Ph.D. (Queen’s), P.Eng.
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
Cross-appointed to Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education and Practice


Phone: (416) 978-4320
Fax: (416) 978-8605

Research Areas

Chemical process scale-up and simulation, process safety analysis, life-cycle analysis, VR/AR immersive technology development for education and training, data analytics research

Consulting Activity

Technical advice on chemical product and process design, including performing process simulation for equipment sizing, engineering drawing, cost estimation, process safety analysis, and life-cycle analysis.


Professor Chan obtained her Bachelor’s and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering from Queens University, Canada. During her graduate studies, she worked with Genencor Inc/Dupont Bioscience in the US and later continued her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Agriculture Canada in biomaterials and bioplastics development. Prof. Chan began her academic career at the University of Waterloo in 2012. In 2017, she joined the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto as the Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. She is also a practicing professional engineer registered in Ontario, Canada. Her teaching and research focus on chemical process design and scale-up simulation and modernizing chemical engineering laboratory curriculum. In addition, she uses virtual/augmented technology and data analytics techniques to facilitate individualized learning.

Complete CV available upon request.