People

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Group Photo Summer 2019

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

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Prof. Vladimir K. Michaelis

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

Bio
BSc (Hon) – University of Manitoba (2006)
PhD (NSERC PGS) – University of Manitoba (2010), Prof. S. Kroeker
PDF (NSERC PDF, BANTING) – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2011-2015), Prof. R. Griffin
PI (Assistant Professor) – University of Alberta, 2016 – present

 

THE “M” 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. Ania Sergeenko

Mitacs Elevates Postdoctoral Researcher
e: asergeen@ualberta.ca

Dr. Sean McDonald

Mitacs Accelerates Postdoctoral Researcher
e: smm4@ualberta.ca

 

Michelle Ha

PhD Research Candidate
e: mha1@ualberta.ca
E3-23A Chemistry Centre

Bio
BSc – UAlberta – 2016
PhD – UAlberta – 2016 – Present

 

Abhoy Karmakar

PhD Research Candidate
e: karmaker@ualberta.ca

E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio
BSc (Hon) -St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata (aff. UCalcutta)
MSc – Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
PhD –  UAlberta – 2016 – Present
Interests: Travelling and Cricket

 

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

Brittney Klein

MSc Research Candidate
e: bklein1@ualberta.ca

E3-14 Chemistry Centre

Bio
BSc  – UAlberta
MSc – UAlberta – 2019 – Present

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

Dylan Tkachuk

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

Bio

CHEM 299 participant – Michaelis Group 2019-2020

 

ALUMNI

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)