People

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Group Photo Summer 2022

Scarlett, Brayden, Amit, Arkadii, Riley, Madhu, Katherine, Diganta, Vlad, Brittney and Guy (L to R)

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Prof. Vladimir K. Michaelis

Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Magnetic Resonance of Advanced Materials

e: vladimir.michaelis@ualberta.ca
E3-18 Chemistry Centre

Bio
BSc (Hon) – University of Manitoba (2006)
PhD (NSERC PGS) – University of Manitoba (2011), Prof. S. Kroeker
PDF (NSERC PDF, BANTING) – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2011-2015), Prof. R. Griffin
Assistant Professor – University of Alberta, 2016 – 2020

 

THE TEAM

Dr. Guy Bernard

Research Associate
e: gbernard@ualberta.ca
E3-23B Chemistry Centre

Bio
BSc (Hon) – UManitoba
MSc – UManitoba, Prof. T. Schaefer
PhD – Dalhousie, Prof. R. Wasylishen

Dr. Riley Endean

Mitacs Elevates Postdoctoral Researcher
e: endean@ualberta.ca

Amit Bhattacharya

PhD Research Candidate
e: bh4@ualberta.ca

E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio
BSc (Hon.) – Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira – (aff. UCalcutta)
MSc – Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)
PhD – UAlberta – 2017 – Present

Riley Hooper

PhD Research Candidate
e: rhooper@ualberta.ca

Bio
ICE Participant (Inorganic Chemistry Exchange)
2017 NSERC USRA Recipient, UAlberta, 2017, Profs. V. Michaelis & J. Veinot
BSc  – Western – 2019

Madhu Sudan Chaudhary

PhD Research Candidate
e: mc13@ualberta.ca

E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

BSc (Hons.) – Stri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
MSc – Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
PhD – UAlberta – 2019 – Present

 

Diganta Sarkar

PhD Research Candidate
e: dsarkar@ualberta.ca

Bio

UARE Research Intern – Alberta (2019) – Prof. V. Michaelis

BSc (Hons) & MSc (Physics) – Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (2020)

PhD – UAlberta (2020 – Present)

Hobbies – Playing music, travelling, movies & sports

Arkadii Pominov

PhD Candidate
e:pominov@ualberta.ca

Brayden Glockzin

MSc Candidate
e: glockzin@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

CHEM 399 participant – Michaelis Group 2020-2021

BSc – University of Alberta – 2022

Scarlett Abrams

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher – Cardiff University, UK
E3-18 Chemistry Centre

Katherine Miranda

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher – Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Peru
E3-18 Chemistry Centre

ALUMNI

Michelle Ha, mha1@ualberta.ca

PhD 2022

 

Brittney Klein, bklein1@ualberta.ca

MSc 2022

Abhoy Karmakar, karmakar@ualberta.ca

PhD 2021

Dylan Tkachuk

Undergraduate Researcher
e: dgtkachu@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

Chem 299 participant, Michaelis Group 2019-2020
Chem 399 participant, Michaelis Group 2020-2021
NSERC – USRA Recipient, Alberta, Michaelis 2020 and 2021
BSc (Hon) – UAlberta Candidate 2022

Katherine Lin

Undergraduate Researcher
e: kylin@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

URI – Undergraduate Researcher Stipend Recipient, UAlberta, Michaelis – 2021
BSc Engineering – University of Alberta – Candidate 2024

Jacob Belding

Undergraduate Researcher
e: beldingjacob@gmail.com
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

Mitacs Globalink / Fulbright Canada Research Intern, w/ Michaelis 2021
BEng – The Ohio State University – Candidate 2022

Bryce Allen

Undergraduate Researcher
e: bmallen@ulaberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

UBC Research Intern, Michaelis Group, 2021
BSc Physics – University of British Columbia – Candidate 2022

Dr. Ania Sergeenko

Mitacs Elevates Postdoctoral Researcher
e: asergeen@ualberta.ca

Aaron Mitchell

Undergraduate Researcher
e: aamitch1@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio
ICE (Inorganic Chemistry Exchange) Participant 2020
NSERC – USRA Recipient, UAlberta, Prof. Michaelis – 2020
BSc – University of Western Ontario – Candidate 2022

