Members

NameAreaContact
Mohsen Akbari
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Biomedical engineering (Bio-MEMS) and energy tissue engineering, organs-on-chip, microfluidics, sustainable energy
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 331
Magdalena Bazalova-Carter
Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair, Medical Physics
Physics and Astronomy
Medical physics, dose-enhanced radiotherapy with nanoparticles, small animal conformal radiotherapy, cost-effective radiotherapy x-ray source design
Office: Elliott Room 109
Rustom Bhiladvala
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Nanoscale materials, mechanics & transport, fluid and biomedical sensor development, energy and sustainable development, nanoscale synthesis and fabrication techniques
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 521
Arthur Blackburn
Assistant Professor
Physics and Astronomy
Advanced electron microscopy
Office: Elliott Room 108
Cornelia Bohne
Professor
Chemistry
Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, soft materials, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
Office: Elliott Room 246
Alexandre G. Brolo
Chair of Chemistry, Professor
Chemistry
Surface-enhanced spectroscopy, biosensing
Office: Elliott Room 317
Heather Buckley
Associate Director, Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering
Green chemistry, molecular sensors for water contaminants, safer prevention of fouling
Office: Engineering & Computer Science Room 418
Devika Chithrani
Associate Professor
Physics and Astronomy
Medical physics, synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles, development of nanoparticle based systems for multimodal imaging and therapeutics, nanoparticle based radiosensitizers, drug delivery, intracellular fate of nanoparticles.
Office: Elliott Room 107
Byoung-Chul Choi
Professor
Physics and Astronomy
Nonequilibrium spin dynamics in nanoscale magnets, magnetoelectronics, micromagnetic finite element modeling
Office: Elliott Room 115
Rogerio de Sousa
Associate Professor
Physics and Astronomy
Electrical control of magnetism in multiferroic materials, semiconductor spintronics, quantum computation
Office: Elliott Room 117
Caetano Dorea
Associate Professor
Civil Engineering
Water and sanitation for low resource contexts, drinking water quality and treatment, wastewater treatment and resource recovery
Office: Engineering & Computer Science Room 304a
Sadik Dost
Professor and Canada Research Chair, Semiconductor Crystal Growth
Mechanical Engineering
Single crystal growth of semiconductors, liquid phase diffusion, crystal growth and diffusion in microgravity under magnetic fields, material purification
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 523
Katherine Elvira
Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, New Materials and Techniques for Health Applications
Chemistry
Microfluidics, artificial cells, droplets, in vitro drug assays, patient analytics, simulation
Office: Elliott Room 306
Reuven Gordon
Professor and Canada Research Chair, Nanoplasmonics
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Plasmonic properties of nanostructured metals, applications of plasmonics to biosensors, raman scattering, nonlinear optics, enhanced optical interaction with materials, optical trapping
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 433
Rishi Gupta
Professor
Civil Engineering
Advanced materials for structures, structural health monitoring of infrastructure, durability and corrosion studies of reinforced concrete, sustainable construction technologies: rammed earth, pervious concrete, insulated wall systems
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 343
David Harrington
Professor
Chemistry
Electrodeposition, surface electrochemistry, microfluidic electrochemistry, electrocatalysis for fuel cells, thin oxide films
Office: Elliott Room 316
Rodney Herring
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Development of imaging and diagnostic systems based on electron, lasers, acoustic, and radio wave beams to study mass and heat transfer in solids, fluids, and plasma for materials, fluids, medical and atmospheric sciences
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 337
Fraser Hof
Acting Director, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Supramolecular and Medicinal Chemistry
Chemistry
Bio-organic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, biochemical sensors, bio-analytical chemistry, fluorescent and colorimetric chemical sensors, custom affinity materials, peptidic materials, diagnostics, biological sample preparation
Office: Elliott Room 233c
Mina Hoorfar
Dean of Engineering and Computer Science, Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Nanostructured microfluidic artificial olfaction for real-time gas monitoring, monitoring and extraction of hydrogen from hydrogen blended natural gas, breath analysis by nanostructured gas sensors for health and safety applications, micro/nanoscale mechanics and sensing materials for chemical and biological sensors, wearable microfluidic sensing for personal health monitoring/diagnostics, micro/nano-encapsulation for food and pharmaceutical applications, label-free microfluidic isolation and biosensing for health and environmental applications
Office: Engineering Office Wing 248
Dennis Hore
Professor
Chemistry
Adsorbate structure at solid-liquid surfaces, solvent structure at solid-liquid interfaces, visible-infrared 3-wave mixing spectroscopy, ellipsometry, interfacial molecular dynamics simulations
Office: Elliott Room 318
Tobias Junginger
Assistant Professor
Physics and Astronomy
Superconductors, thin films, multilayers
Office: Elliott Room 216
Peter Loock
Dean & Professor
Science
Laser spectroscopy, fiber optics, instrument design, sensors and detectors, optical cavities and material science.
Office: Elliott Room 166
Tao Lu
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Biophotonics, nanophotonics, narrow linewidth laser
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 321
Ian Manners
Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair
Chemistry
Catalytic main group chemistry: mechanisms and applications on molecular, polymer, and materials synthesis. Metal-containing polymers and applications as functional materials. Crystallization-driven self-assembly of molecular, polymeric, and block copolymer amphiphiles and applications in nanoelectronics, biomedicine, catalysis, and liquid crystal science
Office: Elliott Room 312
Irina Paci
Professor
Chemistry
Nanostructured surfaces, nanocomposite materials, functional materials, biosensors, supercapacitors, materials modeling
Office: Elliott Room 309
Makhsud Saidaminov
Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, Advanced Functional Materials
Chemistry & Electrical and Computer Engineering
Functional materials, solid-state chemistry, self-assembly, clean energy, perovskites, optoelectronics, solar cells, light emission, photon sensing
Office: Elliott Room 244
Levi Smith
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Terahertz Engineering, optical Sensing
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 319
Thomas Tiedje
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Growth and properties of the dilute bismide semiconductor, atomic basis for continuum growth equation in GaAs molecular beam epitaxy
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 339
Marie-Ève Tremblay
Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair, Neurobiology of Aging and Cognition
Division of Medical Sciences
Biological materials
Office: Medical Sciences Room 322
Frank van Veggel
Professor
Chemistry
Lanthanide based nanoparticles, near-infrared quantum dots, gallium nitride nanopartiles
Office: Elliott Room 234
Stephanie Willerth
Professor and Canada Research Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, biomaterials scaffolds for controlling stem cell differentiation
Office: Engineering Office Wing Room 513
Jeremy Wulff
Professor and Canada Research Chair, Bioactive Small Molecule Synthesis
Chemistry
Synthetic organic chemistry, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry
Office: Elliott Room 311
Xuekui Zhang
Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Mathematics and Statistics
Bioinformatics, machine learning, biomedicine, genomics, single-cell sequencing
Office: David Turpin Room A523