Program

Scheduled Abstracts by Division
Surface Science
Monday AM
SS1
206F
Self-assembly at Surfaces
Organizer(s) - Jillian Buriak
Chair(s) - Jillian Buriak, Mark McDermott
08:00
Making and Modifying Gold Surfaces: The Role of Surfactants in CVD and ALD $*Barry ST, Griffiths MBE, Koponen SE, Zhang W, Mandia DJ, Dey G
08:40
Self-assembled Plasmonic Nanostructures $*Ritcey AM, Lemineur JF
09:20
Diazonium Derived vs. Thiol Derived Molecular Layers on Gold Surfaces: Structure and Stability $*McDermott MT, Laurentius L, Reid M
09:40
Potential-controlled Substitution of Mercaptohexanol Monolayers with Thiol-modified DNA Leung K, $Yu HZ, *Bizzotto D, Gaxiola AD
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Supramolecular Control of Interfacial Structure in Organic Semiconductors $*Perepichka DF
11:00
Self-assembly of N-heterocyclic Carbenes on Gold for Water Oxidation Catalysis *Smith CS, Zhou W, Liu x, She Z, Kraatz HB, $Crudden CM
11:20
 
End of Session
Monday PM
SS1
206F
Self-assembly at Surfaces
Organizer(s) - Jillian Buriak
Chair(s) - Mark McDermott, Jillian Buriak
13:40
Converting CO2 into Something Useful $*Berlinguette CP
14:20
Intriguing Behavior of 2D Materials at Interfaces Divigalpitiya R
15:00
Polymer Supported, and Polymer Template-directed Synthesis of Mono- and Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts $*Rider DA, Mikkelsen K, Taylor A
15:40
 
Coffee Break
16:00
Surface Chemistry of Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Theory and Applications $*Winnik FM
16:40
Quantification of Nanomaterial Surface Functional Groups *Kunc F, Balhara V, Jakubek ZJ, Lopinski G, Birkmann A, Leek D, Sun Y, $Johnston L
17:00
Rapid Open-air Deposition of Uniform, Nanoscale, Functional Coatings on Nanorod Arrays $*Musselman KP, Munoz-Rojas D, Hoye RLZ, Sun H, Sahonta S-L, Croft E, Boehm M, Ducati C, MacManus-Driscoll JL
17:40
Microwave Assisted Covalent Surface Modification of Silicon Oxide Surfaces with Alcohol Compounds Lee A, $*Gates BD
18:00
 
