MatChar is a centre that builds on a collaborative research, education and training base at the University of Ottawa's Centre for Research and Innovation in Catalysis (CCRI), the Centre for Research in Photonic (CRP) and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.

Study opportunities

Interested in pursuing graduate studies in MatChar?

MatChar is equipped with cutting-edge technology available to those who pursue their graduate studies at our centre in uOttawa.

A variety of Masters's and Doctorate programs offered by the Faculties of ScienceMedicine and Engineering can benefit from MatChar. 

Contact us for more information.

Job opportunities

Currently there are no job opportunities open.


Contact us

MatChar - General Inquiry

Dr. Neeraj K Joshi
Lead Technician, Research
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences
Material Characterization (MatChar) Core Facility
Office Location: DRO 132
Office Phone: 613-562-5800, ext 6046
[email protected]

Contact for opportunities

Prof. Juan (Tito) Scaiano, OC, FRSC

Canada Research Chair in Applied Photochemistry
Director Material Characterization (MatChar) Core Facility
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences
Room: DRO 302
Office: 613-562-5800, ext 5896
E-mail: [email protected]