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Environmental Chemistry and Biogeochemistry Group


CRC in Arctic Environmental Chemistry










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Dr. Feiyue Wang

Professor & Canada Research Chair (Tier 1)

Ph.D., Peking University (1995)




News and Events:


                                                                           Welcome to SERF!


Dec. 2, 2016

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

Nov. 10, 2016

New graduate student positions available!


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)

Feb. 16, 2016

EU Horizon-2020 project GRACE on Arctic oil spill response funded

Jan. 15, 2016

SERF Campaign 2016 started with a beautiful frost flower blossom

Jul. – Oct., 2015

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

Jul. 6, 2015

The Churchill Marine Observatory project ($32 million, Canada Foundation for Innovation) funded! PI: David Barber; OSIM Chief Scientist: Fei Wang

Apr. – Aug., 2015

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

Apr. 2015

The BaySys Project (NSERC CRD with Manitoba Hydro) funded!

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

Aug. 27, 2013

NSERC CREATE H2O Project funded

May 17, 2013

Canadian Arctic GEOTRACES funded by NSERC CCAR

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.


In the Media:

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)





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