End of Session
SSP
Hall C
Poster Session
From 17:40 until 19:30
17:40
Measurement of the Efficiency of Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells Majidi P, *Pickup PG
17:40
Rapid and Efficient Separation of Oil from Oil-in-Water Emulsions Using a Janus Cotton Fabric Wang Z, *Liu G
17:40
Probing Interactions between Air Bubble and Hydrophobic Polymer Surface: Impact of Solution Salinity and Interfacial Nanobubbles Cui X, $Liu J, *Zeng H
17:40
Probing the Fouling Mechanism on Pipe Liner Slot in Oil Production by Direct Force Measurements Gong L, Wang J, Shi X, Leitch M, Luo J, *Zeng H
17:40
Monolayer Electrochromic Materials Allan JTS, $*Zenkina OV, Easton EB, Quaranta S, Egan JG, Ebralidze II, Gaspari F
17:40
Molecular-level Orientation and Structural Changes in Phase-separated Arachidic Acid-Perfluorotetradecanoic Acid Monolayer Films Sowah-Kuma D, Fransishyn K, *Paige MF, Martynowicz M, Kuzmenko I, Cayabyab C
17:40
Probing Molecular Interactions of PEGylated Chitosan in Aqueous Solutions Using Surface Forces Apparatus $Xiang L, Gong L, Shi C, Yan B, Wang J, Zhang L, Liu J, Zhang J, *Zeng H
17:40
Functionalization of Silver Surfaces with N-Heterocyclic Carbene-based Self-assembled Monolayers Cieplechowicz E, Crudden CM, $*Horton JH
17:40
Design and Development of Instrumentations for the Preparation of Platinum Single Crystals for Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis Research Arulmozhi N, Esau D, $*Jerkiewicz G
17:40
Covalent Attachment of Terpyridyl-based Functional Groups to Carbon Surfaces: A Platform for Designing Multi-functional Electrode Surfaces Fruehwald HM, Allan JTS, $Zenkina OV, *Easton EB
17:40
The Role of a Molecular Backbone in the Self-assembly of Organic Sulfenyl Chlorides on Gold Surfaces *Muhammad HS, Koczkur KM, $Houmam A
17:40
The Disassembly of Multi-layered Core-satellite Nanoassemblies Le N
17:40
Surface Characterization of Block Copolymer Thin Film with High Resolution Spectroscopic and Microscopic Techniques Kim K, Ho K, Gilburd L, $*Walker GC
17:40
The Role of Internal Cathodic Reactions during the Crevice Corrosion of Ni-Cr-Mo Alloys Henderson JD, Ebrahimi N, Anderson S, Shoesmith DW, Noël JJ
17:40
Template Assisted Preparation of High Surface Area Ordered Macroporous Supports with Uniform and Tunable Nanocatalyst Loadings Paul MTY, Yee BB, Zhang X, Elford EH, Pilapil BK, $*Gates BD
17:40
Odds or Evens? Using Electrochemical Surface Plasmon Resonance to Detect Differences in Redox-induced Molecular Reorientations in Odd and Even Chain Ferrocenylalkanethiolate Monolayers Feng Y, *Badia A
17:40
Characterization of Alamethicin (Alm) as a Model of Ion Channel Forming Peptides Imbedded into a Phospholipid Bilayer Abbasi F, Lipkowski J
17:40
Structural and Mechanical Properties of Palm Oil in the Presence of Air and Sugar Devgan H, $Rousseau D
17:40
Ru@Pt Nanoparticles as a Catalyst for Ethanol Oxidation in Fuel Cells Hoang A, El Sawy E, Ketabi S, $*Birss V
17:40
Electron Microscopy of Thiol Monolayers Martens I, Fischer E, $*Bizzotto D
17:40
Discovery of New Mixed-metal Electrocatalysts for CO2 Reduction He J, Dettelbach KE, $*Berlinguette CP
17:40
Low-temperature Methanol Dehydration to Dimethyl Ether over Various Small-pore Zeolites Masih D, Rohani S, Kondo JN, *Tatsumi T
17:40
Synthesis of Porous Nickel Oxide with Enhanced Electrochemical Specific Capacitance Amiri M, Konda SK, $*Chen A
17:40
Localized Detection of D-Serine Using an Enzymatic Amperometric Biosensor and Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Polcari D, Perry SC, Pollegioni L, Geissler M, $*Mauzeroll J
17:40
The Role of Pyridine Derivatives in the Formation of Anisotropic Gold Nanoparticles $*Burgess IJ, Simon S, Clarke O
17:40
Pt-Mn/C and Pt-Cu/C Catalysts for Methanol Oxidation Cavallari VJ, Zamanzad Ghavidel MR, $*Easton EB
17:40
The Behaviour of Anodes and Cathodes on Corroding Copper Surfaces Daljeet R, Noël JJ, Qin Z, Zagidulin D, Ramamurthy S, Shoesmith DW
17:40
Tuning Mechanical Properties of Nanoparticle Monolayer Membranes via Ligand Phase Control and Defect Distribution $*Meli MV, Raveendran A
17:40
N-heterocyclic Carbenes with Extended p-Conjugated Backbones for Metal Surface Modification McLeod JF, Singh I, Smith C, Narouz M, Nazemi A, $Crudden CM
17:40
Effects of pH, Temperature and Radiation on Corrosion and Oxide Formation on Pure Nickel Karimihaghighi R, Momeni M, *Wren JC
17:40
Evaluation of Pure Liquids and Bitumen Capillary Flow into Surface Treated Microchannels Keshmiri K, $Huang H, *Nazemifard N
17:40
Hydration Phenomena at Biopolymer Interfaces $*Wilson LD, Karoyo Abdalla H, Dehabadi Leila
17:40
The Effect of Different Anions on the Corrosion of Copper Naghizadeh M, Jean AM, Momeni M, Joseph J, Whitaker G, *Wren JC
17:40
Comparing Electrochemical and Electroless Methods for the Selective Surface Modification of the 111 Surface on a SAM Modified Gold Bead Electrode Fisher E, Leung K, $*Bizzotto D
17:40
Surface Analysis of Steel Corrosion Influenced by Sulphide in Near-neutral Alkaline Environments Goldman M, Biesinger M, Noël J, $Shoesmith D
17:40
Amine Quantification of Surface-functionalized Silica Nanoparticles *Sun Y, Kunc F, Balhara V, Jakubek ZJ, Lopinski G, $Johnston L
17:40
Polarization Behaviour and Stability of Platinum Electrocatalysts in Acidic Media Tahmasebi S, Hossain MA, $*Jerkiewicz G
Tuesday AM
SS1
206F
Self-assembly at Surfaces
Organizer(s) - Jillian Buriak
Chair(s) - Jillian Buriak, Mark McDermott
08:00
The Best of Both Worlds: Layered Composites of Butyl Rubber and PDMS for Stretchable and Impermeable Electronics Vohra A, Schlingman K, Carmichael RS, $*Carmichael TB
08:40
Nanostructures from Grafted Homopolymers Tebbe M, Galati E, Walker G, $*Kumacheva E
09:00
Carbon Nanomaterials for Nanofluidic and Membrane Applications $*Tang XS
09:40
Electron Beam Lithography Guided Self-assembly of Organosilanes from the Vapor Phase *Fetterly C, $Buriak J
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Nanoparticles by Design: The Surface Chemistry of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Korpany KV, Cross SN, $*Blum AS
11:00
 
