Pilkington Group
Professor Melanie Pilkington (MCHEM)
Former Tier (II) Canada Research Chair
Department of Chemistry, Brock University
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Postdocs
Dr. John J. Hayward - Chemistry Lecturer at U of Windsor.
Dr. Qiang Wang - Professor Wuhan Textile University, China.
Dr. Mhamed Chahma - Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Laurentian Univeristy, Canada.
Dr. Nassan Hassan - Professor, National Research Centre, Egypt.
Dr. Prashanth Podutoori - Research assistant with Prof. A. van der Est at Brock University.

Graduate students
Dr. Emma Stares - Staff scientist in Molecular Imaging at UCSD
Dr. Roland Acha - Research chemist at Northernpharm
Dr. Roger Gumbau Brisa - Postdoc. with Prof. Matthias Bierenstiel at CPU.
Jeffrey Regier
Amy Pham
Kevan Quinn
Niloofar Zarabbi - Tutor and Research Assistant at Brock University
Nicholas J. Hurley - Analytical Chemist at Apotex Inc.
Shari Venneri - Research Scientist at Mancuso Chemicals Limited
Jian Wang - Industrial research chemist for a pharmaceutical company in Toronto.

Undergraduate Students
Majeda Al Hareri, Marnie Edwardson, Kailey Meehan, Lucaz Wlodarek, Jeffrey Regier, Marco Haas, Rebecca Pearson, Justin Wilson, Peter Fenlon, Nicholas J. Hurley, Shari Venneri, Jeffrey Paul, John Folino, Brandon Djukic, Xiaoshu Wang, Keely Macnamara, Jennifer Anthony, Suchitra Guntur, Faviola Huapaya, Stephanie Stranges, Nancy Gadd, Zi(Byron) Lin, Jingy Cao, Chinmoyee Charkarborty, Valerie Bass, Brianna Slater.

Exchange students
Daniel Cutler - University of Cardiff, U.K.​
Naomi Loussala - Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
Laetitia Campana - EMS Chimie Montpellier, France

The Pilkington Group - June 2015
From Bottom left to right: Majeda Al Hareri (NSERC undergraduate 3rd year summer student); Kailey Meehan (undergrad. 3rd year student); Emma Gavey (Stares) (Ph.D student); (Marnie Edwardson - undergrad. 4F90/91 student); ZIneb Ali (Ph.D student); Jeffery Regier (MSc student), Kevan Quinn (MSc student), Amy Pham (MSc student).
Alumni
Zineb joined the group from Libya that is famous for its fantastic beaches. She received her MSc degree from Misurata university where her hard work and academic excellence were awarded in the form of an academic scholarship to continue her graduate studies at Brock. Zineb says "I consider my joining to Pilkington group is a great opportunity for me because It is very important for me to receive a good education." In her free time she loves reading psychology books, traveling and she enjoys spending time with her children.
Zineb Ras Ali
Ph.D student
E-mail: lw10cc@badger.ac.brocku.ca
Parisa Abbasi
Ph.D student
E-mail: pa14ij@brocku.ca
Parisa grew up in Zanjan, in the north west of Iran, where she was used to experiencing cold winters with a meter of snow. Parisa got her MSc from Zanjan University in 2013, working on solar cells afterwhich time she joined her husband in Newfoundland. Parisa loves chemistry and wants to learn more about different areas, so she decided to continue her graduate studies. Parisa joined the Pilkington group at Brock after winning a prestigious Trillium Fellowship to begin her new adventures in chemistry. She also enjoys reading books in her spare time.  
Jenna Martin
BSc student (3r Year Honours) and 2016 USRA
E-mail: jm13jn@brocku.ca
Jenna is currently a third year undergraduate student in the Honours Biochemistry (with Co-op) program at Brock University. She transferred to Brock from the Royal Military College of Canada in September 2015 and she hopes to finish her degree in April 2019. Afterwards, she plans on continuing to graduate studies in Chemistry. At Brock University, she is a member of the Varsity Fencing team. Jenna joined the Pilkington group in April 2016 when she was awarded the NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award.