Contact and Advising
Supervisor Project Titles
Algar, Russ 1. Fluorescent nanomaterials for bioanalysis and imaging
2. Chemical modification and characterization of fluorescent nanoparticles
Bertram, Allan 1. Characterizing and understanding electrospray mass spectrometry sources
2. Physcial and chemical properties of forest fire smoke
Borduas-Dedekind, Nadine 1. Cool cloud chemistry: How do molecules in wildfire smoke affect ice cloud?
2. Measuring the oxidants present in wildfire smoke for air quality assessment.
Cooke, Ilsa 1. Commissioning of an FTIR spectrometer for the study of interstellar ice
2. Unidentified lines in radio telescope observations of Taurus molecular cloud
3. Astrochemical modelling of aromatic molecules in dense molecular clouds
Gates, Derek Synthetic Chemistry:  Phosphorus molecules and polymers with unique properties and function
Grant, Edward 1. Self-organization in the avalanche, quench and dissipation of a molecular ultracold plasma
2. Machine learning and the classification of complex systems
Krems, Roman Representation learning of quantum circuits for quantum support vector machines
MacLachlan, Mark  Synthesis and Characterization of New Supramolecular Materials
Mehrkhodavandi, Parisa 1. Development of catalysts for the controlled formation of biodegradable polymers
2. Development of functional bio-based and biodegradable polymers
Momose, Taka Spectroscopy and dynamics of cold molecules
Nichols, Eva 1. Chemical design of the catalytic local reaction environment for carbon oxide valorization
2. High-entropy intermetallics: Exploring new materials for electrochemical CO2 reduction
3. Molecular electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction to multi-carbon products
Orvig, Chris Inorganic radiopharmaceutical chemistry
Perrin, David 1. New heterocycles for DNA recognition
2. New PET imaging agents to image cancer New approaches to antiviral anti-HIV agents
3. Synthesis of peptide natural products targeted for cancer therapy
4. New organotrifluroborates for use in coupling, sensing and biology
Reid, Jolene Theory and modeling of modern organic reactions
Schafer, Laurel 1. Reaction Discovery Using a New Class of Nickel Catalysts
2. The Catalytic Synthesis of Selectively Substituted beta- and gamma-Amino Acids
Straus, Suzana Novel host defense peptide conjugates to combat bacterial resistance and sepsis
Thachuk, Mark Improving Methodologies in Theoretical Chemsitry
Wang, Alex 1. Designing auxiliary basis sets for grid-free density-functional theory
2. Computational studies of extreme bonding (longest chemical bonds and hydrogen aromaticity)
3. Machine learning for super-high energy density materials design