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Chérif F. Matta, PhD, HDR, FRSC(UK)
Associate Professor

 

Cherif.Matta@msvu.ca
Office: Evaristus C208

Lab: Evaristus 140
Phone: +1 (902) 457-6142

Also Visit:  http://www.cmatta.ca/

 
Research Interests:

Theoretical and computational chemistry

EDUCATION

 

Graduate Degrees

2009    Habilitation to Direct Research (HDR)

            (Equivalent to the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.))

            Université Henri-Poincaré, Nancy Université-1 (France)

2002    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

            McMasterUniversity (Canada)


Postdoctoral Training

2004-2006       I. W. Killam Postdoctoral Fellow

                        DalhousieUniversity (Canada)

2002-2004       Postdoctoral Fellow

                        University of Toronto (Canada)


AWARDS & HONORS

 

2010                Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK).

2009                Molecular Graphics and Molecular Simulation Society

                       (MGMS) Silver Jubilee Prize.

2004                John Charles Polanyi Prize in Chemistry.

2004-2006       Izaak Walton Killam Post-Doctoral Fellow (Chemistry)

2005,2003       BioVision-Next Science Fellow

2003-2004       University of Toronto Chemistry Teaching Fellowship

                       Award.

2004,2001       International Union of Crystallography Young Scientist

                       Travel Awards

2001                Finalist for the Schrödinger Prize.

2001                Centennial Scholarship (McMasterUniversity).

gradient vector field of GC

The gradient vector field of the electron density in the molecular plane of a guanine(right)-cytosine(left) Watson-Crick base pair