The Orgiu Research Group

Post-doctoral fellows

Pezeshki, Atiye

B.Sc. Guilan university, Iran, 2003
M.Sc. Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, 2010
Ph.D. Yonsei University, South Korea, 2016

Research topic:

Magnetoresistance and thermoelectricity on 2D materials based devices.

About Atiye:

Atiye joined the group in June 2018, to work on light-matter interactions in novel organic and 2D semiconducting materials for application in electronics and thermoelectricity.

She received her Ph.D. from the University of “Yonsei” in 2016.

During her Ph.D., she worked on novel 2D semiconductors for nanoelectronics and optoelectronics applications. 

In addition, she likes to read, hike, and listen to music.

Email: atiye.pezeshki(at)
Office #: 109
Phone #: +1-514-228-6802

Graduate students

Eryilmaz, Ilknur

B.Sc. Yildiz Technical University, 2013
M.Sc. Yildiz Technical University, 2016

Research topic:
She works on 2D polymer semiconductors, and her work also focuses on doping processes in organics for thermoelectric applications.

About Ilknur:
Ilknur joined the group in January 2018.
She received her M.Sc. from Yildiz Technical University in 2016.
Prior to joining our lab, she worked on polymer film nanofabrications via self-assembly.

In addition, she likes watercolor painting and spending time in nature.

Email: ilknur.eryilmaz(at)
Office #: 1566
Phone #: +1-514-228-6896

Yang, Zuchong

B.Sc. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 2016
M.Sc. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 2019

Research topic: Organic magnetoresistance / 2D-based devices

About Zuchong:

Zuchong joined the group in September 2019. He received his M.Sc. from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2019. During his M.Sc., Zuchong worked on organic field-effect transistors and functional devices.

In addition, he likes reading, classical music, and doing sports, especially football, and basketball.

Email: zuchong.yang(at)
Office #: 108
Phone #: +1-514-228-6983

Hamdi, Anoir

B.Sc. Physics University of Monastir_ Tunisia, 2016
M.Sc. Physics (specialty materials and nanostructures) University of Monastir-Tunisia, 2018

Research topic: 2D-material based devices / thermoelectric characterization of materials

About Anoir:

Anoir joined the group in September 2019, to work on the characterization of charge and spin transport as well as thermoelectricity in organic semiconductors.

He received his M.Sc. from the University of Monastir in November 2018. His M.Sc. graduation work focused on the study of the first growth stages of GaN on r-Al2O3 substrate by Metallorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Further, he did a two-month internship at the Georgia Institute of Technology located on the Technopole of Metz (France).

Anoir likes to play sports and to go on trips

Email: anoir.hamdi(at)
Office #: 2002
Phone #: +1-514-228-6971

Shagar, Mostafa

B.Sc. Physics University of Sheffield 2019
M.Sc. Physics University of Sheffield 2020

Research Topic: Polariton interactions in 2D materials

About Mostafa:

Mostafa joined the group in September 2020 to study the effect of strong coupling on transport characteristics of 2D materials. 

He received his M.Sc. from the University of Sheffield in 2020 where he worked on the optical properties of nanophotonic structures. In addition, Mostafa likes standup comedy, reading, and cooking

Email: mostafa.shagar(at)
Office #: 214B
Phone#: +1-514-228-6866

Berteau-Rainville, Michaël

B.Sc. Concordia University, 2020
M.Sc. INRS-EMT (fast-tracked to Ph.D. in 2022)

Research Topic: Doping of organic semiconductors (mechanisms, characterization, application in devices such as thermoelectrics); coupling of charge carriers in organic semiconductors

About Michaël:

Michaël joined the group in June 2020 to work on the coupling of electrons in organic semiconductors for a M.Sc and to pursue diverse works on the doping of organic semiconductors. He fast-tracked to a Ph.D. in May 2022.

He received his B. Sc. from Concordia University in 2020 where he worked on the doping of organic semiconductors using Lewis acids. He is interested in using and combining theoretical, computational and experimental approaches to understand and solve problems.

In addition, he is interested science popularization.  

