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July 2015 – Congratulations to Peter for Successfully defending his Ph.D. Thesis – Off to Berkeley

Congratulations to Peter Boyd for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis “Computational High Throughput Screening of Metal Organic Frameworks for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Applications”.  Peter is off to UC Berkeley to work with Berend Smit.

June 2015 – Congrats to Tom B. and Hana for winning poster prizes at this year’s CSC conference.

June 2015 – The 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition Opens in Ottawa

June 13-17.  The 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition was successfully held in Ottawa, with the University of Ottawa Hosting.  Woo was the scientific program chair for the conference.  There were over 2100 registrants, 1350 oral presentations, 800+ poster presentations and presenters from 38 different countries.

May 2015 – Hana Dureckova and Chris Demone join the group as M.Sc. candidates.

Hana Dureckova and Chris Demone join the group as M.Sc. candidates beginning in September 2015

April 2015 – Hana wins the department’s best undergraduate thesis award!

Congratulations to Hana for winning the department of Chemistry’s best undergraduate thesis award.  She was also awarded the Hypercube Scholar award for the best thesis involving theoretical or computational chemistry.

Feb. 2015 – Congrats to Woo for finishing his 3 yr term on the NSERC Discovery Grants Evaluation Committee

Congrats to Woo for finishing his three year term on the NSERC Discovery Grants Evaluation Committee.

Nov. 2014 – Congrats to Bianca who Successfully defended her M.Sc. thesis: Off to Cambridge

Congratulations to Bianca who successfully defended her M.Sc. thesis.  She is off to Cambridge UK to pursue a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry.

Sept. 2014 Congrats to Phil Bulsink on his MSc. Defense and new job at Natural Resources Canada

Congratulations to Phil Bulsink on his new job at Natural Resources Canada as a Fuels Chemist and successfully defending his MSc.

Aug. 2014 – Woo and Daff visit Brazil to Collaborate

Prof Woo and Tom Daff visit the University of Campinas (one of the top Universities in Brazil) near Sao Paulo to collaborate with the research groups of Munir Skaf and Douglas Galvao at the Institutes of Chemistry and Physics, respectively. The collaboration is a two year project funded by a CALDO-FAPSEP interaction grant.

Aug. 2014 – Teaching Assistant Awards – Congrats to Phil & Phil

Congratulations to both Phil De Luna and Phil Bulsink for being awarded the department’s Teaching Assistant Award.