Steven H. Bergens
E4-51 Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-9703
Group website
Design and study of chiral ligands, chiral organometallic catalysts and enantioselective catalytic transformations; mechanisms, origins of catalytic enantioselection; applied electrochemistry, synthesis of supported electrocatalysts as compounds of fuel cells
Alexander Brown
W4-70D Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-1854
Group website
Development and application of quantum, semi-classical, and classical dynamics methods for the study of molecular photoabsorption, photodissociation, and photoionization; laser control of chemical reactions.
Christopher W. Cairo
CCIS 4-082
(780) 492-0377
Group website
Synthesis of saccharides, glycolipids, peptides, and fluorophores; Biophysical analysis of model systems and live cells with spectroscopy and fluorescence microscopy; Instrument development; Microscopy and single molecule fluorescence analysis; Biochemical analysis of glycoproteins and glycolipids
Robert E. Campbell
CCIS 4-083
Group website
Protein engineering and the construction of molecular tools for the manipulation and visualization of biochemistry in live cells
Derrick L. J. Clive
W5-03B Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-3251
Group website
Synthesis of biologically important natural products; development of new synthetic methods, especially processes based on radical cyclization
Ratmir Derda
CCIS 4-009
(780) 492-8370
Group website
Synthesis of molecules to probe cell function, genetically-encoded chemical libraries, in-vitro selection of molecules with dynamic properties, phage display, biomaterials and synthetic cell microenvironments, cell-based screening, molecular tools to study self-organization in chemistry and biology
Julianne M. Gibbs
E3-52 Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-7140
Group website
Multivalency and molecular recognition at interfaces; physical chemistry of "green" catalytic surfaces; supramolecular, self-replicating systems for DNA detection; nonlinear optical spectroscopy of interfacial dynamics
Dennis Hall
CCIS 4-010
(780) 492-3141
Group website
Organic synthesis; organoboron chemistry; stereocontrolled reaction methodology; solid-phase synthesis; artificial biopolymers; chemical biology
Gabriel Hanna
W4-70C Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-3352
Group website
Development of mixed quantum-classical methods for the study of condensed phase quantum dynamics; mixed quantum-classical formulations of nonlinear spectroscopy; modelling of multidimensional infrared spectra of nanoconfined systems
James Harynuk
W3-03B Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-8303
Group website
Multidimensional gas-phase separations and advanced data-handling tools
Wolfgang Jäger
CCIS 4-244
(780) 492-5020
Group website
Application of molecular beam techniques and pulsed excitation-emission spectroscopic methods for the study of weak intermolecular interactions

Shira Joudan
E5-52A Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-7505
Group website

environmental analytical chemistry; fate of organic contaminants in the environment; per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS); characterization of environmental transformations and long-range transport; environmental mass spectrometry
John Klassen
CCIS 4-084
(780) 492-3501
Group website
High performance mass spectrometry, bioanalytical techniques, glycomics, library screening, protein-ligand affinities, tissue and cell analysis, disease biomarker discovery
Mariusz Klobukowski
E4-44 Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-2568
Development and applications of model core potentials in accurate molecular structure calculations; electronic structure of inorganic, organic, and organometallic molecules, molecular ions, and molecular clusters in their ground and excited electronic states; weakly interacting systems; relativistic effects in atoms and molecules
Liang Li
W3-39C Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-3250
Group website
Analytical mass spectrometry, bioanalytical techniques, proteomics, proteome analysis, protein characterization, metabolomics, metabolome analysis, tissue and cell analysis, disease biomarker discovery, biosystems analysis
Rylan Lundgren
E4-17A Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-3766
Group website

Homogeneous catalysis, organometallic chemistry, synthetic organic methodology development, inorganic and organic reaction mechanisms

