Dr. Samir Abdi
Embedded system Design, multi-core systems, system-on-chip modeling, formal methods.
Dr. Amir Aghdam
Distributed control of multi-agent systems. He has some DSL equipment (modems, DSLAMs, cables and racks) in a control lab on the 12th floor.
Dr. Omair Ahmad
Digital signal processing, Video signal processing, Image processing, Speech signal processing, Genomic signal processing.
Dr. Otmane Ait Mohamed
Hardware specification and verification, Formal methods, VLSI design automation.
Dr. Ali Akgunduz
Airline operations, Transportation management, Systems simulation, Application of Operations Research on service and manufacturing applications.
Dr. Amir Asif
Signal and image processing including: Array Signal Processing; Distributed Signal Processing; Video compression and transcoding; Medical Image Processing.
Dr. Rama Bhat
Random and mechanical vibrations; rotor dynamics; structural acoustics; micromechatronic systems; modal testing and analysis; aeroelasticity; numerical methods.
Dr. Nadia Bhuiyan
Operational issues dealing with the design, development, production, and distribution of goods & services, with a focus on emerging tools and techniques in product/process design & development, design and manufacturing technologies, information management, and methods for integrating design & manufacturing to improve process performance.
Dr. Nizar Bouguila
Computer vision and pattern recognition, Machine learning and data mining, Image and signal processing, Statistical process control, 3D graphics and games.
Dr. Chevy Chen
CAD/CAE/CAM of aerospace parts, gears, and solid cutting tools. The Faculty's Engineering Design and Manufacture Lab has a DECKEL MAHO 5-axis CNC machining center, a Mitutoyo 5-axis coordinate measurement machine which he uses for his research.
Dr. Mingyuan Chen
Applied operations research; manufacturing systems design & analysis; production planning and inventory control, quality control, supply chain management.
Dr. Ivan Contreras
Transportation and logistics; network optimization and design; facility location; hub location; scheduling; operations research; integer and combinatorial optimization; decomposition methods for large-scale optimization; robust optimization.
Dr. Mourad Debbabi
Cyber forensics, Network security, Software security, Malware analysis, Program analysis, Software engineering, Systems engineering, Formal semantics and methods, Verification and validation, Languages design and analysis.
Dr. Kudret Demirli
Lean Manufacturing, Lean Supply Chain, and Lean Healthcare.
Dr. Ali Dolatabadi
Two Phase Flow: Water Wave Modeling and Liquid Atomization and Sprays; Microfluidics: Electrowetting (Numerical and Experimental); and Thermal Spray: Plasma Spray, HVOF, Cold Spray and Coating Characterization. He is currently directing two laboratories: Multi-phase flow Lab: Aircraft icing, fuel spray and atomization, biofuels; and Thermal Spray Lab: Thermal barrier coatings, superhydrophobic coatings, and erosion resistant coatings.
Dr. Isabelle Dostaler
Aviation and aerospace industry, New product development, Strategy, Supplier-buyer relationships.
Dr. Rachida Dssouli
Communication software engineering, Quality assurance for software, Service engineering, Conformance testing based on FSM, EFSM and timed automata, Requirement engineering based on scenarios, Multimedia applications and QoS.
Dr. Mehdi Farashahi
Aviation industry, International business, Local/global institutions and strategy of firms, Management and organizations in developing countries, Managing multinational corporations, Strategy and institutional theories, Synthesizing research.
Dr. Robert Fews
Composite structural design and advanced manufacturing processes He spent many years working in the area in the aircraft industry and was the originator of many of the CRIAQ programs related to this topic. He has a long term research relationship with Dr. Hoa, with whom he shares an NSERC Synergy Award.
Dr. Rajamohan Ganesan
Composite materials and structures; stochastic mechanics and random vibrations; stress analysis; finite element method; vibration analysis and machine dynamics; machinery monitoring and diagnostics; engineering fracture mechanics and fatigue.
Dr. Wahid Ghaly
Aerodynamic design and optimization methods in turbomachinery; convective heat transfer; theoretical and computational fluid dynamics.
Dr. Amin Hammad
TelegTelegeoinformatics, Real-time location systems, Sustainable lifecycle management, Virtual and augmented reality, simulation, optimization
Dr. Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj
Object-oriented Software Engineering, Software Maintenance; Reverse Engineering, Program Comprehension, Software Visualization.
