Researchers

Postdoctoral Fellow

Felipe Aristizabal – Postdoctoral Fellow
B.Eng. Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
M.Eng. Chemical Engineering, McGill University
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, McGill University
Project: Plasma processing and diagnostics 
Supervisor: Dr. Sylvain Coulombe

Graduate Students

Elena Corella Puertas – Ph.D. candidate
M.Eng. Chemical Engineering, Technische Universität München
B.Eng. Chemical Engineering, Technische Universität München
Project: Plasma-mist contactor: Fundamental study and application development
Scholarship: MEDA
Supervisor: Dr. Sylvain Coulombe

Pablo Diaz – Ph.D. candidate
B.Eng. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
M.Sc. Aeronautics and Astronautics,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Project: Plasma for fuel reformation
Scholarship: MEDA
Supervisors: Dr. Jeffrey Bergthorson and
Dr. Sylvain Coulombe

Larissa Jorge – Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. Chemistry, McGill University
M.Eng. Chemical Engineering, McGill University
Project: Study of nanoparticle surface chemistry for enhanced gas separations in nanofluids
Scholarships: FRQNT and MEDA
Supervisors: Dr. Sylvain Coulombe and Dr. Pierre-Luc Girard-Lauriault

Evelyne Kasparek – Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet
M.Sc. Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet
Project: Vacuum ultraviolet deposition of organic coatings
Scholarship: MEDA
Supervisors: Dr. Pierre-Luc Girard-Lauriault and Dr. Jason R. Tavares and Dr. Michael Wertheimer

Jennifer Martin del Campo – Ph.D. candidate
Masters in Science and Engineering of Materials, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM).
Bachelors in Chemical Engineering, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
Scholarship: CONACYT 
Supervisors: Dr. Jan Kopyscinski
and Dr. Sylvain Coulombe

Mitchell McNall – M.Eng. candidate
B.Eng. Chemical Engineering, Lakehead University
Project: Design, construction and preliminary characterization of a rotating gliding arc discharge reactor

Scholarship: EUL 
Supervisor: Dr. Sylvain Coulombe


Elmira Pajootan – Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. and M.Sc. Textile Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
Project: Nanoparticle Synthesis by Pulsed Laser Ablation for Application in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

Supervisor: Dr. Sylvain Coulombe and Dr. Sasha Omanovic

Dominic Weeber – M.Eng. candidate
B.Eng. Chemical Engineering, McGill University
Project: Atmospheric Pressure Deposition of Nitrogen Rich Plasma Polymers for Multilayer Laminate Production

Scholarship: EUL 
Supervisor: Dr. Pierre-Luc Girard-Lauriault