Matthew Macauley
E5-18A Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-5239
Group website
Chemical biology, glycoimmunology, protein-carbohydrate interactions, liposomal nanoparticles
Lara Mahal
W3-39B Chemistry Centre - West
(780) 492-5847
Group website
For the past 15 years, my laboratory has been at the forefront of creating and utilizing systems-based approaches to decode the glycome, sifting the important signals from the noise.
Sheref Mansy
W5-70C Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-8823
Group website
Prebiotic chemistry of iron-sulfur peptides; synthesis of protocells and artificial cells, the role of metallopeptides in shaping emergent protometabolism.
Arthur Mar
E4-40 Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-5592
Group website
Synthesis, structure, and bonding of intermetallic and Zintl phases; solid-state chemistry of phosphides, arsenides, antimonides, and bismuthides; characterization of electrical and magnetic materials, such as superconductors and ferromagnets
Mark T. McDermott
CCIS 4-256
(780) 492-3687
Group website
Surface modification and microfabrication for improved electroanalytical response, biomolecule microarray development, nanoscience, molecular electronics
Michael Meanwell
W-39A Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-2868
Group website
Development of organic reactions to facilitate efforts in drug discovery; electrochemical organic synthesis;photoredox catalysis;synthesis of medicinally relevant natural products
Vladimir K. Michaelis
E3-18 Chemistry Centre
(780) 248-5893
Group website
Structural investigation of inorganic and biological materials; developing local and medium range structural techniques; solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance; high field dynamic nuclear polarization; ion dynamics; high temperature synthesis; NMR crystallography; disordered solids; cements
Eric Rivard
CCIS 4-243
(780) 492-4255
Group website
Synthetic inorganic and polymer chemistry; energy, catalysis, and sensing technologies; donor-acceptor stabilization of reactive main group species; ligand design
Lingzi Sang
(780) 492-5763
Group website
Analytical spectroscopy; electrochemistry; materials for energy conversion (e.g. organic photoelectronics, Perovskite solar cells) and storage (Li-ion and beyond Li-ion batteries) systems; measurements associated with critical interfaces; multi-disciplinary materials characterization method development; in-situ vibrational spectroscopy and synchrotron X-ray spectroscopy
Michael J. Serpe
W3-68 Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-5778
Group website
Polymer-based photonic materials and sensors, polymer assisted water remediation, triggered/controlled drug delivery, novel micro and nanoparticle synthesis, analytical instrument design, responsive polymers, and nanoscience
Jeffrey M. Stryker
E5-24 Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-3891
Inorganic and electrochemical catalysis.  Sustainable energy.  Catalyst design for the first-row transition metals.  Heterolytic C–H activation, catalytic dehydrogenation of methane (“blue hydrogen”).  Electrocatalytic denitrogenation of basic heterocycles; hydrogen-free electrocatalytic hydrotreatment.  Electrochemical upcycling of bitumen – production of carbon nanomaterials:  production of quantum dots, graphene, and reinforced carbon fibre.  Deep desulfurization. Electrocatalytic synthesis of carbon quantum dots from lignin.  
Rik Tykwinski
W5-03C Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-9529
Group website
Physical organic chemistry, new synthetic methods to carbon-rich molecules (e.g., cumulenes and polyynes, acenes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), relationships between chemical structure and molecular reactivity/properties; synthesis of compounds for applications as wires in single-molecule devices, solar cells, TFTs, singlet fission, as well as synthetic model compounds for the asphaltenes
John C. Vederas
W5-39A Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-5475
Group website
Enzyme stereochemistry and mechanism, amino acid metabolism; peptide antibiotics; development of new biophysical methods for metabolic studies; design of new medicinal agents based on enzyme inactivation; polyketide biosynthesis; synthesis of amino acids
Jonathan G. C. Veinot
CCIS 4-254
(780) 492-7206
Group website
Application of inorganic and organometallic chemistry to the development of a rational approach to the design, synthesis, and characterization of novel metal containing polymeric and nanophased materials with applications in the electronic, electro-optic, catalytic, and biomedical sectors
Frederick G. West
W5-70D Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-8187
Group website
Synthesis of biologically important natural and unnatural products; new synthetic methods utilizing domino processes; synthetic photochemistry; asymmetric catalysis; drug delivery
Yunjie Xu
CCIS 4-245
(780) 492-1244
Group website
Chirality and chirality recognition in the gas phase, at metal clusters, and in solution: development and applications of cutting-edge spectroscopic tools including quantum cascade laser based rapid scan technique, cavity ring down spectroscopy, vibrational circular dichroism, Raman optical activity, matrix isolation, and infrared multiphoton dissociation spectroscopy; ab initio and molecular dynamics modelling.
Ran Zhao
W4-03A Chemistry Centre
(780) 492-2315
Group website
Environmental and Atmospheric Chemistry; air pollution; atmospheric particulate matter (e.g., PM2.5); advanced chemical analyses of organic air pollutants; photochemistry of organic pollutants in the environment.