Kagan Kerman has been promoted to Full Professor, effective July 1st, 2023. Professor Kerman joined the University of Toronto in 2008 and holds an appointment at the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at University of Toronto Scarborough and the Graduate Department of Chemistry.
The Kerman Group has received national attention from the science community for their specialization in developing electrochemical sensors. These renowned inventions include nano-composite sensors for the detection of phenolic pollutants, and biosensors to further Alzheimer's disease research.
Currently, Professor Kerman holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Bioelectrochemistry of Proteins. He has been the recipient of several other awards including the Ontario Early Researcher Award, and the Alzheimer Society of Canada's Biomedical Young Investigator Award, and most recently the W.A.E. McBryde Medal.
For this magnificent milestone in my career, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all the amazing supervisors, who are top researchers in their fields, excellent collaborators, and hard-working students that I have been so blessed to work with