Kelsey Viner

Kelsey Viner


Hometown: Ottawa, ON

Education: B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry, University of Ottawa, Ontario (2015)

Honours Thesis: Examining alcohol-amine coupling reactions using gold nanoparticles supported on titanium dioxide as catalysts

Current Project: Extraction of microalgae into biodiesel fuel

Research Areas:
  • Organic chemistry
  • Green chemistry
  • Materials

Robert McLaughlin Fellowship ($10,000)


Harris, J., K. Viner, P. Champagne and P. Jessop (2018) Advances in Microalgal Lipid Extraction for Biofuel Production: A Review Biofuel, Bioproducts and Biorefining (Accepted with Revisions April 2 2018; BIOFPR-18-0014) (IF = 4.214)

Ge, S., D. Tremblay, K. Viner, S. Qiu, P. Jessop and P. Champagne (2018) Centrate Wastewater Treatment with Chlorella vulgaris: Simultaneous enhancement of Nutrient Removal, Biomass and Lipid Production Chemical Engineering Journal 342:310-320.