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Shegufta Shetranjiwalla

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Dr. Shegufta Shetranjiwalla

Integrated MSc-PhD, Environmental and Life Sciences (Biomaterials)

Trent University

Assistant Professor - School of Science and the Environment

Email: sshetranjiwalla@grenfell.mun.ca

Phone: (709) 639-2502

Social Media: LinkedIn


Research interests/expertise

  • Multi-disciplinary research in innovative green methods and materials from renewable resources
  • Upcycling of marine and commodity polymer waste.
  • Circular design, synthesis, characterization and structure-property relationships of synthetic and biopolymers
  • Synthesis, characterization and performance evaluation of organosilicon organic-inorganic hybrid materials and nanocomposites.
  • Green chemistry and Life Cycle Analysis metrics of products and processes for improved synthesis protocols, sustainable environmental impacts and enhanced materials performance.

Teaching

  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Green Chemistry 
  • Green Chemistry Metrics and Life Cycle Analyses
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Polymeric Materials 
  • Principles of Environmental Toxicology

Representative scholarly contributions


Current research projects and grants

  • Imagining Canada’s Future IDEAS Lab.
  • American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Initiative -Development of Green Chemistry modules with systems thinking.


Memberships and affiliations

  • Canadian Society of Chemistry (CSC)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA)
  • Working Group member SETAC/ACLCA for Circularity and LCA


Honours, graduate and post-graduate supervision

  • 5 Undergraduate Honours Theses, 
  • 3 Graduate Masters Theses
  • 3 PhD theses

School of Science and the Environment

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS 3024
Phone: (709) 637-6215
Email: sylviab@grenfell.mun.ca



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