February 2024

  • Our paper "Redox Behaviour of Boron Subphthalocyanine Carbon Nanotube Composites", co-authored by R. Bagchi, E. Remigio, D. Yua, N. Farac, A. Kudlow, J. Howe, T. Bender, and K. Lian, has been accepted by Next Materials.

December 2023

  • Our paper "Roles of Hydrogen Bonds in Ionic Conductivity in the LiNO3-Poly(vinyl alcohol) Electrolyte: A Real-Time Raman Spectroscopic Study", co-authored by J. Rosas, A. Virya, and K.Lian, has been published by the Journal of Physical Chemistry C, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c06174.
  • Jointly with our partners from SJTU the paper "Facile synthesis of heteroatom-doped hierarchical porous carbon with small mesopores for high-performance supercapacitors", co-authored by H. Li, Y. Li, Y.Li, H. Shen, S. Zhu, Y. Zhu, and K. Lian, has been published in J. Energy Storage, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2023.110000.

October 2023

  • Raunaq has delivered a presentation at the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2023) in Calgary.

September 2023

  • Congratulations to Julian on a perfect defense. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

August 2023

  • Congratulations to Jack on winning a poster award in "Surface and Subsurface Microscopy and Microanalysis of Physical and Biological Specimens" at Microscopy & Microanalysis, 2023.

  • Congratulations to Janny on a Queen Elizabeth II/Eleanor and Burnett Thall Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology.

  • Congratulations to Julian on winning 2nd prize for "Advanced Materials" in the oral presentation category at UTERC 2023.

July 2023

  • Starting this month, Professor Lian has become a Professor Emeritus. While we are still interested in new students, we are only recruiting highly independent students with a strong background in electrochemistry.

May 2023

  • We welcome Luca Negrini as summer research student. Best wishes to a productive and fun summer!

  • Our paper "LiNO3-poly(vinyl alcohol) polymer electrolytes and its applications in electrochemical capacitors with extended operating temperatures", coauthored by J. Rosas, A. Virya, N. Wong, J. Chua, and K. Lian, has been accepted by Solid State Ionics.

Apr 2023

  • Our book chapter "Organic Electrolyte-Gated Transistors", authored by G.J.Wang, K.Lian and T.Chu, is published in Encyclopedia of Materials: Electronics, Elsevier, ISBN10 0128197285

  • Congratulations to Dian (Jack) on being awarded a 2023 M&M Student Scholar Award from Microscopy Society of America.

  • Congratulations to Raunaq for being awarded a student travel grant from the Electrochemical Society.

Mar 2023

  • Congratulations to Raunaq on being awarded a Hatch Graduate Scholarship for Sustainable Energy Research.

  • Both Alvin and Raunaq will be presenting in the upcoming ECS 243rd meeting in Boston.

Dec 2022

  • Congratulations to Jane on successfully defending her MASc thesis. Best wishes to your future endeavors!

Nov 2022

  • Our paper "Effect of Surface Carboxyl Groups on Polyluminol-Carbon Redox Active Composites", co-authored by Raunaq Bagchi, Mohamed Elshazly, Dian Yu, Jeanne N'Diaye, Jane Y. Howe, and Keryn Lian, has been accepted by Chemistry.

Oct 2022

Sep 2022

  • We welcome Zhiyi (Janny) Wang as a new MASc student. Best wishes to your new endeavors.
  • J. N'Diaye, R. Bagchi, J. Liu and K. Lian co-authored a book chapter "Organic-Carbon Composites for Next Generation Capacitive Electrodes" which has been accepted as part of the ACS Symposium Series "Nanostructured materials for sustainable energy: Design, evaluation, and applications".

Jul 2022

  • Our paper "Effects of Pore Structure and Carbon Loading on Solid Capacitive Devices at Low Temperatures", authored by Alvin Virya, Raunaq Bagchi, and Keryn Lian, has been accepted by the Journal of the Electrochemical Society.

Jun 2022

  • Congratulations to Raunaq on winning the 1st prize General Student Poster Award at the 241st meeting of the Electrochemical Society. Learn more

May 2022

  • We welcome Ethan Hays, Natalie Wong, and Tobin Zheng as summer research students. Hope you all have a productive and fun summer.
  • Our paper "Unravelling Synergistic Redox Interactions in Tetraphenylporphyrin-Polyluminol-CNT Composite for Capacitive Charge Storage", co-authored by Jeanne N'Diaye, Mohamed Elshazly, and Keryn Lian, has been accepted by ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
  • Alvin Virya and Raunaq Bagchi will be giving two posters in the upcoming 241st ECS meeting in Vancouver.

Mar 2022

  • Congratulations to Raunaq and Julian on each being awarded a Hatch Graduate Scholarship for Sustainable Energy Research.

Jan 2022

  • We welcome Dr. Alvin Virya and Dr. Mohamed Elshazly who are joinng us as postdoctoral fellows. Best wishes for successful research stays!

Dec 2021

  • Congratulations to Alvin on successfully defending his PhD thesis. Best wishes Dr. VIrya!!

Nov 2021

  • Congratulations to Alvin on winning a poster award in ECS Canadian 2021 Fall Symposium.

Sep 2021

  • Congratulations to Jeanne on a successful PhD Defense. Best wishes, Dr. N'Diaye!
  • We welcome Julian Rosas joining us as a Master student. Best wishes to your new academic endeavors.

Aug 2021

  • Congratulations to Alvin on receiving a travel award from the Electrochemical Society to attend the 240th ECS conference.

Jul 2021

  • Our review paper "Redox Active Organic-Carbon Composites for Capacitive Electrodes: A Review", authored by Jeanne N'Diaye, Raunaq Bagchi (co-first authors), Jane Howe, and Keryn Lian, has been accepted by Sustainable Chemistry.

Jun 2021

  • Congratulations to Jane Wang on being awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship.
  • Congratulations to Raunaq Bagchi on being awarded a Queen Elizabeth II/Eleanor and Burnett Thall Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology.

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