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Administration Team

Cathy Crudden

Dr. Cathleen Crudden, Scientific Director

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Queen's University


Dr. Crudden is the founding director of the Institute and leads the New Frontiers Transformation Research program. Her research interests include investigating the use of carbon–based molecules as ligands for self-assembled monolayers on gold and other metals, and in catalysis, chirality, and materials chemistry.


Jyoti Kotecha, MPA, MRCC, CChem

Managing Director, Carbon To Metal Coating Institute (C2CMI), Department of Chemistry

Jyoti Kotecha is the Managing Director C2MCI. Jyoti started her research career as an analytical chemist with the Laboratory of the Government Chemist in UK, she has over 18 years of expertise in developing national and international research centres and institutes, implementing strategic and operational plans, building strategic collaborations to support knowledge mobilization and has led phase three clinical trials and has developed a portfolio of mixed method research programs in health science and education.  As the Managing Director, she develops and implements the Institutes strategic and operation plan, is the first point of contact for collaboration enquires, supports equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives, and works with researchers to manage large funding applications and research programs.

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Megan Bruce

Research & Communications Coordinator, Carbon to Metal Coating Institute (C2MCI)


Emily Albright

Program & Training Coordinator, Carbon to Metal Coating Institute (C2MCI)

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