Dr.Huang Principal Investigator: Dr. Yining Huang

Dr. Yining Huang was born in Beijing, China. He obtained his B.Sc and M.Sc from Peking University and earned his Ph.D. from McGill University (with Ian S. Butler). After a NSERC post-doctoral fellowship at the University of British Columbia (with Colin A. Fyfe), he started his independent academic career at Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, as an Assistant Professor. He is currently a Professor of Chemistry and department chair at The University of Western Ontario. His current research interest focuses on porous materials.


Awards and Honors:

Department Chair, Western. (2014-)
Guest Professorship, Peking University, Beijing, China
Canada Research Chair (2002-2012)
“CUI-YING Lecture Professor”, Lanzhou University, China
University Students' Council Teaching Honour Roll (2007)
Florence Bucke Award, Faculty of Science, Western (2005)
Ontario Distinguished Research Award (2003)
Canadian National Congress-International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry Award (2002)
Premier's Research Excellence Award (2001-2006)
Alumni Research Award, Laurentian University (1996)
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Germany (declined, 1995)
D.W. Ambridge Prize, McGill University (1993)
C. Winkler Award, McGill University (1993)
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (1993)
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fonds FCAR, Province of Quebec (declined, 1992)
Alexander McFee Fellowship, McGill University (1990)
Max Bell Open Fellowship, McGill University (1989)
Bryan

Dr. Bryan E.G. Lucier - Postdoctoral fellow (start: Jan. 2014)

Degrees completed: Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON (2013, Prof. Robert W. Schurko).
Summary of research: Investigating MOFs via solid-state NMR of incorporated metals, guests, and linkers.
When I'm not doing chemistry... I enjoy long walks on the beach.
Contact: bryaneglucier "at" gmail.com

Shoushun

Shoushun Chen - Ph.D. candidate (start: Sept. 2013)

Degrees completed: M.Sc. Energy Chemistry, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China (2010-2013).
BSc Pharmaceutical Engineering, Liaoning University, Shengyang China (2006-2010).
Summary of research: Synthesizing novel MOFs and investigating them using X-ray diffraction and solid-state NMR.
When I'm not doing chemistry... Play tennis or watch movies, I love Hollywood movies, Keanu Reeves is my favorite!
Contact: schen548 "at" uwo.ca

Shan Jiang

Shan Jiang - Ph. D. candidate (start: Sept. 2014, co-supervised by Dr. Song)

Degrees completed: BSc Applied Chemistry, Northeastern University, Shengyang China. (2014)
Summary of research: CO2 storage in porous materials under high pressure, a joint program with Dr. Yang Song.
When I'm not doing chemistry... I like swimming, listening to music, singing, skating and watching NBA games.
Contact: sjiang82 "at" uwo.ca

Mansheng Chen

Dr. Mansheng Chen - visiting professor (start: Apr. 2017)

Degrees completed: Ph. D. Chemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.
Summary of research: Investigating multifunctional MOFs via solid-state NMR and single crystal XRD.
When I'm not doing chemistry... I enjoy chatting with friends, playing badminton and drinking beer.
Contact: mchen486 "at" uwo.ca

Mansheng Chen

Dr. Ying Guo - visiting professor (start: Jan. 2018)

Position in China: Associate Professor, College of Science, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China.
Degrees completed: B.Sc. and Ph. D Inorganic Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China (1996-2005).
Summary of research: Investigating porous materials via solid-state NMR.
When I'm not doing chemistry... Watch movies, I love Hollywood movies, Keanu Reeves is my favourite!
Contact: yguo457 "at" uwo.ca

Vinicius Martins

Vinicius Martins - Ph. D. candidate (start: Sept. 2017)

Degrees completed: M.Sc. Chemistry: Federal Fluminense University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015 (Prof. Dr. Celia M. Ronconi).
B.Sc. Honours Chemistry: Federal Fluminense University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015.
Summary of research: Studying solvent and gas adsorption and dynamics within MOFs via solid-state NMR and single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
When I'm not doing chemistry... I enjoy listening to music, spending time in the park (when it’s sunny), reading, and movies.
Contact: vmarti32 "at" uwo.ca

Vinicius Martins

Kyungseop (Jay) Lee - M. Sc. candidate (start: Aug. 2017, co-supervised by Prof. Corrigan)

Degrees completed: B. Sc. Honours Chemistry, University of Toronto St. George (2012-2016, undergraduate thesis with Prof. G. Andrew Woolley).
Summary of research: Solvothermal methods for the preparation of nanoscale 12-15 semiconductors.
When I'm not doing chemistry... I consume a ton of media (TV shows, anime, novels, documentaries and etc...)
Contact: klee587 "at" uwo.ca

Maya Olechnowicz

Maya Olechnowicz - 4th year project (start: Sept. 2017)

Degree in progress: B. Sc. Honours Chemistry.
Summary of research: Investigating CO2 adsorption and dynamics in metal-organic frameworks.
When I'm not doing chemistry... Travelling, yoga, playing guitar.
Contact: aolechno "at" uwo.ca

Karan Gill

Karanpreet (Karan) Gill - 4th year project (start: Sept. 2017)

Degree in progress: B. Sc. Honours Chemistry.
Summary of research: Investigating the synthesis of novel hydrophobic metal organic frameworks with enhanced CO2 gas capacity.
When I'm not doing chemistry... I enjoy traveling.
Contact: kgill85 "at" uwo.ca

Ryan Ho

Ryan Ho - 4th year project (start: Sept. 2017, co-supervised by Prof. Song)

Degree in progress: B. Sc. Honours Chemistry.
Summary of research: A high-pressure study of metal-organic frameworks by vibrational spectroscopy.
When I'm not doing chemistry... Travel, friends and books….lots and lots of books.
Contact: rho68 "at" uwo.ca