Patrick Shorey is an MASc candidate in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University. His research focuses on the process modeling and siting optimization of absorption-based direct air capture facilities in Canada. He employs process engineering, engineering economics, multi-criteria decision making, and optimization in his work. Prior to joining the APEX research group at Carleton, he worked on microclimate wind prediction in the private sector. He graduated with a CSME Gold Medal award from Queen’s University in 2020.