Traffic Safety Research Scholarship!


2021 President’s Distinguished Graduate Student Award

Our alumna Dr. Amy Richter was awarded the 2021 University of Regina President’s Distinguished Graduate Student Award. Amy has contributed to the many successes of our research group. We are so proud of you. Click here to learn more on her achievements: https://www.uregina.ca/external/communications/feature-stories/current/2021/10-22.html

A recording of the Fall 2021 Convocation ceremony is available here: https://www.facebook.com/events/301658671463816/

The event will be rebroadcast on Access Broadcasting on November 5 at 1 p.m. and November 19 at 3 p.m., and is available on AccessNowTV.ca at any time.

2021-2022 FGSR Women in STEM Entrance Scholarship

Congratulations to Ms. Rafsan E Jeenat, one of the recipients of the 2021-2022 FGSR Women in STEM Entrance Scholarship!

https://www.uregina.ca/gradstudies/current-students/scholarships/?id=527

2021 RCE Education for Sustainability Recognition Award

Recipient of the 2021 RCE Education for Sustainability Recognition Award, Saskatchewan Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, Canada

Project title: “Designing A Small-Scale Styrofoam Composting System”

Project team: Ayesha Zahid, Anukaranjit Bharthi, Tinsae Alemu, Aimen Ejaz, Kelvin Tsun Wai Ng

https://www.rceskrecognitionevent.com/

CSCE Tech Talk - Webinar

“How does the COVID-19 change our waste generation and recycling behaviors?”

February 3rd, 2021. 1:00-2:00 EST, Wednesday

CSCE Members: Free

Non-member: $25

Presenter: Dr. Kelvin NG, Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering, University of Regina. Kelvin’s major fields of interest are in solid waste management and environmental sustainability. Kelvin has served as the CSCE Environmental Division Chair since 2018.

Photo by Trevor Hopkin

A short article on our COVID project

"Tracking COVID’s trash toll" By Greg Basky

https://www.discoursemagazine.ca/tracking-covids-trash-toll/2020/11/12/

Source: https://csce2021.ca/

2021 CSCE Niagara Falls conference - Call for abstracts

Our CSCE 2021 Annual Conference will now be TOTALLY VIRTUAL and indexed on SCOPUS! The CSCE Niagara Falls conference will be held virtually from May 26th to 29th. The Environmental Specialty Conference will focus on the environmental and public health facet of civil engineering and its importance in improving the quality of life for people and providing reliable infrastructure for societal benefits. All abstracts will be peer-reviewed and decisions on acceptance forwarded to authors per the technical program dates.

To learn more about our Environmental Specialty Conference, please click here: https://csce2021.ca/technical-program/environmental-specialty/

A new exciting project to combat COVID-19 related solid waste issues

We are collaborating with the City of Regina on a NSERC funded project:

Project title: "Computational modeling and simulation of municipal waste generation and risk assessment during COVID-19"

Project team: Kelvin Tsun Wai Ng and Golam Kabir, University of Regina

For more, please click the link: https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/NSERC-CRSNG/FundingDecisions-DecisionsFinancement/COVID-19_eng.asp