Audrey Moores


Post-doctoral Fellow (2006-2007, Yale University)
Ph.D. (Chemistry, 2005, Ecole Polytechnique)
M.Sc. (Chemistry, 2002, Ecole Polytechnique)
B.Sc in Chemistry (2001, Ecole Polytechnique)


Associate member, Dept of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University
Executive Editor, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., American Chemical Society
Council member, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada


Canadian Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Award for Green Chemistry, 2021.
Member, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada, 2020 class
Co-session chair at Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, 2022.
Fessenden Professorship Award, Faculty of Science, McGill, 2019.
Finalist, Principal’s prize for public engagement through media, McGill, 2019.
NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement, 2018.
Labex MATISSE visiting professorship award, Paris, 2017.
CNC-IUPAC travel award, 2016
Outside Quebec Exchange Professorship, 2014, awarded by FRQNT, in support for a 2 month visit at Princeton University, Princeton NJ, USA
Canada Research Chair in Green Chemistry, Renewal, Tier II, 2012-2017.
Science Communication Fellowships for Green Chemistry, 2011, awarded by Environmental Health News and Advancing Green Chemistry.
Canada Research Chair in Green Chemistry, Tier II, 2007-2012
Best PhD Thesis Award, Ecole Polytechnique, 2005

Contact Information

Office: OM 310
Phone: (514)398-4654
Email: Audrey.Moores [at]
Lab: OM 036
Lab Phone: 514-398-6696
Web Page:

Research Themes

  • Green and Sustainable Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry 
  • Synthesis/Catalysis

Research Description

Research Interests: Nanoparticles, Catalysis and Green Chemistry

We focus on sustainable solutions for nanomaterials and biopolymer synthesis as well as catalyzed reactions, with an interest in waste biomass valorization, earth abundant starting materials and high atom economy. Our group is particularly interested in using mechanochemical and solid-state reactions for the design of nanomaterials and biopolymers.

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