Faculty

Andrew Rowe and Madeleine McPherson
IESVic Director Andrew Rowe and faculty member Madeleine McPherson
Name Area Contact

Rustom Bhiladvala
Mechanical Engineering

Nanoscale materials, mechanics & transport; fluid and biomedical sensor development; energy and sustainable development

250-721-8616

David Bristow
Civil Engineering

Resilient infrastructure; building and city systems; sustainable cities

250-472-4814

Brad Buckham
Mechanical Engineering

Underwater vehicle dynamics and control; finite element methods

250-721-6035

Heather Buckley
Civil Engineering

Green chemistry, molecular sensors for water contaminants, safer prevention of fouling
 

Curran Crawford
Mechanical Engineering

Wind and tidal turbine analysis and design; plug-in hybrid vehicles; sustainable energy systems; multidisciplinary design optimization; variable fidelity aerodynamic and structural modelling

250-721-7960

Ned Djilali
Mechanical Engineering

Energy systems; fluid dynamics; transport phenomena; fuel cell technology; hydrogen dispersion; integration of renewable energy in smart grids

250-721-6034

Zuomin Dong
Mechanical Engineering

Modeling, testing and design optimization of advanced hybrid electric vehicles, hybrid marine vessels and fuel cell systems; real-time optimal control of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles/ships, smart grid, traffic systems

250-721-8693

Ralph Evins
Civil Engineering

Building energy use simulation; energy system optimization; energy hubs

250-721-5845

Robert Gifford
Psychology

Theory of behavioural change; psychology of climate change; environmental psychology

250-721-7532

David Harrington
Chemistry

Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry; fuel cell catalysis;x impedance spectroscopy

250-721-7166

Christina Hoicka
Geography, Civil Engineering

Energy geography; sustainability transitions; diffusion of innovations; renewable energy transformations

 

Mina Hoorfar
Mechanical Engineering

 

Nanostructured microfluidic artificial olfaction; monitoring and extraction of hydrogen from hydrogen blended natural gas; nanostructured gas sensors; micro/nanoscale mechanics and sensing materials; micro/nano-encapsulation; microfluidic isolation and biosensing

 

250-721-8612

Chris Kennedy
Civil Engineering

Sustainable cities; industrial ecology



Tamara Krawchenko
Public Administration

Political economy and economic geography; comparitive public policy; land use planning and strategic spatial planning; community and economic development; territorial development policies (regional, rural, urban); transportation and infrastructure policy

250-721-6642

Basma Majerbi
Gustavson School of Business

International asset pricing; investments and risk management; financial system diversity for sustainable development and financial stability; impact investing and climate-related financial risks

250-472-4281 

Madeleine McPherson
Civil Engineering

Sustainable energy systems integration

250-472-5083

Adam Monahan
Earth and Ocean Sciences

Interactions across space and time scales in the climate system; variability and predictability of surface winds

250-472-5075

Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya
Civil Engineering

Energy efficient buildings; high performance thermal insulations; bio-based construction materials; retrofit technologies

250-472-5075

Peter Oshkai
Mechanical Engineering

Unsteady fluid flows; flow-acoustic coupling; fluid-structure interactions

250-721-8922

Simon Parkinson

Water-energy-land nexus

 

Katya Rhodes
Public Administration

Climate policy analysis; sustainability transitions; social and political acceptance of policy; economic analysis of policy impacts; energy-economy modeling

250-721-8071

Andrew Rowe
Mechanical Engineering

Thermodynamics, energy systems, cryogenics, heat transfer

250-721-8920

Karena Shaw
Environmental studies

Environmental politics; politics of energy system transformation; energy and sustainability

250-472-5070

Yang Shi
Mechanical Engineering

Combined cooling, heating and power systems; optimization and control for building automation systems; modeling and control for smart grid; navigation and control of underwater vehicles

250-853-3178

Henning Struchtrup
Mechanical Engineering

Non-equilibrium thermodynamics, kinetic theory of gases, microscale transport, aerosol coagulation

250-721-8916

G. Cornelis van Kooten
Economics

Agricultural and resource economics

250-721-8539

Peter Wild
Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronics, mechanical design, sensors and instrumentation

250-721-8901