Ana Maria da Silva Professor
Research Interests: Sediment transport; river morphology; hydraulic physical modeling; numerical modeling.
Research Interests: Groundwater contamination; subsurface remediation; Hydrology of fractured rock.
Bruce Anderson Professor
Research Interests: Small Scale Innovative Wastewater Treatment; Integrated Environmental Management of Urban Runoff.
Cross-appointed to School of Urban and Regional Planning
Research Interests: Aqueous phase transport in fracture networks; hydraulic testing methods for fractured bedrock; sustainable water supply in regional bedrock aquifers; Hydrology of fractured rock.
Kerry Rowe Professor
Research Interests: Contaminant migration; landfill design; geosynthetics; reinforced embankments and walls; tunnels in soft ground; anchors, retaining walls and pile foundations.
Research Interests: Subsurface remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents; laboratory investigation of multiphase flow and nonaqueous phase liquid dissolution; behaviour of gases in the subsurface (remediation, biogenic, carbon dioxide); innovative approaches for brownfield risk assessment.
Leon Boegman Associate Professor
Research Interests: Environmental fluid dynamics; physical limnology and water-quality; shoaling internal solitary waves; turbulence in stratified flows; hydrodynamic modelling; coastal oceanography; quantitative imaging techniques.
Michael Hulley Associate Professor
Research Interests: Biomass conversion ; recovery of higher-value chemicals from waste biomass; bionergy; solid waste management; minimizing the impact of municipal, agricultural and industrial activities on surface water and groundwater contamination; composting and biostabilization of municipal, agricultural and industrial biosolids; passive treatment of municipal and industrial wastewaters and leachates.
Cross-appointed to Chemical Engineering
Richard Brachman Professor
Research Interests: Protection, wrinkles and leakage through geomembranes; performance and design of leachate collection pipes for municipal solid waste landfills; laboratory testing and analysis of polymer manholes for landfills; geosynthetics in waste containment facilities; municipal solid waste landfill design issues; shoring systems for deep excavations; numerical analysis of non-linear soil-structure interaction problems; small - and Large - strain behaviour of granular materials.
Ryan Mulligan Associate Professor
Research Interests: Coastal engineering and physical oceanography; surface waves, nearshore currents, sediment resuspension and transport; wave and circulation models;tidal currents and marine renewable energy; coastal morphology; dynamics of flows along beaches, rive deltas, in bays, estuaries and lakes.
Yves Filion Associate Professor
Research Interests: Climate change mitigation in drinking water systems; climate change adaptation in drinking water systems; sustainable water re-use for non-potable applications; adaptation planning of storm water systems for extreme weather; discolouration in drinking water systems
Research Interests: Two-phase partitioning bioreactors (TPPB's), TPPB's for production of neutraceuticals, chiral compunds and biofueld, treatment of xenobiotic compounds (gas/liquid/solid) in partitioning bioreactors, bioprocess development and simualtion of bioprocesses.
Research Interests: Paleolimnology, phytoremediation, DDT in the food chain.
Cross-appointed to School of Environmental Studies
Research Interests: Lab-on-a-chip, Microfluidics, Nanofluidics, Nanophotonics, Optofluidics, (Bio)sensing, Point-of-care diagnosis, Handling and study of single cells, Bio-hybrid cell-based microsystems.
Research Interests: Fermentation and product recovery, Pollution treatment, Bioremediation.
Research Interests: Environmental and Bioprocess Engineering, Water Treatment and Source Protection, Natural and Constructed Wetlands.
Research Interests: Bioaccessibility of inorganic contaminants; toxicity of contaminants in soils and mine tailings; computational fluid modelling and transport of contaminants in the human digestive system; environmental and human health risk assessments.
Michael Cunningham Professor
Research Interests: Polymer science, polymer nanoparticles, polymer colloids, CO2 switchable polymers, cellulose nanocrystals, natural polymers.
Cross-appointed to Department of Chemistry
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Interests: incorporating communication between agents into decentralized discrete-event systems, combining discrete-event systems models and software engineering problems, using mathematical logic models of knowledge to guide agent decision-making in distributed systems problems.
Geological Science and Engineering