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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.

May 2018. Shyama Joins the Group as a New PDF to Synthesize MOFs

May 2018. Shyamapada Nandi joins the group as a PDF (co-supervised with Professor Murugesu) to synthesize MOFs. Shyama comes from the group of Prof. Vaidhyanathan  at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune.

March 2018. Pegah Joins the Group as a New M.Sc. Student

March 2018. Pegah Tavangar joins the group as a M.Sc. student. Pegah, originally from Iran, received her B.Sc. from Queen’s University in Belfast.

February 2018. Hanna Successfully Defends her M.Sc. Thesis.

February 2018.  Congratulations to Hanna Dureckova for successfully defending her thesis titled ” Robust Machine Learning QSPR Models for Recognizing High Performing MOFs for Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture and Using Molecular Simulation to Study Adsorption of Water and Gases in Novel MOFs”.  Hanna is moving back to Japan to be closer to family but already has a …

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January 2018. Ludwig Joins the Group

Jan. 2018.  Ludwig Schwiedrzik joins the group as an exchange Master’s student from the University of Vienna.  Ludwig will do his graduate courses and research project at the University of Ottawa.

June 2017. Congratulations to Mohammad Zein Aghaji for successfully defending his Ph.D.

June 2017. Congratulations to Mohammad Zein Aghaji for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis titled “Large Scale Computational Screening of Metal Organic Framework Materials for Natural Gas Purification”. He has already started his permanent position at Health Canada developing data-driven toxicity models.

April 2017. Woo Lab moves to King Edward Street

April 2017.  The Woo lab has moved to a house on King Edward to accommodate renovations to the old Chemistry building and the construction of the new STEM building.

March 2017. Congrats to Evans for successfull defending his Ph.D. thesis.

March 2017.  Congratulations to Evans Monyocho for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis (co-supervised with Prof. Baranova) titled “In-SituandComputational Studies of Ethanol Electrooxidation Reaction: Rational CatalystDesign Strategies.  Evans will start working G-batteries.

July 2016 – Congratulations to Sean for being awarded a Queen Elizabeth II graduate scholarship

Congratulations to Sean Collins for being awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST).  Below is a picture of Sean winning the group’s hot wing eating contest.

July 2016 – Peter presents at the Applications of Topological Methods in Materials Science meeting in Russia

Peter Boyd, presented an invited talk at the “Applications of topological methods in materials science” International workshop in Samara, Russia, July 1-4, 2016. Peter presented the talk “A Novel Method for Constructing Nano Porous Materials from Labelled Quotient Graphs” .  As well, he ran a practical tutorial on the group’s TOBASSCO (TOpology BASed Crystal COnstructor) package.