Baoling Chen

Baoling Chen

Research and Innovation
Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology

Chair title

Advanced Biotechnology and Natural Health Product

Chair program

Industrial Research Chair for Colleges


Chairholder since 2019


Dr. Chen, P. Eng., has exceptional expertise and experience to be the 2019 IRCC chair holder for the Advanced Biotechnology and Natural Health Product Research Group. Dr. Chen obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo in Chemical Engineering with a focus on designing, characterizing and evaluating protein-based biomaterials as gene delivery system in vitro and in vivo. Her academic excellence was proven through 12 peer-reviewed journal paper, two US patents and five conference presentations. Dr. Chen has developed and supervised 41 projects through collaboration with 32 industry partners in the bioindustrial field. These projects have attracted more than $2M grant and have engaged 50 students, six faculty, eight staff and 50+ industry staff. Additionally, these projects have resulted in two pilot plants, five prototypes, 10 developed and 13 improved technologies/processes/products.

As IRCC chair holder, Dr. Chen will involve all aspects of the proposed IRCC program, spanning from initial project discussions with industrial partners, to devising detailed research plans and subsequent executions, to hiring and training on research students/staff, and to communicating the results with our industrial partners, and setting and discussing future plans to carry out additional industry-driven research projects. Dr. Chen is full committed to the activities of the Chair including all associated administrative functions.


  • Western Phytoceutica Inc
  • Jing Jing NutriFood
  • Motif
  • Suncayr
  • St. Francis Herb Farm Inc
  • Ardra

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Research and Innovation
Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology



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