Fifth CGCC Annual Meeting



Fifth CGCC Annual Meeting
Friday, May 9, 2014
McGill University, New Residence Hall
3625 ave. du Parc
(basement level)



CGCC CONFERENCES (10:00 to 17:15)

    Scientific program
    Directions to New Residence Hall

Meet our Invited Speakers:

F. DEAN TOSTE (Ph.D. 2000, Stanford) is a professor of chemistry at the University of California Berkeley since 2002 and is faculty scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab since 2007. His research interests are catalysts, catalytic reactions and methods for organic synthesis. He has received numerous prizes including the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry Japan Mukaiyama award (2011), the Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award (2011), the Royal Society of Chemistry Merck Award (2010), the Thieme-IUPAC Prize in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (2008) and the American Chemical Society, Elias J. Corey Award (2008). He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (2010). May 9 2014 at 10:05, Professor Toste will give a talk entitled « The Power of Catalysis: From Fine Chemicals to Fuels »

ROBERT H. CRABTREE (Ph.D. 1973, Sussex University) is currently the C. P. Whitehead Professor of Chemistry at Yale University. His research areas are water oxidation and solar energy conversion, hydrogenation and hydrogen storage, and green catalytic transformations. He received numerous prizes during his career including Fellow of ACS (2011), Fellow of IUPAC (2011), Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2011), and the Centenary award (Roy. Soc. Chem.) (2014). He has given more than 500 lectures and published more than 500 papers. He received the ISI highly Cited Author Award in 2000. May 9, 2014 at 11:00, Professor Crabtree will give a talk entitled « Organometallic Catalysts for Energy Applications ».

JANET SCOTT (Ph.D. 1995, University of Cape Town) is the coordinator for the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical Technologies and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bath. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Chemistry and has received the Royal Australian Chemical Society Green Chemistry prize. She was manager of R&D at Fine Chemicals Corporation (1996-1998), Deputy Director of the ARC funded Centre for Green Chemistry (2002-2006), and Marie Curie Senior Transfer of Knowledge Fellow at Unilever R&D (2006-2008). She is the director of a consulting company. May 9, 2014 at 13:30, Professor Scott will give a talk entitled « Some Challenges in Processing Renewable Biomass into Materials and Chemicals».

DAVID BERTHIAUME (MBA 2002, M.Sc. 2000, Université Laval) was the scientific director of OLEOTEK (2003-2006) before being named general director in 2006. His expertise is synthetic organic chemistry, formulation and emulsification, chemistry on solid support, combinatorial chemistry, and biodiesel. May 9, 2014 at 14:25, Mr Berthiaume will give a talk entitled « La collaboration Cégep / Universités : une approche gagnante! »

TRONG-ON DO (Ph.D. 1989, Université P. et M. Curie) is a professor in the department of chemical engineering at université laval. His research interests are synthesis,physicochemical characterization and properties of porous materials for heterogeneous catalysis, functional porous materials synthesis and their applications in environmental catalysis (depollution of water and air) and CO2 and H2 capture, synthesis and catalytic properties of nanoparticles and their self-assembly, and photocatalysis and solar energy. He is the recipient of the 2014 Canadian Catalysis Lectureship Award. May 9, 2014 at 14:55, Professor Do will give a talk entitled «Titanium dioxide based nanocomposites as sunlight-driven photocatalysts for H2 production from water splitting and environmental application »

TOMISLAV FRIŠČIĆ (Ph.D. 2006, University of Iowa) is a professor in the department of chemistry at McGill University since 2011. He was a Herchel Smith Research Fellow and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge (2008-2011). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Chemistry (2013) and he received the RSC Harrison-Meldola Memorial prize and lectureship award (2011). His research interests are mechanochemistry and accelerated ageing. He develops and exploits reactions in the solid state for greener and more energy efficient syntheses. May 9, 2014 at 15:40, Professor Friščić will give a talk entitled « Innovations in solid-state chemistry for new and greener synthesis »

SUBHASIS GHOSHAL (Ph.D. 1995, Carnegie Mellon University) is a professor in the department of chemical engineering at McGill University since 1997 where he is a William Dawson Scholar. He is also the associate dean of student affairs of the Faculty of Engineering since 2006. His research interests are the fate and transport processes of organic pollutants in natural environments and in treatment systems, remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater,pathogen transport and survivability in porous media, and green house gases mitigation. May 9, 2014 at 16:10, Professor Ghoshal will give a talk entitled « Environmental Applications and Implications of Nanomaterials: A View From the End-of-Pipe »

ALEXIS VALLÉE-BÉLISLE (Ph.D. 2008, Université de Montréal) is a professor in the department of chemistry of l'université de Montréal since 2012 and an accredited professor in the department of biochemistry and molecular medecine since 2013. He is the director of the laboratory of biosensors and nanomachines. His research interests are green chemistry, recreating biochemistry, medical diagnostics, and drug delivery. May 9, 2014 at 16:40, Professor Vallée-Bélisle will give a talk entitled « One-step, bio-inspired, molecular diagnostic methods using bimolecular switches »

CGCC POSTER SESSION (12:00 to 13:30)

    Final list of posters
    Directions to New Residence Hall


  Posters can be attached to a 8'(W) x 4'(H) panel; pins will be provided.
  Only CGCC students can present a poster during the event.
  Posters should be installed before noon on Friday, May 9, 2014 and picked up before 16:00.
  Authors are requested to be available for questions and discussions during the poster session.

  If you would like to present a poster (even if submission is closed), please contact us immediately. br>

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