Researcher Profiles



Acting Department Head Kevin PopeChemically reactive multiphase flows, Energy systems, energy storage, Second Law applications to thermal / fluids, Energy efficiency, process integration

Geoff Rideout: Automated model generation and simplification in robotic, land, and sea vehicles

Sima AlidokhtMaterials and Surface Engineering, Coating Tribology, Welding Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing, Multi-Scale Materials Characterization, Thermal Spray Processes

Mohammad Al JanaidehMechatronics, Nano-positioning, Motion control systems, Dynamic systems and control

Maha BhouriHeat transfer, reactive porous media, solid hydrogen storage systems, thermochemical heat storage, latent heat thermal energy storage systems, renewable and non-renewable energy storage and conversion processes

Oscar De Silva: State estimation, control systems, nonlinear dynamics, navigation systems, sensor design, localization and mapping, intelligent prosthetics

Xili Duan: Phase change heat transfer, heat transfer with nanofluids and micro/nano-engineered structures, combustion thermal design and thermal management/cooling of electronic and power systems, multiphase flow and separation and petroleum and petrochemical process machinery

Ahmed Youssri ElrubyElastoplastic Behavior, Failure and Mechanical Characterization, Large Scale Impact Testing, Multiscale Finite Element Analysis

George Mann: Autonomous robot control and navigation, intelligent control, multi-variable control, image analysis and vision-based robotic navigation

Yuri MuzychkaHeat transfer, fluid dynamics, two-phase flow, process flow modelling, micro/mini-channel flows, thermal design and optimization of heat exchangers, electronics packaging and cooling

Sam Nakhla: CAD and FEA for modelling, simulation, analysis and design, structural health monitoring (metal corrosion and composites), modelling and simulation of medical equipment

Baafour Nyantekyi-KwakyeTurbulent structures in separated and reattached flows, atomization in gas turbines, river ice processes, ice jam and border ice stability

Anand Sharan: Robotics, rotor dynamics and CAE

Rocky TaylorIce-load estimation for the design of offshore structures and the mechanics of compressive ice failure

James Yang: Nonlinear dynamics, random dynamics and applied mechanics

Ting ZouMechatronics, intelligent systems, mechanism design, robotics, sensor fusion, nonlinear control