Night view of Simon Fraser University from David Novitski

 Former Group Members

Fun People here

undergrad

  • J. Heyes (UBC) 2016

  • Ms. Manai Shimada (University of Yamanashi, Japan)2015

  • Mr. Takashi Mochizuki (University of Yamanashi, Japan) 2014.

  • Mr. Lukas Metzler (University of Freiburg, DE) 2014

  • Ms. Elizabeth Kitching (Dalhousie University) 2014

  • Mr. Bryton Vargu 2013

  • Mr. Mads Møller Nielsen, (foreign exchange student, Danish Technical University), 2011

  • Ms. Tina Lu 2011

  • Mr. Andrew Wright 2011

  • Mr. Nauman Mithani (CHEM 481) 2010

  • Mr. Thomas Weissbach (foreign exchange student from Germany) 2009

  • Ms. Mathilde Lildaal (foreign exchange student from Denmark) 2009

  • Ms. Claudia Liebner (foreign exchange student from Germany) 2006

  • Ms. Ami Yang 2006

  • Ms. Alison Palmer 2001

  • Ms. Jennifer Gilchrist 2001

  • Mr. E. Swanson, 2001

  • Mr. K. Zychowka, 1999

  • Mr. C. Thai, 1998

  • Mr. M. Maddess, 1997

  • Ms. A. Siu, 1997

  • Mr. M. Abley, 1997

  • Mr. K. Yeung, 1995

  • Mr. C. Bartels, 1995

  • Mr. Simon Law, 1994

  • Ms. E. Lai, 1994

  • Mr. Ernest Wong, 1992

  • Mr. McEachern,1992

  • Mr. G. Diaz-Quijada, 1991

  • Mr. Tim Freitas, 1990

  • Mr. J. Lowe, 1990

Graduate Students

  • L. Wei, M.Sc, 2019

Poly(arylene imidazolium)s: Towards Stable Hydroxide Ion Exchange Membranes

  • M. Adamski, Ph.D, 2019

Synthetic design and development of proton conducting polyphenylenes for electrochemical energy conversion devices

>PDF, Holdcroft group, Simon Fraser University

  • T. Holmes, M.Sc, 2019

Reaction of Hydroyl Radicals with Sulfonated Phenylated Polyphenylenes

  • T. Skalski, Ph.D, 2019

Synthesis of Sulfo-Phenylated Terphenylenes: Molecules, Polymers and Copolymers

>PDF, Holdcroft group, Simon Fraser University

  • P. Fortin, Ph.D, 2019

Conjugated organic polymers as photocathode materials in organic photoelectrochemical cells

>PDF, Ionomr Innovations Inc.

 

  • B. Britton, Ph.D, 2018

Fully hydrocarbon ionomer catalyst layers in proton- and anion-exchange membrane fuel cells

>Chief Strategy Officer, Director & Co-founder, Ionomr Innovations

  • T. Weissbach, Ph.D, 2017

Ion Exchange Materials with Enhanced Stability

>Chemnitz University, Germany.

  • C. Zhang, Ph.D, 2017

Towards Stable Polymer Solar Cells through Crosslinking and Sidechain Cleavage

>Ionomr Innovations Inc.

  • J. Luo, Ph.D, 2017

Water Transport Through Ion Conducting Polymer Membranes

>PDF, Lawrence Berkeley Labs

  • D. Novitski, Ph.D, 2017

Oxygen Mass Transport Parameters in Ionomer Films under Controlled Relative Humidity

>MITACS Fellow, AFCC

  • A. Wright, Ph.D, 2016

Synthetic Design and Development of Sterically-Protected Hydroxide-Conducting Polymers for Energy Conversion Devices

>Carbon Inc. CA

  • G. Suppes, Ph.D., 2015

Poly 3-Hexylthiophene as a Photocathode for Solar Water Splitting

>MITACS Fellow, AFCC

  • A. Yang, Ph.D., 2014

Structure-Property Relationships of Proton Exchange Membranes

>NREL, Colorado

  • K. Soo, M.Sc., 2013

Poly(benzimidazole) Anion Exchange Membranes.

