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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Fields & Research Areas

Research fields cover a complete spectrum of Chemistry, including: 

  • Physical/Inorganic/Materials Chemistry
  • Organic/Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Computational Chemistry

In particular, the domain of Computational Nanochemistry deals with predicting structures, stabilities and other properties of polyatomic (including cluster) core-shell systems and molecular interfaces.

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Research areas:

  • Cluster and surface science
  • Electronic materials
  • Energy-related materials
  • Materials characterization
  • Nanotechnology
  • Computational nanoscience and molecular modelling
  • Fuel cell materials and processes
  • Electrochemical materials and molecular interfaces
  • Hybrid organic-inorganic materials
  • Nanometer-scale polyatomic systems

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