Our Research Team

Mosey group. May, 2017. Left to right: Alex Harper, Laura Laverdure, Nick Mosey, Soran Jahangiri, Yaoting Zhang, Duncan Stuart

Nick Mosey

Group Leader

Room 403 Chernoff Hall



  • PDF: Princeton University, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. Prof. Emily Carter (2006 - 2008)

  • PhD: University of Western Ontario, Dept. of Chemistry. Prof. Tom Woo (2001 - 2006)

  • BSc: University of Western Ontario, Dept. of Chemistry. (1997 - 2001)

Soran Jahangiri

Postdoctoral Fellow

Room 313 Chernoff Hall



  • PhD: Concordia University, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Prof. Gilles Peslherbe (2006 - 2008)

  • MSc: Computational Chemistry, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (2002-2005)

  • BSc: Chemistry, University for Teacher Education, Tabriz, Iran (1998-2002)

  • Project: Modeling the structural, mechanical and electrochemical properties of Ni-based materials.

Yaoting Zhang

PhD Student

Room 312 Chernoff Hall



  • MSc: Saint Mary’s University, Dept. of Chemistry. Prof. Corey Pye (2009 - 2012)

  • BSc: Acadia Universtiy, Dept. of Chemistry. Prof. John Murimboh (2002 - 2006)

  • Project: Modeling the response of small molecules to compression and shear to develop functional lubrication strategies.

Laura Laverdure

PhD Student

Room 313 Chernoff Hall



  • MSc: Laurentian University, Dept. of Chemical Sciences. Prof. G. Arteca (2012 - 2015)

  • BSc: Laurentian University, Dept. of Chemical Sciences. Prof. G. Arteca (2009 - 20012)

  • Project: Modeling and predicting the mechanochemical activation of solid-state transformations.

Alex Harper

Undergraduate Student

Room 313 Chernoff Hall



  • Project: Studying the origin of negative friction coefficients.

Duncan Stuart

Undergraduate Student

Room 313 Chernoff Hall



  • Project: Improving the performance of the NGWF code.

Former Members of the Mosey Group

33. Gavin Heverly-Coulson, PDF (2012 - 2014)

32. Prakash Dayal, PDF (2010 - 2014)

31. Hongjuan Zhu, PDF (2010 - 2011)

30. Gurpaul Kochhar, PhD student (2011 - 2016), MSc student (2009 - 2011)

29. Chris Maxwell, PhD student (2009 - 2012)

28. Mathew Neal, MSc student (2014 - 2016)

27. Stephanie Whyte, MSc student (2012 - 2015)

26. Carolyn Carkner, MSc student (2011 - 2013), summer student (2009, 2010)

25. Adrian Bailey, MSc student (2010 - 2011), summer student (2009)

24. Ben Carver, MSc student (2008 - 2010), research assistant (2010 - 2012)

23. Chloe Graham, BSc thesis student (2016-2017)

22. Hannah Taylor, BSc thesis student (2016 - 2017)

21. Joseph Willemsen, BSc thesis student (2015 - 2016), summer student (2016)

20. Jeff Mountjoy, summer student (2013, 2014)

19. Adam Hall, BSc thesis student (2013 - 2014), NSERC summer student (2014)

18. Alex Ford, BSc thesis student (2013 - 2014)

17. Matthew Pacchione, BSc thesis student (2012 - 2013)

16. Michael Kilgour, BSc thesis student (2012 - 2013)

15. Michelle Todd, BSc thesis student (2012 - 2013)

14. Justin Brooks, BSc thesis student (2011 - 2012)

13. Steven Brooks, BSc thesis student (2011 - 2012)

12. Julie Sischek, BSc thesis student (2011 - 2012)

11. Leanne Chen, BSc thesis student (2011 - 2012), summer student (2011)

8. Julie Winterburn, BSc thesis student (2010 - 2011)

9. Robert Lee, BSc thesis student (2010 - 2011), summer student (2011)

8. Julie Winterburn, BSc thesis student (2010 - 2011)

5. Jason Beischlag, summer student (2009)

6. Sarah Haw, BSc thesis student (2009 - 2010)

5. Jason Beischlag, summer student (2009)

4. Chris Carr, BSc thesis student (2008 - 2009)

3. Sabine Weyand, BSc thesis student (2008 - 2009)

2. Joanne McNeish, summer student (2008)

1. Grant Pettypiece, summer student (2008)

Contact Information

Nick Mosey
Associate Professor & Graduate Chair 
Department of Chemistry
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
moseyn@queensu.ca  
613-533-2650