Students from the BDDC Present at the Guelph Food Engineering Conference (GFEC 2023)


Students from the BDDC presented posters at the Guelph Food Engineering Conference (GFEC) held at the University of Guelph on April 10th, 2023. 

Poster Presentations Include:

  • "Poly (Butylene Adipate-co-Terephthalate)/talc-based blown film for sustainable packaging application: impact of stretching on the mechanical and thermal properties" Authors: Blessing Itabana, Akhilesh Pal, Amar K. Mohanty,Manjusri Misra. Presented by: Blessing Itabana. 
    • Blessing Itabana's Poster Presentation was awarded 2nd Place.
  • "Biocomposite films from talc-filled blends of plasticized post-industrial waste starch and biodegradable polymer for packaging applications" Authors: Surendren, A., Mohanty, A. K., Shankar, S., Loong, L.T, Pal, A., Rodriguez-Uribe, A., & Misra, M. Presented by: Aarsha Surendren.
  • "Utilization of walnut shell waste for the fabrication of green composites using a biodegradable polymer blend: influence of a compatibilizer on the performance". Authors: McNeill, D., Pal, A., Mohanty, A. K., & Misra, M. Presented by: Dayna McNeill
  • "Machine direction orientation of biobased poly(butylene succinate-co-adipate): effect of stretching on morphological, mechanical and barrier properties". Authors: Nath, D., Mohanty, A. K., Pal, A., & Misra, M. Presented by: Debarshi Nath.
  • " Morphological design in binary blends of two biodegradable polyesters and its effect on mechanical performance". Authors: Pesaranhajiabbas, E., Mohanty, A. K., Pal, A., Rodriguez-Uribe, A., & Misra, M. Presented by: Ehsan Pesaranhajiabbas.

Group Photo of BDDC Students and Professor Manjusri Misra