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Heather Andreas

Associate Professor


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Department of Chemistry

Email: heather.andreas@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-4505
Mailing Address: 
Department of Chemistry
Dalhousie University
6274 Coburg Road
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Physical chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Energy
  • Biological chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Energy storage
  • Supercapacitors
  • Biosensors


  • BSc, University of Calgary
  • PhD, University of Calgary
  • PDF, University of Ottawa

Research interests

Our energy storage research focuses on supercapacitors and solving the problems that prevent long-term energy storage. Our biosensor research focuses on quantifying important proteins in the body and developing methods to identify one desired protein from a proteins mixture.

Selected awards and honours·     

  • University Faculty Award

Selected publications

  • “Examination of electrolyte decomposition and oxygen reduction as self-discharge mechanisms for carbon-based aqueous electrolyte electrochemical capacitors." A. M Oickle and Heather A. Andreas* (J. Phys Chem. C., 2011, 115, 4283-4288).
  • “Pore shape affects spontaneous charge redistribution in small pores." J. M. Black and Heather A. Andreas* (J. Phys Chem. C., 2010, 114, 12030-12038).
  • “Standardization of the Boehm titration. Part II. Method of agitation, effect of filtering and dilute titrant." A. M Oickle, S. L. Goertzen, K. R. Hopper and Heather A. Andreas* (Carbon, 2010, 48, 3313-3322).
  • “Standardization of the Boehm titration. Part I. CO2 expulsion and endpoint determination" S. L. Goertzen, K. D. Theriault, A. M Oickle, A. C. Tarasuk and Heather A. Andreas* (Carbon, 2010, 48, 1252-1261).
  • “Prediction of the self-discharge profile of an electrochemical capactor electrode in the presence of both activation-controlled discharge and charge redistribution." J. M. Black and Heather A. Andreas* (J. Power Sources, 2010, 195, 929-935).