February 4, 2016
Damaged bolts from a bridge that failed in Northern Ontario — temporarily severing the only Canadian highway between western and eastern Canada — will be analyzed at SSW. Dave, as leader of SSW, will examine the bolts to find out what caused the recently-built Nipigon River Bridge on the Trans-Canada Highway to suddenly heave apart on Jan. 10.
December 17, 2015

We are delighted to report the following from this week's UNENE R&D Workshop in Toronto.  This is an annual meeting of UNENE/NSERC Industrial Research Chairs from across the province, their res

October 30, 2015
We proud to announce that Nafiseh now is Dr. Nafiseh, Ph.D. Her doctoral thesis entitled "The Influence of Alloying Element on Crevice Corrosion Behaviour of Ni-Cr-Ho alloys" was successfully defended.
October 23, 2015

We are glad that you have learned a lot during first half of your life. Now you need to apply that knowledge during your next 50 years.

Happy Birthday!

October 20, 2015

We are delighted to announce that Balsam Ibrahim has successfully defended her Master of Science Degree. We want to wish you all the best in your new endeavors.

October 1, 2015
The lab was well presented at EuroCorr 2015 conference. Nafiseh had presented the work she done in preparation for here Ph.D defense. We are sure that absence of J.J. Noel made this presentation very relaxed.
September 23, 2015
For anyone that was not aware, today is Dave Shoesmith's 70th birthday! He now has his next years supply of KitKat bars .
February 19, 2015

Balsam Ibrahim, a chemistry graduate student in the Shoesmith and Wren labs, was recognized for an outstanding poster presentation on December 15, 2014 at the University Network of Excellence in Nu

April 25, 2014

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Michael Wu on a successful defense!!

 In spite of complicated questions from the committee members and J.J. Noel his thesis defence, titled “Used Nuclear Fuel Corrosion under Permanent Disposal Conditions - Modelling and Electrochemical Studies”, was successfully defended.  

Congratulations, Michael !

December 6, 2013

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We are delighted to announce that Dr. Mayuri Razdan has successfully defended her Ph. D. theses entitled ““Electrochemical and Surface Compositional Studies on Uranium Dioxide Corrosion under Nuclear Waste Disposal Conditions”.