Nano-materials profiles

Eihab Abdel-Rahman

Eihab Abdel-Rahman

Professor, Systems Design Engineering

Research interests: dynamics of micro and nano systems; micro power generators; MEMS and NEMS; atomic force microscopes

Nasser M. Abukhdeir

Professor, Chemical Engineering

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

Zhongwei Chen

Zhongwei Chen

Professor, Chemical Engineering; Canada Research Chair in Advanced Materials for Clean Energy

Research interests: nanostructured catalysts and membranes for fuel cells and water purification

Kyle Daun

Kyle J. Daun

Professor, Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering

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

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

Jamie 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

Holger Kleinke

Holger Kleinke

Interim Executive Director and Professor, Chemistry

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

Mark Matsen

Mark Matsen

Professor, Chemical Engineering, Physics and Astronomy; University Research Chair

Research interests: block co-polymers; molecular self-assembly in polymeric systems; structure and behaviour of complex polymer brushes; SCFT modelling and simulation

Graham Murphy

Graham Murphy

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: synthetic organic chemistry; alternative approaches to metallocarbene and metallonitrene intermediates; organic electrolytes for lithium air batteries

Kevin Musselman

Kevin Musselman

Professor, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

Research interests: Functional nanomaterials; scalable synthesis of nanomaterials to develop next-gen functional coatings and devices; spatial atomic layer deposition to produce thin films for optoelectronic devices

Linda Nazar

Linda Nazar

Professor, Chemistry; Canada Research Chair in Solid State Materials

Research interests: nano-materials for the design of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries

Flora Ng

Flora Ng

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: nanocatalysts; bitumen upgrading; biodiesel production; catalytic distillation

Michael Pope

Michael Pope

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: directed assembly of graphene-based nanocomposites; supercapacitors; next generation batteries; electrochemical sensors, electrocatalysts; thin films and membranes

Eric Prouzet

Eric Prouzet

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: nanostructures and porous materials, catalysis and separation

Garry Rempel

Garry Rempel

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: catalysis and polymer science

Pierre-Nicholas Roy

Pierre-Nicholas Roy

Professor, Chemistry; Computational Science Undergraduate Advisor; Canada Research Chair

Research interests: dynamics of complex molecular systems; Path Integral simulations of quantum fluids; development of semi-classical quantum dynamics approaches

Luis Ricardez-Sandoval

Luis Ricardez-Sandoval

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: multiscale modeling of process systems; density function theory studies of industrial catalyst systems; new nanomaterials

Leonardo Simon

Leonardo Simon

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: hybrid nanocomposites, membranes, catalysts

Siva Sivoththaman

Siva Sivoththaman

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Ontario Research Chair in Renewable Energy Technologies and Health

​Research interests: silicon-based crystalline and thin-film photovoltaic devices; design and fabrication technology 

Zhongchao Tan

Zhongchao Tan

Professor, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

Research interests: airborne nanoparticles, measurement, separation, capture; environmental protection

Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: new bionanomaterials as "green" alternatives to petroleum based latex; organic and bioorganic synthesis; novel antibiotics and nanopores

Robert Varin

Robert Varin

Professor, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

Research interests: nanostructured and amorphous materials for solid state hydrogen storage; nanostructure superconductors

Xiaosong Wang

Xiaosong Wang

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: supramolecular chemistry of macromolecules for controlled access to organic or organic-inorganic functional nano-materials

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