Amanda E. Alain

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Research Engineer

Current research and/or projects

  • Chemical looping combustion
  • Fluidized bed conversion
  • Concentration sensor development

Research and/or project statements

My focus is on the development of a concentration sensor to better evaluate reactor configurations for chemical looping combustion. My work will help advance chemical looping technology for the environmental and economic benefit of Canadians.

Professional activities / interests

  • Software development for fluidized bed applications (Python)
  • Technology scale-up
  • Sensor development

Education and awards

M.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Ottawa, 2023

B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Ottawa, 2019

B.Sc. in Biochemistry, University of Ottawa, 2019

Key publications

Alain AE, Bond NK, Champagne S, Hughes RW, Macchi A. "Oxygen Carrier Circulation Rate for Novel Cold Flow Chemical Looping Reactors". Energies 17, 190-203, 2024.

Alain AE, Shoji Y, Fukushima T, Bryce DL. "11B Solid-State NMR Interaction Tensors of Linear Two-Coordinate Boron: The Dimesitylborinium Cation". Inorg Chem 54, 11889-11896, 2015.


Research facility

1 Haanel Drive
Ottawa, ON K1A 1M1