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Undergraduate students

Undergraduate students interested in co-op work terms, thesis projects, summer research projects or research exchanges are encouraged to contact Prof. Smith.

Graduate students

Opportunities are available for students wishing to pursue Masters of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Highly motivated students who are interested in performing research in the fields of inorganic chemistry, materials science, electrochemistry, spectroscopy, surface science or catalysis are encouraged to contact Prof. Smith.

Our labs are located in the Chemistry Department at the University of Waterloo. The graduate programs are administered by the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry (GWC)2. This arrangement enables students to benefit from the unique strengths of the Chemistry Departments at both University of Waterloo and University of Guelph.

Postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral researchers applying to work with the Smith Group for openings that are not posted are encouraged to familiarize themselves with potential funding opportunities prior to contacting Prof. Smith.


Rodney Smith
Office: C2 365
Ph: 519-888-4567 ext. 48388

Dept. of Chemistry
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. W
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
N2L 3G1

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