Edward Cross

Research Scientist

Edward received his Bachelor of Science (Honours) Chemistry from Cape Breton University focusing on the synthesis of novel catalysts for chemical transformations. He earned his Master of Science in Micro- and Macro- molecular Sciences (Chemistry) from University of Prince Edward Island where he studied the development of biodegradable plastics. After completing his MSc, Edward returned to CBU to conduct research within the Department of Chemistry while collaborating with local industry before beginning his position at the Verschuren. He currently pursues the addition of bioactive molecules in smart packaging and films for food.


Polymer Chemistry, biodegradable plastics, materials science, chemical analysis