Past Members

Past Members

Rafael Ramis-Cortes
Visiting PhD student (Sept-Oct 2018)
BSc, MSc Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB), Spain
Currently: PhD student in Chemistry, UIB, Spain

Mauricio Centeno
BSc, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela
MSc Environmental Science candidate, TRU (part time 2014-2015; on leave 2016-2017: no longer in the program)

Angela Ippolito
RA (Nov-May 2017)
Currently: BSc in Biology candidate, TRU

Jesse Biddlecombe
RA (Nov-Mar 2017)
Currently: BSc in Biology candidate, TRU

Albert G. Adserias-Rodríguez
RA (Jan-Mar 2017)
Double Degree in Chemistry UAB-TRU (2018)
Currently: Graduate student in Chemistry, Simon Fraser University

Adrián Domínguez-Castro
Visiting graduate student (Jan-Apr 2016; ELAP scholarship)
BSc, Instituto Superior de Tecnologías y Ciencias Aplicadas (INSTEC), Cuba
Currently: PhD student, Faculty of Physics, Universität Bremen

Abdel Hidalgo-Puertas
Graduate student (TRU, UVic)
MSc, University of Victoria (2015)
Thesis: Theoretical Studies on Perfluorinated Acids of Environmental Significance
BSc, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba (2001)
Currently: Doing the Diploma in “Programmeur-Analyste en Informatique de Gestion”, Montreal

JinGyu Lee
Directed Studies (Sept-April 2014)
RA (NSERC USRA, May-Aug 2014)
BSc Chemistry, TRU (2014)
Currently: PhD student in Chemistry, University of Calgary

Connor Sternig
Directed Studies (Sept-April 2014)
RA (NSERC USRA, May-Aug 2014)
BSc Chemistry, TRU (2014)
Lab assayer at Taseko (Gibraltar Mine) BC.
Currently: Highland Valley Copper, Assay Lab, BC

Thomas Giroday
Directed Studies (Sept-April 2013)
RA (TRU-UREAP, May-Aug 2013; NSERC USRA, Jan-Apr, 2014)
BSc Chemistry, TRU

Dr. Romina Castañeda-Arriaga
Visiting PhD student (Nov 2013-Jan 2014)
PhD, MSc, BSc, UNAM, Mexico City
Currently: Postdoctoral fellow at UAM, Mexico City

Hart Plommer
Directed Studies (Sept-Apr 2013).
RA (Sept-Dec 2011; NSERC USRA, May-Aug, 2012)
BSc Chemistry, TRU (2013)
Currently: PhD candidate in Chemistry, Memorial University.

Yulia Egorova
Directed Studies (Jan-April 2012; Sept-Dec 2012).
RA (TRU-UREAP, May-Aug, 2012)
BSc Chemistry, TRU (2012)
MSc Earth & Ocean Sciences (Oceanography), UBC (2016)
Currently: PhD candidate, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia

Dr. Boulanouar Messaoudi
Visiting PhD student (Jan–Mar 2012)
PhD, MSc, BSc, Université de Tlemcen, Algeria.
Currently: High School of Applied Science teacher, Tlemcen, Algeria.

Dr. David Cantillo
Visiting Researcher (Mar–May 2011)
PhD, BSc, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain.
Currently: Researcher at Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria.

Tiffany Fransbergen
Co-op student (Jan-Aug 2010).
BSc Chemistry, TRU
Currently: Working for ALS Metallurgy

Dr. José Luis Gutiérrez-Coronado
Visiting Researcher (Oct 2009 – April 2010)
PhD, BSc, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
Currently: Faculty at Universidad Politecnica Salesiana, Quito, Ecuador.

Dr. María de la Merced Montero-Campillo (Website)
Visiting Researcher (May-June 2009)
PhD, BSc, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Currently: Research associate at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.

Dr. Samantha Keller
CHEM 409 (Jan-Apr 2007), RA (May 2007), Co-op student (NSERC USRA) (Jan-Aug 2008).
BSc Chemistry, TRU
PhD in Chemistry, University of Calgary (2015).
Currently: Working at TSGI in Calgary

Alexander Enfield
Directed Studies (Sep-May 2007).
BSc Chemistry, TRU
MSc Food Science, McGill University (2010)
Currently: Lab manager for an environmental lab in Calgary.

Travis Trudeau
RA (NSERC USRA) May-Aug 2006, M.Sc. (UVic) Sep-Apr 2007.
BSc Chemistry, TRU
MSc Chemistry, University of Victoria (2009).
Currently: Medical school, Western University in Ontario.

Dr. Trevor N. Brown
Co-op (NSERC USRA) (Jan-Aug 2005), RA (TRU CUEF) (Sep-Jun 2006).
BSc Chemistry, TRU (2006)
PhD Chemistry, University of Toronto (2011).
Postdoctoral fellow at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany (2012-2014)
Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry at Dalhousie University (2014-2015).
Currently: Researcher with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Abdullah Mahboob
Co-op (NSERC USRA) (Jan-Apr 2006, May-Jun 2006) from Brock University.
Currently: Graduate student in Biotechnology, Brock University.

Justin Lee
RA (TRU CUEF) (May-Aug, Sep-Nov 2005)
BSc Chemistry, TRU
Currently: Project metallurgist at G&T Metallurgical, Kamloops, BC.

Leah Bunney
RA (TRU CUEF) (May-Aug 2005).
BSc Chemistry, TRU
Currently: High-school teacher in Summerland, BC.

Sachiko Takahashi, MD
RA (Aug-Dec 2004)
BSc Chemistry, TRU
UBC Medical School (UVic Campus): graduated in 2013.
Currently: Doing her residency program in Neurology in Ontario.

Wayne Pinette
TRU IT Services (2004-2009).
Wayne was our right hand solving any software or hardware problem.
We gratefully acknowledge his contribution to our work.