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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

iPod app of the Periodic Table Project is now available

Finally the iPod version of the Periodic Table Project is available. Last year we launched tablet apps for the iPad and the Playbook. With the assistance of 3M Canada and JWA Group, there is now an iPod version of the Periodic Table Project you can download for free.  Students can find basic properties of each element along with the artistically designed tiles.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Toby Zeng wins Polanyi Prize

Congratulations to Dr. Toby (Tao) Zeng, a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Pierre-Nicholas Roy, who has won the prestigious Polanyi Prize. This is a provincial prize that carries an award of $20,000. The Polanyi Prize is named after John Charles Polanyi, recipient of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

For more information about the prize and Dr. Zeng's work, please see article in the Kitchener-Waterloo Record online.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Dr. Janusz Pawliszyn awarded the CIC 2013 Environment Division Research and Development Award

Congratulations to Dr. Janusz Pawliszyn for being awarded the Chemical Institute of Canada 2013 Environment Division Research and Development Award for distinguished contributions to research and/or development in the fields of environmental chemistry or environmental chemical engineering, while working in Canada. 

Dr. Pawliszyn will be presented with the award during the 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Quebec City from May 26-30, 2013, and will be asked to present a lecture at the Conference.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Dr. David Cory receives the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) grant

Congratulations to Dr. David Cory who has received funding worth $1.65 million to launch cutting-edge training and mentorship programs for young Canadian scientists.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Teaching Assistant Excellence Award Winners Winter 2012

Congratulations to the following winners of the Teaching Assistant Excellence Award for Winter 2012:

Graduate 

Eric Brefo-Mensah
Melanie Chiu
Martha Su Ma
Mike Piazza
Siawash Ahmar

Undergraduate 

Adam Hesch

The very positive attitude and teaching skills of these individuals have considerable impact on enhancing the reputation of our undergraduate programs.

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