Dr. Shahin Hashtrudi-Zad
Control systems, discrete-event systems, fault diagnosis.
Dr. Suong Hoa
Research focuses on polymers nanocomposites, thermal resistance of the composite materials, conducting composite, constraints and numerical modeling (finite elements) of the structure of the composite materials, characterisation of surfaces of the composite materials, self-healing materials for space structural deformation of composite materials, the contracting and the residual stress stude of the contracting of the epoxies composites, TRIAX for the Melanges satellites of Mesure composites tensions (optical fibre) in composite materials.
Dr. Mehdi Hojjati
Research focuses on composite material design, analysis, manufacturing and testing. His expertise is mainly on composite manufacturing including automated fiber placement, filament winding and autoclave curing.
Dr. Ashok Kaushal
Vibration, Rotordynamics, CAD & FEA.
Dr. Kash Khorasani
Research focuses on the control, diagnosis, and health management of network of unmanned systems and aerospace systems.
Dr. Onur Kuzgunkaya
Design and Analysis of Flexible/Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems, Economic Evaluation of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing System Performance Evaluation, Life Cycle Cost (LCC) Analysis, Complexity in Manufacturing, Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Methods, Fuzzy Optimization, Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management.
Dr. Tsz-ho Kwok
3D Printing, Design for Additive Manufacturing, Mass Customization, Computer-Aided Design.
Dr. Susan Liscouët-Hanke
Architecting Aircraft Systems, Aircraft Conceptual Design, Evaluation of novel technologies for Aircraft Systems, Model-based systems engineering.
Dr. Luiz Lopez
Power electronics, High power converters, Distributed generation.
Dr. Mohammad Mannan
Authentication and systems security, Privacy, Social networking, Trusted computing, OS/Hypervisor security, Phishing, Android/Mobile security.
Dr. Catharine Marsden
Structures, materials and manufacturing, product development and the supply chain.
Dr. Mamoun Medraj
Research efforts focus on the development of materials with improved properties suitable for aerospace and automobile applications fit into two primary focus areas: (1) thermodynamics of materials; and (2) the development and characterization of novel materials. In his research, he uses thermodynamic modeling and experimental investigation of phase equilibria as means to understand existing materials and to develop new ones.
Dr. Christian Moreau
ReseaThermal Spraying, Surface Engineering, Properties / Microstructure Relationship, Industrial Applications of Coatings, Particle Diagnostics, Optical, Sensors, Optical Pyrometry, Control of Thermal Spray Processes.
Dr. Catherine Mulligan
Environmental Engineering, Surfactant-enhanced washing and flushing of contaminated soils and sediments, Treatment and management of metal-contaminated soils, sediments and wastes, Bioremediation, Physical, chemical and biological treatment of wastewater, Biological treatment of air.
Dr. Sivakumar Narayanaswamy
Measurement of surface roughness, profile and length using laser interferometry, dynamic characterization of vibrating objects, characterization of MEMS devices, Bio imaging. In Micromachining: Pulsed Laser micromachining of photonic devices such as surface relief gratings, fiber bragg gratings and feature size reduction by direct machining, laser surface texturing, laser shock peening of biomaterials, laser shock peening of materials to improve fatigue and corrosion resistance.
Dr. Hoi Dick Ng
Combustion; explosion; detonation and deflagration; shock waves physics; alternative fuel research; energetic materials; theoretical and computational fluid dynamics; applied mathematics, numerical methods.
Dr. Muthukumaran Packirisamy
Optical MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems), PVDF MEMS, Microphotonics, Dynamics of Microsystems, Integrated Microsensors and Microactuators, Silicon Micromachining, Fuzzy System Identification of Microsystems, Design and manufacturing.
Dr. Robert Paknys
Antennas, electromagnetic scattering and diffraction.
Dr. Marius Paraschivoiu
Computational fluid dynamics; finite element methods for fluid simulations; aerodynamic simulations; wind energy; acoustic simulations; parallel computing; turbulence modeling.
