Congratulations to the winners of John Tiedje Fellowship in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Congratulations to the winners of John Tiedje Fellowship in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

2020-2021:

Alexandre Babin and Steven Zimmerman

2019-2020:

Joseph English and Eric Lee

About the Award

John Tiedje was a graduate of the Department of Chemical Engineering at UBC who went on to a successful career with Imperial Oil, where he was responsible for developing several new processes for converting petroleum into value-added products. He served as manager of Esso Frances research lab in Mont-Saint-Aignan, France; as manager of the Esso Petroleum Canada Research Department in Sarnia,Ontario, until his retirement in 1983; and as chair of the Canadian Committee for the World Petroleum Congress.

Fellowships is awarded to students whose research will help create and maintain a healthy environment, with preference for research developing clean and renewable energy, advancing the electrification of the economy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, or improving the efficiency of energy utilization.