Email: michael.berteau-rainville(at)
Office #: 2034
Phone#: +1-514-228-4028


Leydecker, Tim (Post-doctoral fellow)

B.Sc. University of Strasbourg, 2010
M.Sc. University of Strasbourg, 2012
Ph.D. University of Strasbourg, 2015

Research topic:
Thermoelectrics, Organic electronics

About Tim:

Tim joined the group in June 2019, to work on organic thermoelectrics and organic electronics.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Strasbourg in 2019.
His previous research experience focused on the structure-function relationship in organic semiconductors, and on charge transport in organic and 2D-based field-effect transistors.
Tim likes to spend his free time cooking or playing videogames.

Chen, Yan-Fang (Post-doctoral fellow)

B.Sc. National Taiwan University, 2009
M.Sc. National Taiwan University, 2011
Ph.D. University of Bordeaux, 2016

Research topic:
Physical properties of Organic/hybrid materials

About Yan-Fang:
Yan-Fang Chen is a postdoctoral researcher at Institut national de la recherche scientifique – EMT Center in Montreal (CA).

In 2016 he received his Ph. D. from the University of Bordeaux (FR), as well as an M.Sc. and B. Sc. from National Taiwan University.

His research focuses on the characterization of fundamental charge and spin transport properties in organic and hybrid materials, in presence of strong coupling.

Fu, Chaoying (Post-doctoral fellow)

B.Sc. McGill University, 2009
Ph.D. McGill University, 2017

Research topic:
Hybrid van der Waals Heterostructures

About Chaoying:
Chaoying Fu is an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship (2019-2021) at Institut national de la recherche scientifique – EMT Center in Montreal (CA).

She received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. both from McGill University. She was awarded an FRQNT post-doctoral scholarship from 2017 to 2019.
Her research interests are devoted to the study of supramolecular networks at the interface with 2D materials for fundamental understanding but also for novel applications in biosensing.

Borozenko, Olga (Post-doctoral fellow)

B.Sc. with Honors Donetsk National University, Ukraine, 2007
M.Sc. with Honors Donetsk National University, Ukraine, 2008
Ph.D. University of Montreal, 2014

Research topic:
Preparation of electroactive polymer films at air/water interface and its topographical analysis using Atomic Force Microscope.

About Olga:
Olga joined the group in May 2018, to study the formation and morphology of IIDDT films deposited on the silica substrate via Langmuir Blodgett and Langmuir-Shaeffer techniques.

She received her Ph.D. from the University of Montreal in 2014. Back then, she was working on the synthesis and characterization of polymer brushes, covalently attached to the solid substrate.

In addition, she is a certified fitness aerobics instructor, and likes dancing, hiking and family travels.

Shackery, Iman (Graduate student)

B.Sc. University of Guilan, 2006
M.Sc./ Ph.D. Yonsei University, 2013 ~ now

Research topic:
Nanodevice fabrication; Nanostructure synthesis and growing; 2D materials characteristics and applications; Biotechnology and biomedical Engineering; Electrochemical and Electrical biosensing

About Iman:

Iman joined the group in Jan. 2019, to work on magnetoresistance and Graphene device fabrication. His internship lasted 6 months in total.

He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Yonsei University, South Korea.
He received his B.Sc. in Physics at the University of Guilan.
In addition, he likes to cook kebab, camping and swimming.

López Gómez, José René (Undergraduate student)

B.Sc. National University of Costa Rica, 2019

Research topic:
Industrial Chemistry

About René:

René joined the group in February 2019, to work on perovskite single crystals synthesis and assist in the production of devices with 2-dimensional materials such as graphene and molybdenum ditelluride (MoTe2). His internship lasted 3 months.

He received his B.Sc. from the National University of Costa Rica in 2019.

Back then, he was working on the synthesis and characterization of carbon nanodots, also in the use of agricultural waste to produce chitosan and other products. In addition, he likes to exercise outdoors, farming and cooking.

His research was partially funded by a scholarship offered by the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA).

Martin, Jean-Francois (Undergraduate student)

B.Sc. Physical Engineering Polytechnique Montreal, (expected in 2020)

Research topic: WTe2 for Second Harmonic Generation

About Jean-Francois:

Jean-Francois joined the group in May 2019 as a summer intern, to work on SHG generation on WTe2 single flakes.

His research was partially funded by a Desjardins scholarship.