The 2018 RISE Scholars

The eleven 2018 RISE Scholars are listed below, along with their home universities and the institutions at which their awards were held.

  Mélanie Côté-Cyr
Université du Québec à Montréal

Synthesis of Gold, Silver and Alloy Core-Shell Nanoparticles to Enhance Singlet Oxygen Production

with Dr. Belinda Heyne, University of Calgary

Katie Doran
McMaster University

Synthesis and Application of Gold Nanoparticle Functionalized KNbO3 as a Catalyst in the Photooxidation of Aminoarenes

with Dr. Geniece Hallett-Tapley, St. Francis Xavier University

  Kieran Duke
Concordia University

Development of Heterogeneous Photocatalysts for Isomerization Reactions

with Dr. Tito Scaiano, University of Ottawa

Teresa Howard
University of British Columbia

Towards Developing Stimuli Responsive Films via Solid State Polymerization

with Dr. Will Skene, Université de Montréal

  Usman Jamshed
McMaster University

Investigating Fluoride as a Halogen Bonding Donor Compared to Other Halides Through Spectroscopy

with Dr. Pierre Kennepohl, University of British Columbia

Jason Josephson
University of Ottawa

Investigation of Donor-Acceptor Stenhouse Adducts as Photoswitches in Phospholipid Vesicles

with Dr. Scott Murphy, University of Regina

  Mark Kit
McMaster University

Mechanistic Investigation of the Copper-Catalyzed ortho-Oxygenation of Phenols

with Dr. Xavier Ottenwaelder, Concordia University

Arnaud Laramée
Université de Montréal

Influence of Heteroatom Substitution on Doping Efficiency of Chalcogenophene Polymers

with Dr. Dwight Seferos, University of Toronto


  Steven Maurizio
Concordia University

The Influence of Cation Concentration on the Crystal Phase Formation of Ultra-Small Lanthanide-Doped Nanomaterials

with Dr. Eva Hemmer, University of Ottawa

Liam Payne
University of Prince Edward Island

Laser Flash Photolysis Studies of Fluorophore Photoswitching Mechanisms

with Dr. Gonzalo Cosa, McGill University


  Alex Sever
Western University

Reactions of Silylenes with Ketones and Esters

with Dr. Willie Leigh, McMaster University

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