People profiles

Katherine

Katherine - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Environment, Resources and Sustainability

Specialization: Ecology

Career goal: Teaching/Science Communication

Favourite food: Don't really have a favourite food but I'll never say no to "all you can eat" sushi.

Carley

Carley - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Some component of project management.

Favourite food: Pasta

How I get involved: Along with being a Science Ambassador, I am also a Student Ambassador with the University of Waterloo's Visitors Centre, and a Let's Talk Science volunteer.

Shirley

Shirley - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Pharmacist

Favourite food: Lattes!

How I get involved: I get involved through clubs, volunteer positions, being an ambassador, and this year I want to try and get involved with athletics!

Megan

Megan - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Biology

Specialization: Geoscience

Career goal: I want to work in environmental conservation in some capacity, working with all aspects of the environment and how we can protect it!

Alyssa

Alyssa - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I'm not entirely sure yet! I'm still deciding if I would like to specialize in either Microbiology or Molecular biology, but I'm hoping to take the information and skills I gain from lectures, labs and co-op throughout the rest of my degree to hopefully go on to do lab work and research!

Melysa

Melysa - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Genetic Counselling

Favourite food: An everything bagel with cream cheese!!

Jessica

Jessica - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I don't know yet.

Favourite food: Carbs

Alexa

Alexa - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Currently I’d like to work as a hospital pharmacist, but we’ll see by the time I graduate.

Favourite food: Grandma’s apple pie!

Bethany

Bethany - Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Minor: Philosophy

Specialization: Astrophysics

Career goal: I would love to work in Physics/Science Outreach & Communications - basically just getting to talk about how cool Physics is for the rest of my life would be great.

Alex

Alex - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Microbiology

Career goal: Ideally, teaching and researching at a university seems pretty neat. However, I will also settle for something that provides engagement with others or the opportunity to work with my hands.

Favourite food: Mozzarella Sticks

Maya - Biology

Science Ambassador

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Eric

Eric - Mathematical Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Still working on that! I'm using my co-op positions to determine whether I want to focus on math or physics.

Favourite food: Gyros

Nicki

Nicolette - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: To become a professor with a leading research group in a field related to biochemistry. And to teach hard but useful courses that inspire students.

Favourite food: Calamari

Dylan

Dylan - Earth Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I'm really not sure, but currently the mining industry and environmental geology interest me.

Favourite food: Homemade pie is the best!

How I get involved: Intramurals and Science Ambassadors.

Shoshannah

Shoshannah - Physics and Astronomy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Applied Physics

Career goal: Research in Astrophysics

Favourite food: Mangoes

Taylor

Taylor - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Genetic counsellor

Favourite food: Tacos!

How I get involved: ResCouncil, Residence Ambassador, volunteer at The Women's Centre, Frontline Leader for Orientation, BIOL 130L TA.

Joyce

Joyce - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Economics

Specialization: Biology

Career goal: Being happy and challenged in whatever job I do.

Favourite food: Any kind of dessert!

Leona

Leona - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: With the knowledge that I am gaining every day, I hope to be able to use it towards helping individuals one day.

Favourite food: Bubble Tea and Cheesecake!

Cody - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Clinical Microbiology/Public Health Microbiology

Favourite food: Curry

Olivera

Olivera - Life Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Biology

Specialization: Medical Physics

Career goal: Ideally I would love to be a lecturer/professor, but life is full of surprises!

Favourite food: Chocolate!

Aryanna - Physics and Astronomy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Research!!

Favourite food: You can never go wrong with spaghetti...

Shabnam

Shabnam - Science and Aviation

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Ultimately I would like to work for Air Canada.

Favourite food: Watermelon

How I get involved: I have been a residence life ambassador and have volunteered at multiple events at the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre such as the Girls Can Fly event, COPA for Kids, and Aviation Fun Day.

Robert P. Lemieux

Robert P. Lemieux

Dean of Science

Dean Lemieux joined Waterloo on July 1, 2015 from Queen's University, where he was a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Research for the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Sarah

Sarah - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: To earn my Doctor of Pharmacy degree and work in a clinical setting where I can focus on educating patients about their health.

Favourite food: Pretty much anything sweet, like cheesecake!

Dwiti

Dwiti - Biomedical Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: To be a doctor, although I'm not sure what kind yet.

Favourite food: Anything with chocolate

Cherry

Cherry - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: As a pharmacist, hopefully owning my a shoppers drug mart as an associate

Favourite food: Chatime’s honey green tea with tapioca!

Julia

Julia - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Biotechnology

Career goal: Genetics Research

Favourite food: Mac and cheese

Julian

Julian - Medicinal Chemisry

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I'm hoping to go into a research field after doing my graduate education. Professorship or private research would both be awesome!

Favourite food: Iced Tea

Brooke

Brooke - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Biotechnology

Career goal: Nuclear Medicine Researcher

Favourite food: Chicken nuggets

How I get involved: I am a science ambassador, research assistant, CHEM 120L teaching assistant, member of chem club, and a science outreach volunteer.

