Faculty of Science names new directors

Western’s Faculty of Science has filled two director positions – Surface Science Western and the Network for Materials, Analytical and Characterization Facilities.

Biology associate professor Brian Branfireun, Canada Research Chair in Environment and Sustainability, has accepted a three-year term as the Network Director of the newly formed Network for Materials, Analytical and Characterization Facilities, hosted within the Faculty of Science.

Chemistry professor David Shoesmith has accepted a five-year term as Scientific Director of Surface Science Western. Shoesmith assumes this role under the new structure of the Network for Materials Analytical and Characterization Facilities.