Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Civil Engineering 

 

Image

               Bruce Anderson                          Professor Emeritus             

Research Interests: Small Scale Innovative Wastewater Treatment; Integrated Environmental Management of Urban Runoff.

Cross-appointed to School of Urban and Regional Planning

Image

            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. 

Image

              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.

Image

          Pascale Champagne                Professor/NRC Director General of the Energy, Mining and Environment Research Centre 

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

 

Image

          Ana Maria da Silva                                Professor

Research Interests: Sediment transport; river morphology; hydraulic physical modeling; numerical modeling.

Image

                     Amir Fam                                      Professor

Research Interests: Reinforced and prestressed concrete structure, fiber reinforced polymers (FRP), Structurally integrated stay-in-place FRP formwork for concrete structures, strengthening of concrete and masonry structures using FRP, strengthening of steel structures using ultra-high modulus carbon-FRP. 

Image

                     Yves Filion                                                                                    Professor 

Drinking Water Quality Group

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

Image

            Bernard H. Kueper                                                                       Professor 

Research Interests: Groundwater contamination; subsurface remediation; Hydrology of fractured rock.

Image

             Ryan Mulligan                      BWRC Director, and 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.

 

Image

            Kevin Mumford                              Associate Professor

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.

Image

             Kent Novakowski                                     Professor/Professor and Associate Vice-Principal (Research)

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.

Image

                 Jason Olstoorn                                     Assistant Professor                         

Image

               Sarah Jane Payne                                                                 Assistant Professor 

Drinking Water Quality Group

Research Interests: biofilm and microbial ecology, lead and copper corrosion in premise plumbing, distribution system water quality management, emerging contaminants, interactions and interplay of water quality, disinfectants, pipe materials, inorganic materials, and the drinking water microbiome 

Image

                      Kerry Rowe                                                                                Professor 

Research Interests: Contaminant migration; landfill design; geosynthetics; reinforced embankments and walls; tunnels in soft ground; anchors, retaining walls and pile foundations.

Chemical Engineering

 

Image

           Michael Cunningham                                  Professor

Research Interests: Polymer science, polymer nanoparticles, polymer colloids, CO2 switchable polymers, cellulose nanocrystals, natural polymers.

Cross-appointed to Department of Chemistry 

Image

               Andrew Dauglis                             Professor Emeritus

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. 

 

Image

                Cao Thang Dinh                             Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Electrochemical CO2 Conversion, Developing Electrocatalysts, Developing Gas Diffusion Electrodes

Image

            Carlos Escobedo                              Assistant Professor

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.

 

Image

             Ehssan H. Koupaie                              Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Pretreatment Technologies for Advanced Anaerobic Digestion and Fermentation of Organic Waste, Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Municipal and Industrial Organic Waste, Sludge Treatment and Resource Recovery, Sidestream Wastewater Treatment

Image

               Louise Meunier                              Assistant Professor

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.

Image

                 Laurence Yang                                                                       Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Modeling cell metabolism and protein expression, Scalable algorithms for systems biology, Modeling microbial stress response