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News & Events at Surface Science Western

Engineers and Scientists unite! Two Ph.D. engineering students share their collaborative experiences at SSW

Marshall Yang and fellow student Jackson (Jinbao) Huang, two Ph.D. graduates from the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (CBE) at Western University, would like to share their collaborative experiences at Surface Science Western (SSW). Marshall and Jackson were the lead researchers on a multi-year project studying the behaviours and...
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Creating Foundational Experiences For Young Scientists

SSW had to say “so long” to three amazing students who have been working with us over the past year. These students have done wonderful work in the laboratory, and they are well on their way to becoming successful scientists.
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SSW Proudly Sponsored the Aqueous Corrosion Gordon Research Conference

Surface Science Western proudly sponsored this year’s Aqueous Corrosion Gordon Research Conference in New London, NH, United States.
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SSW Supporting Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

Ekrupe Kaur, a graduate student collaborating with Surface Science Western, was recently featured in a spotlight video by the Canadian Society of Chemistry’s (CSC) Working for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (WIDE) group. Ekrupe is an MSc. candidate under the supervision of Dr. Yolanda Hedberg (Dept. of Chemistry, Western University) and...
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We are excited to announce Dr. Thalia Standish received the 2021 ECS Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award!

Please read more on the Electrochemical Society website! “Congratulations to Thalia Standish of the University of Western Ontario for receiving the 2021 ECS Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award. Each year, the division recognizes and rewards outstanding graduate research in the field of corrosion science and/or engineering. Such early recognition...
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Surface Science Western’s 40th Anniversary!!!

40 years on and still thriving!!  From no cellphones and emails to the age of social media and instant messaging!!!!  Surface Science Western is celebrating 40th Anniversary of its establishment this year (started in 1981).  We have a very-well equipped and the state of the art analytical techniques in house,...
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Congratulations Sina Matin for winning the 2021 Stewart McIntyre Award!

Sina is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemistry at Western University. He is working under the supervision of Dr. Jamie Noël and his research has focused on the pitting probability of Cu under Deep Geological Repository (DGR) conditions. Cu has sufficient corrosion resistance in different environments such as...
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Surface Science Western Lab Tours!

Alan Shepard, President & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Ontario and Shelly Tapp, Deputy Minister of Colleges and Universities visited Surface Science Western for a tour of our state-of-the-art instruments last week! Photo of Alan Shepard, Shelly Tapp and Brad Kobe.
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SSW is accredited by A2LA to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requirements!

Surface Science Western (SSW) is accredited by A2LA to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requirements. Our customers can be assured our testing and consulting services conform to this International Standard for calibration and testing laboratories. This accreditation identifies SSW as achieving the technical competence and management system requirements that guarantee the consistent integrity...
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