Eihab Abdel-Rahman

Systems Design Engineering
E. Abdel-Rahman
519-888-4567 x37737
Location: 
DWE 2513B

Research Interests:

  • Dynamics and control of MEMS
  • Design of MEMS devices
  • Micro-power generation
  • Multi-body dynamics and control
  • Biomechanics

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Adil Al-Mayah

Civil and Environmental Engineering
A. Al-Mayah
519-888-4567 x31566
Location: 
E2 2311

Research Interests:

  • Biomechanical properties of soft tissues
  • Integration of imaging and mechanics
  • Biomechanical-based image registration for surgery and radiotherapy
  • Mechanics and structural applications of composite materials
  • Smart devices and sensors

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[YouTube Lecture] September 30, 2014 "An engineering prospective on Cancer'

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

Bill Anderson

Chemical Engineering
W. Anderson
519-888-4567 x35011
Location: 
CPH 2374C
Contact for: 
Heterogeneous catalysis and process engineering as applied to environmental and biochemical engineering problems.

Research Interests:

  • Pathogen detection, disinfection and sterilization using UV light

  • Photochemistry, photocatalytic applications to water and air treatment

  • Environmental engineering

  • Biotechnology, biofiltration

  • Metal nanoparticle synthesis and applications

  • Process modelling and simulation

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Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Engineering

Jose (Frank) Arocha

School of Public Health and Health Systems
J. Arocha
519-888-4567 x32729
Location: 
BMH 2304

Research Interests:

  • Health informatics

  • Clinical problem solving, reasoning, and decision making

  • Cognitive methodologies for the analysis of human computer interaction, knowledge acquisition, and medical expertise

  • Cognitive aspects of computerized clinical practice guidelines

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Marc Aucoin

Chemical Engineering
M. Aucoin
519-888-4567 x36084
Location: 
E6 4012

Research Interests:

  • Viral vector drug delivery

  • Biological nano-particles (Virus-Like Particles or VLPs)

  • Vaccines, gene therapy, gene expression, genetic diseases

  • Baculovirus Bioprocessing

  • Process dynamics of virus-based systems for the production of complex biologics such as viral vectors and vaccines

  • Development of strategies using multiple viruses to obtain recombinant products in cell culture

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[YouTube Lecture] September 30, 2014 "Tools and strategies for complex biologics production in animal cells: applications to insect and mammalian cell culture"

[YouTube] January 26, 2011 "Research Profile: Marc Aucoin"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Research Groups→Biomedical, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Engineering

Chris Backhouse

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chris Backhouse
519-888-4567 x31467
Location: 
QNC 3622

Research Interests:

  • Quantum devices (High and low Tc tunnel devices, nanobiotechnology-based devices)
  • Biomedical engineering, MEMS/MOEMS and CMOS integration
  • Lab on chip, medical diagnostic and microfluidic devices
  • Remote sensing and radio astronomy
Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology, Health care systems, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Gladimir Baranoski

Computer Science
Gladimir Baranoski
519-888-4567 x35412
Location: 
DC 3520

Research Interests:

  • Simulation, light and matter interactions, biomedical applications
  • Predictive simulation of light interactions with organic and inorganic materials
  • Realistic modeling of material appearance for image synthesis
  • Remote sensing (effects of adverse environmental conditions on crops and forests)
  • Biomedical optics (development of procedures and equipment for the prevention and treatment of different medical conditions, from jaundice to skin cancer)

[YouTube channel]

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Mathematics

Jonathan Baugh

Chemistry
Jonathan Baugh
519-888-4567 x37491
Location: 
RAC 2123

Research Interests:

  • Solid-state electron and nuclear spin based implementations for quantum information processing (QIP)
  • Spin qubits in quantum dots
  • Low temperature quantum transport
  • Nanowires and novel materials
  • Coherent control of quantum systems
  • Electron and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopies
  • Infrared imaging technology

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[Waterloo Stories] September 29, 2013 "Waterloo researcher loves the hands-on side of quantum science"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Science

Mike Beazely

School of Pharmacy
M. Beazely
519-888-4567 x21310
Location: 
PHR 4007

Research Interests:

  • Treatment of neurological disorders (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and mental health conditions including schizophrenia and depression)

  • Molecular pharmacology and pharmaceutical delivery

  • Intracellular signaling pathways in neurons, and the role of cytoskeletal dynamics in the trafficking of receptors in neurons

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Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Philip Beesley

Architecture
P. Beesley
416-766-8284
Location: 
ARC 3019

Research Interests:

  • Responsive, kinetic, distributed architectural environments
  • interactive systems applied to built environment
  • lightweight structures
  • Digital fabrication
  • Mixed-material prototyping applied to architectural component systems.  

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[Waterloo Stories] October 23, 2013 "School of Architecture hosts international conference"

[Waterloo Stories] August 9, 2013 "Fashion and the city"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Faculty→Engineering

Kostadinka Bizheva

Physics and Astronomy
519-888-4567 x31133
Location: 
PHY 105

Research Interests:

  • Biomedical optics

  • Tissue optics and spectroscopy

  • Ultrafast optics, coherence tomography, sensing, imaging

  • Confocal and fluorescence microscopy

  • Skin cancer detection

  • Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Science

Jonathan Blay

School of Pharmacy
Jonathan Blay
519-888-4567 x21375
Location: 
PHR 4012

Research Interests:

  • cancer therapy
  • colorectal, breast, prostate and lung carcinomas
  • cancer tissue microenvironment
  • chemokine pathways
  • tumor-initiating cells
  • proteins

LinkedIn

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Jen Boger

Systems Design Engineering
Jen Boger

Research Interests:

  • Intelligent technology
  • Ambient assisted living
  • Zero-effort technology
  • Aging, health, and wellbeing

LinkedIn

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Niels Bols

Biology
N. Bols
519-888-4567 x33993
Location: 
B1 366C

Research Interests:

  • Research, in vitro toxicology, and biotechnology of animal cell cultures
  • Roles of nutrition, hormones and polypeptide growth factors on the growth and differentiation of fish tissues and organs.
Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science

Wayne Brodland

Civil and Environmental Engineering
W. Brodland
519-888-4567 x36211
Location: 
E2 3330

Research Interests:

  • Computational modeling

  • Tissue mechanics

  • Cell and tissue mechanics, cancer metastatis

  • Mechanical testing and constitutive equations

  • Mechanics and finite element modeling of embryo development

  • Mechanical causes of malformation birth defects (spina bifida)

  • Three-dimensional reconstruction of cells, tissues and embryos

  • Regenerative medicine

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[CBB researcher story] July 25, 2015 "Reverse Engineering Embryogenesis and Cancer"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

Hector Budman

Chemical Engineering
H. Budman
519-888-4567 x36980
Location: 
E6 3012

Research Interests:

  • Chemical process controlRobust control, Nonlinear control, Model Predictive Control (MPC)

  • Systems biology - modeling, control and optimization of biological processes, metabolic flux analysis, dynamic metabolic flux models, run-to-run (batch to batch) optimization of pharmaceutical process

  • Monitoring/Fault Detection of chemical and biological/biotechnological processes - Multivariate statistical methods for monitoring and fault detection, Inferential (soft) sensors

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Faculty→Engineering

Catherine Burns

Systems Design Engineering
C. Burns
519-888-4567 x33903
Location: 
DWE 2508

Research Interests:

  • Ecological Interface Design
  • Cognitive Work Analysis
  • Graphical interface design and visualization
  • Healthcare systems and clinical diagnostic systems

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[CBB researcher story]

[YouTube] February 5, 2010 "Research Profile: Catherine Burns"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Engineering

Melanie Campbell

Physics and Astronomy
Melanie Campbell
519-888-4567 x36273
Location: 
PHY 353

Research Interests:

  • Imaging for Type 1 Diabetes
  • Alzheimer Diagnosis
  • Imaging of the Rear of the Eye
  • Optical Properties of the Eye amd changes in the Eye's Optical Properties
  • Two Photon Therapies
  • Ophthalmic instrumentation, optical systems, quality and design
  • Confocal microscopy and ophthalmoscopy, measurement of refractive error

  • Retinal image quality

  • Optical effects of refractive surgery, reflections from the retina

  • Optical properties of the eye, monochromatic aberrations of the eye

  • Refractive properties of the crystalline lens and their changes with growth and accommodation

  • Eye-imaging systems for treatment and diagnosis

  • Biophysics, bio-photonics, and Vision Science.