Calin

Calin - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Lab Instructor

Favourite food: Thanksgiving Dinner

Isabelle

Isabelle - Earth Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: To travel to as many places as I can using geophysics to analyze the rocks beneath us to do meaningful scientific research.

Favourite food: Chai Tea Latte

Deanna

Deanna - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Psychology

Career goal: Nurse Practitioner

Favourite food: Watermelon

Kevin

Kevin - Life Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Optometry!!

Favourite food: BBQ anything

How I get involved: CRT responder, Intramural sports

 

 

Evan

Evan - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Environment work in either government, consulting or conservation

Favourite food: Sushi

Alysha

Alysha - Biotechnology/Economics

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Laboratory research industry within a Biotechnology company, dealing with stem-cells and human diseases.

Favourite food: My favourite food is anything that has chocolate in it

Natasha holding a sign that reads," call me bond, ionic bond"

Natasha - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Minors: Chemistry, Psychology

Career goal: I'm hoping to get into medical school after my undergrad.

Favourite food: Sushi

Kelly

Kelly - Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Still exploring my options!

Favourite food: Noodles

How I get involved: TA for CHEM 120L and a Living-Learning Community Peer Leader. I'm also the current External Director of the FEDS Volunteer Centre!

William

William - Medicinal Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I'm using co-op to find this out! But I know it'll be somewhere in the medical research field.

Favourite food: Gummy bears

How I get involved: I'm a Science Ambassador and I'm also in the Badminton Club.

 

Danielle

Danielle - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Corporate side of biotech firms

Favourite food: Shawarma

Oscar

Oscar - Science and Aviation

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Specialization: Earth Sciences

Career goal: The airline industry!  It doesn't matter which airline I end up with after graduation but the end goal for me is Air Canada

Favourite food: Steak and sushi

Katelyn

Katelyn - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Ecology

Career goal: Not sure yet, waiting to see how five terms of co-op go first! Maybe a master's in agriculture or any job that has me outdoors and in the lab! Hands-on work makes me really happy, so either sounds good.

Christine

Christine - Biomedical Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Not completely sure, but definitely aiming for somewhere in the medical field!

Favourite food: Chocolate

Janet

Janet - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Biotechnology

Career goal: I hope to pursue a career in a pharmaceutical or cosmetic lab conducting research into discovering new compounds.

Favourite food: Sushi

Manav

Manav - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Gurlin

Gurlin - Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Consulting for pharmaceuticals

Favourite food: Spaghetti

Joscelyn

Joscelyn - Mathematical Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Ultimately, I would like to be in a research position where I can work closely with experimentalists as a theorist in the field of quantum optics. Although, it being an ultimate goal, it may get revamped just like Marvel comics.

Divya

Divya - Physics and Astronomy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Start my own online education institution

Favourite food: Hummus and pita bread

Carson

Carson - Earth Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Specialization: Geology

Career goal: I want to be either a Survey or Research geologist

Favourite food: Classic French Canadian Poutine, although I'm quite pretentious about it

Natalie

Natalie - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Biochemistry

Specialization: Ecology

Quinn

Quinn - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Ultimately, I would like to get into education. But until then, I am open to trying new things, especially if it involves field work!

Favourite food: Corn on the cob, freshly picked that day. Douse it in butter and sprinkle a little bit of salt and pepper, delish!

Matthew

Matthew - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I'm not quite sure yet! I've found that my coop experience is allowing me to get a good feel for what different areas of Biology can be like and so they're certainly helping me form an idea of what I'd like to do.

Carlene

Carlene - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Minor: Psychology

Career goal: Looking to go to professional school - hopefully something that combines helping people and science

Favourite food: Sushi

Jenny

Jenny - Biomedical Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: I'm hoping to become a doctor in the field of paediatrics or gynacology/obstetrics (but we'll see where life takes me)

Favourite food: Ice cream! (even in the dead of winter)

Benjamin

Benjamin - Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Research or Industry work with either Analytical fields or Polymer Chemistry

Favourite food: Sauerkraut and Borscht

How I get involved: Science Ambassador, Student Ambassador, Executive of ChemClub, Orientation Leader

Kajal

Kajal - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Currently, I am hoping to succeed in Pharmacy school. In the future, I hope to have my own community pharmacy where I can form meaningful relationships with the community around me!

Favourite food: Chocolate and Coffee

Sebastien

Sebastien - Biotechnology/Economics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Happiness

Favourite food: Cheesecake

How I get involved:

Raeana

Raeana - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Psychology

Specialization: Biotechnology

Career goal: I would like to work in education and change the system to better accommodate all learners.

Favourite food: Sushi

Meghan

Meghan - Life Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: French & Applied Language Studies

Specialization: Medical Physics

Jessica

Jessica - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I would love to be in hospital pharmacy, but there's lots of time and opportunities to try other pharmacy pathways between now and the end of my degree.

Favourite food: Anything spicy!

