Nola Etkin

Name:
Nola Etkin
Email:
netkin@upei.ca
Position:
Interim Dean, Faculty of Science
Interim Dean of Science, Professor
Department
Dean of Science
Phone:
902-566-0320
Building
Health Sciences Building 309
Island Scholar
Island Scholar Biography

Interim Dean of Science, Professor

BSc (Ottawa); PhD (Alberta)

Dr. Nola Etkin researches the preparation of new types of metal-containing compounds that can be used as catalysts for industrial processes, such as olefin polymerization—the making of plastics. Her research targets specialty application plastics, including those that are strong or have high melting points. She is also interested in the synthesis of medicinally important compounds.

Research Interests
  • Methods for organic synthesis
  • Isolation and characterization of nutraceuticals