Professor Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta
Prof. Jason Olfert is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta. His research is focused on developing novel aerosol instruments, characterizing particulate emissions from combustion sources, and understanding how aerosols affect global climate. Dr. Olfert’s past and current research is focused on particulate emissions from internal combustion engines, gas turbine engines, flares, and burners. He has worked on the development of the centrifugal particle mass analyzer and aerodynamic aerosol classifier, which are sold or licensed by Cambustion Ltd. Prof. Olfert has been awarded the Sheldon K. Friedlander Award, Masao Horiba Award, and Fissan-Pui-TSI Award for his contributions to aerosol science, and he is a recent recipient of an NSERC Discovery Accelerator Award.