Sophie Lavieri

Senior Lecturer


  • B.Sc. (Chemical Engineering), Universidad Metropolitana
  • Pharmacist, Universidad Central de Venezuela
  • M.Sc. (Biology), Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas
  • Ph.D. (Medicinal Chemistry), Universidad Central de Venezuela


  • Recipient of the SFU Faculty of Science Excellence in Teaching Award (2004)
  • Recipient of the SFU University Excellence in Teaching Award (2006)
  • Recipient of the YWCA Women of Distinction Award in Education, Training & Development (2009)
  • Recipient of the Waldo Briño Award - Inspirational Latin Award (2014)
  • Recipient of the 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians Award (2014)
  • Recipient of the Cmolik Prize Honourable Mention (2015)
  • Recipient of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award (2018)
  • Recipient of the Excellence in Science Public Engagement & Outreach Award. Special Legacy Award (2022)


  • General, organic, and analytical chemistry
  • Chemical education

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This instructor is currently not teaching any courses.