Research & Development

Research and development of fluid handling, metering, monitoring, mixing, pilot plants and sensor/ analytical productsTrevor Brown, Wave’s owner, has participated in NSERC advisory committees and other new technology groups and associations.

Wave is committed to innovation. Wave’s five-member R&D team is made up of people with MScs and PhDs in mechanical, chemical, electrical, and process engineering.

Wave also supports University of Alberta students in the Engineering Co-op Program. The R&D team is engaged in a variety of ongoing and new projects that have been supported by Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF), the Government of Canada’s CanExport program, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

Some of Wave Control’s innovations include the patented UCS and UCS-LP (U.S.A. patent No. 7,263,448, Canadian patent No. 2,501,530), the UCS-Poly automated polymer activation system, the Verificator, and many other specialty chemical metering, monitoring, and control systems.