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January 2019 – Ludwig submits his MSc thesis!

January 10th 2019. Ludwig submits his M.Sc. thesis titled ” New Machine Learning Models for Predicting the Performance of MOFs in Post-Combustion Carbon Capture.”

January 2019 – Congratulations to Sean on his new job at Health Canada

January 2019 – Congratulations to Sean Collins who will start working at Health Canada on January 14th to develop data driven toxicity models.  Now all he has to do is submit his Ph.D. thesis!

November 2018. Nagesh and Gokul visit the lab from the University of Alberta.

November 2018. Nagesh Pai and Gokul Subraveti from the process engineering group of Prof. Arvind Rajendran at the University of Alberta spend a week in the Woo lab to learn about molecular simulation methods. 

October 2018. Summer’s first paper published in Chem. Comm.

October 2018. Summer who worked in the lab in the lab this past summer as a co-op student has her first paper under her belt.  The paper, a collaborative effort by the Song lab at the University of Toronto and the Woo lab was published in Chemical Communications.   Kivi, C.E.; Gelfand, B.S.; Dureckova, H.; Ma, …

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September 2018. Chris Demone Successfully Defends his M.Sc. Thesis

September 2018. Chris Demone successfully defends his M.Sc. thesis titled “Partial Atomic Charge Methods for Simulating Porous Frameworks with a Net Charge and their Application to Gas Separations in Zeolites”. The committee has nominated his thesis for a thesis prize. Chris is already working at the Bank of Canada as an HPC specialist.

September 2018. Cat Joins the Group as a New M.Sc. Student

September 2018. Cat Huynh joins the group as a M.Sc. student.  Cat did her B.Sc. with Alex Brown at the University of Alberta.

July 2018. Christina Joins the Group for the Summer

July 2018. Christina Bakowsky joins the group with a University of Ottawa Undergraduate Research Scholarships.

July 2018. The Woo Lab Escapes in Record Time

July 2018.  The Woo lab completed an escape room without any hints from that only 5% of groups complete without hints.  The group also does it in record time.

June 2018. Exchange Ph.D. Student Negar Joins the Group

June 2018.  Negar Parvizi joins the group as an exchange Ph.D. student from Iran.  She will be here until February 2019.  

May 2018. Summer and Delaram Join the Group for the Summer

May 2018. Summer Ho and Delaram Irvanian join the group for the summer. Summer is a co-op student and Delaram is a volunteering in the lab.