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 Chrissy Braun and Bruno Luppi

Latest News

June 2017 - Mel has come back for her convocation and stopped by for a visit!

May 2017 - Conference season starts with the Inorganic Discussion Weekend at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna. Excited to share our research with scientists of Alberta and BC even after a 10-hour roadtrip!

May 9, 2017 - Anindya has passed his PhD defence! A huge congratulations to the 5th PhD student from the group! Best of luck!

May 2017 - We are pleased to welcome 3 undergraduate students into our lab this summer: Linkun, Gunwant, and Chetanya!

April 2017 - Farwell to our dear ATUMS visitor, Felix. See you in September!

April 2017 - A warm welcome to our visitng student from Japan, Shiori Fujimori!

April 2017 - Felix has brought a very special hedgehog to the office, a mettigel! ATUMS is bringing great people and tasty food!

March 2017 - Matt and Sarah rocked their candidacies! Congratulations on transitioning from PhD students to PhD candidates. Keep up the good work!

March 2017 - Herzlich Willkommen Manu and Felix! A warm welcome to the group!

January 18, 2017 - Chrissy killed her 502 talk and successfully passed the seminar requirement!!! Great job, Chrissy!

December 15, 2016 - Group hangouts at the RATT before Mel leaves to Toronto! We will miss you!!!

December 13, 2016 - Delicious Christamas treat (aka lunch) from the boss! Plus Secret Santa has popped by again this year! :) Happy holidays, Everyone!

December 5, 2016 - Sarah and Matt have returned from their German exchange (and brought us yummy chocolate)!! A very warm welcome back, guys! We missed you around here! Here is a glimpse into their trip:

December 2, 2016 - Mel has PhinisheD! CONGRATS!!!!! Fourth PhD of the Rivard group! We are so excited for your new beginnings!

December, 2016 - Congratulations to Anindya on his two papers being accepted this month! Woooo, paper machine!

October, 2016 - Congratulations to Christian, Matt, and Anindya on their papers being accepted! Great job, guys! Keep it up!

September 8, 2016 - After years of work, sweat, tears, laughs and daily Hakuna matata songs in the lab, Alyona has successfully defended her PhD thesis!!! Third PhD student to graduate from the Rivard group!

September, 2016 - A changing of the guard has come upon us. A very warm welcome to the new graduate students in our group - Jocelyn, Ian and Bruno!

August, 2016 - Big congratulations to Chrissy on her debut as a first author, as well as to Derek and William - their paper in Faraday Discussions is online now! DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00172F



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