Alexandre Brolo - Chemistry
Chemist Alexandre Brolo looks for new ways to fabricate very small metallic structures and explores their interesting properties in a variety of applications, such as sensors for cancer diagnostics and the fabrication of more efficient solar cells. Brolo was recognized for his research with a 2011 Craigdarroch Silver Medal for Excellence in Research.
Brolo is also the star of “That Chemistry Show,” an outreach project coordinated by the UVic Chemistry Students’ Society. His mad science and cool magic tricks delight kids of all ages.