>Teaching

  • E.M. Tsang, Ph.D., 2011

Structure-Property Relationships Of PEMS Using Fluorous-Ionic Copolymers.

>Instructor, Hong Kong Univ

  • O.Thomas, M.Sc., 2011

Poly(benzimidazoles) as Ion Exchange Membranes.

>AFCC

  • B. Gholamkhass, Ph.D., 2011

A Study on Structure-Property Relationships of P3HT-Based Conjugated Polymer for Photovoltaic Devices.

>PDF, UBC; Ionomr Innovations

  • Z. Zhou, Ph.D., 2010

Towards Control Of Phase Segregation In Donor-Acceptor Blends By Post-Functionalization Of Conjugated Polymer.

>Saltworks Corp. Vancouver

  • T. Soboleva, Ph.D., 2010

Water-Sorption in Fuel Cell Catalyst Layers.

>NSERC Ind. PDF, AFCC Burnaby

  • M. Adachi, Ph.D., 2010

Water-Permeation through Fuel Cell Membranes. 

>Research Scientist, Toyota Corp, Japan

  • G. Shultz, Ph.D., 2009

Ir-bound Conjugated Polymers.

> Univ. Ulm, Germany

  • X. Han, Ph.D., 2009

Thermally-Reactive Conjugated Polymers.

>PDF, Stanford Univ.

  • T. Astill, Ph.D., 2008

Hydrocarbon-Based Solid Polymer Electrolytes for Fuel Cell Catalyst Layers.

>Technical Representation, Perkin Elmer, Vancouver.

  • T. Gordon, Ph.D., 2008

Direct Thermal Lithography. Past Position: PDF, Univ. Alberta;

>Research Scientist, Chemical Company, AB

  • M. Rodgers, Ph.D., 2007

Proton Conducting Membranes.

>Research Faculty, Florida State University

  • J. Schmeisser, Ph.D., 2007

Proton Conductivity of Polymer Membranes.

>Lecturer in Liberal Arts College, Detroit.

  • O. Savard, M.Sc., 2007

Proton Conducting Polyimides.

>Technical Advisor and Marketing, Perkin Elmer, London, UK

  • A. Siu, Ph.D., 2006

Electrochemistry and Methanol Permeability of Ion Conducting Polymers.

>Research Associate NRC/IMI. 

  • G. Vamvounis, Ph.D., 2005

Luminescence of Conjugated Polymers.

>ARC Fellow (faculty member), Chemistry,  Univ. Queensland, AUs

  • T. Navessin, Ph.D., 2004

Fuel Cell Electrochemistry

> Research Officer NRC/IFCI;

>Founder and CEO, Blueprime Management Technologies

  • K. Shi, Ph.D., 2004

Synthesis of Ionically Conducting Membranes.

> Senior Research Officer,  NRC/IFCI

  • Carmen Chuy-Sam, Ph.D., 2002

Ion-Conducting membranes.

>Research Scientist, AFCC, Burnaby, BC

  • J. Yu, Ph.D., 2002

Photolithography of Pi-Conjugated Polymers.

>Research Manager, Chemical Company, Shanghai, China

  • V. Basura, Ph.D., 2000

Electrochemistry of Proton Exchange Membranes.

>Team Leader, Research, Ballard, Burnaby, BC

  • C. Yang, Ph.D., 1999

Optical and Fluorescent Properties of Thiophene-based Conjugated Polymers.

Current Position: Research Manager, Chemical Company, Zuzhou, China

  • G.A. Diaz-Guijada (co-supervised with BM Pinto), Ph.D., 1999

Regiochemical Analysis of Polythiophenes and Conformational Analysis of Oligothiophenes.

>Research Officer NRC/NINT

  • M.V. Lauritzen, M.Sc., 1998

Solvato-Controlled Doping of Poly(3-alkylthiophenes) and Other Conjugated polymers Using Silver (I) Triflate.

