Prof. Frank Wania Named Research Excellence Faculty Scholar
Congratulations to Prof. Frank Wania, who has been named one of the three inaugural Research Excellence Faculty Scholars at UTSC. This program aims to advance and recognize individuals with highly distinguished research accomplishments and those who display exceptional research promise. Prof. Wania is an internationally recognized, highly published and highly cited scholar whose research is reshaping our understanding of how contaminants move in the environment and how this impacts human and ecosystem health. In a very short time, he has emerged as the international leader in his field and is widely recognized globally.
Founders of Chemistry Startup Phantin Recognized as UofT Inventors of the Year
Phantin, a dust-repelling, self-cleaning nanomaterial coating that keeps solar panels clean, has been recognized as one of UofT's top inventions of the year. Inventors Cheng Lu and Prof. Cynthia Goh were named UofT Inventors of the Year on May 17, 2016 for their invention, which helps keep solar panels clean, boosts their energy production and requires less maintenance. It has been shown to improve solar electricity generation by four percent, which could transalte to an extra 0.45 billion kWh of electricity by 2020, and field tests are already underway near Toronto.
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Canadian Chemistry Olympiad
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Chemical Physics Theory Group
Pyridinium–phosphonium dications: highly electrophilic phosphorus-based Lewis acid catalysts
Using commercially available 2-pyridyldiphenylphosphine (o-NC5H4)PPh2, a family of electrophilic phosphonium cations [(o-NC5H4)PFPh2]+ (2) and dications [(o-Me...
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