||—BASc, University of Toronto
—MASc, University of Toronto
—PhD, University of Waterloo
| 416-978-8517 http://www.labs.chem-eng.utoronto.ca/allen/Grant Allen
is Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Science for the Faculty of Applied Science &
Professor Allen was the Director of the
Pulp and Paper Centre at the University of Toronto from 2001–2003, and,
before that, Associate Director; from 2003–2007, he was the Associate
Chair, Graduate Studies, in the Department of Chemical Engineering &
Applied Chemistry. He was appointed Vice-Dean, Undergraduate, of the
Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering in 2007.
his masters and doctoral studies, Professor Allen worked with Esso
Petroleum’s Process Control group and spent his research leave in 1994
with Weyerhaeuser Co. in Tacoma, WA, where he worked on the
biofiltration of air pollutants from wood products emissions.
Allen’s area of research interest is in bioprocess Engineering, with
particular application to the treatment of aqueous and gaseous emissions
and utilizing wastes for energy and chemical production.
he has written approximately 90 refereed publications and over the past
15 years and has led several environmental research consortia involving
faculty and students from a range of disciplines and industrial
partners from Canada and around the world (USA, Brazil, Japan, New
Professor Allen is a Fellow of the Chemical Institute
of Canada in addition to the American Association for the Advancement of
Science, and was awarded the 2007 Professor of the Year Award in the
Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry. He joined
the Faculty at U of T in 1987.