End of Session
SS2
201A
Surface Science in Honour of Peter Norton
Organizer(s) - François Lagugné-Labarthet
Chair(s) - François Lagugné-Labarthet/Alex Brolo
08:00
50 Years in Surface Science: A Personal Perspective for my Golden Anniversary in Canada $*Norton PR
08:40
Hydrodynamic Effects on Bacterial Biofilms at the Bio-interface Using a Microfluidic Electrochemical Cell $Zarabadi MP, Paquet-Mercier F, Charette SJ, *Greener J
09:00
Composite Sorbents for Water-based Thermally-driven Sorption Cooling Systems McCague C, $Bahrami M
09:20
The Key Role of Available Sites in the Activity and Kinetics of Adsorbed Species Strobl JR, $*Harrington DA
09:40
Slipping and Sliding: Using Simulations to Understand Friction $*Mosey NJ
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
(Electro-)Chemistry, (Electro-)Catalysis and Stability of (Bi-)Metallic Nanostructures *Behm RJ
10:40
The Mechanism of Hydrogen Absorption into Titanium and Its Alloys $*Shoesmith DW, Noel JJ, Qin Z, Zeng Y
11:00
Tilted or Flat? The Formation of Carbene-based Self-assembled Monolayers on Copper $*Horton JH, Al-Rashed A, Baddeley CJ, Larrea C, Crudden CM
11:20
Chemical Events at Single Sites on Reactive Surfaces $*McBreen PH, Dong Y, Lemay J-C, Goubert G, Groves MN, Hammer B, Zeng Y
11:40
The Role of Reagent Alignment In Surface Reaction Anggara K, Chatterjee A, Cheng F, Guo SY, Hu Z, Huang K, Jenkins SJ, Ji W, Leung L, Luo M, MacLean O, Ning Z, $*Polanyi JC, Sacchi M, Wang C-G
12:00
 
End of Session
Tuesday PM
SS1
206F
Self-assembly at Surfaces
Organizer(s) - Jillian Buriak
Chair(s) - Jillian Buriak, Mark McDermott
14:00
Crystal-bound Ligands $*Macdonald JE, Turo M
14:40
Ordered Arrays of Gold Nanoparticles on Nanopipettes via Self-assembled Block Copolymer Templates Zhu H, Masson JF, Bazuin CG
15:00
Oxidative Addition of Nucleophiles to Hydride Terminated Silicon Surfaces $Dasog M, Plymale NT, Thompson JT, *Lewis NS
15:40
 
Coffee Break
16:00
"Spoiled" Alkanesilanes for Preparing Superhydrophobic Filter Paper and its Application for Quantitative Assays Zhang L, Shen W, Kwok H, $*Yu H-Z
16:20
Electroless Gold Deposition and Patterning on Nitrile Gloves for Stretchable Conductors Mechael S, Wu Y, Chen Y, $*Carmichael TB
16:40
Orthogonally Processable Carbazole-based Polymer Thin Films by Nitroxide-mediated Polymerization Melville OA, King B, Imperiale C, $*Lessard BH
17:00
From Molecules to Nanomaterials: The Chemistry of Silicon Surfaces Hu M, Hauger TC, $*Buriak JM
17:20
Interactions of Oligoanilines with Iron Oxide Surfaces Chowdhury T, $*Kruse P
17:40
Water Based Approach to Asymmetric Cotton Fabric for Oil Separation from Emulsions Lehtinen M, Wang Z, Grozea C, *Liu G
18:00
 
