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QCAM Student Symposium 2022

Monday, May 9th 2022 - Thank you for attending !

Campus MIL - Université de Montréal - 1375 Therese-Lavoie-Roux avenue, Montreal, QC, H2V 0B3 

Student symposium

Thank you for attending this year's QCAM student symposium! The event, which took place on Monday, May 9th 2022 at the MIL building of Université de Montreal, was a real success thanks to you! 


We would like to take a moment to thank you all for attending the QCAM student symposium 2022 last Monday, it was such a pleasure and honor to meet you all in person after this long absence !


We would like to congratulate again the awardees for best oral and poster presentations of this edition: Jun-Ray Macairan, Ouardia Touag, Christophe Lachance-Brais and Tyler Brown. Congratulations for your outstanding work!


Congratulations to the fabulous Yellow Team for winning the trivia night game: Elsa Briqueleur, Claire Deilhes, Tyler Brown and Erica Tomassi.


A warm thank you to our mock interviewers Julia Del Re, Bruno Gélinas, Matteo Duca, Gad Sabbatier and Cloé Bouchard-Aubin for accepting our invitation. We  also thank our sponsors Prima Quebec, Blue Solutions and Pharma in Silica for their generous support.


We thank all our evaluators for their time and effort in judging the oral and poster presentations: Guillaume Goubert, Mihaela Cibian, Thomas Auvray, Mickaël Dollé, Claire Deilhes, Daniel Chartrand, Denis Mankovsky, Nicolas Sacré, Audrey Laventure, Christian Pellerin and David Lepage.

We hope to see you as many next year ! In the meantime, we have left the program and the abstract booklet of the event for your convenience:


9:00-9:30 am

9:30-9:45 am

9:45-10:05 am

10:05-10:25 am

10:25-10:45 am

10:45-11:00 am

11:00-11:20 am

11:20-11:40 am

11:40-12:00 am

12:00-1:00 pm

1:00-2:00 pm

3:15-3:35 pm

3:35-5:05 pm

5:05-5:15 pm

5:15-6:00 pm

2:55-3:15 pm

2:35-2:55 pm 

2:15-2:35 pm

2:00-2:15 pm



Welcoming remarks 


Session 1 - Polymers/S-A


Session 2 - Energy


Ehsan Hamzehpoor 
Efficient Room Temperature Phosphorescence of Covalent Organic Frameworks via Covalent Halogen Doping

Elsa Bricklayer

Towards a Li-ion Photo-Battery 

Fadwa Ben Amara 
Molecular Organization in n-alkanethiolates Formed on Non-Ultraflat Gold

Jun-Ray Macairan 
A Novel Approach to Three-Dimensional Whole Mounted Imaging of Microplastics

Tao Liu 
Electrodeposition Of Inorganic Cesium Lead Mixed-Halide Perovskites

France Ravalison 
Understanding The Effects Of Replacing Cr by Fe on H Storage Properties of The BCC Alloy Ti16V60Cr24

Coffee break


Session 3 - Biomedical


Session 4 - Energy


Rathosivan Gopal
Young's Modulus Determination of Thin Polycaprolactone Membrane Using Viscoelastic Mapping Mode in AFM

Zujhar Singh 
Synthesis & Characterization of Donor-Chromophore-Acceptor Cu(I)-Based Photoelectrodes for Photoredox Catalysis 

Ayoub Tanji
Effect of Niobium addition on the corrosion resistance of TiHfZrNbx high-entropy alloys in a Hanks' solution

Ouardia Touag
One-pot Synthesis of LiAlO2-coated NMC Cathode Material for High Performance Lithium-ion Battery

Mohamadou Diallo
Toxicological Characterization of Different Zr Chemical Species Using the Lemna Minor Model

Vijay Kumar Jayswal
Synthesis of Fluorescent Carbon Nanoparticles by Dispersion Polymerization of Acetylene

Lunch break


Workshop with Gad Sabbatier
The art of interviews and negotiation at hiring


Coffee break


Session 5 - Nanosciences


Session 6 - Energy


Diego Mendoza
Development of Muldimodal Imaging Probes Using Carbon Dots

Marie-Chloé Michaud Paradis 
Elemental Analysis and Mapping of Solid-State Li-ion Battery Materials Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Michael Berteau-Rainville
Energetics of the doping of organic semiconductors by Lewis acids

Linyi Wei
Molecular Copper(I) Photosensitizer and Cobaloxime Photoelectrocatalyst for Proton Reduction

Hossein Kalhori
The Piezoelectric Contribution in the Catalytic Activities of BaTiO3 Nanoparticles

Nora Chelfouh
Apple Pectin Based Hydrogel Electrolyte for Energy Storage Application

Yuxuan Zhang
 C-N Triple Bond Cleavage via Trans-Membrane Hydrogenation

Daniela Bellon Monsalve
Study of the Effect of Zr, Fe And Zr3fe Addition on Hydrogen Storage Behavior of Ti2CrV Alloys

Poster session & Mock interviews


Molecular Self-assembly
1) Adja Akré Anne Simone
2) Christophe Lachance-Brais

3) Fangzhou Zhao
4) Tyler Brown

5) Muhammad Ghufran Rafique
6) Sepideh Kaviani

7) Sehrish Khan
8) Zahra Alinia

Sustainable development
9) Samir Elouatik

10) Randa Belkafi

11) Cephas Amoah

12) Jathavan Asohan
13) Changyue Du

14) Samila Leon Chaviano
15) Mahdokht Akbari Taemeh

16) Souheib Zekraoui
17) Zongyi Liu


18) Yuanjiao Li
19) Patricia Moraille

20) Adryanne Clermont-Paquette

21) Jacob Hui

22) Nicolas Macia
23) Son Bui

24) Hui Wen Yong
25) Ilies Seddiki


26) Gregory Amato
27) Aaron Gabriel Nunez Avila

28) Samaneh Salek

29) Caroline Bergeron

30) Marc Bertrand

31) Gabrielle Foran

Awards & Closing remarks


Trivia night & Networking


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