Derek J. Schipper

Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair - Tier 2 - Organic Material Synthesis

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Organic Materials, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor Timothy Swager, 2011-2013
PhD, Organic Chemistry, University of Ottawa, Professors Keith Fagnou and André Beauchemin, 2006-2011
BSc, Honours Chemistry, University of Prince Edward Island, 2002-2006

Office: C2 260B

Email: dschipper@uwaterloo.ca

Phone: 519-888-4567 x39524



Graduate Students

Serxho Selmani (PhD Candidate)
Start Date: Fall 2014

BSc. University of Windsor, 2014

Office: C2 262

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36808



Geoffrey Sinclair (PhD Candidate)
Start Date: Fall 2015

BSc. University of Waterloo, 2015

Office: C2 262

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36808



Rafael Mirabal (PhD Candidate)
Start Date: Spring 2016

BSc. University of Waterloo, 2016

Office: C2 262

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36808



Monika Kulak (PhD Candidate)
Start Date: Fall 2016

BSc. University of Guelph, 2014

MSc. University of Guelph, 2016

Office: C2 262

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36808



Sara Abuadas (MSc Candidate)
Start Date: Winter 2016

BSc. Ryerson University, 2015

Office: C2 262

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36808



Jianan Wang (MSc Candidate)
Start Date: Fall 2017

BSc. University of Toronto, 2017

Office: C2 262

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36808



Sunmeng Wang (MSc Candidate)
Start Date: Winter 2018

BSc. University of Waterloo, 2017

Office: C2 262

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36808



Undergraduate Students

Bill Guo
Fall 2017 - Spring 2018 (Volunteer)



Peter Pham
Spring 2018 (NSERC-USRA)



Chloe Zhao
Spring 2018 - Fall 2018 (Chem 494)



Graduates and Former PDFs

Rob Claridge MSc.
Fall 2015 to Summer 2017

BSc. University of Waterloo



Luke Vanderzwet MSc.
Fall 2014 to Winter 2017

BSc. University of Waterloo



Tianyu Yang MSc.
Fall 2014 to Summer 2016

BSc. Hebei University



Dr. Mike Emmett Post-Doctoral Fellow
Fall 2014 to Fall 2015

BSc. University of Western Ontario

PhD. University of Western Ontario



Other Former Members

Lubna Diwan - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Fall 2017 and Winter 2018

Iris Chan - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Fall 2017 and Winter 2018

George Petrovski - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Summer 2017 and Fall 2017

David Symons - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Summer 2017 and Fall 2017

Meixing (May) Cheng - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Winter 2017 and Summer 2017

Zaile (Felix) Zhuang - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Winter 2017 and Summer 2017

Amelia Caza - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Winter 2017

Kevin Karl Imperial - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Winter 2017

Ryan Moreira - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Fall 2016 and Winter 2017

Gillian Hawes - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Fall 2016 and Winter 2017

Junhao (Gigi) Hu - Undergraduate Research Assistant, Summer 2016

Yue (Melody) Shen - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Winter 2016 and Summer 2016

Alma Maqbool - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Winter 2016

Andrew Kukor - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Summer 2015 and Winter 2016

Wei (Jacky) Chen - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Fall 2015 to Winter 2016

Wei Li - Undergraduate Honours Thesis, Spring 2015 and Fall 2015

Matt Diamandas - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Winter 2015

Kevin Ma - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Winter 2015

Chris Baigent - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Winter and Fall 2014

Matt Kim - Undergraduate Volunteer, Summer 2014 and Fall 2014

Alina Bielak - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Summer 2014

Geoff DeVisser - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Summer 2014

Sushant Bhasin - Undergraduate Co-op Student, Winter 2014



Photo Archives

Rob's Defense

Escape Room

Tianyu's Defense

Group Picture (Winter 2016)

Christmas 2015

Group Picture (Summer 2015)

Group Picture (Winter 2015)

Group Picture (Summer 2014)