End of Session
SS2
201A
Surface Science in Honour of Peter Norton
Organizer(s) - François Lagugné-Labarthet
Chair(s) - Jesse Greener/Claire McCague
13:40
From Chalk River Nuclear Labs to the University of Western Ontario: A Brief Lesson on Moving Mountains $*Griffiths K
14:00
With Serendipity from Corrosion Inhibitor to Water Quality Sensor $*Kruse P
14:20
Defect-rich Photocatalysts for Ultra-efficient Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting $*Leung KT, Rahman MA
14:40
"Free" Oxide in Alkali Silicate Glasses from O 1s XPS: Importance for Melting and Reactivity of Silicates Bancroft GM, Nesbitt HW, Henderson GS
15:00
Tracking Surface and Interface with Synchrotron Light Sham TK
15:20
X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Studies of Pitting Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel Bar: Mitigation of Concrete Corrosion in Potash Mill Environment Guo X, Barlow BC, Guo B, Situm A, Burgess IJ, *Grosvenor AP
15:40
 
Coffee Break
16:00
IR Spectroscopy Studies of Thin Organic Films at the Solid Liquid Interface Lipkowski J
16:20
Large Area Fabrication and Quantification in Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering *Brolo AG, $Hong KY
16:40
Probing the Structure and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces with Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy in the Electron Microscope $*Botton GA
17:00
Hydrogen Bonding Influence on the Kinetic Stability of Vapor Deposited Triazine Glasses Laventure A, Lebel O, Gujral A, Pellerin C, *Ediger MD
17:20
Sulfur-metal Complexes on Surfaces of Copper, Silver, and Gold $*Thiel P, Walen H, Liu D-J, Oh J, Yang HJ, Kim Y
17:40
Tuning Surfaces for Spectroscopy Studies of Biological Cells $*Lagugné-Labarthet F
18:00
 
End of Session
Wednesday AM
SS3
201A
Surface Electrochemistry
Organizer(s) - Ian Burgess, David Hall, Janine Mauzeroll
Chair(s) - Bernie Kraatz/Janine Mauzeroll
08:00
Microscale Synchrotron Infrared Spectroscopy of the Electrode-solution Interface Morhart TA, Quirk A, Lardner MJ, May TE, Rosendahl SM, $*Burgess IJ
08:20
Downstream Impedance in Microfluidic Channels Holm T, Ingdal M, Strobl JR, Fanavoll EV, Sunde S, Seland F, $*Harrington DA
08:40
Cuvette-based Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Detection System for the Assessment of Polymerizable Ruthenium Luminophores Danis AS, Odette WL, Perry SC, Canesi S, Sleiman HF, $*Mauzeroll J
09:00
The Influence of Oxygen and Copper Coatings on Carbon Steel Corrosion Standish TE, Zagidulin D, Ramamurthy S, Noël JJ, Shoesmith DW
09:20
Studying and Remediating Non Specific Adsorption of DNA onto MCH/DNA Self Assembled Monolayers Using In-situ Spectroelectrochemical Fluorescence Microscopy Yu Z, Casanova-Moreno J, $*Bizzotto D
09:40
In Situ Observation of Electrochemical Processes in Lithium Ion Batteries Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging Krachkovskiy SA, Bazak JD, $*Goward GR
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Electrochemical Nucleation and Physical Behavior of Individual Nanobubbles of H2, O2 and N2 $*White H, Edwards M, Liu Y, Ren H, German S
10:40
 
End of Session
Wednesday PM
SS3
201A
Surface Electrochemistry
Organizer(s) - Ian Burgess, David Hall, Janine Mauzeroll
Chair(s) - David Hall/Ian Burgess
13:40
Behaviour of Spherical Platinum Single Crystals upon Electro-oxidation and Potential Cycling in Aqueous Acidic Media Arulmozhi N, Esau D, Lamsal RP, Beauchemin D, $*Jerkiewicz G
14:00
Mass and Charge Balance (MCB) Model Simulations of Corrosion of Cr Containing Alloys $Momeni M, *Wren JC
14:20
The Kinetics of Film Growth and their Influence on the Susceptibility to Pitting of Copper in Aqueous Sulphide Solutions Martino T, Chen J, Qin Z, Noel JJ, $Shoesmith DW
14:40
Corrosion Studies on Copper in Anoxic Pure Water and Brines Senior N, Bi H, Artymowicz D, Carcea A, $*Newman RC, Hall DS, Keech PG
15:00
Corrosion of Copper Coated Nuclear Waste Containers by Aerated Nitric Acid Droplets Turnbull J, Szukalo R, Behazin M, Zagidulin D, Ramamurthy S, Wren JC, Shoesmith DW
15:20
The Effect of Radiation on the Kinetics of Corrosion of Dissimilar Metal Welds Li M, Momeni M, Joseph JM, Yong O, Wren JC
15:40
 
