Prof. Peter Tremaine has been named the NSERC/UNENE (University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering) Senior Industrial Research Chair in High-Temperature Aqueous Chemistry. Industrial Research Chair Grants are awarded to researchers considered international leaders and exceptional among their peers. The chair is worth nearly $2.5 million over five years, with $930,000 coming from NSERC and more than $1 million from industry.
Fundamental science of water, electrolytes, and organic solutes under extreme conditions (high temperatures and pressures)
Chemistry and materials of CANDU reactors and advanced nuclear reactor designs
Geological storage of nuclear spent fuel
Origin of life
CHEM 2820 - Physical Chemistry: Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics
CHEM 7500 - Physical Chemistry: Aqueous Solutions and Interfaces