Laboratories and infrastructures

Concordia University

Located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, Concordia University is ranked number one among Canada’s top universities established within the past 50 years and among the largest urban universities in Canada.

Originating from a merger of Loyola College and Sir George Williams University, Concordia is a next-generation university constantly rethinking the future of higher education. It welcomes more than 51,000 students annually, including 9,600 international students attracted by its innovative approach to experiential learning and cross-functional research.

Concordia’s research areas are in urban development, health, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, aerospace, indigenous studies and digital arts. It has over $60.5 million in research revenues and hosts 119 research chairs.


Centre for NanoScience Research

The Centre for NanoScience Research comprises faculty members from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Physics and seeks to foster and promote interdisciplinary research collaborations amongst the members.

Among the key facilities are:

  • Surface characterization facility
  • Material characterization lab
  • Analytical separations lab
  • Laser spectroscopy facility
  • Microscopy and imaging facility
  • Spectroscopy lab
  • Nano material synthesis equipments

The centre’s main strengths lie in surface modification for nanopatterning and biosensors, design and evaluation of self-assembled hierarchical nanostructures, developing nanomaterials for biological and environmental separations, novel non-linear optical and opto-materials and novel devices utilizing natural energy conversion processes.

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