Dr. Craig Wheaton (PhD, University of Lethbridge) graduated from Mount Allison University in 2005 with a B.Sc degree in Chemistry. He completed a M.Sc. at the University of Western Ontario under the supervision of Dr. Richard Puddephatt in 2007, where he studied coordination polymers of gold and silver. He then moved to the University of Lethbridge, where he completed his Ph.D. in 2011 after working on developing new catalysts for the production of biodegradable polymers. Following a two-year position as a Killam Postdoctoral Fellow at Dalhousie University in the field of cross-coupling catalysis, Craig joined the GreenCentre team in the fall of 2013.