Jason Zhang
Jason Jason Zhang
Coordinator of Asian Partnerships

PhD (Waterloo)
MSc (Saskatchewan)
MESc (Tianjin, China)

CBY A408
613-562-5800 ext. 6110


Professor Zhang received his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo in 1999. His PhD research project was on the development, modelling and design of photocatalytic reactor systems for use in water detoxification and disinfection.

Upon graduation, Dr. Zhang joined BC Research Inc. as a lead research engineer working on the scale-up of microwave-assisted processes. A subsequent post took him to the University of Alberta as a research associate, where his duties included both teaching and research related to petroleum processing.

Dr. Zhang joined the University of Ottawa in July 2003, after two years of service as an assistant professor at the University of New Brunswick. His research interests include, biochemical engineering, pollution control, energies from biomass, and petroleum processing. Dr. Zhang has been nominated as the Coordinator of Asian Partnerships in 2020 due to his great knowledge of the Asian countries.

Research interests

  • Bioprocess engineering
  • Environmental control