Experience

Professional Development

  • $20M Carbon XPrize Finalist, 1 of 5 teams worldwide, only Ontario team to advance, 2018
  • Creative Destruction Lab Rockies – Energy, venture lead and co-founder in highly competitive technology start-up accelerator program
  • Next36, chosen as one of Canada’s future leaders to participate in the Next36 entrepreneurship program
  • $7M OCE Solutions 2030 Semi-Finalist1 of 20 teams worldwide
  • Scientific Advisor to National Research Council (NRC) of Canada for Mission Innovation2018
  • Research Internships
    • Toyota Research Institute – Machine learning for materials discovery in batteries and fuel cells, summer 2018
    • University of California – Berkeley – Materials design for CO2 conversion to renewable fuels and feedstocks, summer 2017
    • IBM TJ Watson Research Center – Large-scale molecular simulations for biomolecule sensing applications, summer 2016
  • Canadian Institue for Advanced Research (CIFAR), graduate fellow and workshop organizer.
  • COSIA (Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance) greenhouse gas portfolio liaison to University of Toronto, 2016
  • Consulting
    • Authored a case study for gold in nanotechnology for the World Gold Council
    • Winner of the 2018 Graduate Management Consulting Association (GMCA) case competition
    • Selected for the highly competitive McKinsey Insight and Bridge to BCG summer programs, 2018
  • Conference Organization
    • Gordon Research Seminar on Solar Fuels, 2020 – Co-chair, organizer
    • CIFAR Machine Learning for Energy Materials DiscoveryMay 30th, 2017 – Co-organizer, Recorder, Co-Chair.
    • Connaught Univerisity of Toronto Industry Alliance Symposium, October 11th to October 13th, 2016 – Organizer, Co-chair, & Emcee.
    • CIFAR Bio-Inspired Solar Energy Meeting, October 26th to October 29th, 2016. – Recorder, Co-chair.
  • Website design
  • Academic Grant Writing (totaling more than $5M awarded funds)
    • NSERC Strategic Network Grant – Editor & Writer
    • NSERC Collaborative Research Grant – Editor & Writer
    • Ontario Research Fund – Editor
    • Genome Canada – Editor
  • Community Engagement
    • Massey College
      • Science at Massey Panel Organizer, 2017
      • Mock Debate Competitor, 2017
      • Lionel Massey Fund Committee, 2017
      • House Committee Member, 2016
      • Junior Fellow Lecture Series Co-Chair, 2016
      • Quarter Century Fund Co-Chair, 2016
    • Epilepsy Canada – Organized and executed a charity gala raising $2500
    • CASCO – Volunteer and dancer for the CASCO Charity Gala raising $66,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.
    • Bluesfest, Ottawa – Volunteer

Organizations

Massey College
Junior Fellow
September 2016 – Present

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Bio-inspired Solar Energy Student
September 2015 – Present

University of California – Berkeley
Visiting Researcher
March 2017 – June 2017

IBM TJ Watson Computational Biology Center
Summer Research Intern
May 2016 – August 2016

Stanford University
Visiting Researcher
December 2015

2015 Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) Conference
Volunteer
June 2015

Positive Energy Inaugural Conference
Volunteer
March 2015

Epilepsy Canada Charity Gala
Organizer
January 2015

Commerce and Administrative Students Charity Organization (CASCO)
Performer/Volunteer
December 2014

Thousand Islands Energy Research Forum (TIERF)
Volunteer
October 2014

International Congress on Physical Organic Chemistry 22 (ICPOC22)
Volunteer
August 2014

Collaboratory on Energy Research and Policy (CERP)
Founding member/ Science Advisor
January 2014 – Present

University of Ottawa Chemistry Graduate Student Association
Communications Executive
September 2013 – Present

University of Windsor Science Society
Officer of External Communications/4th Year Representative
September 2012 – April 2013

Teaching Roles 

Introduction to Materials Science – University of Toronto
Tutorial Lecturer
September 2015 – December 2015

Physical Chemistry – University of Ottawa
Laboratory Demonstrator
January 2015 – April 2015

Environmental Chemistry – University of Ottawa
Laboratory Demonstrator
January 2015 – April 2015

Advanced Characterization of Materials – University of Ottawa
Laboratory Demonstrator
January 2014 – April 2014

Organic Chemistry 1 – University of Ottawa
Laboratory Demonstrator
January 2014 – April 2014

General Chemistry 1301 – University of Ottawa
Tutorial Lecturer/ Laboratory Demonstrator
September 2013 – December 2013, September 2014 – December 2014

Chemistry Help Center – University of Ottawa
Chemistry Tutor
September 2013 – December 2013

 

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