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[Research2Reality] May 8, 2015 "Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis: Imaging the Living Eye"

[YouTube Lecture] October 1, 2014 "Optics of the Eye as a Window on the Brain"

[YouTube] February 12, 2013 "Melanie Campbell AAAS Profile"

[Waterloo Stories] February 12, 2013 "An early test for Alzhemer's disease"

[Waterloo Stories] January 22, 2013 "Early test for Alzheimer's may rely on the eyes"

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Science

Shi Cao

Systems Design Engineering
Shi Cao
519-888-4567 x36377
Location: 
DWE 2503

Research Interests:

  • Human factors and cognitive ergonomics (driving, healthcare, aerospace

  • Human performance and mental workload modeling, cognitive modeling

  • Human-computer interaction, interface evaluation and design

  • Controlled experiments, discrete event simulation, computational modeling

  • Perception, decision making, skill learning, fatigue

  • Artificial intelligence

  • ACT-R, QN-ACTR,

  • Wearable devices, environment-aware devices

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Naveen Chandrashekar

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
N. Chandrashekar
519-888-4567 x38048
Location: 
E3 2115

Research Interests:

  • Orthopaedic biomechanics (ACL, knee mechanics)

  • Biomedical device design

  • Tissue engineering

  • Implant design

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Trevor Charles

Biology
T. Charles
519-888-4567 x35606
Location: 
B1 377C

Research Interests:

  • Bacterial molecular genetics

  • Functional genomics, metagenomics, genome engineering

  • Metabolic functions

  • Synthetic biology, bioplastics and bioproducts

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[Biology News] December 21, 2016 "Waterloo biologist part of a research collaboration creating new genetic toolbox"

[Royal Canadian Institute Lecture] November 8, 2015 "Genome Engineering. Should we do it? (Can we afford not to?)"

[YouTube Lecture] September 30, 2014 "Mining microbial metagenomes"

[YouTube Lecture] September 19, 2013 "Mining metagenomes for bioplastics and other useful bioproducts"

[CBB researcher story] November 29, 2012 "Breaking Ground in Open Resource Metagenomics"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental; Faculty→Science

Helen Chen

School of Public Health and Health Systems
H. Chen
519-888-4567 x32131
Location: 
LHI 3721

Research Interests:

  • Health informatics
  • Translational research in healthcare and medicine

  • Health system integration
  • Semantic interoperability
  • Healthcare decision making and decision support
  • Health data analytics
  • Medical imaging informatics
  • Patient safety
  • Mobile health
  • Wearable devices

[Waterloo Stories] July 10, 2017 "Waterloo software improves care for kidney patients"

[CBB researcher story] July 21, 2015 "Data management in Health Care"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Pu Chen

Chemical Engineering
P. Chen
519-888-4567 x31197
Location: 
DWE 1511

Research Interests:

  • Nano-Biomedical engineering, biochemistry, molecular cell biology

  • Colloid and Surface Science (surface chemistry, absorption kinetics, thermodynamics)

  • Polymer materials, CO2

  • Energy storage and conversion, battery systems and alternative energy

  • Drug and gene delivery, genomics

  • Lipid bilayer and cell membrane actions

University Research Chair

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental; Faculty→Engineering; University Research Chairs

Perry Chou

Chemical Engineering
P. Chou
519-888-4567 x33310
Location: 
E6 4004

Research Interests:

  • Biochemical engineering

  • Microbial biotechnology

  • Synthetic and molecular biology

  • Genetic, metabolic and protein engineering

  • Biopharmaceuticals (to treat autoimmune diseases and prevent rejection of organ transplants)

  • Biomanufacturing, bioprocessing technologies (biological strain construction, bioreaction cultivation, biofuels, bioproduct recovery and purification)

[Waterloo Stories] May 3, 2013 "Can bacteria help create a cheaper fuel for our cars?"

[UW Eng-e-news] August 14, 2013 "Engineering Life-enhancing research"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Engineering

David Clausi

Systems Design Engineering
D. Clausi
519-888-4567 x32604
Location: 
DWE 2518E

Research Interests:

  • Biomedical and scientific imaging

  • Computer vision and video analysis

  • Image processing, segmentation/classification

  • Multiresolution techniques

  • Automated interpretation of SAR (synthetic aperture radar)

  • Remote sensing

  • Stochastic models

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

Donald Cowan

Computer Science
Donald Cowan
519-888-4690 or x84690
Location: 
DC 3333B

Research Interests:

  • Web-based systems and applications (software engineering, applications, open data)
  • Software engineering for enterprise management systems (business, government, environment, health)
  • Food safety using modern information and communications technology particularly the Cloud, Web and Mobile systems

  • Agricultural management, precision agriculture and agri‐food technology, traceability from farm to fork

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Mathematics

Eric Croiset

Chemical Engineering
Eric Croiset
519-888-4567 x32295
Location: 
E6 3036

Research Interests:

  • CO2 capture from large point sources
  • Large scale optimization of energy systems
  • Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC)
  • Syngas/Hydrogen production, Reaction Engineering

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Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Engineering

Duane Cronin

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
Duane Cronin

Research Interests:

  • Human body modeling for safety and protection (impact biomechanics, trauma prediction)
  • Material testing, characterization and constitutive models
  • Advanced modeling, additive manufacturing
  • Structural crashworthiness and lightweight vehicle structures

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[Waterloo Stories] October 5, 2012 "New virtual crash test dummies will have plenty to say"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

Mohamed Oussama Damen

Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.O.Damen
519-888-4567 x37261
Location: 
EIT 3109

Research Interests:

  • Coding theory

  • Cross-layer optimization

  • Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and space-time communications

  • Multiuser detection

  • Optical communications

  • Wireless Communications

  • Interface management

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Faculty→Engineering

Clark Dickerson

Kinesiology
Clark Dickerson
519-888-4567 x37844
Location: 
BMH 3034

Research Interests:

  • Fundamental shoulder function and dysfunction
  • Creation and validation of mathematical models to predict shoulder demands
  • Applications of shoulder biomechanics to workplace injury prevention
  • Rehabilitative and preventative strategies for ensuring shoulder health
  • Digital human modeling, Computational musculoskeletal modeling
  • Ergonomics
  • Motion Capture
  • Upper limb biomechanics

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Canada Research Chair in Shoulder Mechanics [Canada Research Chair Profile]

[Waterloo Stories] October 7, 2013 "Reducing shoulder injuries in the workplace"

Group(s): 
Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences; Canada Research Chairs

Brian Dixon

Biology
Brian Dixon
519-888-4567 x32665
Location: 
B2 247A

Research Interests:

  • Genomics, proteins, antibodies
  • Molecular immunology and immunotoxicology in fish populations and the design for better vaccines for aquaculture

LinkedIn

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Canada Research Chair in Fish and Environmental Immunology [Canada Research Chair Profile]

[Waterloo Stories] February 13, 2014 "True love makes pacific salmon healthier"

[YouTube] October 9, 2013 "Science Scoop - For the love of fish!"

[Waterloo Stories] September 9, 2013 "Video conferencing connects Waterloo biologist to young students"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science; Canada Research Chairs

George Dixon

Biology
G. Dixon
519-888-4567 x32531
Location: 
NH 1013

Research Interests:

  • Effects of toxic chemicals, including metals and oilsands process water, on aquatic organisms, principally fish.
  • Biotic modifying factors of toxicity.
  • Development of methods for environmental effects monitoring.
  • Physiologically based pharmacokinetic modelling of contaminant levels in fish.

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[Waterloo Stories] March 21, 2013 "A river runs through it: Keeping an eye on the Alberta oil sands"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science

Mathieu Doucet

Philosophy
M.Doucet
519-888-4567 x32824
Location: 
HH 328

Research Interests:

  • Biomedical ethics
  • Ethics
  • Moral Psychology
  • Action Theory
  • Political Philosophy 

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Group(s): 
Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Arts

Andrew Doxey

Biology
A. Doxey
519-888-4567 x33889
Location: 
B2 249C

Research Interests:

  • Molecular function prediction, design (proteins, DNA)

  • Computational genomics

  • Evolutionary bioinformatics and computational biology

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science

Bernard Duncker

Biology
B.Duncker
519-888-4567 x33957
Location: 
B1 291B

Research Interests:

  • Cancer research

  • Cell cycle, DNA replication, biomarkers and checkpoints

  • Genetics, yeast genetics, molecular biology

  • Protein factors

  • Kinases

  • Chromatin

LinkedIn

[CBB researcher story] January 2, 2013 "How the Trout are Saving Us: Using Biomarkers to Improve Water Quality"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Andrea Edginton

School of Pharmacy
Andrea Edginton
519-888-4567 x21315
Location: 
PHR 5007

Research Interests:

  • Pharmacokinetics of drugs and environmental contaminants
  • Optimization of drug therapy
  • Physiologically-based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling and simulation (prediction of the absorption, distribution and elimination of a compound within an organism)
Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental; Faculty→Science

David Edwards

School of Pharmacy
D. Edwards
519-888-4408 or x84408
Location: 
PHR 6002

Research Interests:

  • Effect of food, beverages, herbal products and other drugs on drug metabolism and disposition
  • Investigation of the interaction between grapefruit juice and prescription medication
  • pharmacokinetics
  • drug metabolism

  • pharmacogenomics

  • drug interactions

  • bioavailability/bioequivalence

LinkedIn

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Research Groups→Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Science

Kaan Erkorkmaz

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
K. Erkorkmaz
519-888-4567 x35214
Location: 
E3 3149

Research Interests:

  • Machining of Tissue-Engineered Bone Implants

  • Biomanufacturing

  • Precision motion control (high speed machine tools, robots, and electronic/semiconductor manufacturing equipment)

  • Modeling and identification

  • Optimal trajectory planning

ResearchGate

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[Engineering News] October 19, 2016 "Researchers join advanced manufacturing network"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

Shahrzad Esmaeili

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
Photo: S. Esmaeili
519-888-4567 x37536
Location: 
E5 3016

Research Interests:

  • Biomaterials: emerging metallic and hybrid-cellular materials and nanostructured surfaces
  • Advanced multi-functional materials and surface modification of metals and alloys
  • Processing, characterization and properties of fine-grained, ultrafine-grained and nanostructured alloys

  • Microstructural characterization, modeling and thermo-mechanical processing of light alloy processing

  • Phase transformations in advanced light alloys

Google Scholar

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Faculty→Engineering

Baris Fidan

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
B. Fidan
519-888-4567 x38023
Location: 
E3 4119
Contact for: 
Expertise in system/parameter identification, adaptive control and signal processing, mathematical modeling, sensor networks, localization, optimization, driver assistance systems.

