Sponsored by the Canadian Council of University Chemistry Chairs (CCUCC)
The CCUCC Chemistry Doctoral Award is presented to recognize outstanding achievement and potential in research by a graduate student whose PhD dissertation in chemistry was formally accepted by a Canadian university in the 12–month period preceding the nomination deadline.
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List of Past Winners
The 2023 winner of the CCUCC Chemistry Doctoral Award is:
Nathan R. Paisley
Dr. Nathan Paisley is from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where he completed his B.Sc. at the University of Alberta in 2015. There he had the opportunity to conduct research in chemistry with Prof. Charles Lucy, Prof. Rylan Lundgren, and Prof. Eric Rivard. In 2022, he completed his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia in the group of Prof. Zachary Hudson working on red and near-infrared luminescent materials for biological imaging. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at ETH Zürich working in the lab of Prof. Maksym Kovalenko studying novel polymeric materials as ligands for perovskite nanocrystals.
L. Reginald Mills, MCIC
Zheng Huang, MCIC
Kathleen E. Prosser, MCIC
University of California
Soren K. Mellerup
Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
For research carried out at Queen's University under advisor Suning Wang
Gilead Sciences Inc.
For research carried out at Simon Fraser University under advisor Daniel Leznoff, FCIC
For research carried out at McGill University under advisor Tomislav Friščić
Physikalisches Institut, Goethe-Universität
For research carried out at University of Waterloo under advisor Richard Oakley
California Institute of Technology
For research carried out at University of Alberta under advisor Jonathan Veinot.
For research carried out at University of Toronto under advisor Douglas Stephan.
Zachary M. Hudson
University of Bristol
For research carried out at Queen’s University under advisor Suning Wang