Thomas Di Nardo
Thomas was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and started his M.Sc. in chemistry at Mcgill in 2016. He has a B.Sc. in Biopharmaceutical Sciences and M.Sc. in Chemistry from University of Ottawa. His intention is to develop green chemistry methodologies and materials, bringing them to industry. Working with industry we can modify, replace, or even eliminate the practices currently being used that are detrimental to the planet and its inhabitants. The focus of his work is on biopolymers as renewable materials and frameworks of functional materials. His current project is on chitin deacetylation. He is also a singer-songwriter, a boxer, and an avid student of the human body’s form and function.