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August 13, 2021 - The Electrochemical Technology Centre (ETC) and the Electrochemical Society (ECS) University of Guelph Student Chapter Speaker Series 3:

  • Electrochemical Oxidation of Acetaminophen and Merocyanine Dyes - by Lanting Qian
  • Water Structure at the Multilayers of Palladium Deposited at Nanostructured Au Electrodes - by Prof. Jacek Lipkowski

EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Poster with more info.

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July 16, 2021 - The Electrochemical Technology Centre (ETC) and the Electrochemical Society (ECS) University of Guelph Student Chapter Speaker Series 2:

  • Machine Learning Approaches to Understanding IR Microscopy Data of Polymers - by Dr.Michael Grossutti
  • A Survey of the Research in Family Antimatter Group - by Prof. Khashayar Ghandi

EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Poster with more info.

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July 2021 - Congratulations to Professor Jacek Lipkowski for being awarded The 2021 Frumkin Memorial Medal which is given once every two years. It recognises the outstanding contribution of a living individual over their life in the field of fundamental electrochemistry. The Award recognizes 38 years of research funded by NSERC Research/Discovery grants and the effort of over 30 graduate students ( 6 of them are professors at Canadian Universities) and many postdocs who returned to their countries of origin to enjoy academic careers.

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June 18, 2021 - The Electrochemical Technology Centre (ETC) and the Electrochemical Society (ECS) University of Guelph Student Chapter are organizing a speaker series:

  • Design and electrochemical study of graphene-based nanocomposites for hydrogen storage - by Emmanuel Boateng
  • Ab Initio Computational Modelling of Electrochemical Reactions - by Prof. Leanne Chen

EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Poster with more info.

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May 2021 - Prof. Leanne Chen is awarded New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration grant

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May 2021 - Congratulation to Emmanuel Boateng on the David Holden Memorial Scholarship of the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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April 15, 2021 - Professor Aicheng Chen works with industry partner on "material of the future."

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March 2021 - Prof. Khashayar Ghandi and his group (Arash Fattahi and Pooya Afaghi) work on New COVID-19 Antibody Test

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March 2021 - Congratulation to Joshua van der Zalm on the Chemistry Laboratory Instructor Award.

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January 2021 - Congratulation to Dr. Deepak Sridhar on the Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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November 30, 2020 - Congratulations to Professor Chen for being awarded the Electrochemical Society (ECS) Canada Section R.C. Jacobsen Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the functioning of the ECS Canada Section and his passion for the advancement of electrochemistry in Canada.

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September 30, 2020 - GWC2 AGM talk by Prof. Aicheng Chen will be held via MicroSoft Teams on Wednesday, September 30th at 3:00 pm.

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September 25, 2020 - Controlling a beamline from across the Atlantic. With ISIS now operating under remote access, users are running experiments from their own institutions, including a group who have been “on” HiFi while remaining in Canada.

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September 2020 - Chemistry researchers uncover novel technique to better understand how to harness solar energy.

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August 2020 - Congratulations to Prof. Aicheng Chen on being named as Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (FIAAM).

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August 2020 - Prof. John Dutcher's research awarded Canada Foundation for Innovation's John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

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August 2020 - Welcome Prof. Leanne D. Chen as a new ETC member.

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July 2020 - Prof. Aicheng Chen Developing Unique Coating for PPE to Prevent Spread of COVID-19.

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July 2020 - It is a great sadness that Professor Paul Rowntree passed away. Paul served as the Director of the ETC from July 2006 to June 2013.

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May 2020 - Profs. A. Chen, J. Lipkowski , A. Houmam, P. Rowntree, D. Thomas, J. Dutcher and X.R. Qin were awarded an NSERC RTI grant ($150,000) to upgrade the UHV system at the ETC.

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May 2020 - Congratulations to Joshua Van Der Zalm (Advisor: A. Chen) who has been selected as this year’s winner of the David Holden Memorial Scholarship

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April 22, 2020 - Research at the University of Guelph’s Electrochemical Technology Centre will help save our planet. Green Science

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March 2020 - Congratulations to Farnood Pakravan (Advisor: A. Chen) on the Chemistry Laboratory Instructor Award.

