Dr. Aman Ullah
Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Aman Ullah is an Assistant Professor of Lipid Utilization ? renewable resources for industrial processing at the Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional science (AFNS), University of Alberta. He has a Ph.D with distinction from University of Genova (Italy) by working together at Southern Methodist University, USA (In Chemical Sciences and Technologies) and Master of Science in Organic Chemistry from University of Agriculture Faisalabad (U.A.F.), Pakistan and Bachelor of Science from University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He has developed and is currently teaching a new course on Renewable Biomaterials which deals with fundamentals in bio-based materials and nano-materials development, characterization, and applications. He was recipient of grand challenges Canada award in 2012. He is a member of The American Chemical Society (ACS), Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Bio-Environmental Polymer Society (BEPS), The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and Association of the Chemical Profession of Alberta (ACPA).
Renewable biomaterials, monomers, biopolymer synthesis, Bionanocomposites preparation and characterization. Applications being explored include food and non-food packaging, new monomers & biopolymers, water remediation, bioconjugates, and nanobiomaterials.