People profiles

Sebastien

Sebastien - Biotechnology/Economics

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Happiness

Favourite food: Cheesecake

How I get involved:

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.

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.

Melysa

Melysa - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Genetic Counselling

Favourite food: An everything bagel with cream cheese!!

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

Janet

Janet - Optometry

Science Ambassador

Year: 1                        

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Optometrist

Favourite food: Sushi

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:

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

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.

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

Cherry - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Not sure yet, I'm going to take advantage of co-op to try different work settings.

Favourite food: Chatime or TenRen's honey green tea with tapioca

How I get involved: Women’s ultimate frisbee team, Residence Life Don, TA for BIOL130L and BIOL273L, Science Ambassador, Pharmacy Ambassador, OSCE Preparation Club

 

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!

Lilli

Lilli - Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Materials Chemistry

Career goal: Chemistry/Math teacher.

Favourite food: Teriyaki Beef

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!

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

Maya - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 

Stream of study: 

Career goal: 

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Why University of Waterloo?

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

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

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!

Cody - Biology

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Clinical Microbiology/Public Health Microbiology

Favourite food: Curry

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!

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

Catharina Smiling

Catharina - Honours Science

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

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!

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

 

 

Jackie - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: To be a pharmacist! Ideally working in a community setting, where I can positively impact those around me.

Favourite food: Iced Coffee!

How I get involved: I'm a Science Ambassador, Let's Talk Science volunteer and a TA for BIOL 130L. In the past I've volunteered for Science Open House and gave tours of my residence room.

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.

Gurlin

Gurlin - Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Consulting for pharmaceuticals

Favourite food: Spaghetti

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.

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.

Megan

Megan - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Co-op

Minor: Biology

Specialization: Geoscience

Career goal: I'd love to work in conservation at some level! I want to be outside and in nature as much as I can.

Favourite food: Chocolate

Jenny

Jenny - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Year: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Something in medicine

Favourite food: Bubble tea

How I get involved: Orientation, science outreach (let’s talk science, science open house, outreach labs), peer success coaching!

Natalie

Natalie - Environmental Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Ecology

Career goal: Graduate school researching evolutionary biology and ecology... but only after a year or so of building a van and travelling down the west coast.

Favourite food: Thai Curry

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

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

Oz - 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

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

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.

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

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.

Mary

Mary - Pharmacy

Science Ambassador

Year: 1

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: I'm hoping to become a pharmacist

Favourite food: Chicken Wings

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

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

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

William - Medicinal Chemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Career goal: Either some sort of chemistry research or pharmaceutical industry

Favourite food: Bao

How I get involved: Chem club and science ambassadors!

 

 

Areeba

Areeba - Honours Science

Science Ambassador

Year: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: Pharmacy

Favourite food: Gulab Jamuns (South Asian sweet)

Julia

Julia - Biochemistry

Science Ambassador

Year: 3

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Biotechnology

Career goal: Genetics Research

Favourite food: Mac and cheese

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