Dr. Sean McDonald

Mitacs Accelerates Postdoctoral Researcher
e: smm4@ualberta.ca

Xiaochuan Ma

Undergraduate Researcher
e: xma3@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

CSC Program Intern, Prof. Michaelis, 2019
BSc- Wuhan University- Physics and Technology, 2021

Maria Matlinska

Undergraduate Researcher
e: matlinsk@ualberta.ca

Current Position: MSc Candidate Wasylishen Group (UofA)

Bio
CHEM 401/403, UAlberta, 2017-2018
URI Award Recipient, UAlberta, 2017
CHEM 299 Participant, UAlberta, 2016
BSc (Spec.) – UAlberta – 2019

 

Diganta Sarkar

Undergraduate Researcher 2019
e: dsarkar@ualberta.ca

E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

UARE Scholarship Recipient, UAlberta, 2019, Prof. V. Michaelis
Int MSc (Physics) – IIT Kharagpur – Candidate 2020

 

Srija Mukhopadhyay

Undergraduate Researcher
e: srija004.mukhopadhyay@gmail.com
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio

Mitacs Recipient, UAlberta, 2019, Prof. V. Michaelis
NIT Rourkela – Candidate 2020

 

Dr. Christina Gonzalez

MITACS Accelerates Postdoctoral Researcher
e: cmgonzal@ualberta.ca

Current Position: Research Scientist at Nanocomposix

Thomas Davies

Undergraduate Researcher, CHEM 401 Participant
e: tdavies2@ualberta.ca
BSc – University of Alberta – 2019

Kara Meginbir

Undergraduate Researcher, CHEM 299 Participant
e: kmeginbi@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

BSc (spec.) – University of Alberta – Candidate

Xiaoyue (Mary) Zhang

Undergraduate Researcher
e: xiaoyue6@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio
CSC – UARE Intern, UAlberta, 2018, Prof. V. Michaelis
BSc – Southwest University, China – Candidate 2020

 

 

Chris Worsnop Chryssikos

Undergraduate Researcher
e: worsnopc@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio
UARE Scholarship Recipient, UAlberta, 2018, Prof. V. Michaelis
MChem – University of Leeds, UK – Candidate 2020

 

Alexander Watson

Undergraduate Researcher
e: awatson3@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio
ICE (Inorganic Chemistry Exchange) Participant 2018
NSERC – USRA Recipient, UAlberta, Prof. Michaelis – 2018
BSc – University of Western Ontario – Candidate 2020

Mya Dodd

Undergraduate Researcher
e: msdodd@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio
EcoCanada-UBC Research Intern, UAlberta, 2018, Prof. V. Michaelis
BSc – University of British Columbia – Candidate 2020

Sukhmani Saggu

WISEST Researcher
e: ssaggu@ualberta.ca
E3-23A Chemistry Centre

Bio
WISEST Summer Research Program Recipient, UAlberta, 2018, Prof. V. Michaelis

Zhongren (Tony) Jin

Undergraduate Researcher
e: zjin3@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Current Position: MSc Candidate at McGill University

Bio
CHEM 401/403, UAlberta, 2017-2018
URI Award Recipient, UAlberta, 2017
BSc (Hons) – UAlberta – Candidate 2018
Interests: Enjoys long walks on the beach and underground hip-hop music!

