Invited Talks



  • Nano and Giga Challenges (NGC 2017), Tomsk, Russia
  • 11th International Conference on Advanced Materials (Materials 2017), Edinburgh, Scotland (keynote address)
  • Collaborative Conference on Materials Research (CCMR 2017), Jeju Island, South Korea
  • Nano World Conference (Nano 2017), Milan, Italy
  • McMaster University, Department of Chemistry
  • University of Guelph, Department of Chemistry
  • Dalhousie University, Department of Chemistry



  • CHINano 2016, Suzhou, China
  • International Conference on Applied Crystallography (Crystallography 2016), Houston TX
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry
  • 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Materials Science and Engineering,Atlanta, GA
  • Emerging Technologies Meeting: Communications, Microsystems, Optoelectronics,Sensors (ETCMOS), Montreal, QC
  • Energy, Materials, Nanotechnology (EMN) Meeting on Nanowires, Amsterdam, Netherlands



  • YoungChem 2015, International Congress organized by Chemical Scientific Society Flogiston, the largest chemistry student organization in Europe, Krakow, Poland (keynote lecture).
  • American Chemical Society Meeting, Boston, MA (August 16-20, 2015)
  • Canada-Taiwan Nanotechnology Workshop, Waterloo, ON



  • Beijing Normal University, Department of Chemistry
  • Beijing University of Science and Technology, School of Mathematics and Physics
  • Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • 4th Annual World Congress of Nanoscience & Technology (NanoS&T-2014), Qingdao, China
  • Canadian Chemistry Conference (Canadian Society for Chemistry), Symposium onSurface Chemistry of Soft Materials and Photonics, Vancouver, BC
  • Canadian Chemistry Conference (Canadian Society for Chemistry), Symposium on Nanomaterials and Nanostructured Surfaces, Vancouver, BC
  • Canadian Chemistry Conference (Canadian Society for Chemistry), Symposium on Nanomaterials for Stretchable, Flexible and Printable Electronics, Vancouver, BC
  • IUPAC International Conference on Applied Chemistry, Suva, Fiji



  • 3rd International Conference on Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICANN 2013), Guwahati-Assam, India
  • SPIE Optics & Photonics (NanoScience and Engineering Conference) Spintronics VI Symposium, San Diego, CA
  • 16th Canadian Semiconductor Science and Technology Conference, Thunder Bay, ON



  • Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble (INP-Grenoble), Laboratoire des Materiaux et du Genie Physique, Grenoble, France
  • Universite de Bordeaux 1, Department of Chemistry
  • College de France, Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris, Paris, France
  • American Chemical Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (August 19-23, 2012)
  • CMOS Emerging Technologies Meeting, Vancouver, BC
  • Canadian Chemistry Conference (Canadian Society for Chemistry), Surface Science Division Symposium, Calgary, AB
  • Institute of Advanced Functional Materials, University of Bordeaux, France
  • Emerging Technology Workshop, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, China
  • Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials, Soochow University, Suzhou, China
  • Max-Planck Insitut für Intelligente Systeme, Stuttgart, Germany



  • XEROX Corporation, Research Centre of Canada
  • WIN-Soochow Nanotechnology Workshop, Waterloo, ON
  • WIN-Bordeaux/Aquitaine Workshop, Waterloo, ON
  • University at Buffalo (The State University of New York), Department of Physics
  • University of Western Ontario, Department of Chemistry



  • University of Washington, Department of Chemistry
  • Simon Fraser University, Department of Chemistry
  • NW 2010 (International Workshop on Growth and Physics of Nanowires), Crete, Greece
  • University of Guelph, Department of Physics
  • SPIE Optics & Photonics (NanoScience and Engineering Conference), Spintronics III Symposium, San Diego, CA
  • Canadian Light Source (CLS), University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Guelph, Department of Chemistry



  • Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Chemistry
  • Joint “Nano and Giga Challenges in Electronics, Photonics and Renewable Energy 2009” and “14th Canadian Semiconductor Technology Conference”, Hamilton, ON
  • 92nd Canadian Chemistry Conference (Canadian Society for Chemistry), Symposium on Nanostructured Surfaces and the Surfaces of Nanostructures, Hamilton, ON



  • Emerging Materials Knowledge Nanotechnology Workshop