The Schlaf Group welcomes Emily McGarr as a CHEM 4900/4910 for the academic year 2023/24 ! She will be working on a catalysis project alongside Aidan exploring the influence of Lewis acid strength on the hydrodexygenation of pereacetylated sugar substrates to renewable and sustainable polymer precursors for the production of polyesters, polyurethanes, and polyamides.
Congratulations to Kyle Salmon for successfully defending his M.Sc. Thesis !
The Schlaf Group welcomes Victoria Dubciak as a URA student for the S2023 semester. Taking over from James (see below) she will continue on the porphyrin complex project.
Congratulations to Elise Chung for successfully defending her M.Sc. Thesis !
The Schlaf Group welcomes James Galvao as a 4th year research project student for the W2023 semester. He will be working on the synthesis of novel Fe and Ru porphyrin complexes !
May 2022: The Schlaf Group welcomes Natalie Wright as an NSERC USRA Summer Co-Op student !
Congratulations to Aidan England for winning 2nd place in the 2021 (GWC)2 poster competition !
Congrats to Kyle Salmon for passing his M.Sc. research proposal seminar !
Congrats to Aidan England for winning 3rd place in the 2020 UofG 3 Minute Thesis Competition – check out his presentation here !
Congrats to Elise Chung for passing her M.Sc. research proposal seminar !
… and remember catalysis is cool:
Cool cats on the graduation day of Domenico Di Mondo
(M.Sc. 2011; now Chief Commercial Officer at GreenMantra)