University of Toronto
Stephan Research Group
Group Members
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Current Graduate Students


Julia Bayne
Hometown:  Ottawa, ON
B.Sc.  University of Ottawa
Ph.D. U of T, 2014 - Present

James LaFortune
Hometown:  Ottawa, ON
B.Sc. University of Ottawa
Ph.D. U of T, 2014 - Present




Louie Fan
Hometown:  Toronto, ON
B.Sc.  York University
Ph.D. U of T, 2012-Present

Eliar Mosaferi
Hometown:  Vancouver, BC
B.Sc. University of British Columbia
Ph.D. U of T, 2013 - Present


Kevin Szkop
Hometown:  Buenos Aires, Argentina/ Winnipeg, MB
B.Sc. University of Manitoba
Ph.D. U of T, 2015 - Present

Maotong (Albert) Xu
Hometown:  Shandong, Chinga
B.Sc. University of Toronto
Ph.D. U of T, 2016 - Present




Ryan Andrews
Hometown:  Surrey, BC
B.Sc.  University of British Columbia
M.Sc. U of T, 2017-Present


Diya Zhu
Hometown:  Shenzhen, China
B.Sc. Mount Allison University
Ph.D. U of T, 2016 - Present




Gabriel Wee
Hometown:  Hong Kong, China
B.Sc. University of Toronto
M.Sc. U of T, 2017 - Present



Levy Cao
Hometown:  Beijing, China
B.Sc.  University of Saskatchewan
Ph.D. U of T, 2014-Present



Christopher Major
Hometown:  Toronto, ON
B.Sc. Ryerson University
M.Sc. U of T, 2017 - Present





Karlee Bamford
Hometown:  Victoria, BC
B.Sc. University of Victoria
Ph.D. U of T, 2016 - Present




Alexander Waked
Hometown:  Montreal, QC
B.Sc.  McGill University
Ph.D. U of T, 2014-Present






Jolie Lam
Hometown:  Toronto, ON
B.Sc.  University of Toronto
Ph.D. U of T, 2014-Present













Current Postdoctoral Fellows


Andrew Jupp
Hometown:  High Wycombe, UK
Ph.D.  University of Oxford, 2016
B.Sc.  University of Oxford, 2012
PDF 2016 - Present

Timothy Johnstone
Hometown:  Montreal, QC
Ph. D. MIT, 2014
B.Sc. McGill University, 2009
PDF 2015 - Present


Jiliang Zhou
Hometown:  Jinam, China
Ph.D.  Shanghai  Institute of Organic Chemistry, 2015
B.Sc.  Shandong University, 2010
PDF 2016 - Present



Liu (Leo) Liu

Hometown:  Yinchuan, China
Ph.D. Xiamen University, 2016
B.Sc.  Xiamen University, 2011
PDF 2016 - Present


Saurabh Chitnis
Hometown:  Sebha, Libya
Ph.D. University of Victoria, 2015
B.Sc.  McMaster University, 2010
PDF 2017 - Present

Undergraduate Students, Visiting Researchers & Volunteers:


Hlib Razumkov
Hometown: Kyiv, Ukraine
B.Sc. University of Toronto
Undergraduate Volunteer Student





Carolin Schneider
Hometown: Dusseldorf, Germany
Ph.D. Universität Muenster, Germany
IRTG Visiting Researcher




Haley Cummings
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
B.Sc. University of Toronto
Undergraduate Volunteer Student



Alvaro Briceno-Strocchia
Hometown: Caracas, Venezula
B.Sc. University of Toronto
Undergraduate Volunteer Student




Maegan Ong
Hometown: Singapore, Singapore
B.Sc. University of Toronto
Undergraduate Volunteer Student



Research Lab Administrative Assistant


Shanna Pritchard
Hometown:  Toronto, ON
B.Sc. York, 2002
Certificate in Advanced Project Management, 2017
Certificate in Project   Management, 2016
Certificate in Spanish, 2017
 University of Toronto

Phone: 416-978-8940



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