Scaiano Group

Kelsey Viner


Kelsey was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1992. She is currently completing her B.Sc specialization in Chemistry with honours, an option in Advanced Materials, and a minor in Criminology at the University of Ottawa. Presently, she is doing her B.Sc thesis under the supervision of Dr. Tito Scaiano and Geniece Hallett-Tapley in which she is focusing on the function of gold nanoparticles (AuNP) as catalysts for organic reactions, more specifically to the organic reaction of nitrobenzene converted to azobenzene. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, watching movies, and singing.