Contact the MSVU Chemistry/Physics Department:

General Inquiries

Administrative Assistant

Department of Chemistry & Physics

166 Bedford Highway

Halifax, NS B3M 2J6

Phone: 902-457-6229

Fax: 902-457-6656

Evaristus Hall Room 353 (Floor 3-A)

Full Time Faculty

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Dr. Katherine Darvesh – Professor (website)


Office: Evaristus C212

Dr. Ian Pottie – Professor (website)


Office: Evaristus 240

Lab: Evaristus 241

Dr. Chérif Matta – Professor (website)


Office: Evaristus C208

Lab: Evaristus 140

Dr. Aibing Xia – CHAIR – Associate Professor (website)


Office: Evaristus C206

Lab: Evaristus 243

Dr. Kelly Resmer – Lab Instructor (website)


Office: Evaristus C204

Part-Time Faculty

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Jenny deZoete 902-457-6343 Office: Evaristus 124

Dr. Charles Williams Office: Evaristus C210

Dr. Reem Abuzaytoun Office: Evaristus C210

Dr. Rashid Khan Office: Evaristus C210

Nevena Kalpakova Office: Evaristus C210

Laurie Reed Office: Evaristus C210



Technical Staff

Holly Cook

Stock Room Technician

Office: Evaristus 107


Emeritus Faculty

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Dr. Susan Boyd

Dr. Robert McDonald

Dr. Earl Martin 902-457-6143

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Sultan Darvesh

Centre for Applied Research