Research Interests:

  • Cooperative systems and sensor networks (multi-agent, multi-sensor systems)

  • Nonlinear, adaptive, and switched dynamical systems; robust adaptive control; nonlinear and adaptive control designs for mechatronic systems
  • Control applications (high performance flight and vehicle stability control, biomedical)

  • Robotics and intelligent systems (multi-agent, motion planning, vision control, biomedical and assistive robotics)

Google Scholar

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Paul Fieguth

Systems Design Engineering
P.Fieguth
519-888-4567 x33599
Location: 
DWE 2518D

Research Interests:

  • Computer vision, signal and image processing

  • Remote sensing

  • Intelligent systems and software

  • Multiscale statistical modeling

  • Societal and environmental systems

LinkedIn

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Environmental, Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

Marianna Foldvari

School of Pharmacy
M. Foldvari
519-888-4567 x21306
Location: 
PHR 3003

Research Interests:

  • Intelligent drug delivery system design (dermal, transdermal, transmucosal, ocular, and intranasal) for Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Cancer, Immunology (Glaucoma, neural degenerative disorders, HPV, LSIL/CIN I, cervical cancer, Scleroderma)

  • Non-invasive drug delivery technologies, biomolecular devices

  • Gene therapy, protein, and vaccine development

  • Nanomedicine, pharmaceutical development

  • Nanotoxicology (nanomaterials, bioimaging, biomarkers)

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[Waterloo Stories] July 5, 2012 "Revolutionary drug delivery"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems; Faculty→Science

Lora Giangregorio

Kinesiology
Lora Giangregorio
519-888-4567 x30218
Location: 
TT 1166

Research Interests:

  • Osteoporosis, fracture risk assessment algorithms, exercise interventions for reducing fracture risk in high risk individuals.

  • Bone health and body composition in individuals with neurological impairment due to spinal cord injury (SCI).

  • Medical imaging analysis to explore bone and muscle responses to activity or neurologic impairment, and evaluate new methods for image analysis.

  • Rehabilitation and quality indicators, and in long term care

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Maud Gorbet

Systems Design Engineering
M. Gorbet
519-888-4567 x32602
Location: 
DC 2584

Research Interests:

  • Biocompatibility with biomaterials and biomedical devices
  • Mechanisms of material-induced thrombosis (blood clot formation) with mechanical heart valves and coronary stents
  • Ophthalmic biomaterials (such as soft contact lenses and keratoprosthesis)

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[CBB researcher story]

[YouTube] December 23, 2013 "Waterloo Engineering Research: Targeted Drug Delivery"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Kelly Grindrod

School of Pharmacy
K.Grindrod
519-888-4567 x21358
Location: 
PHR 4014

Research Interests:

  • Mobile health technologies and social media in medication management

  • Clinical and post-marketing phases of medication use

  • Improve medication use and primary care via emerging technologies (mobile apps, social media)

  • Pharmacy remuneration models and chronic disease management services in the community pharmacy setting

  • Usability of mobile health applications and wearable activity trackers for older adults living with chronic disease.

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​[Waterloo Stories] November 16, 2016 "The opioid crisis: How pharmacists can help save lives"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Science

Frank Gu

Chemical Engineering
Frank Gu
519-888-4567 x38605
Location: 
E6 4018
Contact for: 
Expertise in nanomedicine, sensor and diagnostics, targeted drug delivery system, multifunctional biomaterials.

Research Interests:

  • Nanotechnology and nanomedicine

  • Targeted drug delivery systems

  • Point of care diagnosis using biosensors

  • Ophthalmic care, diseases (Glaucoma, blindness, corneal infection, allergy treatment)

  • Drinking and waste water treatment

  • Sustainable agriculture

  • Biomaterials

  • Polymers

  • Photocatalysts

  • Bioconjugated chemistry

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

Canada Research Chair in Advanced Targeted Delivery Systems [Canada Research Chair Profile]

[YouTube] April 5, 2014 "Nanotechnology - a tiny solution to the global water crisis: Frank Gu at TEDxUW"

[Waterloo Stories] May 1, 2014 "Stronger than chlorine: Tiny nanoparticles tackle big water problems"

[CBB researcher story] January 4, 2013 "Accurate Diagnosis without Delay: Testing for Infection using Lab-on-a-Chip"

[YouTube] December 8, 2013 "Waterloo Engineering Research: Water Treatment"

[Waterloo Stories] October 10, 2012 "Researchers with the potential to change lives"

[Waterloo Stories] September 17, 2012 "In nanotechnology, what you can't see may help you"

Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering; Canada Research Chairs

J Guy Guillemette

Chemistry
Guillemette
519-888-4567 x35954
Location: 
ESC 233

Research Interests:

  • Regenerative medicine

  • Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) structure, function, enzyme processes and the effects on blood pressure, neurotransmission, insulin release, memory storage, immune response, septic shock, atherosclerosis, diabetes, and myocardial and cerebral ischemia.

ResearchGate

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Bae-Yeun Ha

Physics and Astronomy
B. Ha
519-888-4567 x37004
Location: 
PHY 372

Research Interests:

  • Theoretical molecular biophysics and soft matter (chromosomes, polymers, electrostatics)

  • Polymer physics for chromosome organization in a cell

  • Confined polymers (chain topology, spatial organization, and dynamics)

  • Electrostatic modification of lipid membranes

  • Physical basis for cell selectivity of antimicrobial peptides

  • Polyelectrolytes and polyampholytes

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Faculty→Science

John Heikkila

Biology
J. Heikkila
519-888-4567 x33076
Location: 
B2 360A

Research Interests:

  • Stress-induced heat shock protein (sHsp) gene expression and its association with diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson’s

  • Molecular biomarkers of environmental stress, molecular genetics

  • Proteasomal inhibition

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental; Faculty→Science

Jesse Hoey

Computer Science
J. Hoey
519-888-4567 x37744
Location: 
DC 3613

Research Interests:

  • Assistive technology (physical, cognitive disabilities, dementia)

  • Health informatics

  • Artificial intelligence

  • Computational social science

  • Affective computing, computer vision

Research Gate

Google Scholar

[Computer Science News] June 29, 2017 "ACT@Home: An emotionally intelligent cognitive assistant to help people with Alzheimer’s disease"

[Waterloo Stories] January 2, 2013 "Making life easier for those living with Alzheimer's"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Mathematics

John Honek

Chemistry
J. Honek
519-888-4567 x35817
Location: 
ESC 246

Research Interests:

  • Methionine chemistry and biochemestry (amino acid methionine and its roles in proteins, cellular pathways and its functions)

  • Bionanotechnology (for novel drug carriers, molecular foundations for nanodevices)

  • Glyoxalase Metalloenzymes

  • Biological and medicinal chemistry

  • Enzymology, kinetics, proteins

ResearchGate

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Sue Horton

School of Public Health and Health Systems
Sue Horton
519-888-4567 x33560
Location: 
HH 104

Research Interests:

  • Economics of public health, health policy, international health
  • Economic aspects of health and nutrition, internationally cost-effectiveness, cost, and prioritization of interventions
  • Expertise in micronutrients, undernutrition, the double-burden of nutrition and other interventions
  • Cost-effectiveness of walk-in counselling services in Ontario  

CIGI Chair in Global Health Economics [CIGI Profile]

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Peter Huck

Civil and Environmental Engineering
P. Huck
519-888-4567 x32707
Location: 
E2 3334

Research Interests:

  • Robustness of water supply systems, with a focus on treatment
  • Facilitating application of newer treatment technologies (e.g. UV disinfection and membranes), including integration into existing facilities
  • Identification and removal of trace chemical contaminants (pharmaceuticals & endocrine disrupters)
  • Known and emerging pathogens, and their removal/inactivation by treatment processes
  • Biodegradation

ResearchGate

NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Water Treatment [NSERC Profile]

[Waterloo Stories] March 14, 2013 "Protecting our drinking water for 20 years"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Engineering; NSERC Industrial Research Chairs

Laura Hug

Biology
Laura Hug
519-888-4567 x31151
Location: 
B1 281

Research Interests:

  • Microbial diversity and function at contaminated sites (primarily municipal landfills)
  • DNA, RNA, and protein (meta-omics) sequences
  • Environment remediation
  • Impacts of human activities on the environment

