Physical Sciences Tutor (Chemistry)
BSc, University of Victoria
PhD, University of Victoria
Emma is a synthetic chemist and wrote her dissertation on the synthesis of new ligands for the lanthanide metals for potential MRI contrast agents and the physical organic study of new and old organic dyes. As a post-doctoral fellow, Emma synthesized novel N-heterocyclic carbenes and studied the decomposition of important metathesis catalysts.
Prior to joining Quest, Emma taught a variety of courses at that University of Victoria (including spectroscopy, inorganic chemistry, and organic chemistry). She also worked for Prep101 teaching MCAT preparation courses and organic chemistry in Victoria, Ottawa and Kingston. She joined Quest after completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Ottawa Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation under the supervision of Dr. Deryn Fogg.