Concordia University

Nicola Nixon, PhD

Associate Professor, English

Office: S-LB 685-6 
J.W. McConnell Building,
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2359


NSERC PDF Carnegie Mellon University (2005-2006)
PhD University of Toronto (2004)
MSc Hanyang University, Seoul Korea (1992)
BSc Hanyang University, Seoul Korea (1989)

Research interests

The design and processing of macromolecular nanoscale biomaterials for biomedical applications

Awards and recognition

Dean's Award for Excellence in Scholarship-Mid-Career/Concordia University (2016)
CRC Award (renewal) (2016-2021)
Emerging Materials Researcher, Materials Chemistry Symposium, CSC (2016)
CNC-IUPAC Travel Award (2013)
CRC Award, NSERC Canada (2011 - 2016)
PCI Outstanding Paper Award (2nd place), 37th International Waterborne, High-Solids, and Powder Coatings Symposium, LA (2010)
World-top 1% most cited paper, ISI Thomson (2009)
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, NSERC Canada (2004 - 2005)


Editorial board of Asian Journal of Materials Chemistry (2015- )
Editor for the section of "Biomaterials" in "Materials"
Editorial board of International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry (2013- )
A guest editor for Materials entitled "Advances in Nanoscale Biomaterials" (2012)
Editorial board of Dataset Papers for Nanotechnology (2012)
Editorial board of Polymers (2009- )

Selected publications

CHEM 222 - Introductory Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 327 - Organic Chemistry of Polymers

Selected conference papers and invited talks

Organic and polymer chemistry, Polymer synthesis and characterization, Materials science, biomedical applications, drug delivery  

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