Lakehead student receives Best Poster Award from the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering

Taha Sadeghi

Taha Sadeghi, PhD candidate in the Faculty of Engineering, was awarded the Best Poster Award during the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Conference in Calgary.

Sadeghi's research is focused on "Experimental and Numerical Study of Aerosol Drug Delivery in the Human Respiratory Tract using Soft Mist Inhaler (SMI) Devices." In the Multiphase Flow Research (MFR) Laboratory, founded and directed by Dr. Leila Pakzad, he has published two journal papers and two more manuscripts are in progress.

He received his master's degree from Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute (IPPI). He is doing his PhD in the biotechnology program under the supervision of Dr. Pakzad and Dr. Pedram Fatehi from the Department of Chemical Engineering.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) funded this research. The faculties of engineering and graduate studies have also supported his project. The supercomputer and the technical assistance provided by Lakehead University have endorsed the numerical section of his research project.