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Smart and Functional Materials profiles

Nasser M. Abukhdeir

Nasser M. Abukhdeir

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: self-assembly modeling and simulation of high-order functional materials (liquid crystals, block copolymers)

Hany Aziz

Hany Aziz

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: organic electronic and optoelectronic materials and devices; flexible and printable electronics

Dayan Ban

Dayan Ban

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: terahertz; quantum cascading lasers; nanophotonics; nanofabrication; SPM

Jonathan Baugh

Jonathan Baugh

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: spin and magnetic resonance based quantum information processing

Pu Chen

Pu Chen

Professor, Chemical Engineering; University Research Chair

Research interests: targeted drug and gene delivery; interfacial engineering; bio-medical engineering; polymer synthesis; energy storage and rechargeable batteries

Kyle J. Daun

Kyle J. Daun

Professor, Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering

Research interests: laser-based nanoparticle metrology; gas phase nanoparticle synthesis; gas dynamics and molecular dynamics

Goretty Dias

Goretty Dias

Associate Professor, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development

Research interests: sustainability assessment of product systems, particularly emerging technologies, and biobased systems

Jean Duhamel

Jean Duhamel

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: characterization and modeling of polymers; colloidal particles and chain folding using fluorescence

Shahrzad Esmaeili

Shahrzad Esmaeili

Professor, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

Research interests: nanostructured metallic biomaterials; phase transformations and surface modifications

James Forrest

James Forrest

Professor, Physics and Astronomy; University Research Chair

Research interests: surfaces and interaction of softmaterials (polymers, proteins, colloids) at the nanoscale

Mario Gauthier

Mario Gauthier

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: polymer synthesis, modification, characterization; arborescent polymer structures and applications

Michel Gingras

Michel Gingras

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Condensed Matter Physics & Statistical Mechanics

Research interests: quantum magnetism, frustrated classical and quantum magnetism, spin ice, random disordered condensed matter systems

Irene Goldthorpe

Irene Goldthorpe

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: nanomaterials synthesis, characterization; device integration

Frank Gu

Frank Gu

Professor, Chemical Engineering; Canada Research Chair in Advanced Targeted Delivery Systems

Research interests: nanoparticles in medicine; therapeautic applications; targeted drug delivery

David Hawthorn

David Hawthorn

Professor, Physics and Astronomy

Research interests: experimental condensed matter physics, x-ray scattering and x-ray spectroscopy, superconductivity, resonant soft x-ray scattering, quantum materials

Emmanuel Ho

Emmanuel Ho

Therapeutics and Theranostics Leader; Professor, School of Pharmacy

Research interests: Drug delivery and pharmaceutics; Nanomedicine, medical devices, biomaterials; 3D Printing, hot-melt injection molding; HIV/AIDS, cancer, chronic wound healing

John Honek

John Honek

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: bionanotechnology, mechanistic enzymology; recombinant DNA and biophysical methods; medicinal chemistry and molecular modeling

Karim S. Karim

Karim S. Karim

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: silicon thin-film applied research; microelectronic circuits; device and process development for large area electronics

Na Young Kim

Na Young Kim

Connected Devices Co-Leader; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: large-scale solid-state quantum computer; quantum simulator for quantum information processing and communications

Holger Kleinke

Holger Kleinke

Professor, Chemistry; Director of Collaborative Graduate Program in Nanotechnology

Research interests: inorganic nanomaterials; solid state chemistry; thermoelectric energy

Anna Klinkova

Anna Klinkova

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: nanocrystal synthesis, nanocatalysis, CO2 electroreduction, organic electrochemistry, nanomaterials for alternative energy, self-assembly, plasmonics

Jan Kycia

Professor, Physics and Astronomy

Research interests: nanoscale devices; single electron transistors

Tong Leung

Tong Leung

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: chemical physics; surface chemistry; nano-materials; nano-devices; nano-biotechnology

Yuning Li

Yuning Li

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: molecular engineering of polymer/transparent semiconductors for organic electronics (OTFT, OPV, DSC, OLED) and low temp-process conductive inks on plastic substrates

Juewen Liu

Juewen Liu

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: functional DNA, biosensors, nanozymes, and biointerface chemistry

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