ERMP Research Team

Faculty members involved in the program span four Universities across Canada:

The University of British Columbia

James Olson
Professor and Dean of APSC
Mark Martinez
Professor and lead ERMP Phase 3
Heather Trajano
Professor CHBE
Laurel Shafer
Professor CHEM
Bhushan Gopaluni
Professor CHBE

Emily Cranston
Associate Professor CHBE & Forestry
UBC President’s Excellence Chair in Forest Bioproducts
Boris Stoeber
Professor MECH
Yankai Cao
Professor CHBE
Scott Renneckar
Professor Forestry
Canada Research Chair in Advanced Renewable Materials

BC Institute of Technology

Rodger Beatson
Professor CHEM & Env. Tech

University of Victoria

Peter Wild

McMaster University

André Phillion
Professor Mat Sci & Eng

Our recent efforts have concentrated on building our team with the best and brightest students and researchers. Researchers work on a specific project in their field with supervising faculty members. In this section, we invite you to meet ERMP team members and their interests.

ERMP Staff and Graduate Students

Daniela Vargas Figueroa
ERMP Program Manager

Norman Roberts
Laboratory Technologist
James Drummond
Microscopy Technician
Michael Bilek
Research Assistant
Matthias Aigner
Postdoctoral Fellow
Fariba Yeganeh
Postdoctoral Fellow
Vijay Kumar Pediredla
Postdoctoral fellow
Adam Wu
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mariana Frias de Alburqueque
Ph.D. Candidate
Anderson de Veiga
Ph.D. Student
Cameron Zheng
Ph.D. Candidate
Lewis Mason
MASc Student

Samuel Brown
MASc Student
Gloria Noki
MASc Student
Siwei Chen
MASc Student
Nicole Ting
COOP Student

Claire Maulit
MASc Student
Stephen Lee
COOP Student
Farah Sadek
COOP Student
Nilgun Abali
Work Learn Student