The 2019 RISE Scholars

The eight 2019 RISE Scholars are listed below, along with their home universities and the institutions at which their awards were held.

  Elvin Girineza
McMaster University

Synthesis and Applications of Cu2O/TiO2 Nanoparticles for Photocatalyzed Glaser Coupling

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

Manjot Grewal
McMaster University

Tailoring the Structure of Lanthanide-doped Upconverting Nanoparticles

with Dr. Eva Hemmer, University of Ottawa

  Ahmed Ibrahim
McMaster University

Development of Post-Synthetic Alterations of Bulk Carbon Nitride to Improve Photocatalytic Performance

with Dr. Robert Godin, University of British Columbia

Ryan Karimi
University of British Columbia

Unraveling Cellular Fluorescent Morphologies of Fluorogenic Lipid-Derived Electrophile Analogues

with Dr. Gonzalo Cosa, McGill University Will Skene, Université de Montréal

  Payton Robinson
St. Francis Xavier University

Investigating the Nature of Radical-Involved Halogen Bonding Systems through Spectroscopy

with Dr. Pierre Kennepohl, University of British Columbia

Sami Sabbah
McMaster University

Looking for Cationic Phenol: A Mechanistic Study of De-Aromatization Reactions Induced by Hypervalent Iodine via Theoretical and Spectroscopic Insights

with Dr. Mathieu Frenette, Université du Quebéc a Montréal

  Luke Yang
University of British Columbia

An Investigation towards Organic Magnets: Stable Radical Insertion on Fluorene Derivatives

with Dr. Dwight Seferos, University of Toronto

Charles Zhang
McGill University

Earth-Abundant Materials for Heterogeneous Photocatalysis

with Dr. Tito Scaiano, University of Ottawa


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