Congratulations to Mahamuda, who successfully defended her M.Sc. thesis on February 29th!

We, the Biomaterials Synthesis and Surface Engineering research group, are thrilled to celebrate Mahamuda’s incredible achievement. Her thesis, titled “Decoration of nano-Spikes on Polymeric Surfaces Read More


Big Congratulations to Sarah and Farinaz for the poster competition award at MMC 2023!

2023 MMC Awards List FINAL Manitoba Materials Conference 2023 Poster Competition Winners Undergraduate Winner Roy Daou Chemistry, Sabine Kuss MSc Winner Sarah Currie Biosystems Engineering, Read More

Big Congratulations to Sarah for being awarded NSERC-CGSM

Good news to kick off the week. Sarah has been offered an NSERC-CGSM. https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/students-etudiants/pg-cs/cgsm-bescm_eng.asp Big Congratulations to Sarah! Well-deserved!


Fellowship and Awards!

Big congratulations to Sarah, Quin and Changning on their University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)! Congratulate Farinaz for obtaining a MITACS award and Mahamuda for getting Read More


Our work on the detoxification of deoxynivalenol has been published in ACS Omega

Our manuscript entitled “Efficiency of Deoxynivalenol Detoxification by Microencapsulated Sodium Metabisulfite Assessed Via an in vitro Bioassay Based on Intestinal Porcine Epithelial Cells” has been Read More

2020 Price Graduate Scholarship for Women in Engineering

Both Farinaz and Mahamuda are the recipients of 2020 Price Graduate Scholarships for Women in Engineering. Big Congratulations to them on receiving this award!


A warm welcome to Quin Litke!

Quin Litke joined us as an M.Sc. student. Welcome!


A warm welcome to Farinaz Jonidi Shariatzadeh and Mahamuda Sultana!

Farinaz Jonidi Shariatzadeh joined our group as a Ph.D. student and Mahamuda Sultana joined us as an M.Sc. student. Welcome!

A warm welcome to Sarah Currie!

Sarah worked as an NSERC USRA summer student in our Smart Biomaterials lab last summer.

Congratulations to Dr. Liu on the successful renewal of his NSERC Discovery Grant.

Dr. Liu’s NSERC Discovery research program, “Development of Functional Materials for Battling Bacterial Contamination”, has been awarded for 5 years in the amount of $33,000 Read More

3MT @ UofM

Congratulations to Lucy Wang for translating her day to day science of research into a lucid and enjoyable presentation! She well represented the Department of Biosystems Read More

Alarming rates of germs found in hospital curtains

Song Liu, Biosystems Engineering, along with Drs. Sarvesh Logsetty, Ayush Kumar and Rakesh Patidar (PDF in Dr. Kumar’s lab), was interviewed by City_TV (September 30) Read More

‘People die because of this’: Finding a new weapon to battle bacterial superbugs

Song Liu, Biosystems Engineering, along with Dr. Frank Schweizer (Chemistry) and Rachel Nickel (a Ph.D. student in Dr. Johan van Lierop’s lab, Physics), was interviewed Read More


Christmas Tree in the Lab!

Made by Lucy and Singh

Mohammad, Jie and Wei defended their theses

Mohammad, Jie and Wei have successfully defended their theses. Good luck to all of them with their future jobs and research.

Leo defended his PhD thesis

Leo has successfully defended his PhD thesis. He will pursue his postdoc in the U.S. Good luck to him with his research.

Lucy is awarded the 2018 Research Manitoba Studentship!

A big congratulations to Lucy on her achievement! https://researchmanitoba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/ANN_2018-WEB-Masters-and-PhD-Awardees-Announcement_24Aug18.pdf    


Sasha defended his master thesis

Sasha has successfully defended his Master’s thesis. And now he has a job offer from a Chemical company. Big congrats to him.


New Lab members

Wei, Jie, Mohammad and Zahra joined our lab from September 2016. Good luck to all of them with their research.

Cece and Raj have successfully defended their MSc theses

Cece and Raj have successfully defended their MSc theses and got R&D job offers from local chemical companies. BIG congratulations!

Preceding 2016