Coffee Break
16:00
Electrochemical Study of Interaction between Alpha-synuclein and a Series of Selected Small Molecules Fini H, *Kerman K
16:20
Investigation of Self-assembled Toll-like Receptors on Surfaces by Electrochemistry She Z, Topping K, Ma T, $*Kraatz H-B
16:40
Electrochemical Studies of Antimicrobial Peptides Incorporated into Biomimetic Membranes Supported at a Au Electrode Lipkowski J
17:00
Determination of Electron Transfer Rates in Self-assembled DNA Monolayers *Dauphin Ducharme P, $Plaxco KW,
17:20
Electroactive Self-assembled Monolayers Detect Micelle Formation Dionne ER, $*Badia A
17:40
 
End of Session
Thursday AM
SS3
201A
Surface Electrochemistry
Organizer(s) - Ian Burgess, David Hall, Janine Mauzeroll
Chair(s) - Gregory Jerkiewicz/Steen Schougaard
08:00
Driving Chemistry at Photoelectrodes Li T, $*Berlinguette CP
08:20
Measuring the Efficiency of Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells $*Pickup PG, Altarawneh RM, Brueckner T
08:40
LiMnxFe1-xPO4 Structural Analysis Savignac L, Liang G, *Brian Schougaard S
09:00
Properties of Lithium Battery Materials from Micro-pipet Electrochemical Measurements Snowden ME, Dayeh M, Mauzeroll J, *Schougaard SB
09:20
In-Situ Observation of Positive Electrode-Electrolyte Interphase, using Spectrscopic Ellipsometry Ellis LD, Sanderson RJ, $*Dahn JR
09:40
The Electrochemical Behavior of Highly Disordered Nickel Hydroxide *Smith RDL
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Synthesis and Electrochemical Study of Pd-based Nanomaterials for a Hydrogen Economy $*Chen A, Konda SK, Chen S, Ostrom C
10:40
Electrodeposition into Nanoporous Gold $*El-Zoka AA, Newman RC, Ghaznavi M
11:00
Synthesis and Characterization of Nickel Hydroxide Nanoparticles as Electrocatalysts Tahmasebi S, $*Jerkiewicz G, Baranton S, Coutanceau C
11:20
Mesoporous Platinum Nanocatalysts for Ultralow Loading Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Paul MTY, Bilton M, $*Gates BD
11:40
Straightforward, Rapid Preparations of Catalysts for the Water Oxidation Reaction in Acid or Base $*Bergens SH, Wang C, Moghaddam RB, Brett M
12:00
 
End of Session
Thursday PM
SS3
201A
Surface Electrochemistry
Organizer(s) - Ian Burgess, David Hall, Janine Mauzeroll
Chair(s) - Nicholas Senior/David Shoesmith
13:40
Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition on Simulated Spent Nuclear Fuel (SIMFUEL) in Aqueous Carbonate Solutions Zhu Z, *Noël J, $Shoesmith DW
14:00
Effect of Surface Area to Volume Ratio on Iron Oxidation Behavour Guo D, Wu L, Joseph JM, Hall DS, Wren JC
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Physical and Electrochemical Evidence for the Involvement of Mg Hydrides in Mg Alloy Corrosion Binns WJ, *Dehnavi V, Chen J, $Shoesmith DW
15:40
Identifying and Characterizing Problematic Microstructural Features Contributing to the Initiation of Hydrogen Induced Cracking in Linepipe Steel Felice S, Fazeli F, *Kish J
16:00
Investigation of Humid Air Corrosion of Carbon Steel Stainless Steel Welds in the Presence of c-Radiation Zakeri M, Momeni M, Joseph J, Yong O, *Wren JC
16:20
Corrosion Studies of Titanium Stabilized Stainless Steel using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy for Hydropower Applications Gateman SM, Lacasse R, $*Mauzeroll J
16:40
 
End of Session