The 2013 RISE Scholars

The ten 2013 RISE Scholars are listed below, along with their home institutions and the institutions at which their awards were held. XXXX of the students were also awarded NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards, while the student at NRC was awarded an NRC Summer Studentship.  These awards are held concurrently with the RISE Scholarships.

  Menachem Benzaquen
University of Ottawa

Energy Transfer in Bacterial Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Systems and the Role of the 1Bu- “Dark” State

with Dr. Gregory Scholes, University of Toronto

Ting-Chih (Mike) Chung
University of Toronto

Characterization of Near-Infrared Dyes

with Dr. Matt Paige, University of Saskatchewan

  Peter Cooper
McMaster University

Temperature and Pressure-Varied Luminescence Studies of 2 Gold (I) xanthate complexes

with Dr. Christian Reber, Universite de Montreal

Rebecca DiPucchio
McMaster University

Improving Efficiency in Photoredox Catalysis: A Deeper Look Into Sacrificial Donors

with Dr. Tito Scaiano, University of Ottawa

  Nicolas Macia *
Universite de Montreal

Amplified Production of Singlet Oxygen Using Core-Shell Gold Nanoparticles

with Dr. Belinda Heyne, University of Calgary

Frederick Parsons
McGill University

Tetramesityldisilene as a Molecular Model for the Reactivity of Si(100)-2x1 Surface Dimers

with Dr. Kim Baines, Western University


  Sara Stonehouse
McMaster University

Curing and Robustness of UV Ink

with Dr. Geoff Allen, Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Jordan Walwyn
Western University

Mechanistic Studies of Oxygen Abstraction Reactions of Silylenes with Oxiranes

with Dr. Willie Leigh, McMaster University

  Alysha Wong
University of Calgary

Terbium luminescence as a probe for detecting mismatches in dsDNA

with Dr. Glen Loppnow, University of Alberta

Daisy Wong **
Western University

Investigation of Boron-dipyrromethene–labelled (BODIPY) Cholesterol Fluorescent Probes in Solid-Supported Model Membranes

with Dr. Linda Johnston, National Research Council of Canada


*   RISE/NSERC Scholar
** NRC Summer Student

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