Became member of JCPT Editorial Review Board, September, 2006.
Awarded Best Mill Paper, PAPTAC Pacific Coast Branch Technical Conference, April 21-22, 2006.
Appointed as a Technical Editor, SPE Production & Operations Journal, February, 2006.
Two papers were presented at the Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada Pacific Coast Branch Mini-Conference, April 21-22, 2006 and the PACWEST Conference, May 17-20, 2006.
Accepted as a member of the Association of the Chemical Profession of Alberta, December, 2005.
Invited speaker, University of Victoria Career Forum, October 26, 2005.
Visiting Scientist status, University of Victoria Chemistry Department, October 2005 to present.
Project with Harmac mill in Nanaimo, BC resulted in cost savings of up to $2,000,000/year from reduced lime plant upsets and increased burning of secondary treatment sludge. Paper describing the project was accepted for publication in Pulp & Paper Canada.
Granted US Patent 6,660,694, “Thermally Responsive Aqueous Silicate Mixture,” December 9, 2003.
Invited speaker at 12th Annual Nordic Rheology Conference, Denmark. June 1-3, 2003.
Leading member of R&D projects with cost savings in excess of $100 million.
Publications in refereed journals include: Tappi Journal, Pulp & Paper Canada, SPE Production & Facilities, SPE Journal, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, and Journal of Petroleum Technology.