Theodorus VandeVen

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NSERC - SENTINEL - Bioactive Paper Strategic Network

2010/11-2015/16 • $7,594,000 • PI,CO
Bioactive paper that can detect and deactivate dangerous bacteria and viruses in food and water will deliver health benefits around the world. Bioactive Paper is a made-in-Canada concept articulated in the first phase (2005-2010) of the Sentinel Bioactive Paper Network, an NSERC strategic...

NSERC Green Fibre Network

2010/11-2014/15 • $6,163,569 • PI,CO
The Canadian Forest Industry is struggling for its survival. Traditional markets of printing grades, the major part of Canadian Pulp and Paper Production, are dwindling and are unlikely to regain profitability in the future. For a renewal of the Canadian Forest Industry, revolutionary changes...

Dendrimeric macromolecules for water treatment applications

2011/12-2013/14 • $193,751 • PI,CO
The presence of waterborne microbes, toxic metal contamination, and scale build-up during processing are some of the key issues faced by a number of industries. Over the years, innovations in the development of a variety of bactericides and antiscalants have made impact in addressing these...

Interactions among colloids, polymers and polyelectrolytes

2010/11-2012/13 • $213,000 • PI
Objectives: The objective of the proposed research is to increase our understanding of interactions among colloids, polymers and polyelectrolytes, and the self-association and complexation of polymers, polyelectrolytes and other water-soluble substances. These interactions play a key role in...

Equipment for developing advanced nanophotonic devices for applications in green fibre network. photovoltaics, solid state lighting, and quantum computing

2010/11 • $129,863 • PI,CO
Recently, a new generation of nanoscale materials, with the use of group III-nitride and III-antimonide nanoscale heterostructures, has been intensively investigated. III-nitrides are the only semiconductors whose energy bandgap, ranging from UV (~ 6.2 eV) to near-infrared (~ 0.7 eV), can match...

A nanoparticle tracking analysis instrument for characterization of engineered nanoparticles in aqueous samples

2010/11 • $86,102 • PI,CO
An instrument is being requested to support several ongoing, funded projects of five researchers who are evaluating the aggregation, transport, and reactivity behaviour of engineered nanoparticles in natural environmental and engineered systems. The research programs to be supported with the...