Former Members

Alumni from the Ritch group have moved on to a variety of careers and advanced programs of study. Their achievements are highlighed on this page.

Post-Doctoral Researchers
Name Training Period Current Position
Shimal Fernandopulle 2013 Chemistry Instructor at Cape Breton University (Syndney, NS, Canada)
Graduate Students
Name Training Period Current Position
Bronte Charette (M.Sc.) 2014-16

Ph.D. Student, Alan Heyduk group, University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA, USA)
Undergraduate Students   (honours students marked with *)
Name Training Period Current Position
Matthew Wiebe* 2016-17

M.Sc. Student, Gino Lavoie Group, Department of Chemistry, York University (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Jason Braun* 2014-15

Ph.D. Student, David Herbert Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)
Irit (Eira) Shoichet* 2014-15

QC Analyst, Valeant Pharmaceuticals (Selkirk, MB, Canada)
Samuel Penner 2014

B.Eng. Student, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Roghayeh (Maryam) Kalvandi 2013-14

Doctor of Dental Medicine Student, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba (Winnipeg. MB, Canada)
Nicholas Drews 2013

Chemical Engineering Student, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
Alla Pryyma 2013

M.Sc. Student, David Perrin Group, Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Bronte Charette* 2012-14

Ph.D. Student, Alan Heyduk group, University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA, USA)
Christopher Forfar* 2011-14

M.Sc. Student, Paul Hayes Group, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Lethbridge (Lethbridge, AB, Canada)

Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry