Graduate Students

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Heidi pickard

MSc, Memorial University, 2017

Now: Research Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Heidi's MSc focused on the long-range transport of perfluoroalkyl substances to the Canadian High Arctic.

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Bryan place

MSc, Memorial University, 2017

Now: PhD Student, University of California Berkeley

Bryan's MSc focused on analytical methods to detect trace reactive nitrogen species in the environment. His project was co-supervised byith Dr. Trevor VandenBoer.

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rob di lorenzo

PhD, Memorial University, 2016

Now: Separations and Mass Spectrometry Application Specialist, SCIEX

Rob's PhD involved the development of novel methods to characterize aerosol brown carbon and the application of these methods to atmospheric samples.

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xiaolei li

MSc, Memorial University, 2016

Li's MSc focused on understanding the physical properties of contaminants and the implication for environmental transport.

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Katherine richman

MES, Memorial University, 2015

Now: Environmental Program Officer, Atlantic Region Environmental Protection Section, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Kat's MES project involved the detection of contaminants in size-resolved aerosols indoors.

selected undergraduate students

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archita adluri

BSc(Hon), Memorial University, 2018

Archita worked with the group starting in 2015 in various capacities, including as a MUCEP student. Her work focused on using computational methods to better understand atmospheric transport and pollutant properties.

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Melanie snow

BSc(Hon), Memorial University, 2017

Now: MSc Student, University of Toronto

Mel did her Honours project with the group in 2016-2017, measuring persistent compound wet deposition in Newfoundland.

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victoria downing

BSc(Hon), Memorial University, 2017

Now: MSc Student, Memorial University

Victoria joined the group for an Honours project in 2016-2017, co-supervised by Prof. Michael Katz. Her work focused on development and testing of materials for scrubbing air pollutants.

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courtney laprise

BSc(Hon), Memorial University, 2017

Now: MSc Student, Memorial University

Courtney did a joint earth science-chemistry Honours project in 2016-2017, improving measurements of phosphorus wet and dry deposition in Newfoundland.

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peter benson

BSc, Memorial University, 2017

Now: BEd Student, Memorial University

Peter worked as an NSERC USRA student and Honours project student in the group from 2016-2017. His work focused on understanding the properties and fate of persistent compounds.

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rachel hems

BSc(Hon), University of Guelph, 2014

Now: PhD Student, University of Toronto

Rachel worked with the group in summer of 2014, improving analytical methods to measure biogeochemically-important nitrogen-containing compounds.