>Team Leader, Research, Ballard, Burnaby, BC

  • J.K. Lowe, Ph.D., 1997

Synthesis, properties and Photolithography of Polythiophene derivatives.

>BCIT, Burnaby, BC

  • E.K. Lai, M.Sc., 1995

Conducting Polymer Films for the Electrocatalytic Reduction of Oxygen.

> Team Leader, Research, AFCC, Burnaby

  • M.S. Abdou, Ph.D., 1995

Towards “Macromolecular” Electronics Photochemical and Electrical Properties of pi-conjugated Poly(3-alkylthiophenes)

>Dupont, Willington

  • R. Hader, M.Sc., 1994

Towards the Synthesis of Segmented Polythiophenes

  • M. Arroyo, M.Sc., 1994

Synthesis and Properties of Water Soluble Conducting Poly(3-alkylsulfonate) thiophenes

post

doc

  • Dr. Shaoyi Xu, 2017 to 2018 - 

  • Dr. Hsu Feng Lee, 2016-2017 – Ionomr Innovations Inc.

  • Dr. Jiantao Fan 2014 to 2017  – Faculty, Southern University of S&T,  Shenzhen

  • Dr. Pankaj Choudhury 2014 to 2016

  • Dr. Lida Gassemzadeh 2012 to 2014 →Researcher, Ballard Power Systems

  • Dr. Anthony Lee 2013-2014 →Faculty, Fuzhou University

  • Dr. M. Kulkarni 2009 to 2013 →Researcher

  • Dr. J. Li 2011 to 2012

  • Dr. A. Mani, 2008 to 2010

  • Dr. J. Brusso, 2008 to 2009 (→Prof., U Ottawa))

  • Dr. A. Leung, 2008 to 2009 (→Research Associate NRC/IFCI)

  • Dr. Z. Zhang, 2004 to 2006 (→Research Scientist, Ciba Shanghai)

  • Dr. B. Easton, 2002 to 2004 (→Prof., U Ont. Inst. Tec, UOIT)

  • Dr. G. Kwak, April 2002 to 2003 (→Prof., Nara Institute of S&T, Japan)

  • Dr. Y. Li, Feb. 2000–Feb. 2002 (→Prof., Univ. Waterloo)

  • Dr. S. Reddy, Jan. 2001 –June 2001

  • Dr. J. Ding, September 1998 – 2000 (→Senior Research Associate NRC/ICPET)

  • Dr. P. Beattie, March 1997- 1999 (→Research Manager, Ballard, Burnaby)

  • Dr. E. Simon, March 1996- April 1998 (European Space Agency, NL)

  • Dr. T. Yang, Jul. 1990 - Feb. 1991

  • Dr. H. Mao, Sept. 1990 - Dec. 1991

  • Dr. Y. Son, Apr. 1992 - Apr. 1993 (→Researcher Moli Energy, BC)

  • Dr. M.S.A. Abdou, Jan. 1995 -Dec. 1995 (→Dupont, Wilmington)

Research

Associate

  • Miho Killer

2016-2019

  • Mr. Owen Thomas, 2011 to 2014 

  • Dr. U. Thanganathan, 2008 to 2009

>faculty, Nagoya Inst. Tech

  • Ms. Zhoa-Lan Jia, 2010

  • Dr. X. Chen, 2003 to 2008 (NSERC).

>Research Officer, CSIRO, Melbourne

  • Dr. Y. Yang, June 2001 -2007, NSERC

>Research Scientist, AFCC,Burnaby

  • Dr. F. Orfino, January 1994-2000

  • Mr. Z. W. Xie, (part-time) Sept. 1990 - 1994

  • Dr. B. Xu, February 1992 - December 1993

  • Dr. M. Lebedev, Aug. 1993 - 1996, NSERC

  • Evelyn Lai, January 1995 - 1996

  • Y. Gu, January 1995 - 1996