January 18, 2014 - Denmark again

Twelve years after transitioning from a post-doc in Aarhus to an Assistant Professorship at INRS, Federico gives the opening lecture at the iNano annual meeting in Aarhus. He then gives a lecture/workshop on survival skills for scientists for post-docs.


December 20, 2013 - Good news and (slightly) sad news

Good news! Federico has been awarded the 2014 Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry from the Canadian Society for Chemistry!

Sad news (not really): today is Luis’ last day, as he will start a new position at the French CNRS in Lyon in January. We wish him all the best and thank him for his hard work during his postdoc at INRS.


November 27, 2013 - Guest speaker: Prof. Steven De Feyter

Steven De Feyter of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven gives a seminar at INRS-ÉMT.


November 8, 2013 - Guest speaker: Prof. Linda S. Schadler

Professor Linda S. Schadler of Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute delivers a guest lecture on grafting of polymer brushes to nanoparticles.


November 4, 2013 - Guest speaker: Prof. Sylvain G. Cloutier

Sylvain Cloutier, Professor and Director of the electrical engineering department of École de Technologie Supérieure gives a guest lecture at INRS-ÉMT.


October 31, 2013 - MS&T 2013

Many of us presented at the Materials Science and Technology 2013 conference at Montreal’s Palais des Congrès. Great job!

This month Prof. Rosei delivered invited lectures at the 8th Multifunctional Materials (MFM) Workshop in Ubatuba (Brazil), and at the 2nd International Conference on Materials Science in Las Vegas (USA).


October 29, 2013 - Brian Ives Lectureship Award

Federico is presented the Brian Ives Lectureship Award at the MS&T 2013 conference.

Federico Brian Ives 2013


October 21, 2013 - Group meeting

Thanks to all who presented their results at today’s group meeting.


September 30, 2013 - Nano E3

Federico delivered an invited talk at Nano E3 in Airlie Beach (Australia), as well as seminars at Queensland University of Technology’s Institute for Future Environments (Brisbane) and Flinders University (Adelaide). He additionally delivered the “Survival Skills” lecture at Flinders, and at Swinburne Univerisity of Technology (Melbourne).


September 1, 2013 - Welcome Gianluca!

Gianluca Galeotti joins the group as a PhD student, working in the realm of on-surface polymerization.