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October 9, 2019 - Sharmila Durairaj (Advisor: A. Chen) won the 1st Place Poster Presentation Award at the 16th Guelph Food Safety Annual Symposium. Poster abstract

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May 10, 2019 - Antony R. Thiruppathi (Advisor: A. Chen) was awarded the Graduate Student Excellence Award - Guelph Campus of the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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May 10, 2019 - Joseph Cirone (Advisor: A. Chen) won the Graduate Seminar Prize - Guelph Campus of the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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May 10, 2019 - Joseph Cirone (Advisor: A. Chen) was awarded the David Holden Memorial Scholarship of the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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April 30, 2019 - Congratulations to Sharon Chen for receiving the Richard J. Kokes Travel Award for the 26th North American Catalysis Society Meeting in Chicago, USA.

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March 28, 2019 - Canadian Association for Surface Finishing (CASF) is proud to invite you to our Lunch & Learn series event, hosted by the University of Guelph Student Chapter of the Electrochemical Society and the Electrochemical Technology Centre .

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December 2018 - Welcome Prof. Khashayar Ghandi as a new ETC member.

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November 22, 2018 - Joseph Cirone won a poster award at the 9th Annual Nano Ontario Conference, Ottawa

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November 14, 2018 - "Named as a new Tier 1 CRC in electrochemistry and nanoscience, prof. Aicheng Chen studies electrochemical interfaces and is a leader in studying the application of nanoscience to energy, environment, food and medicine."

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October 12, 2018 - Press Release: Zenyatta adds Interconnected Reduced Graphene Oxide to its Albany Graphite Product Development Pipeline

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October 2018 - Profs. Aicheng Chen, Aziz Houmam, Jacek Lipkowski and Peter Tremaine were awarded an NSERC RTI grant ($149,900) to upgrade the X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy at the Electrochemical Technology Centre.

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September 19, 2018 - Press Release: Zenyatta Adds Quantum Dots to its Product Development Pipeline

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September 2018 - Xin Chang (Advisor A. Chen) was awarded an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship. She will be joining Oxford University as a postdoctoral fellow.

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August 9, 2018 - UofG Student Chapter of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) - ECS Guelph Young Research Symposium 2018

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May 2018 - Dr. Hugues Arcis received two international early-career scientist awards: (i) the Stig Sunner Memorial Award at the North American Calorimetry Conference, and (ii) the IAPWS Helmholtz Award of the International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam (Advisor: P. Tremaine).

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May 2018 - Sharon Chen received the 2018 Canada Section Student Award of the Electrochemical Society (Advisor: A. Chen).

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May 2018 - Sharon Chen was selected as one of the two Student Speakers in the Emerging Materials Researchers Symposium and gave an oral presentation at the 101stCanadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Edmonton, AB (Advisor: A. Chen).

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May 2018 - The Student Chapter has been approved by the ECS Board of Directors.

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May 2018 - Nathan Shami (Advisor: D.Thomas) won the 2018 Associate Vice President Academic Teaching Award of Excellence.

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April 27, 2018 - GWC2 Faculty, Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students met at the University of Waterloo for the GWC2 Annual Meeting, Seminar, Graduate Poster Session and Awards Presentations.

Awards won by ETC students:

  • Jane Ferguson, R.G. Goel Memorial Graduate Scholarship (Advisor: P.Tremaine).
  • Sharon Chen, David Holden Memorial Scholarship (Advisor: A.Chen)
  • Nathan Shami, Graduate Student Excellence Award (Advisor: P.Rowntree)

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November 1st, 2017 - Prof. Aicheng Chen starts as a new Director of the ETC.

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Fall 2017 - Prof. Aziz Houmam was chosen as being in the top 10 of all instructors singled out by students.

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2017 - Prof. Jacek Lipkowski was elected Foreign Fellow of the Polish Academy of Science

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April 2016 - Prof. Peter Tremaine has been named the NSERC/UNENE (University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering) Senior Industrial Research Chair in High-Temperature Aqueous Chemistry at the University of Guelph.

 


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