Current Student List

2022 Fall

Francis Agada 

  • Thesis: TBD
  • Co-supervisors: Dr. Maryam Ebrahimi 

2022 Winter

Hamzeh Nakhaei Niya 

  • Thesis: Electronic and Chemical Properties of Epitaxially Grown 2D Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs)
  • Co-supervisors: Drs. Maryam Ebrahimi and Mark Gallagher

2021 Fall


  • Thesis: Development of Mid-IR Laser
  • Supervisor: Dr. Gautam Das

Yang Mao

  • Thesis: Development of Small Molecules Targeting Protease-Activated Receptor 2 (PAR2) as Potential PET Imaging Agents for Cancer
  • Supervisor: Dr. JQ Hou

Ebenezer Essilfie

  • Thesis: TBD
  • Supervisor: Dr. Pedram Fatehi

2021 Winter

Milad Chagami Amlashi

  • Thesis: Construction of organic spintronic materials on surfaces
  • Supervisor: Dr. Maryam Ebrahimi

2020 Fall

Navneet Kaur  

  • Thesis: Photonic Device Based on Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering for the Detection of Chemicals
  • Supervisor: Dr. Gautam Das

Saba Khodavandegar

  • Thesis: Functionalized Lignin Chitosan Aerogel
  • Supervisor: Dr. Pedram Fatehi

Dong Zhao  

  • Thesis: Design, Synthesis and preclinical evaluation of radiolabeled small Molecules for Imiagin of Aurora Kinases with PET
  • Supervisor: Drs. Jinqiang Hou and Christine Gottardo

2020 Winter

Berek Kadikoff

  • Thesis: Interaction of Hydrogen with Nanostuctures
  • Supervisor: Dr Dimiter Alexandrov

2019 Fall

Wenjie Liu

  • Thesis: Development of Molecular Imaging Agents
  • Supervisors: Dr. Jinqiang Hou and Dr. Justin Jiang

2019 Winter

Clifford Agyei

  • Thesis: Applications of Thiazoles as Transition Metal Ligands
  • Supervisors: Dr. Craig MacKinnon and Dr. Mike Campbell

2018 Fall

Vira Grynko

  • Thesis: Hyperpolarized Xe and non-proton Magnetic Resonance Imaging Medical Applications
  • Supervisors: Dr. Mitchell Albert

2018 Winter

Shrikanta Sutradhar

  • Thesis: Upgrading Technical Lignins to Value-added Products
  • Supervisors: Dr. Lew Christopher, Dr. Nur Alam

2017 Fall

Norah Alwadani 

  • ThesisLignin Modification to Produce Hydrophobic Products
  • Supervisor: Dr. Pedram Fatehi