Research Expertise
  • Hydrodynamics of Complex Fluids and Multiphase Flows​
  • Computational Methods in Engineering
  • Topological optimization of structural analysis

Computational Multiphysics Research Group

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing; Powertrain and Emissions→Flow Analysis; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Cryptography and data security
  • High speed communication networks
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Hub location and hub network design
  • Reverse logistics network design
  • Location Analysis
  • Network Design

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Software and Data→Logistics, Supply Chain Management; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Analysis of software requirements and specifications with computer-aided tools and techniques
  • Configurable model-driven development (MDD)
  • Practitioner-friendly specification and design notations that have precise semantics suitable for automated analysis
  • Software modeling, model checking, documentation, and analysis

Waterloo Formal Methods Research Group

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle Control; Software and Data→Embedded Software, Hazard and Safety Analysis; A to D profiles

Research Expertise

  • Transportation systems data collection and modeling 
  • Energy demand for electric vehicle charging
  • Intercity travel and accessibility
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); Powertrain and Emissions→Batteries; Software and Data→Data - Analytics, Mining and Management, Modelling and Design; A to D profiles

Research Expertise

  • Vestibular (balance) system
  • Object recognition
  • Head movement and orientation
  • Coordinated movement

Multisensory Brain and Cognition Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Human Machine Interface (HMI); A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Biologically inspired intelligent systems
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)/Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems
  • Hybrid systems
  • Intelligent embedded systems
  • Sensory systems design

Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (CPAMI)

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Telematics, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • 5-Axis numerically controlled machining
  • Automated polishing
  • Complex curve machining methods: Principle Axis Method (PAM) and Multi-Point Method (MPM)
  • Design of Numerical Control (NC) machines and controllers
  • Efficient tool path planning
  • Flank milling
  • Gouge detection and avoidance mechanisms
  • Machined surface evaluation
  • Surface finish estimation

5-Axis Surface Machining Lab

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing, Precision Machining; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Metallurgical Transformations During Welding
  • Post-weld Properties
  • Improving Weld Process Robustness (increasing Manufacturability)
  • Effect Of Microstructure And Mechanical Property Hetrogenity On Weld Performance
  • Physical Simulation Of The Welding Process
  • Weld Defect Formation
  • Welding Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS)
  • Dissimilar Material Welding

Centre for Advanced Materials Joining (CAMJ)

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Applied operations research
  • Logistics/Inventory management
  • Modes of transport and transportation systems

Waterloo Management of Integrated Manufacturing Systems (WATMIMS)

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Software and Data→Logistics, Production Management; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Advanced signal processing algorithms for wireless communication
  • Cognitive and software defined radios (CR and SDR)
  • Design of high power and spectrum efficient linear radio frequency amplifiers
  • Hybrid Radio Frequency and Digital Signal Processing (RF/DSP) design of wireless communication transmitters
  • Microwave and millimeter-wave circuits and systems design
  • Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) transceiver schemes
  • Nonlinear and linear radio frequency (RF) circuits and systems characterization and behavioural modeling
  • Power amplifier and transmitter linearization techniques (Baseband and RF Digital Predistortion, Feed-forward)
  • RF integrated circuits (CMOS)

Emerging Radio Systems Group (EmRG)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile Security, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Cognitive work analysis
  • Ecological interface design
  • Graphical interface design and visualization

Advanced Interface Design Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Human Machine Interface (HMI); A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Fracture
  • Formability
  • Plasticity
  • Micromechanics
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Automotive Metal Forming & Crash Simulations
  • Advanced/Ultra High Strength Steels
  • Aluminum alloys
  • Magnesium alloys
  • Warm Forming & Hot Stamping

Waterloo Forming and Crash Lab

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Forming; Structure and Safety→Material Characterization, Structural Crashworthiness; A to D profiles
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS); Structure and Safety→Occupant Protection, Structural Crashworthiness; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Battery charging systems
  • Network/distributed and web-based programming applications in power systems
  • Nonlinear systems theory and its applications to electricity markets
  • Optimal power management in competitive electricity markets
  • Smart charging systems

Power and Energy Systems Group

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Powertrain and Emissions→Batteries, Fuel cells; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Application of geographic information systems (GIS) to urban area analysis
  • Design and operation of public transportation systems, highway systems, and facilities for non-motorized modes of transport
  • Development and implementation of utility-based multi-modal travel forecasting models
  • Transportation and land use impacts
  • Urban transportation systems

Waterloo Public Transportation Initiative

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Biomaterials design
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Colloid and surface science
  • Drug and gene delivery
  • Interfacial Engineering
  • Nanomedicine
  • Nanotechnology
  • Polymer and biopolymer synthesis

Biomedical Engineering and Engery Storage Group

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Composites and Polymers; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Advanced nanostructured conductive polymers
  • Nanocomposite membranes for fuel cell and water purification
  • Nanostructured fuel cell catalysts
  • Synthesis, functionalization and fabrication of nanostructured materials
  • Zeolite nanoparticles and membranes

Applied Nanomaterials & Clean Energy Laboratory

Group(s): 
Powertrain and Emissions→Batteries, Fuel cells; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Biofuel production – including biohydrogen, biodiesel, and biobutanol
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Bioprocessing technologies
  • Recombinant protein production

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Powertrain and Emissions→Emissions Control; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Computer vision
  • Design and development of automated interpretation algorithms
  • Digital image processing
  • Pattern recognition

Vision and Image Processing (VIP) Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Emissions control using CO2 abatement technologies
  • Hydrogen production
  • Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) simulation and modeling
Group(s): 
Powertrain and Emissions→Emissions Control, Fuel cells; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Automotive crash and occupant simulation
  • Automotive crashworthiness
  • High-rate materials characterization
  • Impact biomechanics
  • Pipeline integrity
  • Trauma prediction

Impact Mechanics & Material Characterization Group

​Centre for Advanced Materials Joining

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining; Structure and Safety→Occupant Protection, Structural Crashworthiness; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Optimization
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Game Theory
  • Autonomous and connected car
  • Automotive
  • Operational Artificial Intelligence

Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving; Software and Data→Data - Analytics, Mining and Management; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Embedded systems and software
  • Generative programming and model-based software development
  • Software design
  • Software system families and product lines

Waterloo Intelligent Systems Engineering Lab (WISE Lab)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); Software and Data→Embedded Software, Multi-disciplinary Optimization; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Coding Theory
  • Cross-layer optimization
  • Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and space-time communications
  • Multiuser detection
  • Wireless communications

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile Security, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Combustion diagnostics and nanoparticle metrology
  • Gas/surface scattering
  • Inverse analysis and optimal design of heat transfer systems
  • Molecular gas dynamics
  • Thermal radiation heat transfer

Inverse Problems in Combustion and Heat Transfer

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Casting, Forming, Materials and Processing; Powertrain and Emissions→Emissions Control; Structure and Safety→Structural Crashworthiness; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Development of automated and interactive formal methods tools
  • Formal methods of system analysis
  • Hardware verification
  • Requirements specification and analysis
  • Software Engineering
  • System safety

Waterloo Formal Methods (WatForm) 

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Software and Data→Embedded Software, Hazard and Safety Analysis; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Turbulent combustion modelling
  • Emissions
  • Auto-ignition
  • Spray/mixing

Turbulent Combustion Modeling Lab

Group(s): 
Powertrain and Emissions→Combustion Analysis, Emissions Control, Flow Analysis; A to D profiles