The 2015 RISE Scholars

The eleven 2015 RISE Scholars are listed below, along with their home institutions and the institutions at which their awards were held.

  Chuan Du
University of British Columbia

Assessment of Sequence-Dependent DNA Damage Induced by UVA Activated Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons using Fluorescence Spectroscopy

with Dr. Glen Loppnow, University of Alberta

Jennifer Ham
University of Ottawa

Tellurophene-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles: Toward Thermal Reductive Elimination of Halogens using Low Energy Light

with Dr. Dwight Seferos, University of Toronto

  Briony Lago
McMaster University

Improving the Photostability of Polyphenylene Ethynylene Conjugated Polymers using Chemical Additives

with Dr. Gonzalo Cosa, McGill University

Robin Liu
University of Toronto

Characterization of Alexa-Labeled Cellulose Nanocrystals by Single Particle Methods

with Dr. Linda Johnston, National Research Council of Canada

  Hudson Lynn
University of British Columbia

Comparison of Ni(II), Pd(II), and Pt(II) Dithiocarbamate Compounds Through Luminescence and Raman Spectroscopy Coupled with DFT Methods

with Dr. Christian Reber, Universite de Montreal

Moiz Mikail
McMaster University

Bifunctional Supported Palladium Catalysts: Controlling Variable Activity Under Light and Dark Activation

with Dr. Tito Scaiano, University of Ottawa

  Alex Polgar
Western University

Single-Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy of a Nanocatalytic Chemical Reaction

with Dr. Matthew Paige, University of Saskatchewan

Connie Tang
University of Toronto

The Nature of Halogen Bonds in Solution

with Dr. Pierre Kennepohl, University of British Columbia


  Ryan Woluschuk
University of Victoria

Taking the Scenic Route. The Escape of Singlet Oxygen from Silica Particles

with Dr. Belinda Heyne, University of Calgary

Jasper Woodard
University of Calgary

The Synthesis and Photochemistry of a Dimesitylstannylene (SnIIMes2 Precursor

with Dr. Willie Leigh, McMaster University


*   RISE/NSERC Scholar
** NRC Summer Student

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