Group

Seán Barry, Principle Investigator
Seán was trained as a synthetic inorganic chemist before getting into atomic layer deposition. He has several publications and patents in the field of ALD, and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses centred on inorganic, physical, and materials chemistry. He started as an assistant professor at Carleton's Department of Chemistry in 2003, and became a Full Professor in 2016.

His on-line CV can be found here.

Peter Gordon, FANSSI Facility Administrator
Peter manages the Facility for Nanoscience, Surfaces, and Sensor Interfaces. He runs fee-for-service experiments, coordinates research with our collaborators and research partners, and ensures that FANSSI users have a well maintained and working facility to use. He also teaches in the Chemistry department when he has time. He has several publications with our group.
PhD Candidates
Matthew "the Golden Boy" Griffiths (NSERC CGS-D) is working on metal nanoparticle and thin film deposition of group 11 metals, particularly gold. He has several publications with our group.
Sara "Supersara" Koponen (NSERC CGS-D) is working on metal nanoparticle and thin film deposition of group 11 metals, particularly copper. She will be looking at a variety of back-logged copper precursors to get started. She has a couple publications with our group.
Goran "Gorpheus" Bačić (QEII Scholar) is working on CIS solar cells incorporating ALD processes and finding new ways to dope with fluorine.
MSc Candidates
Sydney "Butters" Buttera (NSERC CGS-M) is working on group 13 guanidinates to measure some thermal decomposition and volatility data. She has a couple publications with our group.
BSc Candidates
Zack "Dude Bro" Dubrawski (voluntold) is making gold precursors, old and new.
Awstin "Chubs" Chubb (4908) is working on ALD of MOF films on optical fibres for sensing purposes.
Fernanda "Killer" Akegawa Monteiro (4908) is working with Peter on etching gold nanostructures and pinning them using ALD.

Past Members

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Monica Gill (PhD Carleton 2015)

Graduates (PhD)

David "Jeggs" Mandia - is presently finishing with us, and looking for a post-doc opportuinity.
Peter "Ppal" Pallister - is a post-doc in the Carleton Mass Spectrometry Centre here at Carleton.
Agnes "Beetz" Kurek - is working at Oxford Instruments in Yatton, Bristol, UK.
Jason "JC" Coyle - is a post-doc in the Ianoul Group here at Carleton.
Yamile Wasslen - is living in Seattle, Washington.

Graduates (MSc)

Weipeng "the Whiz" Zhang
Adam Wells
Julie "Stripes" Delahunt - is working for the "suspected contraband" unit for Canadian Border Services in Ottawa.
Todd "tude" Whitehorne - is a research scientist at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories in Chalk River.
Amanda Kenney - is working for the Ottawa-Carleton School Board in Ottawa.
Allison "AB" Brazeau - is a research scientist at Wellington Laboratories Inc. in Guelph.

Graduates (BSc), Technicians, and Groupies

Jenny "Two-shoes" McLeod - is a graduate student in Chemistry at Queen's University at Kingston
Alex Green
Nate Cowie - is finishing an undergrad at Carleton University
Steve Holoshka
Tom Lacelle - is a technical officer at the National Research Council Canada in Ottawa.
Doug Petryk - is a Medical Technician with the Canadian Armed Forces / Forces armées canadiennes in Ottawa.
Andrew Ingold
Paul Stanish - is in graduate studies at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, ON.
Andrew Kwai - is an occasional teacher at the Ottawa Catholic School Board
Alison "McBane" Bain - is in graduate studies at the McGill University in Montreal, QC.
Andrew "Lush" Lushington - is in graduate studies at the University of Western Ontario in London, ON.
Alex Devonish - is a Regulatory Development Officer for Environment Canada in Gatineau, QC.C.
Taylor "tbip" Pigeon - is working at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa.
Chris Mamen - is a process engineer at Plasco in Ottawa.
Paul "loooongpaaauljooohnsooon" Johnson - is a post-doc at at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
Ahsan Mahmood - is in dental school at the University of Toronto in Toronto.
Matt Ward - is a Scientist at the Advanced Photon at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, IL.
Cassandra Johnson
Cassie "Porn Star" Berquist
Graydon Snider - is a post-doctoral fellow for Randall Martin at Dalhousie University in Halifax.
Maureen MacKeague - is in graduate studies at Stanford University in California.
Owen Clarkin - is in graduate studies at NRC-SIMS in Ottawa
Erin Johnson - is an associate professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Chris Rowley - is an assistant professor at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland.