Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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


Professor Hany Aziz is renowned for his ground breaking work on studying degradation phenomena in Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs), and many of his publications on the subject are considered among the seminal contributions in the field; several of the publications exceeding the 100 citations milestone.

Aziz is working to enable extra slim flat televisions with superior image quality; flexible screens for computers, cell phones, and navigation systems that can be rolled or folded; cheap solar cells that can successfully compete with fossil fuel on economic basis; and low cost disposable consumer electronics.

Aziz obtained a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from McMaster University in 1999. Then he worked as a Research Scientist at Xerox Research Centre of Canada for 8 years, where he was involved in conducting and leading research in OLEDs and photoreceptor imaging devices. In 2007, Aziz joined the University of Waterloo in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering where he held the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)-Dalsa Industrial Research Chair in Organic Light Emitting Devices for Flexible Displays.


  • PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, McMaster University, 1999
  • BSc, American University, Cairo

Hany Aziz

    University of Waterloo