Federal grant paves the way for more asphalt research at Schulich
2020 - University of Calgary, AB CANADA
Recently, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) rewarded the University of Calgary with $750,000 for asphalt research, matching research funds provided by Husky Asphalt.
“The research conducted at the University of Calgary has given Husky the ability to patent certain technologies,” said Martin Ray, director, Asphalt and Industrial Products with Husky. “Technology that led to our breakthrough development of higher-quality products like Polymer-Modified Asphalt (PMA).”
“Having these funds to support the asphalt industry is a huge accomplishment,” said Brett Lambden, manager, Technical Services and Innovation with Husky. “This grant reinforces the University of Calgary as an industry leader in asphalt performance and specification, and will help support students focused on the industry, professional development and research into better-performing material.”
To read more about Husky Asphalt's involvement in public research, click here.
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