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

[YouTube] October 23, 2015 "Piecing life together - microbial diversity and function through meta-omic analyses"

[Waterloo Stories] April 12, 2016 "New tree of life may hold clues to cleaning up pollution"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science

Richard Hughson

Kinesiology
R. Hughson
519-888-4567 x32516
Location: 
BMH 1101

Research Interests:

  • Vascular aging and brain health
  • Space physiology research
  • Cardiovascular adaptation to exercise

[Waterloo Stories] April 19, 2016 "Waterloo science aboard the International Space Station"

[Waterloo Stories] October 8, 2013 "Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield joins University of Waterloo"

[Waterloo Stories] December 17, 2012 "Canadian astronaut takes Waterloo research into orbit"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Jan Huissoon

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
Jan Huissoon
519-888-4567 x33595
Location: 
E3 4116

Research Interests:

  • Mobility assistive devices
  • Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal Modeling of Human Locomotion
  • Autonomous Navigation Using Artificial Neural Networks
  • Dynamic Seam Tracking for Robotic Welding, Arc Acoustics in GMA welding, Walking Robot Welder
  • Automatic end-of-arm and tool-centre-point calibration

Google Scholar

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Brian Ingalls

Applied Mathematics
B. Ingalls
519-888-4567 x35457
Location: 
MC 6116

Research Interests:

  • Mathematical modelling in systems biology
  • Control theory
  • Synthetic biology

ResearchGate

​[Google Scholar]

[CBB researcher story] August 6, 2015 "Decreasing antibiotic resistance in bacteria"

[YouTube Lecture] September 30, 2014 "Model-based design in synthetic biology"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Mathematics

Ning Jiang

Systems Design Engineering
N.Jiang
519-888-4567 x33677
Location: 
DWE 2518F

Research Interests:

  • Biological Signal processing
  • Brain-computer interface
  • Human-machine interface
  • Rehabilitation Engineering

ResearchGate

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Lyndon Jones

Optometry and Vision Science
L.Jones
519-888-4065 or x84065
Location: 
OPT 360

Research Interests:

  • Clinical trial design
  • Contact lens performance
  • Drug delivery
  • Ocular biomaterials
  • Proteins at interfaces

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

University Research Chair

Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science; University Research Chairs

Vassili Karanassios

Chemistry
V. Karanassios
519-888-4840 or x84840
Location: 
C2 277

Research Interests:

  • Micro and nano-analytical chemistry
  • Micro and nano samples
  • Micro-miniaturization (lab-on-a-chip)

LinkedIn

[YouTube] June 7, 2013 "Energy scavenging to power remote sensors"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Science

Karim Karim

Electrical and Computer Engineering
K. Karim
519-888-4567 x38336
Location: 
E3 3143

Research Interests:

  • Low-dose, low-cost x-ray imaging system (e.g. tuberculosis screening)

  • Circuit technology, Photon counting circuits for biomedical imaging

  • Large area digital medical imaging

  • Silicon Thin-film Applied Research

  • Device physics

  • Amorphous semiconductors and semiconductor devices

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

Google Scholar

[YouTube Lecture] September 30, 2014 "Bending the cost curve: Building a $1000 diagnostic X-ray imager for scalable and sustainable healthcare"

[Office of Research] "Paving the way for a digital X-ray and health-care revolution"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Heather Keller

Kinesiology
H.Keller
519-888-4567 x31761
Location: 
BMH 2682

Research Interests:

  • Improving nutrition and health in hospitals, long term care and the community
  • Dementia

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

​[Waterloo News] March 23, 2017 "Survey will reduce rates of malnutrition in hospitals"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Bioprocessing and Food Technology, Health care systems; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Behrad Khamesee

Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering
Behrad Khamesee
519-888-4567 x35095
Location: 
E3 3148

Research Interests:

  • Smart structures, actuators, biomechanics, assistive devices, human-robot interaction, wearable sensors (fitness, monitoring, fall prevention, Alzheimer's)
  • Ophthalmic instrumentation, senors, technologies and hardware design (MRI, CT, ultrasound)
  • Micro-energy harvester through human locomotion
  • Magnetically driven medical microrobots for drug delivery and microsurgery
  • Regenerative prosthetic knee, and cost-effective prosthetic leg (structural design, sensory system, and controller)
  • Micromanipulation using magnetic levitation
  • Auto-focusing mechanism for microscopy using electrorestrictive
  • ​Clean room applications 

Google Scholar

[Waterloo Stories] March 2, 2014 "Charge your phone while you shovel - and shiver"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Jonathan Kofman

Systems Design Engineering
J. Kofman
519-888-4567 x35185
Location: 
DWE 2513L

Research Interests:

  • Biomedical systems & biomechatronics - rehabilitation, assistive devices, intelligent design of prostheses and orthoses, 3D body surface measurement
  • Optomechatronics - computer vision (2D and 3D), range-image registration, range-sensing, range-sensor design, vision-based 3D surface measurement systems, optical system design, laser-camera range, sensor design, phase-shifting / fringe-projection 3D surface measurement systems, real-time full-field 3D imaging sensors / real-time full-field 3D surface measurement systems, hand-held 3D imaging sensors / hand-held 3D surface measurement systems, vision-based robot control, vision-based human-robot interfaces
  • Robotics - robot teleoperation, robot vision, human-robot interfaces, human-robot interaction, human-guided robot learning, vision-based robot control (visual servoing), human-assistive/service robots

Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Bioprocessing and Food Technology, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Mohammad Kohandel

Applied Mathematics
Mohammad Kohandel
519-888-4567 x35458
Location: 
MC 6112

Research Interests:

  • Integrative cancer biology
  • Combination of cancer treatments
  • Nano-scale drug delivery
  • Cancer stem cells
  • Biomechanics

ResearchGate

[Waterloo News] June 23, 2016 "Nanotechnology and math deliver two-in-one punch for cancer therapy resistance"

[Waterloo Stories] February 11, 2015 "Study finds new lethal combination of cancer drugs shrinks tumors"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Mathematics

Dana Kulić

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kulic
519-888-4567 x37260
Location: 
E5 4044

Research Interests:

  • Robotics, robot learning

  • Humanoid robots

  • Human-robot interaction

  • Machine learning

  • Mechatronics

  • Human motion analysis (sports training, rehabilitation)

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

Google Scholar

[Waterloo News] May 18, 2017 "Technology aims to improve physiotherapy outcomes using sensors and machine learning"

[CBB researcher story] January 9, 2013 "An Improved Road to Recovery"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Andrew Laing

Kinesiology
A. Laing
519-888-4567 x38947
Location: 
BMH 3121

Research Interests:

  • Musculoskeletal biomechanics related to human health and injury prevention, and the role that advanced age has on these relationships.
  • Fall-related tissue trauma including hip fractures, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries
  • Workplace musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD)
  • Orthopedic biomechanics

ResearchGate

Google Scholar

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

Optometry and Vision Science
V. Lakshminarayanan
519-888-4567 x38167
Location: 
OPT 334

Research Interests:

  • Classical and visual optics
  • Optical system design, science and engineering
  • Psychophysics/human factors
  • Visual perception, visual optics math modelling
  • Biomedical image processing

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

[CBB researcher story] July 29, 2015 "Image processing to automate early glaucoma diagnosis"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Science

Edith Law

Computer Science
E.Law
519-888-4567 x35751
Location: 
DC 3138

Research Interests:

  • Human computation (crowdsourcing)
  • Human-in-the-loop intelligent systems
  • Online communities and citizen science
  • Large-scale collaborative planning systems
  • Interaction techniques and incentive mechanisms for volunteer-based human computation systems within Science and Public Health.

LinkedIn

Google Scholar

[Computer Science News] May 1, 2015 "CIHR-NSERC grant awarded to CS professor"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Mathematics

Hyung-Sool Lee

Civil and Environmental Engineering
H. Lee
519-888-4567 x31095
Location: 
E2 2309

Research Interests:

  • Production of bio-energy (electricity, H2, and CH4) and bio-chemicals from biomass

  • Thermodynamic/kinetic analyses on microbial metabolisms in engineered and natural systems

  • Microbial ecology in engineered biological systems

  • Environmental biotechnology

  • Nutrients recovery from organic waste and wastewater

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

[Waterloo Stories] March 18, 2014 "Giving people a simple way to test their drinking water"

[Waterloo Stories] May 10, 2013 "Can bacteria create green energy?"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Engineering

Raymond Legge

Chemical Engineering
R. Legge
519-888-4567 x33376
Location: 
E6 4006

Research Interests:

  • Biochemical engineering
  • Protein and biomimetic engineering
  • Biosensor development
  • Bioprocess monitoring and soft sensor development
  • Protein thermodynamics stability and analysis
  • Environmental bioremediation and green bioprocesses
  • Biological water treatment and membrane-based processes
  • Spectroscopic techniques combined with chemometric methods for process optimization and the development of on-line sensor technology

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Engineering

Zoia Leonenko

Physics and Astronomy
Z. Leonenko

Research Interests:

