October 26, 2020
Stephen Tatarchuk, a graduate student from the Klinkova Lab at the University of Waterloo, presents our collaborative work on the inductive effects in Co-doped Ni(OH)2 electronic structure facilitating urea electrooxidation at the Virtual Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference. Nice work, Stephen!
October 21, 2020
Leanne gives back-to-back invited seminars at the University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo on improving the theoretical description of the electrochemical double-layer. Many thanks to Prof. Mark Wilson and Prof. Liz Meiering for hosting and organizing these events!
October 16, 2020
Leanne speaks about the environmental challenges represented by the element air on the "Earth, Air, Fire, and Water: Elements of a Sustainable Future" Discussion Panel for CEPS Graduate Student Research Day!
September 10, 2020
We welcome new Undergraduate Researchers Cassie, Fiona, Katrina, Krish, Laura, Lindsey, Megan, Mirna, and Taylor, and new Graduate Researchers Lina and Siobhan! Wishing everyone a productive Fall Semester.
June 18, 2020
A big congratulations to Leanne for being awarded an NSERC Discovery Grant! It was a great year for our Department and the University: read the official news release here.
June 2, 2020
Leanne is featured in the University's Earth Day 2020 Newsletter, check it out here.
June 1, 2020
Dr. Rachelle Choueiri joins the group as a Postdoctoral Fellow!
May 4, 2020
Welcome to our newest Undergraduate Researchers, Siobhan Liu and Chelsea D'Cruz!
March 10, 2020
Leanne visits the Department of Chemistry at Waterloo and gives an invited theory seminar. A big thank you to her faculty hosts Prof. P-N Roy and Prof. Marcel Nooijen! Great discussions were had all around with computational and experimental researchers.
March 4, 2020
It only happens every six years—CSTCC 2020 and WATOC 2020 are back-to-back this summer in beautiful British Columbia. Check out the just-released Invited Speaker Roster for CSTCC, where you will find superstars like Alán Aspuru-Guzik and Erin Johnson along with young(er) researchers at the start of their careers (including Leanne herself).
October 30, 2019
Our manuscript on elucidating the double layer charging effects for Au-catalyzed CO2 reduction has just been accepted for publication in Nature Communications! Congratulations to all involved!
October 29, 2019
It's Recruitment Season at the (GWC)2! Here Leanne is engaged in discussion with the University of Waterloo's Prof. Klinkova.
October 11, 2019
Leanne gives an invited talk to the Yoo Group at the University of Seoul in South Korea.
October 8, 2019
Leanne visits the Multiscale Design Lab at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and gives an invited talk. Thanks to Dr. Stefan Ringe and Prof. Hyungjun Kim for being fantastic hosts!
August 22, 2019
Leanne gives an invited talk at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California. Many thanks to the Quantum Simulations Group for the stimulating discussions!
August 19, 2019
Leanne reconnects with a former colleague from graduate school! She gives an invited talk to the Materials Discovery Team on her visit to the Toyota Research Institute in Los Altos, California.