Graphene Leaders Canada (GLC) Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Leah Coumont as Vice-Chair of the Canadian IEC/TC 113 Mirror Committee for the International Standardization of Nanotechnology for electrotechnical products and systems where she will assist in establishing a Canadian position on development of standards relating to nanomaterials, with a focus on graphene.
Dr. Coumont joined GLC in 2015 and currently acts as the Director of Research and Development for GLC where she provides senior technical leadership in all aspects of production and graphene applications and solutions development. She has demonstrated a strong ability to lead R&D in the development of innovative products.
Dr. Coumont holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Alberta where her work and passion has been in preparing functional organic polymers and oligomers, and self-assembled carbon materials. She has more than 10 years of experience with organic materials, including organic synthesis, polymer chemistry, materials characterization, and device preparation. Dr. Coumont serves as an expert on graphene and other nanomaterials in technical committees focused on the writing of standards for graphene, and participates in the Canadian Mirror Committee offering recommendations and guidance in the development of standard methods for analyzing and testing nanomaterials, and nanomaterial-based devices.