Department of Chemical Engineering
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton
Ontario, Canada L8S 4L7
voice: (905) 525-9140 ext. 24945
Glasgow University (1957), Ph.D. University of
Cambridge (1960), F.C.I.C., P.Eng
Dr. Baird's research interests include reciprocating-plate columns,
transport phenomena, mixing and the extraction/refining
of non-ferrous metals. However he retired in 2000 and he no longer has research funding to support graduate students, internships etc.
Selected Publications, 2007—2009
“Dispersion of high viscosity liquid-liquid systems by flow through SMX
N.V.Rama Rao, M.H.I.Baird, A.N.Hrymak and P.E.Wood,
Chem.Eng.Sci. 62, 6885-6896 (2007)
“Industry/academic collaboration -- challenges and rewards”
M.H.I.Baird and S.W.Marcuson,
CIM Magazine 2 (9), 3-7 (Feb.2007).
“Heat transfer to a moving packed bed of nickel pellets”
M.H.I.Baird, N.V.Rama Rao, E.Tackie and A.Vahed,
Can.J.Chem.Eng. 86, 142-150 (2008).
“Size Segregation of Spherical Nickel Pellets in the Free Surface Flow
of a Packed Bed: Experiments and Discrete Element Method Simulations“
P.A.Moysey and M.H.I.Baird
Powder Technology 196 (3), 289-308 (2009)