UBC materials engineers recognized for collaborations with industry

The work of materials engineering professor Tom Troczynski and his research team, in collaboration with Clayburn Refractories and Teck Metals, has been highlighted by National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) as an example of the benefits of industry partnering with university researchers. The partnership has been successful in transferring research knowledge to industry, delivering environmental as well as financial benefits.

Clayburn’s former Director of Research, George Oprea, is a research associate working with Troczynski on campus at UBC. In this role, he has provided valuable input to optimize the relevance of the work to Clayburn’s operations and customers.

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