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Spectroscopy in Action

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Our Group

Left to right: Tarek Sabri, Gabriella Tessitore, Paola Rojas, Maddie Tesson, Gabi Mandl, Steven Maurizio, Etienne Maes, Mannu Kaur, Gaurav Srivastava, Daniel Cooper.

Missing: Pedro Alejandro Mena Giraldo, Freesia Vettier, Kyle Hazel.

Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Awards

2021

  • Congratulations Pedro Alejandro Mena Giraldo for being awarded an ELAP Scholarship

  • Congratulations Dr. Gabriella Tessitore for being the recipient of a MITACS Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Congratulations Fressia Vettier for being awarded a Master's scholarship from FRQNT, a Top Concordia University Graduate Entrance Scholarship and a Dominic D'Alessandro Fellowship

  • Congratulations Steven Maurizio for being awarded an Alexander Graham Bell CGS-D Scholarship from NSERC and a Doctoral scholarship from FRQNT

2020

  • Congratulations Gabi Mandl for being awarded an Alexander Graham Bell CGS-D Scholarship from NSERC

  • Congratulations Dr. Gabriella Tessitore for winning 1st prize for Best Oral Presentation in Nanoscience at the CQMF 2020 and the 3rd prize winner for Best Poster Presentation at the preATAM2020

  • Congratulations Steven Maurizio for being awarded a CGS-M Scholarship from NSERC and a Concordia Doctoral Incentive Fellowship

2019

  • Congratulations Steven Maurizio for being awarded one of the best shotgun presentations at the IC3TC2019

  • Congratulations Gabi Mandl and Steven Maurizio for being awarded two of the best presentations at the CQMF Student Symposium 2019

  • Congratulations Laura Straub for being the recipient of a MITACS Doctoral Fellowship and DAAD Scholarship

  • Congratulations Dr. Anne Nsubuga for being the recipient of a DFG Postdoctoral Fellowship

2018

  • Congratulations Gabi Mandl for being awarded a CGS-M Scholarship from NSERC

  • Congratulations Dr. Gabriella Tessitore for being the recipient of a Horizon Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Congratulations to Gaurav Srivastava for being awarded a Concordia University Merit Entrance Scholarship

Our Work

Our research involves the synthesis, spectroscopy and applications of lanthanide-doped nanoparticles.

We specialize in:

  • Different synthesis techniques of lanthanide-doped nanomaterials

  • Characterization by PXRD, DLS and TEM/SEM

  • Spectroscopic analyses of upconverting and radioluminescent nanoparticles

  • Biomedical applications