Gauis St. Marie is a highly motivated and outgoing young man from Saint Lucia. He was blessed with the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. During his studies, he volunteered on a biweekly basis on an acute care, in-patient psychiatry unit. The role was designed to facilitate an art session for the patients in the hospital setting. Thanks to his support system of his family and God, he is currently a PhD student in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Nikolai DeMartini. The research is part of the industrial consortium project of Effective Energy and Chemical Recovery in Pulp and Paper Mills.
Outside of academics he is an ardent fan of many sports particularly basketball, an avid hiker and he enjoys watching movies.