Thompson Rivers University

Nelaine Mora-Diez

Name: Dr. Nelaine Mora-Diez
Position: Professor
Phone: 250-828-5442


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Research Interests

Computational physical organic chemistry:
Thermodynamic and kinetic studies of organic systems in the gas phase and in solution. Applications to problems of chemical, environmental, or biochemical importance.

Calculation of equilibrium constants
Kinetic studies of organic reactions
Atmospheric and green chemistry


Ph.D. Theoretical Chemistry (1997-2001, Dalhousie University)
B.Sc. Chemistry (1991-1996, University of Havana)


Nelaine Mora-Diez Publications

Employment History

Since 2014: Professor, Department of Chemistry, TRU.

2010-2014: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, TRU.

2003-2010: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, TRU.

2002-2003: NSERC Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow, Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa.

1996-1997: Research Assistant and Instructor, Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Havana, Cuba.

Courses Taught

Since September 2012:

Chemical Bonding & Organic Chemistry (CHEM 1500)
Principles of Chemistry (CHEM 1520)
Physical Chemistry 1 (CHEM 3060)
Physical Chemistry 2 (CHEM 3070)
Physical Chemistry Laboratory (CHEM 3080)
Advanced Physical Chemistry Laboratory (CHEM 4430)


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