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Jennifer McKellar
PhD

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 4022
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5498

jennifer.mckellar@uoit.ca


Education

  • PhD University of Toronto 2012
  • MASc University of Toronto 2005
  • BASc University of Toronto 2003

Courses taught

  • ENGR 3730U Solar Energy Technologies

Research and expertise

Involvement

  • Selected journal papers

    • McKellar, J.M., Bergerson, J.A., Kettunen, J., and MacLean, H.L., Predicting project environmental performance under market uncertainties: Case study of oil sands coke. Submitted to Environmental Science & Technology (June 2012).
    • McKellar, J.M., Bergerson, J.A., Kettunen, J., and MacLean, H.L., Life cycle-based framework for multi-sectoral energy resource use decisions: Case study of Canada’s oil sands coke. Submitted to Energy Policy (January 2012).
    • McKellar, J.M., Bergerson, J.A., and MacLean, H.L., Replacing natural gas in Alberta’s oil sands: Trade-offs associated with alternative fossil fuels. Energy & Fuels. 24: 1687-1695 (2010).
    • McKellar, J.M., Charpentier, A.D., Bergerson, J.A., and MacLean, H.L., A life cycle greenhouse gas emissions perspective on liquid fuels from unconventional Canadian and U.S. fossil sources. International Journal of Global Warming. 1: 160-178 (2009).
  • Affiliations

    • Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario
    • Member of International Society for Industrial Ecology
    • Member of Chemical Institute of Canada (Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering)
    • Member of International Association for Energy Economics
    • Member of Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Awards

    • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2010-2011
    • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada – Postgraduate Scholarship D2, 2008-2010
    • Government of Ontario/DuPont Canada Scholarship in Science and Technology, 2003-2004
    • Mackay Hewer Memorial Prize, 2003
    • Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Medal, 2002
  • Conference Presentations

    • McKellar, J.M., Sleep, S., Pacheco, D., Chan, J., Bergerson, J.A. and MacLean, H.L., The role of technology in reducing future oil sands industry greenhouse gas emissions. 31st USAEE/IAEE North American Conference; November 4 to 7, 2012; Austin, Texas.
    • McKellar, J.M., Bergerson, J.A., Kettunen, J. and MacLean, H.L., Combined LCA/real options method to capture uncertainty and flexibility in resource project decisions. 62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference; October 14 to 17, 2012; Vancouver, British Columbia.
    • McKellar, J., Bergerson, J., Kettunen, J. and MacLean, H., Opportunities for utilizing oil sands coke: technological, environmental and financial implications. International Society for Industrial Ecology 2011 Conference, Science, Systems, and Sustainability; June 7 to 10, 2011; Berkeley, California.
    • McKellar, J., Bergerson, J. and MacLean, H., Assessing life cycle costs and benefits of oil sands coke. CYCLE 2010, From Science to Decision-Making; May 4-5, 2010; Montreal, Quebec.
    • McKellar, J.M., Bergerson, J.A. and MacLean, H.L., Investigating the life cycle impacts of replacing natural gas in oil sands operations. Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference & Exhibition; July 14 to 16, 2009; Calgary, Alberta.
    • McKellar, J.M., Bergerson, J.A. and MacLean, H.L., The life cycle greenhouse gas emissions implications of power and hydrogen production for oil sands operations. 2nd Climate Change Technology Conference; May 12 to 15, 2009; Hamilton, Ontario.
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