Post Doctoral Fellow

Javad Sameni received his BSc and MSc in chemistry from Azad University of Tehran, Iran in 1993. After graduating he joined Azad University in Iran and later on University of Technology MARA in Malaysia. In 2011, he started his PHD program in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Toronto, and he completed his PhD degree programs in 2015. As a chemist and an entrepreneur, he is interested in developing biobased material for value added products, and replacing petroleum-based materials with bio-based materials. Dr. Sameni has successfully developed and commercialized a bio-based binder “BIOBINDER” which imparts both adhesion and water resistance properties to cellulosic fibres.