  • Biophysics of lipids and lipid-protein interactions

  • Lipid monolayers and bilayers - role of structural changes and physical properties

  • Biomedical nanotechnology (molecular mechanism of Alzheimer's disease)

  • Drug development and delivery systems, antimicrobial peptides in lung disorders

  • Fluorescence and atomic force microscopy

  • Kelvin probe force microscopy and single molecule force spectroscopy

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

[YouTube Lecture] October 1, 2014 "Scanning probe microscopy in biomedical research"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Science

Kam Tong Leung

Chemistry
K. Tong Leung
519-888-4567 x35826
Location: 
C2 061A

Research Interests:

  • Targeted drug delivery

  • Green energy (both storage and generation)

  • Water/environment remediation

  • Chemical physics, surface chemistry

  • Nanotechnology, ultrafast nanoelectronics

  • Microscopy, spectro-microscopy, fabrication, lithography, rapid prototyping

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Imaging; Faculty→Science

Bosco Leung

Electrical and Computer Engineering
B. Leung
519-888-4567 x32678
Location: 
EIT 4023

Research Interests:

  • Design of mixed analog/digital circuits for wireless communication
  • Phase noise of oscillator, mixer noise and mixer distortion analysis
Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Peter Levine

Electrical and Computer Engineering
P. Levine
519-888-4567 x31414
Location: 
E5 4012

Research Interests:

  • Integrated microsystems for clinical and environmental monitoring

  • Combining complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) integrated circuits with novel materials, structures, or devices to enable non-traditional life science and bio-diagnostic applications

  • CMOS-integrated biochemical assays

  • Semiconductor integrated circuits and sensors, design and test of 3D integrated circuits

  • Micro/nano fabrication, lab-on-a-chip devices

  • Electrochemical biosensors

  • Electrophysiology

  • DNA sequencing

  • Image sensors

LinkedIn

​Google Scholar

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Dongqing Li

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
D. Li
519-888-4567 x38682
Location: 
ERC 2008

Research Interests:

  • Microfluidics and nanofluidics
  • Lab-on-a-chip, diagnostic devices (biomedical, environmental, food safety)
  • Interfacial Phenomena

Google Scholar

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Engineering

Ming Li

Computer Science
M. Li
519-888-4659 or x84659
Location: 
DC 3355

Research Interests:

  • Bioinformatics tools (protein structures, genome mapping, conducting homology searches)

  • Protein structure prediction, and automated NMR protein structure determination

  • Stem cell image recognition

  • Deep learning, natural language processing and automated conversation, AI

Google Scholar

Canada Research Chair in Bioinformatics [Canada Research Chair Profile]

The Royal Society of Canada Fellow

[Waterloo Stories] April 5, 2013 "RSVP: Responding to a need"

[Waterloo Stories] July 6, 2012 "Solving life's big issues, one question at a time"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Mathematics; Canada Research Chairs; The Royal Society of Canada Fellows

Yuning Li

Chemical Engineering
Yuning Li
519-888-4567 x31105
Location: 
QNC 5614

Research Interests:

Development of organic materials and nanomaterials for printed and organic optical and electronic devices

  • Environmentally stable polymer semiconductors for biological and chemical sensors in applications in smart food packaging, health care devices, wearable electronics, etc.
  • Polymers derived from biologically active compounds for biological and biochemical sensors
  • Electrically highly conductive polymers for thermoelectrics, batteries, and solar cells
  • Low-temperature processable metal nanoparticle conductive inks
  • P-type and n-type high charge carrier mobility small molecules and p-conjugated polymers for organic field effect transistors, which have applications in RFIDs and displays
  • Novel synthetic chemistry for conjugated polymers
  • Single-walled carbon nanotubes and graphene

Design, fabrication, and characterization of organic electronics

  • Chemical/biosensors​
  • Organic thin film transistors (OTFTs) or organic filed effect transistors (OTFTs)
  • Small molecule and polymer bulk-heterojunction photovoltaics (OPV) (solar cells)
  • Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSC)
  • Perovskite solar cells
  • Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs)
  • Photodiode and phototransistor based organic/polymer photodetectors

​Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

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Patents

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Juewen Liu

Chemistry
J. Liu
519-888-4567 x38919
Location: 
ESC 140

Research Interests:

  • Biomedical diagnosis

  • Targeted drug delivery

  • Environmental monitoring

  • DNA-based biosensors and functional polymers

  • Nanomaterials, (gold nanoparticles, liposomes, magnetic nanoparticles, quantum dots, graphene hydrogels, hybrid nanomaterials)

  • Bioinorganic / Bioanalytical chemistry

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

[Waterloo Stories] February 27, 2013 "Waterloo researcher uses nano-materials to clean water"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Health care systems, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Science

Kesen Ma

Biology
Kesen Ma
519-888-4567 x33562
Location: 
B1 379C

Research Interests:

  • Thermostable Biocatalyst (Biofuel/Bioethanol production, Chiral compound biosynthesis)

  • Thermostable dehydrogenases

  • Enzyme evolution and protein engineering

  • Temperature biochemistry

  • Sulfur reduction and energy metabolism

  • Alcohol metabolism

  • Electron transfer and flavoproteins

Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science

Chandra Madhuranthakam

Chemical Engineering
Chandra Madhuranthakam
519-888-4567 x31662
Location: 
E6 5108

Research Interests:

  • Static mixer and microreactor technology
  • Polymer reaction engineering and polymer processing
  • Process modeling, optimization, integration and control
  • Waste minimization and green engineering
Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Engineering

Vivek Maheshwari

Chemistry
V. Maheshwari
519-888-4567 x38885
Location: 
QNC 5619

Research Interests:

  • Biomimetic sensors and devices

  • Ion based devices

  • Energy harnessing

  • Cellular electronics

  • Nanomaterial research (synthesis, application, materials, interfacing, assembly)

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Science

Brendan McConkey

Biology
B. McConkey
519-888-4567 x37020
Location: 
B1 165A

Research Interests:

  • Computational bioinformatics

  • Protein structure, functions, evolution (yeast, mammalian cell lines, plant-bacterial)

  • Proteomics analysis

LinkedIn

ResearchGate

Google Scholar

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science

Bill McIlroy

Kinesiology
Bill McIlroy
519-888-4567 x38109
Location: 
BMH 3030

Research Interests:

  • Neuroscience and neurological disorders
  • Balance, gait, exercise
  • Aging
  • Understanding how the brain and other parts of the central nervous system control movements of the body
  • Using advanced measurements systems to improve recovery time after a neurological injury (such as a stroke) and minimize age-related effects on movement control (such as reducing the risk of falling). 
  • Electroencephalography and electromyography
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation, magnetic resonance imaging, peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Galvanic skin measurement
  • Eye-tracker, motion analysis, and kinetic measurement

University Research Chair

[Waterloo News] August 19, 2015 "Wearable technologies will improve stroke rehabilitation"

[Waterloo Stories] February 4, 2014 "Finding your way after a stroke"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences; University Research Chairs

Ian McKillop

School of Public Health & Health Systems
I. McKillop
519-888-4567 x37127
Location: 
BMH 3736

Research Interests:

  • Health informatics

  • Information management - financial and healthcare (data quality, security and performance management issues)

  • Systems to support decision-making

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

John McPhee

Systems Design Engineering
J. McPhee
519-888-4567 x35341
Location: 
E3 4114

Research Interests:

  • Biomechanics engineering (injury rehabilitation, assistive devices for elderly, athletes, disabled)

  • Mechatronic and robotic systems

  • Multibody system dynamics

  • Computational methods for analysis and design

  • Advanced vehicle systems

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Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics [Canada Research Chair Profile]

NSERC/Toyota/Maplesoft Industrial Research Chair in Mathematics-Based Modelling and Design [NSERC Profile]

[Waterloo Stories] August 5, 2016 "Rio Olympics 2016: Engineering speed for the Canadian track cycling team"

[Waterloo Stories] June 17, 2015 "Waterloo’s $10M dream facility for smarter, greener cars"

Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering; Canada Research Chairs; NSERC Industrial Research Chairs

Elizabeth Meiering

Chemistry
E. Meiering
519-888-4567 x32254
Location: 
ESC 228

Research Interests:

  • Proteins: energetics, kinetics, mechanisms, structure, dynamics, folding, function, evolution, engineering and design (ALS, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, prions, cancer)

  • High resolution nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (fluorescence, CD, NMR, FTIR, DLS)

  • Optical spectroscopies

  • Bioinformatics and computational modelling

  • Biocomputing and protein engineering

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Barbara Moffatt

Biology
B. Moffatt
519-888-4567 x32063
Location: 
B2 357C

Research Interests:

  • Gene expression and enzyme activities of plant development
  • Roles of adenosine kinase (ADK) in plants
  • Molecular genetics
  • Agricultural sciences

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Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science

Murray Moo-Young

Chemical Engineering
M. Moo-Young
519-888-4006 or x84006
Location: 
E6 1008

Research Interests:

  • Biopharmaceuticals (therapeutics, treatment of autoimmune diseases, prevent rejection of organ transplants)

  • Industrial biomanufacturing and biotechnology (fermentation, food ingredients, enzymes, biofuels)

  • Environmental management (bioremediation of carcinogenic environmental pollutants, filtration, chromatography)

The Royal Society of Canada Fellow

[YouTube Lecture] September 29, 2014 "Biofuels and Waste Treatment"

[YouTube Lecture] September 19, 2013 "Industrial Biotechnology: Current developments and trends"

[UW Eng-e-news] August 14, 2013 "Engineering Life-enhancing research"

[Waterloo Stories] May 3, 2013 "Can bacteria help create a cheaper fuel for our cars?"

