Prof. Robert H. Pelton



136 John Hodgins Engineering Building
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Canada, L8S 4L7

Phone (905) 525 9140 Ext. 27045
Fax (905) 528 5114

Current Positions and Awards:

Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Interfacial Technologies
Scientific Director of SENTINEL Bioactive Paper Network
Director of McMaster Centre for Pulp and Paper Research,
Associate Faculty Member of Chemistry Department.
Associate Editor, J. Pulp Paper Science
, PAPTAC Research Committee
Member, Langmuir Editorial Advisory Board
Member, Cellulose Editorial Advisory BoardMember, Fundamental Research Committee of the Pulp and Paper Fundamental Research Society
TAPPI Fellow, Member: Scientific Advisory Board - Wallenberg Wood Science Center

2010 Faculty of Engineering Research Achievement Award

2009 Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award, Chemical Institute of Canada

Derek Page Prize for Best JPPS Paper 2005

Jasper Mardon Memorial Prize for the best papermaking paper at Tappi Paper Summit, 2002

Synergy Award 1996, for best collaborations with industry (Dorset)


Ph.D. Bristol University Colloid Chemistry 1974-1976
M.Sc. U. of Guelph Chemistry 1971
B.Sc. U. of Guelph Chemistry 1967-1970

Employment History:

1990-present Professor, McMaster University
1987-1990 Associate Professor, McMaster University
1984-1987 Research Scientist Union Carbide, Tarrytown N.Y.
1978-1984 Research Scientist, PAPRICAN, Montreal
1977-1978 NSERC Industrial Post-doctoral Fellow, PAPRICAN
1972-1974 Research Scientist, Uniroyal, Guelph

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