Professor of Chemistry
Tier I Canada Research Chair
President of the Canadian Society of Chemistry

1987    -     Ph.D., Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Canada

1983    -     B.Sc. (Hons 1st), Chemistry, University of Salford, UK

2018 –                 Scientific Advisor, Ionomr Innovations Inc.
2017 – 2018       Chief Scientific Officer, Ionomr Innovations Inc.
2014 – 2017       Chair of Department, Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
2016                    Co-Founder, Ionomr Innovations Inc., Vancouver, BC
2016                 Tier I Canada Research Chair (Electrochemical Materials)
2001 – 2013       Principal Research Officer, Secondment (50%) to NRC-Vancouver, formerly the Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation
1998 –                 Professor, Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
1994 – 1998       Associate Professor, Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
1990 – 1994       Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
1987 – 1989       NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry, University of Toronto

  • President, Canadian Society for Chemistry 2020
  • Vice-President, Canadian Society for Chemistry 2018-2020
  • Technical Director, CaRPE-FC 2014-2029
  • CRC Tier 1 in Electrochemical Materials 2017-2023
  • SFU Outstanding Alumni Award for Academic Achievement, 2018
  • Visiting Research Professor Award, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2017
  • Ken Russell Award lecture, Queen’s University, Kingston, 2017
  • CSC Rio Tinto/Alcan Award for contributions in Inorganic Chemistry or Electrochemistry, 2015
  • Affiliate Professor, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, 2008
  • Jiatong Shanghai University, Research Lecture Award, China, 2012
  • University of South Australia, Distinguished Researcher Award, 2012
  • Visiting Research Fellow, National Sun Yat Sen University, Taiwan, 2011
  • CIC Macromolecular Science and Engineering Division Award, 2010
  • Clarence Karcher Student Lecture Award, Oklahoma Univ., 2007
  • Fellow, Chemical Institute of Canada, 2005
  • National Research Council IFCI Teamwork Award, 2003
  • Visiting Research Professor Award, University of South Australia, 2003
  • Distinguished Research Fellow, Ian Wark Research Institute, Australia, 2002
  • SFU University Excellence in Teaching Award, 2000