[CBB researcher story] December 6, 2012 "Bringing Bioengineering and Biotechnology to its Fullest Potential"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Engineering; The Royal Society of Canada Fellows

Christine Moresoli

Chemical Engineering
C. Moresoli
519-888-4567 x35254
Location: 
E6 4010

Research Interests:

  • Membrane filtration process (microfiltration; ultrafiltration; nanofiltration; reverse osmosis)

  • Food proteins, processes, sustainability (concentration; separation; fractionation, water and waste minimization)

  • Protein recovery and purification

  • Enzyme reaction engineering

  • Health food product development and processing

  • Thermal food processes (baking; drying; ultra-high temperature; pasteurization; sterilization)

  • Diffusion transport in biomaterials and polymeric films

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Engineering

Plinio Morita

School of Public Health & Health Systems
519-888-4567 x31372
Location: 
BMH 3708

Research Interests:

  • mHealth and wearable technology design
  • Ubiquitous sensors for smart homes and remote patient monitoring
  • Big data and health data analytics
  • Technology to support longer independent living
Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Stephen Murphy

School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Stephen Murphy
519-888-4567 x35616
Location: 
EV2 2034

Research Interests:

  • Social-ecological sustainability
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Restoration and conservation ecology
  • Policy analysis

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[Waterloo News] March 16, 2015 "Expert: Parties need to consider bigger picture for Rouge National Urban Park"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Environment

Praveen Nekkar Rao

School of Pharmacy
P. Nekkar
519-888-4567 x21317
Location: 
PHR 5002

Research Interests:

  • Drug discovery
  • Rational drug design and medicinal chemistry
  • Cancer therapy
  • Treatment of neurological disorders (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's)
  • Drug discovery/rational design
  • Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel organic molecules and peptides/peptidomimics as therapeutic agents

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​[Pharmacy News] July 29, 2015 "Waterloo pharmacist examines drug therapies for Alzheimer’s disease"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Patricia Nieva

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
P. Nieva
519-888-4567 x37786
Location: 
E3 4106

Research Interests:

  • Point-of-care diagnostic systems and monitoring (healthcare, wearable technology, sensors and devices)

  • Biosensors - Protein sensor for Heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) and point-of-care medical diagnostics (biomarkers)

  • Hybrid and electric vehicles (lithium ion batteries, power management, energy storage, sensors)

  • Micro-electromechanical systems/nano-electromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS) for harsh environments (automotive, aerospace, turbomachinery, oil-well/logging, nuclear power, communications)

  • MEMS/NEMS, nanomaterials, biosensors, devices, biomanipulators, biosystems, packaging, microassembly

  • Micropower generation, microfabrication, self-contained integrated microsystems

ResearchGate

[Waterloo Stories] July 5, 2012 "A tiny machine to predict heart attacks"

[Waterloo Engineering] April, 2015 "Tiny technology to prevent the risk of skipping a beat or worse"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Jeff Orchard

Computer Science
J. Orchard
519-888-4567 x35037
Location: 
DC 3615

Research Interests:

  • Neural networks and neural learning algorithms
  • Dynamical systems and scientific computing
  • Computational neuroscience

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[CBB researcher story] July 20, 2015 "Computational Perception: How a brain understands its environment"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Mathematics

Sean Peterson

Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering
S. Peterson
519-888-4567 x38722
Location: 
ERC 3022

Research Interests:

  • Biological fluid dynamics, fluid/structure interaction, vortex dynamics, diagnostic methods

  • Energy harvesting

  • Cardiovascular and mechanical blood flow models

  • Human phonation, vocal fold modeling

  • Stent modeling and design

  • Biomimetic propulsors

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[CBB researcher story] January 8, 2013 "The Ability to be Heard Above the Crowd"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam

Systems Design Engineering
K.  Ponnambalam
519-888-4567 x33282
Location: 
DWE 2513J

Research Interests:

  • Application of intelligent systems (hydrology, water resources, decision making in health, control of satellite communications, fault detection analysis)

  • Optimization
  • Mathematical programming, decision making under uncertainty
  • Data mining

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Engineering

Michael Pope

Chemical Engineering
M.Pope
519-888-4567 x30153
Location: 
QNC 5606

Research Interests:

  • Flexible, wearable energy storage and sensing technologies
  • Graphene production and post-processing techniques
  • Directed assembly of 2D nanomaterials at the air-water interface
  • Bottom-up assembly approaches for energy storage, sensing and electrocatalysis
  • Supercapacitors
  • Next generation batteries
  • Electrochemical sensors
  • ​Thin films and membranes
  • Nano-materials

​[ResearchGate]

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Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Pascal Poupart

Computer Science
P. Poupart
519-888-4567 x36239
Location: 
DC 2514

Research Interests:

  • Machine learning and reasoning under uncertainty (artificial intelligence, computational statistics, decision and control theory)

  • Health informatics (assistive technologies, behaviour recognition, smart walkers, Alzheimer’s monitoring)

  • Natural language understanding (dialogue management, semantic analysis)

[Waterloo Stories] April 12, 2013 "Breaking the fall: Smart walker will help prevent injuries"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Mathematics

Eric Prouzet

Chemistry
Eric Prouzet
519-888-4567 x31033
Location: 
C2 070

Research Interests:

  • Sea water desalination, hydrogen production for fuel cells, CO2 recovery from fossil fuel power plants

  • Membrane processes, catalysis, organic or inorganic nanoparticles

  • Porous materials, materials and sol-gel integrative chemistry

  • Nanostructures and superlattices

  • Sustainable processes

  • Microemulsions

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[YouTube Lecture] September 29, 2014 "Biofuels and Waste Management"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Science

Omar Ramahi

Electrical and Computer Engineering
O. Ramahi
519-888-4567 x37460
Location: 
EIT 4154

Research Interests:

  • Biomedical applications of electromagnetics

  • Electromagnetic compatibility, interference, propagation mechanisms

  • Material measurements, metamaterials and its engineering applications

  • Energy harvesting

  • Surface and subsurface detection using near-field microscopy

  • Electronic packaging

  • Photonics

  • Radiating systems, theoretical and computational electromagnetics

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Engineering

Bruce Reed

Biology
B. Reed
519-888-4567 x38085
Location: 
B2 293A

Research Interests:

  • Molecular genetics

  • Cell biology, life cycle

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Faculty→Science

Carolyn Ren

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
C. Ren
519-888-4567 x33030
Location: 
E3 3165
Contact for: 
Expertise in microfluidics, Lab-on-a-Chip technology, protein and DNA separation towards disease diagnosis and drug discovery, living cell analysis and water toxicity testing.

Research Interests:

  • Protein and DNA separation analysis towards disease diagnosis and drug discovery

  • Biosensing and Devices (bacterial, proteins, fluorescence)

  • Living cell analysis and water toxicity testing

  • Lab-on-a-Chip technology (point-of-care biomedical diagnosis , chemical detection, protein separation and identification, environmental testing)

  • Micro-scale fluid mechanics, droplet microfluidics and nanofluidics

  • High Throughput Screening For Drug Screening
  • Manufacturing Nanomaterials and Carbon Management

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Canada Research Chair in Lab-on-a-Chip Technology [Canada Research Chair Profile]

[Waterloo Stories] June 14, 2012 "Creating the tiny future of science"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering; Canada Research Chairs

David Rose

Biology
D. Rose
519-888-4567 x31217
Location: 
ESC 244

Research Interests:

  • Structural Biology
  • Protein structure, functions, and pharmaceuticals
  • Type II Diabetes
  • X-ray crystallography
  • Structural Studies of Glycoside Hydrolases
  • Golgi α-mannosidase II, Lysosomal α-mannosidase
  • Intestinal Maltase-Glucoamylase and Sucrase-Isomaltase (MGAM and SI)
  • Gut commensal microbial glycoside hydrolases

[YouTube Lecture] September 30, 2015 "Glycosidases in human health and disease"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Faculty→Science

Manoj Sachdev

Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.Sachdev
519-888-4016 or x84016
Location: 
E5 4002

Research Interests:

  • Flexible and wearable electronics

  • Displays (television, cell phone, and computer)

  • Solid-state lighting

  • Digital circuit design for low power, low voltage applications

  • High performance mixed-signal circuit design

  • Robust design practices for VLSI

  • VLSI testing and design for testability techniques for current and logic testing

  • VLSI quality, reliability and yield improvement techniques

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Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Fatih Safa Erenay

Management Sciences
F. Safa Erenay
519-888-4567 x32521
Location: 
CPH 4323

Research Interests:

