PAST Graduate Students (includes German Diplom Chemiker Exchange Students & Foreign Visiting Graduate Students), and PDFs

Ellwanger, Matthias [M.Sc., Freiburg, Germany] 2012 Visiting M.Sc. student; currently Ph.D. student, Freiburg, Germany.

Radan, Kristian [Ph.D., Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia] 2012 Visiting Ph.D. student; currently Ph. D. student, Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Köchmer, T. [Ph.D., Freiburg, Germany] 2011-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow; currently chemist, Munich, Germany.

Betz, Richard [Ph.D., Munich, Germany] 2011-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow; currently chemist, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Lozinšek, M. [Ph.D., Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, in course] 2011 & 2012 Visiting Ph.D. student

Breddemann, Ulf [Universitšt Duisburg-Essen] 2010-11, Diplom-Chemiker; currently unknown.

Brock, David S. [B.Sc., McMaster] 2004 - 11 Ph.D. Thesis; currently Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, McMaster University.

Hughes, Michael J. [B.Sc., Acadia] 2004 - 11 Ph.D. Thesis; currently instructor, Fleming College, Lindsay, ON.

Smith, Gregory L. [B.Sc., McMaster] 2003-10 Ph.D. Thesis; currently Research Chemist at Honeywell, Buffalo, NY.

Dr. Riedel, Sebastian [Ph.D., Wuerzburg] 2008 PDF.; currently Professor, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

Paxon, Jonathan [B.Sc., Trinity Western] 2007- M.Sc. program; on leave.

Casalis de Pury, Jonathan [Exchange Student from University of Bristol, UK] 2007-08; currently Ph.D. student at the University of Bristol, UK.

Moran, Matthew [B.Sc., McMaster] 2001-07 Ph.D. Thesis; currently Scientist at Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization, McMaster University, ON.

Matsumoto, Kazumoto [Ph.D., Kyoto University] 2006-08 PDF; currently Professor at Kyoto University, Japan.

Behnam Azad, Babak [B.Sc., McMaster] 2005 -07 M.Sc. Thesis; currently Ph.D. student at University of Western Ontario.

Bilir, Vural [Vordiplom, Duisburg-Essen University, Germany] exchange student from Duisburg, 2004-05, Diplom-Chemiker; currently Research Chemist at Merck, Darmstadt, Germany.

Ashique, Rezwan [B.Sc., McMaster] 2002-05 M.Sc. Thesis; currently Scientist at Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization, McMaster University, ON.

Koppe, Karsten [Diplom Duisburg-Essen Universität, Germany] 2002-05 Ph.D. Thesis, Duisburg-Essen Universität (co-supervised with Prof. H.-J. Frohn); currently Senior Research Scientist at Merck, Darmstadt, Germany.

Pointner, Bernard [B.Sc., McMaster] 1997-05 Ph.D. Thesis, Ontario Graduate Scholar; currently Senior Research Chemist at Honeywell, Buffalo, NY.

Lehmann, John [B.Sc. McMaster] 1998-04 Ph.D. Thesis; currently Senior Research Chemist, Fluorine Chemistry, Fluorine Technology Center, Air Products, Allentown, PA.

Vasdev, Neil [B.Sc. McMaster] 1998-03 Ph.D. Thesis, Ontario Graduate Scholar, NSERC PDF, Lawrence Berkeley Nat’l. Lab.; currently Director of Radiochemistry, Dpt of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, MA.

Fir, Barbara [B.Sc. McMaster] 1997-99 M.Sc. Thesis; currently Senior Research Scientist, Nuclear Ontario Power Generation Inc., Toronto, ON.

Wegner, Andrea [Vordiplom, Gerhard-Mercator Univ., Duisburg, Germany], exchange student from Duisburg, 1996, Diplom-Chemiker; currently Senior Research Chemist at Bayer Research, Germany.

Gerken, Michael [Vordiplom & Diplom, Gerhard-Mercator Univ., Duisburg, Germany] 1995-00 Ph.D. Thesis, Ontario Graduate Scholar, McMaster Dailey Fellowship, NSERC PDF USC, Los Angeles; currently Professor of Chemistry University Lethbridge, AB.

Campbell, Janette [B.Sc., McMaster] 1993-97 Ph.D. Thesis, NSERC Scholar; currently Professor of Chemistry, Mohawk College, Hamilton, ON.

LeBlond, Nicolas [B.Sc., Laval] 1992-98 Ph.D. Thesis, NSERC Graduate Scholar, NSERC PDF tenured Duisburg, Germany; currently Senior Research Chemist, Corning Glass, Corning, NY.

Pirani, Ayaaz (1992-97) Ph.D. Thesis, [B.Sc., McMaster; OGS], currently Professor of Chemistry, Mohawk College, Hamilton, ON.

Adams, R.M. [B.Sc., McMaster] 1992-94 M.Sc. Thesis, Ontario Graduate Scholar, currently Medical Doctor, Port Perry, ON.

Casteel, William [Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley] 1992-95 PDF; NATO Postdoctoral Fellow; currently Senior Principal Research Chemist, Fluorine Chemistry, Air Products, Allentown, PA.

Whalen, J.Marc [B.Sc., Dalhousie] 1990-94 Ph.D. Thesis, NSERC & Ontario Graduate Scholar; NSERC PDF with Neil Bartlett, U.C. Berkeley; currently Research Chemist, University of Dalhousie, NB.

Sanders, Jeremy C.P. [Ph.D., Nottingham] 1987-93 Research Associate, topics included "Aspects of High-Oxidation State Fluorine Chemistry" [Ph.D., Nottingham], currently lecturer in English & Chemistry, Singapore Univ.

Chirakal, Raman V. [M.Sc., Brock] 1989-91 Ph.D. Thesis, Prof. Emeritus, Nuclear Medicine, McMaster University

Emara, Adel A.A. [M.Sc., Ain-Shams, Cairo] 1986-92 Ph.D. Thesis, currently Professor, Univ. United Arab Emirates

Valsdóttir, Jonina [B.Sc., Univ. Iceland] 1986 90 M.Sc. Thesis, currently Icelandic Ministry of Environment., Reykjavík]

Björgvinsson, Mar [B.Sc., Univ. Iceland] 1983 88 Ph.D. Thesis, Dailey Scholarship, McMaster; Alexander von Humbolt PDF with Prof. H. Roesky, Univ. of Göttingen, Germany, 1989-91; currently Lecturer, Dept. of Chem., Univ. Iceland, Reyjavík

Syvret, Robert G. [B.Sc., McMaster] 1982 87 Ph.D. Thesis, Ontario Graduate Scholar, McMaster; currently Research Fellow Fluorochemicals, Arkema, King of Prussia, PA; Past Chair, ACS Fluorine Division and current Treasurer of the ACS Fluorine Division