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Environmental Chemistry and Biogeochemistry Group


CRC in Arctic Environmental Chemistry 


















Dr. Feiyue Wang

Professor & Canada Research Chair (Tier 1)

Ph.D., Peking University (1995)






News and Events:



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Jul. 27, 2017

A new Agilent 8900 ICP-QQQ-MS installed in the lab

Mar. 13, 2017

OSICA (Oil Spills in Ice-Covered Arctic waters) Consortium

Jan. 12, 2017

SERF Campaign 2017 started with yet another frost flower blossom

Dec. 9, 2016

Fei was awarded a Canada Research Chair (CRC - Tier 1) in Arctic Environmental Chemistry

Nov. 8, 2016

Fei presented the Stairs Lecture in Chemistry at Trent University

June 23, 2016

Fei received NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS)

June 19, 2016

Our group participated in Manitoba Marathon! Half-Marathoners: Kang and Skye; Relay Team: SERF’s Up (Skye, Neal, Fei, with our friends Sara and Forrest)

Jul. – Oct., 2015

GEOTRACES/ArcticNet Expedition to the Arctic Ocean (Kathleen, Kang, Wen & Ashley) – Read live blogs on ResearchGate

Apr. – Aug., 2015

ASP-STN Campaign, Station Nord, Greenland (Fei & Yubin)

June 3, 2014

Fei was elected Chair of the Environment Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)

May 12, 2014

Sarah Beattie’s ES&T paper on C&EN news

Sept. 17, 2013

Our joint work with Dr. Shichang Kang appeared in Nature News

Dec. 21, 2012

Our paper on estuarine sediments (Chapman and Wang, 2001) made to the 100 most cited list of all the papers published in the 30-year history of Environ. Toxicol. Chem.!

Mar. 10, 2012

JGR paper and frost flowers featured by Quirks and Quarks

Feb. 8, 2012

Sea-ice Environmental Research Facility (SERF) officially opened!

Jan. 24, 2012

Fei received the City of Winnipeg Community Service Award from Mayor Sam Katz

Mar. - July, 2010

Fei was on sabbatical leave at Harvard Univ., USA

Jan., 2010

Fei was named Sir Allan Sewell Visiting Fellow by Griffith Univ.




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Centre for Earth Observation Science

Department of Environment and Geography

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

588 Wallace Building

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2


Tel.: 204-474-6250

Fax: 204-474-7608




In the Media:


Professor leads the way in Arctic environmental chemistry (UM Today, Dec. 15, 2016)

A Solution to Pollution: Expert in Arctic Environmental Chemistry Delivers 2016 Stairs Lecture (Trent University Daily News, Nov. 15, 2016)

Serf’s Up at the U of M (SmartBiz, March 2016)

Arctic sea ice 'frost flowers' in bloom at University of Manitoba lab (CBC, Jan. 18, 2016)

Cold Case (Canadian Chemical News, May/June, 2013)

Re-creating the Arctic (Scholastic, March 21, 2013)

Manitoba research centre tackles tough questions on vanishing Arctic sea ice (Globe and Mail, March 15, 2013)

The Arctic in a pool: Simulator grows sea ice for research (NBC News, Feb. 28 , 2013; LiveScience, Feb. 27, 2013)

SERF in motion: International sea-ice experiment launched on U of M campus (The Manitoban)

Fire and Ice – Passion ignites innovative design data (ResearchLIFE, University of Manitoba, Issue 9, 2013)

New data shed light on bromine explosions (Canadian Chemical News, May, 2012)

Unique lab explores mysteries of Arctic sea ice (The Globe and Mail, April 25, 2012)

Frost Flowers Pump Pollution (CBC Quirks and Quarks, March 10, 2012)

Researchers bring Arctic to city (Winnipeg Free Press, Feb. 9, 2012)

Following mercury’s plot twist (The Bulletin, U of M, Jan. 2009)

Arctic sentinels (PLoS Biology, Oct. 2008)