  • Mathematical modeling - Stochastic Modeling and Optimization, Markov Decision Processes, Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes, Dynamic Programming, Simulation Models.
  • Health Care: Medical Decision Making, Organ Transplantation, Cancer Screening, Health Care Delivery.
  • Production Planning: Multicriteria Scheduling

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Engineering

Safieddin Safavi-Naeini

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Safavi-Naeini
519-888-4567 x32822
Location: 
E5 4029

Research Interests:

  • Biotechnologies (sensors, mobile health, biomedical instrumentation, DNA sequencing, pharmaceutical analysis, skin cancer screening, energy harvesting, environmental monitoring)

  • Wireless communication systems (RF technologies, antenna, and propagation modelling)

  • Emerging RF/Microwave/Millimeter Wave/THz systems, devices, and novel electromagnetic materials

  • Computational electromagnetics and photonics

NSERC Research In Motion Industrial Research Chair in Wireless Communications [NSERC Profile]

[Waterloo Stories] January 20, 2017 "Smart antennas could “make the world a better place”

[Waterloo News] June 22, 2016 "Developed in Waterloo, now orbiting in space"

[Waterloo Stories] September 13, 2013 "Waterloo opens world-class facility"

[CBB researcher story] December 7, 2012 "Improving Healthcare with Electromagnetic Waves"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering; NSERC Industrial Research Chairs

Armaghan Salehian

Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering
A. Salehian
519-888-4567 x38531
Location: 
E5 3046
Contact for: 
Expertise in energy harvesting from human motion using smart materials and active structures.

Research Interests:

  • Energy harvesting using smart materials (medical implants, magnetostrictive materials and piezoelectrics)

  • Structural Dynamics

  • Wind turbines vibrations reduction for the non-audible frequency range

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[Waterloo Stories] December 2, 2013 "Smart tech for medical implants"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Matthew Scott

Applied Mathematics
Matthew Scott
519-888-4567 x35454
Location: 
MC 6114

Research Interests:

  • Experimental biological physics
  • Stochastic processes in physics and biology
  • Pysiological constraints on bioproduct synthesis

[YouTube Lectures] Winter School on Quantitative Systems Biology 2015

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Mathematics

George Shaker

Electrical & Computer Engineering
George Shaker
+1 519-498-5173
Location: 
E5 4126

Research Interests:

  • Bio-wearable electronics and systems
  • Bio-electromagnetics, bio-technology, bio-sensors and energy harvesting systems
  • RF/microwave/millimeter wave/Terahertz (THz) circuits and antenna systems
  • Radio frequency (RF)/microwave packaging and Electromagnetic compatibility 
  • (EMC)/Electromagnetic interface (EMI) analyses
  • Vehicle and UAV wireless communications, navigation systems, and telematics systems
  • Complex propagation and scattering phenomena
  • Devices and novel electromagnetic materials and wireless sensors

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[Engineering News] July 5, 2016 "Waterloo wins big with tiny power device"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

David Simakov

Chemical Engineering
David Simakov
519-888-4567 x37048
Location: 
E6 2004

Research Interests:

  • Microalgae
  • Microfluidics
  • Biophotoreactors
  • Biomass conversion
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Engineering

Sivabal Sivaloganathan

Applied Mathematics
Sivabal Sivaloganathan
519-888-4567 x33248
Location: 
MC 6136

Research Interests:

  • Biomechanics
  • Mathematical modeling of hydrocephalus
  • Mathematical oncology

ResearchGate

[Applied Mathematics Biomedical Research Group]

Group(s): 
Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Mathematics

Roderick Slavcev

School of Pharmacy
R. Slavcev
519-888-4567 x21301
Location: 
PHR 4003

Research Interests:

  • Drug discovery, delivery systems and nanomedicine

  • Gene therapy, microbial genetics

  • Oncology, Antiviral therapeutics design

  • Anti-bacterials

  • Acne cosmeceutical design

  • Phage-based biotechnology

  • Viral exclusion systems

  • Cosmeceuticals

  • Vaccine design (dementia), bacteriophage-based biotechnology, use of coliphages to design and construct vectors for the development of novel vaccines, pharmaceuticals and gene delivery systems, and the identification and application of novel phage genomic anti-bacterial genes with potential phage therapy applications.

  • Strategic management in Pharmacy; healthcare reform

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Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems; Faculty→Science

David Spafford

Biology
D. Spafford
519-888-4567 x38185
Location: 
B1 173

Research Interests:

  • Calcium channel analysis for target drug delivery for treatment of pain, arrhythmias, angina, and potential benefits in treatment of epilepsy and cancer.

  • Structure, function and pharmacology of calcium channels and sodium channels

  • Structure and function and analysis of NALCN cation channel  and anti-calcium channel toxins

  • The Spafford Neurobiology Research Laboratory studies voltage-gated calcium channels, molecular physiology, biophysics, cell biology, protein biochemistry, fluorescence microscopy and tissue cultures.

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Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Daniel Stashuk

Systems Design Engineering
D. Stashuk
519-888-4567 x32982
Location: 
DWE 2513E

Research Interests:

  • Electrophysiological characterization of neuromuscular disorders

  • Autonomous and knowledge systems

  • Machine perception and sensors

  • Image processing and analysis, pattern analysis and recognition

  • EMG signal decomposition, simulation and quantitative EMG and DQEMG

  • Biomedical engineering

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Paul Stolee

School of Public Health and Health Systems
P. Stolee
519-888-4567 x35879
Location: 
BMH 3729

Research Interests:

  • Health informatics, aging, geriatrics, rehabilitation, long-term care, home care

  • Health information systems and databases; data mining techniques and advanced statistical methods to support better decision-making in rehabilitation practice and policy-making

  • Health outcome measurement, better use of information systems in the rehabilitation of older persons and the integration and use of knowledge and information in practice

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[Waterloo News] June 9, 2017 "Researchers will transform health-care services for persons living with frailty"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Health care systems; Faculty→Applied Health Sciences

Michael Tam

Chemical Engineering
Photo: M. Tam
519-888-4567 x38339
Location: 
E6 1010

Research Interests:

  • Enhanced drug delivery systems, gene therapy

  • Associative polymers for environmentally friendly coatings

  • Sustainable nanomaterials (cellulose nanocrystals)

  • Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP) and stimuli responsive polymeric systems

  • Polymer-surfactant interactions

  • Magnetic nanoparticles for novel separation processes

University Research Chair

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental; Faculty→Engineering; University Research Chairs

Shirley Tang

Chemistry
S.Tang
519-888-4567 x38037
Location: 
C2 279B

Research Interests:

  • Nanomaterials, nanodevices, biosensors for applications in food processing, bioreactors and biotechnology, natural gas purification, fuel cell, and water purification

  • Nano-Bio Hybrids for Tissue Engineering and Medicine for drug delivery, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

  • Bio-molecule assisted nanomaterial self-assembly

  • Health and environmental effects of engineered nanomaterials

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Science

Scott Taylor

Chemistry
S.Taylor
519-888-4567 x33325
Location: 
C2 388

Research Interests:

  • Medicinal chemistry/enzymology (treatment of prostate and breast cancer, diabetes)

  • Nanomedicine; development of novel antibiotics

  • Bionanomaterials; synthetic polymers and methodologies

  • Peptide, charbohydrate, nucleoside and nucleotide chemistry

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

John Thompson

Biology
John Thompson
519-888-4465 or x84465
Location: 
B1 278

Research Interests:

  • Biochemistry and molecular biology of programmed cell death

  • Functional genomics of senescence (biological aging) and apoptosis

  • Comparative aspects of senescence and stress including the role of hormones and the involvement of free radicals

  • Applicable therapies for cancers, inflammatory diseases (arthritis and sepsis), and in the agricultural sector (enhance yield, develop tolerance to environmental stress and plant diseases, and increase the shelf-life of perishable produce)

The Royal Society of Canada Fellow

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical, Environmental, Bioprocessing and Food Technology; Faculty→Science; The Royal Society of Canada Fellows

Hamid Tizhoosh

Systems Design Engineering
H. Tizhoosh
519-888-4567 x36751
Location: 
DWE 2513F

Research Interests:

  • Big data, computer vision and image processing, health engineering, terahertz imaging, fuzzy image processing

  • Machine intelligence, opposition-based learning, pattern recognition

  • Medical imaging and analysis (CT, MR, and ultrasound imaging)

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[YouTube Lecture] January 21, 2015 "BIG Data, Medical Imaging and Machine Intelligence"

[YouTube Lecture] October 1, 2014 "Medical Imaging: Pixels, Consensus and Learning"

[Waterloo Stories] January 9, 2013 "Making it harder for cancer to hide"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

Ehsan Toyserkani

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
E. Toyserkani
519-888-4567 x37560
Location: 
E3 3151
Contact for: 
Expertise in additive manufacturing of biodegradable scaffolds for regenerative medicine and tissue engineering applications, optical sensors for biomedical area.

