Welcome to the Rivard Group at the University of Alberta

The Rivard Group specializes in polymer / materials chemistry and unique and rare molecular systems.
Feel free to browse and check out the people and research of the Rivard Group at the University of Alberta.

Eric Rivard
Associate Professor, University of Alberta, Department of Chemistry
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Contact: erivard (at) ualberta (dot) ca
Office: 4 - 243 CCIS
Phone: (780) 492-4255
Lab contact: (780) 492-4471
Website created by Adam Malcolm and maintained by Alyona Shynkaruk

Latest News

March 2014 - Congratulations to Gang, Alyona and Melanie as their ChemRev article is published online now!(DOI: 10.1021/cr400547x). Also, another wave of congratulations goes to Gang, William and Devon as their paper is accepted into Angewandte Chemie! Yay to all of us!

January 2014 - Celebration time in the Rivard Group! Dr Eric Rivard officially got a tenure position! P.S. Two papers (first by Ibrahim, Paul and Anindya (DOI: 10.1071/CH13209) and second by Chris and Gang (DOI: 10.1021/ic402408t) are online now! Congrats, boys! And last but not least, a warm welcome back to Fatemeh, our 401 student!

December 2013 - December 6: Joyful times in the Rivard Group! Secret Santas left some presents under our Christmas tree :)

September 2013 - September 3: Yay, Chris has successfully defended his thesis, and is the Master now! CONGRATULATIONS!
Also, a mega warm welcome to two new graduate students, Kim and Kate!

August 2013 - We are happy to welcome Fatemeh Shahin! Our new summer student!

July 2013 - Warm welcome to Paul Choi! He chose Rivard's group to do his 401 project :)

June 2013 - Laura, our new summer student, joined the group. Also, Ibrahim's Organometallics paper published on the web as an ASAP article (DOI: 10.1021/om400361n).

May 2013 - Congratulations to Ibrahim for having his paper accepted into Angewandte as a VIP article! Also, a warm welcome to Devon and Lisa, our summer students!

March 2013 - Congratulations to Gang, Le, William, Olena for having their paper accepted into JACS! First polymer paper of the Rivard group!

January 2013 - Welcome to Peter, our Chemistry 401 student! Kyle's first authored paper was published in Dalton! Congrats!

November 2012 - November 27: After years of hard work, Ibrahim has successfully defended his thesis, and is the first PhD student to graduate from the Rivard Group! CONGRATULATIONS!
Also, Adam's and Kyle's paper published in Inorganic Chemistry! Congrats, guys!

August 2012 - A changing of the guard has come upon us. We would like to Welcome new Graduate Student, Melanie Lui to the group, as well as the new undergrads Janelle and Kevin.

A big farewell to long time Rivardians Adam, Le, Sean and Kyle, who are all moving on to new pastures at the end of August!

June 2012 - June 21: After much preparation, Le has successfully finished writing and defending his thesis, making him the 2nd Rivard Grad!



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