Dr.Dr. Pragasen Pillay
Modeling, analysis, design and control of electric machines, electric motor drive systems, traction motors for electric and hybrid electric vehicles, renewable energy including wind, biomass, solar energy and Microphotosynthetic Power Cell, energy storage, energy efficiency and conservation, sustainability issues in power and energy engineering.
Dr. Martin Pugh
Plastics, ceramics, metals, and composites; materials science; microstructure-property relationships in materials, interpenetrating network composites, silicon nitride ceramics, coatings.
Dr. Subhash Rakheja
Human response to vibration and shock; smart structures; autonomous vehicles; vehicle dynamics; optimization and vibration control in system design; driver-vehicle interactions; power tools and hand-transmitted vibration; seating dynamics and driver vibration; driver-assist systems. semi-active and active vibration control; vehicle and ride dynamics.
Dr. Rabindranath Raut
VLSI/Analog VLSI. Analog IC and Analog Filter.
Dr. Luis Rodrigues
Control systems, avionics, aerospace.
Dr. Abdelrazik Sebak
Phased array antennas, applied electromatnetics, EM scattering, RCS, EMC/EMI, Em theory antennas; computational electromagnetics.
Dr. Ramin Sedaghati
Smart Materials and Structures (Adaptive Structures); Adaptive Energy Absorption Systems using Smart ER/MR Fluids; Design Optimization of Lightweight Metallic or Composite Structures; Computational Mechanics (Finite Element Method).
Dr. Rastko R. Selmic
Smart sensors and actuators, cooperative sensing and control, gesture-based computing and control, and UAV formation control.
Dr. Krzysztof (Chris) Skonieczny
Space robotics, Planetary rovers, robot mobility, Vehicle-terrain interactions, Advanced 3D printing techniques, Robotic excavation & construction, Reduced gravity experimentation, Computer vision for robotics applications.
Dr. Ion Stiharu
Design and manufacturing; dynamics; micromachining and micromechanics; tribology; high precision mechanics; intelligent vehicle systems; micromechatronic devices; microsensors (acoustic, acceleration, pressure, humidity); microtribology; nonconventional lubrication methods; sensors and detection systems.
Dr. Sofiène Tahar
Hardware specification and verification, formal methods, VLSI design automation, communications hardware and protocols.
Dr. Nikolaos Tsantalis
Software engineering, Software maintenance, Software design quality, Refactoring, Software evolution analysis, Design pattern detection.
Dr. Brian Vermeire
Computational fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, high-performance computing, turbulence, numerical methods, applied mathematics, optimization, large eddy simulation, direct numerical simulation.
Dr. Paula Wood-Adams
Applied polymer science, relationships between structures and properties of polymers, surface and interfacial phenomena in materials, polymer crystallization, rheology and complex fluids.
Dr. Rolf Wuthrich
Non traditional manufacturing processes, glass micro-machining, electrochemical discharges, micro-systems , nano-particles, gas evolving electrodes, stochastic process modelling, multi-physics modelling, nanostructured electro-catalysts, hydrogen production, fuel-cells.
Dr. Wen-Fang Xie
Dynamic modeling and control, Mechatronics, Visual Servo Control, Soft Computing Techniques, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Industrial Process Control and Flight control.
Dynamic modeling and control, mechatronics, visual servo control, soft computing techniques, image processing and pattern recognition, hybrid electric vehicle, industrial process control and flight control.
Dr. Youmin Zhang
RAvionics and Flight Control for Manned and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Spacecraft/Satellites; Monitoring, Fault Detection and Diagnosis (FDD), and Fault-Tolerant Control Systems (FTCS); Reliability and Fault Tolerance Techniques for Safety-Critical Engineering Systems; Modeling, Simulation, Control, and Diagnosis for Engineering Applications; Filtering, Estimation, Identification and Information Fusion Techniques; Advanced Signal/Image Processing Techniques for Monitoring, Diagnosis and Control with Engineering Applications; Advanced Controls and Fault-Tolerant Control Techniques for Applications to Unmanned Systems (on Air, Space, Land, and Sea), Forest Fires, Power Lines, and Pipelines, Renewable Energy and Smart Grids, Machines and Mechatronic Systems, and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.
Dr. Wei-ping Zhu
Speech and audio processing, Advanced signal processing for wireless communications, OFDM/MIMO systems, MIMO relay networks, Cooperative communication.