Research Interests:

  • Tissue engineering and biodegradable implants for regenerative medicine (3D printing)

  • Bio-additive and microscale-additive manufacturing (opto-mechanical sensors, smart structures, developed through additive manufacturing)

  • Novel multi-scale additive manufacturing technologies for biomedical, oil/gas and manufacturing sectors

  • Laser-based fabrication techniques with particular focus on direct write processes in micro- and macro-scale

  • Modeling, sensing and real-time control of laser-based manufacturing techniques

University Research Chair

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[YouTube Lecture] May 6, 2014 "Additive manufacturing"

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Engineering; University Research Chairs

James Tung

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
J. Tung
519-888-4567 x33445
Location: 
E3 4113

Research Interests:

  • Rehabilitation engineering and assistive technologies (gerontology, Osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease, fall risk in stroke survivors, and rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury)

  • Neuromotor control

  • Biomedical signal analysis

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[Waterloo Stories] July 8, 2014 "GPS technology may help detect Alzheimer’s disease earlier"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Justin Wan

Computer Science
Justin Wan
519-888-4567 x34468
Location: 
DC 2319

Research Interests:

  • Medical imaging (processing, registration, cell segmentation, tracking)
  • Computer simulations (biomedical, brain and soft tissue injury and biomechanics, architectural, remote sensing, natural phenomena, fine arts)
  • Computational finance
  • Scientific computing (numerical solutions of partial differential equations, iterative methods, and multigrid preconditioning, parallel computation on high performance platforms)

Canada Research Chair in Scientific Computing [Canada Research Chair Profile]

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Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Mathematics; Canada Research Chairs

Zhou Wang

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Z. Wang
519-888-4567 x35301
Location: 
E5 5113

Research Interests:

  • Image and signal processing, coding and quality assessment
  • Computational vision and pattern analysis
  • Multimedia communications
  • Biomedical signal and image processing

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[Waterloo News] October 5, 2015 "Waterloo Engineer wins Emmy Award"

[Waterloo Stories] February 3, 2014 "Engineering professor awarded prestigious fellowship"

Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

John Wen

Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering
John Wen
519-888-4567 x38362
Location: 
ERC 2003

Research Interests:

  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Biofuel combustion, biomass gasification, combustion generated particulates
  • CO2 capture and storage
  • Synthesis, characterization and applications of nanomaterial
  • Developing nanothermite and energetic nanocomposites
  • EPD fabrication of nanotube and nanowire based electrodes for advanced energy devices
  • Engineering thermodynamics
  • Energy conversion

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Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biomass and Environmental Bioremediation, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Environmental; Faculty→Engineering

Shawn Wettig

School of Pharmacy
S. Wettig
519-888-4567 x21303
Location: 
PHR 4011

Research Interests:

  • Gene therapy and drug delivery systems (prostate and ovarian cancer treatment)

  • Polymeric nanomaterials, biopolymers

  • Novel surface active compounds (gemini surfactants)

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[CBB researcher story] July 21, 2015 "Vectors for gene therapy and improving drug solubility"

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts, Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Science

Thomas Willett

Systems Design Engineering
Thomas Willett
519-888-4567 x38405
Location: 
DWE 3505A

Research Interests:

  • Biomaterials and mechanics of biomaterials and tissues

  • Bone quality and fragility, collagen

  • Engineering of bone mimetic materials for skeletal reconstruction (3D printing)

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Engineering

Alex Wong

Systems Design Engineering
A. Wong
519-888-4567 x31299
Location: 
DWE 2513H

Research Interests:

  • Biomedical image processing and analysis (prostate, breast, lung and dermatological cancer analysis, retinal photoreceptor and blood vessel analysis, musculoskeletal kinematic analysis

  • Remote sensing data processing and analysis (sea ice, underwater object, oil spill analysis)

  • Perceptual based video and image processing (noise reduction, compression, enhancement)

  • Computer vision and pattern recognition

  • Multimedia management systems

  • 3D graphics and game development

  • Cognitive radio networks

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Canada Research Chair in Medical Imaging Systems [Canada Research Chair Profile]

[Waterloo News] June 7, 2017 "Artificial intelligence-driven imaging research makes diagnosing disease easier"

[Waterloo Stories] January 28, 2017 "Artificial intelligence and the Waterloo-Toronto tech supercluster"

[Waterloo Stories] May 20, 2016 "Breakthrough tech helps doctors more accurately diagnose cancer"

[CBB researcher story] January 9, 2013 "Improving Early Diagnosis to Save Lives"

[Waterloo Stories] January 9, 2013 "Making it harder for cancer to hide"

[YouTube Lecture] October 1, 2014 "Integrative systems for biomedical imaging and analysis"

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Imaging; Faculty→Engineering; Canada Research Chairs

Andrew K.C. Wong

Systems Design Engineering
A.KCWong
519-888-4567 x35775
Location: 
DWE 2513N

Research Interests:

  • Data mining and bioinformatics

  • Machine intelligence, computer vision, intelligence robotics

  • Pattern recognition and discovery methods of genomic and proteomic data

  • DNA sequencing, colon cancer and leukemia gene and data analysis

[YouTube Lecture] September 19, 2013 "Pattern discovery and analysis of genomic and proteomic data"

Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging; Faculty→Engineering

John Yeow

Systems Design Engineering
J. Yeow
519-888-4567 x32152
Location: 
E3 3159

Research Interests:

  • MEMS/NEMS

  • Nanodevices and carbon nanotube-based sensors for biomedical applications (early disease detection)

  • Microassembly and micromirror devices for genetic microarray reading and tissue imaging

  • Lab-on-a-chip designs

Canada Research Chair in Micro and NanoDevices [Canada Research Chair Profile]

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, High-Throughput Systems and Microfluidics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering; Canada Research Chairs

David Yevick

Physics and Astononmy
David Yevick
519-888-4567 x35200
Location: 
PHY 356
Contact for: 
Expertise in numerical simulation, optics, polarization, electric field propagation, guided waves, optoelectronics devices and systems

Research Interests:

  • Numerical simulation
  • Optics
  • Polarization
  • Electric field propagation
  • Guided waves
  • Optoelectronics devices and systems

ResearchGate

Group(s): 
Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Imaging; Faculty→Science

Evelyn Yim

Chemical Engineering
Evelyn Yim
519-888-4567 x33928
Location: 
E6 4014

Research Interests:

  • Stem cells, nanofabrication and advancement of biomaterials in healthcare technologies to repair, replace or regenerate damaged tissue and organ structures

  • Fabrication and application of nano-structure for biomedical applications in neural, vascular, and cornea tissue engineering

  • ​Biomaterial approach to study ex-vivo pluripotent stem cell expansion

  • Modulation of cell behavior with nanotopography

  • Topography-regulation of stem cells lineage commitment and differentiation

  • Differentiation of adult and pluripotent stem cells with nanotopography

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems; Faculty→Engineering

Alfred Yu

Electrical and Computer Engineering
A.Yu
519-888-4567 x36908
Location: 
EIT 4125

Research Interests:

  • Ultrasound imaging innovations: Complex flow imaging, High-performance beamforming platforms, Flow phantom design

  • Therapeutic ultrasound discoveries: Sonoporation, Micro/nanobubble cavitation, Wave-matter interactions, Cellular dynamics studies

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Biopharmaceutical and High-Value Bioproducts; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors, Mobile Health and Health Informatics; Research Groups→Biomedical, Health care systems, Imaging, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Boxin Zhao

Chemical Engineering
B. Zhao
519-888-4567 x38666
Location: 
E6 1006

Research Interests:

  • Bionanomaterials and “soft” interfaces

  • Biomimetic adhesion, bio-integrated devices

  • Nanoparticles synthesis, functionalization and dispersion, nanocomposites

  • Polymers, interfacial phenomena and surface chemistry

  • Advanced coating and adhesive bonding technology

[Waterloo Stories] December 16, 2016 "New Gecko Gripper can be used in manufacturing and medicine"

[YouTube Video] June 11, 2015 "Zebra Mussel-inspired Electrically Conductive Polymer Nanofiber"

[Waterloo Stories] September 16, 2013 "Waterloo researcher is developing nano-glue for electronics"

Office of Research - Technology Transfer & Commercialization:

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Research Groups→Biomedical, Wearable devices and health care devices; Faculty→Engineering

Norman Zhou

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
N. Zhou
519-888-4567 x36095
Location: 
E5 3007
Contact for: 
Expertise in welding and joining, especially for medical implantable devices, programmable shape memory alloys, corrosion of laser processes NiTi alloys.

Research Interests:

  • Microjoining (wire bonding, laser & resistance microwelding, etc.) for medical and electronics applications

  • Nanojoining (laser joining, soldering, etc.) for sensing and biomedical applications

  • Brazing/soldering (diffusion brazing, ceramic/metal bonding, etc.) for aerospace, automotive and electronics applications

  • Welding (laser, resistance welding, etc.) for automotive applications

University Research Chair

Group(s): 
Biomaterials & Biomanufacturing Innovations→Bionano-Derivatives for Functional Materials; Biomedical Systems & Device Technologies→Biomedical Imaging and Biosensors; Research Groups→Biomedical; Faculty→Engineering; University Research Chairs