Our People - Faculty of Engineering

 David Clausi photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32604
Location: 
EC4 2039

Areas of Research
Computer vision, digital image processing, pattern recognition, remote sensing systems, sports analytics, sea ice monitoring, artificial intelligence, machine learning, satellite imagery, signal processing

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Systems Design Engineering
Eric Croiset headshot
519-888-4567 ext.36472
Location: 
E6 3020

Areas of Research
Reaction Engineering; Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC); Syngas/Hydrogen production; Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS); Process simulation; Reactions in Supercritical Water; Green Reaction Engineering; Large scale optimization of energy systems; CO2 capture from large point sources

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Chemical Engineering
Ali Elkamel headshot
519-888-4567 ext.37157
Location: 
E6 3008

Areas of Research
Process Systems Engineering; Computer-Aided Product Formulation and Design; Systems Biology; Carbon Management, Energy and Environmental Systems; Optimization of Oil, Gas, Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Operations; Process Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Complex Systems.

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Chemical Engineering, Systems Design Engineering
Monica Emelko photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32208
Location: 
DWE 2448

Areas of Research
Water treatment, wildfire, water quality, pathogens, climate change, filtration, land disturbance, environmental & water resources, water and land management, nanoparticle removal during drinking water and wastewater treatment, quantitative microbial risk assessment, water prootection, smart infrastructure

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Civil and Environmental Engineering
Elizabeth English photo
519-888-4567 ext. 27617
Location: 
ARC 2017

Areas of Research
Amphibious architecture, sustainable flood mitigation, climate change adaptation, flood-resilient housing for indigenous populations and vulnerable low-income communities, historic structures and traditional cultures, community resilience and resilience metrics, wind effects on buildings, hurricane damage prevention, adaptive flood risk reduction, disaster management and relief

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Architecture
Hyung-Sool Lee headshot
519-888-4567 ext.31095
Location: 
E2 2309

Areas of Research
Production of bio-energy (electricity, H2, and CH4) and bio-chemicals from biomass including microbial electrochemical cells; Wastewater treatment including nutrient recovery from organic waste and wastewater; Thermodynamic/kinetic analyses of microbial metabolisms in engineered and natural systems; Anaerobic membrane bioreactors including integration of anaerobic digestion with membrane separation; Anaerobic oxidation of methane, especially as part of the global carbon cycle.

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Civil and Environmental Engineering
Plinio Morita headshot
519-888-4567 ext. 31372
Location: 
TJB-2266

Areas of Research
Population-level surveillance using IoT data, mHealth and wearable technology design, ubiquitous sensors for smart homes, usage data and health data analytics, precision medicine, and technology for aging.

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Systems Design Engineering; Faculty of Health→School of Public Health and Health Systems
Omar M. Ramahi headshot
519-888-4567 ext.37460
Location: 
EIT 4154

Areas of Research
Radiating systems; theoretical and computational electromagnetics; electromagnetic compatibility; interference and electronic packaging; biomedical applications of electromagnetics, photonics; material measurements; antennas; microwaves & photonics; medical imaging; scanning; energy harvesting/bio-energy; renewable energy; sensors and devices; wireless communications/networking

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rebecca Saari photo
519-888-4567 ext.30362
Location: 
E2 2324

Areas of Research
Air pollution, greenhouse gases, and trade; air quality impacts and benefits under energy and climate policy; health impacts of air pollution under future climate; environmental inequality; pollution and policy impacts by income group; integrated economic, health impact, and air quality modeling

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Civil and Environmental Engineering
Vanessa Schweizer photo
519-888-4567 ext.45106
Location: 
EV1 211

Areas of Research
Cross-disciplinary knowledge integration and the design of scenarios for the human dimensions of large-scale environmental change; long-term decision-making such as forecasting and discontinuities; the influence of occupational, interpersonal, and cultural conflicts on climate change attitudes

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Systems Design Engineering; Faculty of Environment→Geography and Environmental Management, Knowledge Integration, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Andrea Scott headshot
519-888-4567 ext.32811
Location: 
EC4 2037

Areas of Research
Retrieval of sea ice quantities from remote sensing data to improve our knowledge of the state of sea ice in the Arctic; investigation of information content of observational data and data fusion/data assimilation methods. Novel data-driven approaches (eg. convolutional neural networks) to extract sea ice information from synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery are very promising, in particular as the volume of available SAR data is increasing. 

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Systems Design Engineering; Faculty of Math→Applied Mathematics
Simakov headshot
519-888-4567 ext.37048
Location: 
E6 2020

Areas of Research
Biochemical and biomedical engineering, emerging catalytic materials for CO2 activation, nano-structure catalysts for thermo-catalytic conversion of CO2, reactor design for CO2 conversion into renewable natural gas and methanol, system design for production of renewable synthetic fuels from biogas, emerging catalytic nano-materials, heterogeneous catalysis, Green Reaction Engineering, reactor design, renewable synthetic fuels

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Chemical Engineering
Chao Tan headshot
519-888-4567 ext.31895

Areas of Research
Green energy, bioenergy, air pollution control, air cleaning, indoor air quality, sustainable buildings, aerosol, nanosafety, alternative fuels, energy harvesting/bio-energy, power systems, nanotechnology, renewable energy, nano-instrumentation, value-added recovery, hydrothermal conversion, hydrogen production, biomass and waste management, nanoaerosol filtration, nanoaerosol measurement, nanoaerosol generation and characterization, post-combustion air cleaning, acidic gas absorption, diesel engine emission abatement, mass, transfer between gas-liquid system, chemical reaction kinetics

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
Bryan Tolson photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33377
Location: 
E2 2316

Areas of Research
Hydrologic model calibration, hydrology, water resources planning and management, environmental & water resources, environmental simulation model development, environmental decision-making, parallel computing, multi-objective optimization, soft computing

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Civil and Environmental Engineering
Yimin Wu headshot
519-888-4567 ext.40185
Location: 
E7 3418

Areas of Research
Advanced Manufacturing; Materials Interfaces; Energy Materials; Solar Fuels; Batteries; In situ Multimodal Characterizations; Artificial Intelligence; Connectivity and Internet of Things; Electronic and Photonic Materials; Responsive Materials; Sensing; Healthcarel; Nanotechnology

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
 Linlin Xu photo

Areas of Research
Monitoring and mapping of Arctic sea ice and marine oil spills; machine learning, statistical and computational methods for big remote sensing data interpretation; hyperspectral imaging; synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging; environmental remote sensing

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Systems Design Engineering
Chul Min Yeum Headshot
519-888-4567 ext. 37270
Location: 
E2 2313

Areas of Research
Structural health monitoring; computer vision; machine learning; nondestructive testing; big data

Group(s): 
IC3 Members; Faculty of Engineering→Civil and Environmental Engineering