 

Yu (Kate) Qiu

Undergraduate Researcher
e: yqiu4@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Current Position: Completing BSc at the University of Alberta

Bio
CHEM 399 Participant, UAlberta, 2018
CHEM 299 Participant, UAlberta, 2017
BSc (Spec) – UAlberta – Candidate 2019

Interests: Music

 

Keshia Gaudet

Undergraduate Researcher
e: kgaudet@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Current Position: ICE Participant 2018, University of Ottawa

Bio
BSc – University of Alberta – Candidate 2019

 

Chuning Shang

Undergraduate Researcher
e: cshang@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Current Position: PhD Candidate Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore

Bio
CSC-Mitacs Globalink Research Intern, UAlberta, 2017, Prof. V. Michaelis
BSc – Jilin University – Candidate 2018

 

Rebecca Moore

WISEST Researcher
e: rcm@ualberta.ca
E3-23A Chemistry Centre

Current Position: Undergraduate UofA

Bio
WISEST Summer Research Program Recipient, UAlberta, 2017, Prof. V. Michaelis
Archbishop MacDonald (IB-DP Program)
Interests: Reading & Music

 

Riley Hooper

Undergraduate Researcher
e: rhooper@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre
Current Position: PhD Candidate, University of Alberta

Bio
ICE Participant (Inorganic Chemistry Exchange)
2017 NSERC USRA Recipient, UAlberta, 2017, Prof. V. Michaelis
BSc  – Western – 2019

 

Satyam Agnihotri

Undergraduate Researcher
e: agnihotr@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Current Position: MSc Candidate, McMaster University

Bio
UARE Scholarship Recipient, UAlberta, 2017, Prof. V. Michaelis
B.Tech (ChemE) – IIT Bombay –  2018

 

Taylor Keirstead

Undergraduate Researcher
e: keirstea@ualberta.ca
E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Current Position: Graduate School, University of Alberta

Bio
BSc (Hons) – UAlberta – 2019

 

Enoc Basilio
Undergraduate Researcher
e: basiliom@ualberta.ca

Current Position: PhD Candidate Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineer, UAlberta

Bio
UARE Scholarship Recipient, UAlberta, 2017, Prof. V. Michaelis
BEng (Petroleum & Natural Gas) – Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria (Peru) – Candidate 2017

 

Bryden Hughton
Undergraduate Researcher 2016
e: hughton@ualberta.ca

Current Position: Completing BSc at the University of Saskatchewan

Bio
ICE Participant (Inorganic Chemistry Exchange)
2016 NSERC USRA Recipient, UAlberta, 2016, Prof. V. Michaelis
BSc (Hon) – USaskatchewan – Candidate 2018

 

Alexandra (Lexi) Geisler

Undergraduate Researcher 2016
e: ageisler@ualberta.ca

Current Position: Internship at SYNCRUDE Canada

Bio
BSc (COOP) – UAlberta – 2019

 

Atul Goyal

Undergraduate Researcher 2016
e: agoyal@ualberta.ca

Current Position: PhD Candidate Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston

Bio
UARE Scholarship Recipient, UAlberta, 2016, Prof. V. Michaelis
BSc – IIT Kharagpar – Chemical Engineering, 2017

 

Dr. Alexandra Faucher
Postdoctoral Research Associate 2016
e: alexandra.faucher@ualberta.ca

Current Position: SSNMR Scientist, Materials & Surface Science Institute, University of Limerick

Bio
BSc (Spec.) – UAlberta
PhD – UAlberta, Prof. R. Wasylishen

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Group Photo Winter 2016
Michelle, Alex, Lexi, Vlad & Guy (L to R)


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Group Photo Summer 2016
Alex, Michelle, Bryden, Vlad, Guy & Atul (Inset, L to R)


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Group Photo Winter 2017
Enoc, Michelle, Abhoy, Vlad, Tony, & Guy (Inset, L to R)

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Group Photo Summer 2017
Satyam, Maria, Riley, Vlad, Guy, Michelle, Rebecca, Chuning & Abhoy (Inset, L to R, missing Tony)

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Group Photo Summer 2018

Maria, Mya, Michelle, Guy, Abhoy, Alex, Vlad, Amit, Chris & Mary (Inset, L to R, missing Tony)

 

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Group Photo Summer 2019

Guy, Vlad, Michelle, Srija, Amit, Xiaochuan, Abhoy & Diganta (Inset, L to R, missing Maria)

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Group Photo Summer 2020 (COVID)

Vlad, Brittney, Amit, Riley, Guy, Abhoy, Dylan, Madhu, Michelle and Aaron (L to R)