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Fourth-year research projects

Suggested research projects for 2014/2015

Physics and Astronomy
  1. Analytical and computational modelling of charge induced instabilities in droplets effected by macromolecular ions

Chemical Biology 4500E
  1. Solvation of histidine in solution and droplet environment

Completed 4th year projects

2013
  1. Interactions of Macromolecular Complexes in Charged Aqueous Nanodroplets (Chemical Biology, 4500E)

    1. First Prize in the Physical Chemistry Session of Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student
      Chemistry Conference-SOUSCC-University of Windsor, March 2014
    2. Western Gold Medal for Honours Specialization in Chemical Biology
  2. Effect of Charge Distribution on the Stability of Droplets

    1. Second Prize in the Analytical Chemistry Session of Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student
      Chemistry Conference-SOUSCC-University of Windsor, March 2014
    2. Hypercube Scholar Award
  3. Monte Carlo Modelling of Charged Nanodrops

2012
  1. Charge-Induced Instability in Droplets with Charged Macromolecular Complexes-Study of siRNA in Aqueous Droplets

2011
  1. Modelling of structure and diffusion of anti-cancer drugs in aqueous solution

2010
  1. Analysis of the structure of PEG-(Na^+)_n in a water droplet by molecular dynamics

2008
  1. Molecular dynamics methods for simple Lennard-Jones systems and applications in diffusion of benzene in MFI zeolite

2004
  1. Sampling of reactive paths for computations of reaction rates in the condensed phase. Applications in reactions in clusters.

2003
  1. Equilibrium and dynamic properties of peptides in nano-clusters.

  2. Molecular Dynamics study of alanine dipeptide in aqueous neutral and charged droplets.

  3. Testing of Sampling methods for reactive paths for computations of reaction rates in solution.

  4. Properties of NH3(H2O)n clusters on a carbon nanotube and confinement effects on the structure of a fluid

2002
  1. Fragmentation processes of charged droplets.

2001
  1. Efficient Monte Carlo schemes for computer simulations of polymer systems.

1999
  1. Diffusion dynamics in liquid clusters.

    First Prize in the Physical Chemistry Session of Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student
    Chemistry Conference-SOUSCC, March 2000.
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