Congratulations to the winners of John Tiedje Fellowship in Clean Energy and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation –
Joseph English & 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.
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