Christian

Christian - Medicinal Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Finish a PhD and work with our collaborators at Pfizer.

Favourite food: Steak and baked potato

Azharuddin

Azharuddin - Materials and Nanosciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Do research

Favourite food: Ice Cubes

How I get involved: Acapella, Phys Club, Library Ambassador and going to the gym

Nicole

Nicole - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Biology

Jackie

Jackie - Biomedical Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: I plan on going to the School of Pharmacy here at UWaterloo, so I can help people in a medical setting without all the blood and guts of being a doctor!

Favourite food: Iced Coffee!

Jocelyn

Jocelyn - Materials and Nanosciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: French

Career goal: I don't know but I know I want to work in Research and Development in the future but perhaps attend graduate school before working!

Favourite food: Popcorn, chocolate and cheese

Kaden

Kaden - Earth Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Hydrogeology

Career goal: Working as a consultant around the world to help mining company's improve their environmental practices.

Favourite food: Sushi

Amber

Amber - Life Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Either research or becoming a medical physicist.

Favourite food: Any kind of junk food

How I get involved: I've worked as a residence ambassador for Village 1, volunteered with Let's Talk Science outreach, and volunteered at the Science CnD.

Catharina

Catharina - Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Fine Arts

Career goal: After I finish school (both university and teacher's college), I hope to become a high school teacher with my teachables in Chemistry and Visual Arts.

Favourite food: Sushi

Samantha

Samantha - Psychology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I want to work in Science Communications. Science Communications is all about connecting the public to science and showing that it is exciting, relevant, and important. My dream job would be to work in a research lab, sharing cutting edge science!

Daniel

Daniel - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Pharmacist

Favourite food: Clam Chowder

How I get involved: Intramural Hockey and Volleyball, Science Clubs, Science Orientation

Lilli

Lilli - Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Materials Chemistry

Career goal: Chemistry/Math teacher.

Favourite food: Teriyaki Beef

Lawrentina

Lawrentina - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Clinical Genetic Research

Favourite food: Sushi & Bubble tea

Janet

Janet - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Minor: Psychology

Career goal: Optometry

Favourite food: Sushi

Jordan

Jordan - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Minor: Chemistry

Option: Computing Technology

Career goal: Medical school en route to some kind of surgery

Favourite food: Warm apple pie with vanilla ice cream

Michael

Michael - Mathematical Physics

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Not sure! I am interested in becoming a physicist, but I also might like education or engineering!

Favourite food: Penne pasta with roasted red pepper sauce, Parmesan cheese, and chopped basil

How I get involved:

Timothy

Timothy - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Microbiology

Career goal: I would like to use the skills I have learned in my microbiology courses to do research involving yeast and fermentation and perhaps one day I'll start my own company.

Alitsia

Alitsia - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: A career where I'm challenged everyday, where I can be a leader to an amazing and hardworking group of people, and to be in a role where I can make a difference.

Favourite food: Ice cream, it's my weakness!

How I get involved: Science Ambassadors and Chem Club!

Mary

Mary - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: I'm hoping to become a pharmacist

Favourite food: Chicken Wings

Amanda

Amanda - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Biotechnology

Career goal: I'm hoping to do something with human health, ideally working with viruses and bacteria to produce new vaccines and treatments.

Favourite food: Nearly Anything Chocolate

Sandra

Sandra - Biomedical Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Dentistry

Favourite food: Frozen Yogurt

How I get involved: Science Society, Science Orientation, Science Ambassadors, FEDs Foodbank, Science CnD volunteer

Simonida

Simonida - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Minors: Psychology, Biology

Career goal: Maybe optometry or naturopathy?

Favourite food: Pasta

Kariem

Kariem - Biotechnology/Economics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I am not too solid on what my career goal is but I hope to work in the environmental biotechnology industry because I am passionate about environmental issues. I also think that this industry is where I will be able to combine both aspects of my program fluently.

Favourite food: Shawarma

Melissa

Melissa - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: I'm not sure exactly yet but something in the pharmaceutical industry. I really enjoy learning about the mechanisms of drug delivery and their interaction in the body.

Favourite food: Currently pineapple or mango

Claudia

Claudia - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: I'm aiming for Optometry!

Favourite food: Salmon sashimi!!!

Amanda

Amanda - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Minor: Classical Studies, Medical Physiology, and Psychology

Stream of study: Regular

Areeba

Areeba - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Pharmacy

Favourite food: Gulab Jamuns (South Asian sweet)

Stephanie

Stephanie - Earth Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Biology

Specialization: Geology

Career goal: I would love to work in the mining industry, museum curating, or science education.

Favourite food: Pancakes

Phillip

Phillip - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Ultimate career goal is to one day get a PhD (I desperately want to be Dr. Phil)

Favourite food: Veal schnitzel with lemon and a side of green beans, roasted potatoes and corn on the cob.

How I get involved: I am involved with volunteering for BUGS, Orientation week, Science CnD, and Watsef.

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