Kate is an undergraduate student at the University of Ottawa. She has completed co-op terms in various government departments such as Health Canada, Natural Resources Canada and the National Research Council. She joined the group in 2009 as a co-op student to work on Pressure Sensitive Paint in collaboration with Carleton University and the NRC under the supervision of Dr. Youssef Mebarki. In the winter of 2010 she completed her honours project with the Scaiano group on the use of supported gold nanoparticles as photocatalysts for enamine-alkyne coupling reactions.
Kate is presently enrolled in the Master of Chemical Engineering programme at the University of Ottawa.