Douglas W. Reeve, Ph.D., P.Eng
Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
Engineer Reeve has made outstanding contributions to research that has been widely applied to the pulp and paper industry and he has also pioneered a highly successful model for education and research through the founding of the Pulp and Paper Centre at the University of Toronto in 1987. Central to Professor Reeve's vision of the Pulp and Paper Centre is that its commitment to the students be its number one priority and established the Centre as a leading example of enhanced professional education for students. Professor Reeve has an excellent research record that includes over eight refereed papers, eighteen patents and two textbooks. His reputation for high quality fundamental research is utilized by the international pulp and paper industry. Professor Reeve is an outstanding member of the University of Toronto and the larger engineering community, and has demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and professional endeavours. His first class international reputation coupled with his ability to link faculty and students with the pulp and paper industry have made the University of Toronto a leader in the field of pulp and paper research and education. In 2001 Professor Reeve received the Purvis Memorial Award SCI. In 1999 he received an Honorary Doctorate from the Helsinki University of Technology. In 1995 he received the TAPPI Special Recognition Certificate. In 1996 he received the TAPPI Finest Faculty Award and in 1996 the TAPPI Engineering Division Beloit Award.