Faculty Experts

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Name Dept Areas of Research
Tor Aamodt Tor Aamodt Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Computer architecture including accelerators for deep neural networks and architecture of graphics processor units for non-graphics computing
Morad Abdelaziz Morad Abdelaziz School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Smart grids; Power Systems operation and decarbonization; Electrification of the transportation system; Electric vehicles charging infrastructure; High Performance Computing
Juan Abelló Department of Mechanical Engineering
Rotorcraft aerodynamics, rotorcraft aeroacoustics and blade-vortex interaction (BVI) noise reduction
Purang Abolmaesumi Purang Abolmaesumi Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Biomedical Engineering with emphasis on computer-assisted surgery, image-guided therapy and medical image analysis
Perry Adebar Perry Adebar Department of Civil Engineering
Concrete structures: seismic design, high-rise buildings, shear design, evaluation and repair of structures
Frances_Affleck_photo Frances Affleck School of Nursing
Farshid Agharebparast Farshid Agharebparast Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Wireless and data networking technologies
Ahmad Al-Dabbagh Ahmad Al-Dabbagh School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Networked control systems; fault diagnosis; cyber security; event-triggered communication and control; process monitoring and control; alarm systems
Shahria Alam Shahria Alam School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Smart materials, seismic rehabilitation of steel, concrete, and masonry, seismic analysis and building design
Yusuf Altintas Yusuf Altintas Department of Mechanical Engineering
Chatter stability of machining operations, virtual machining process modeling, simulation and optimization, trajectory generation and motion control of high speed machine tools, dynamics of high speed spindles, precision machining, and sensors and actuators for machine tool testing and monitoring
Nora_Angeles_portrait Lenora (Nora) Angeles School of Community & Regional Planning
Community and international development studies and social policy, participatory planning and governance, participatory action research, and the politics of transnational feminist networks, women’s movements and agrarian issues, particularly in the Southeast Asian region, women’s and gender studies
Mohammad Arjmand Mohammad Arjmand School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Synthesis of multifunctional conductive and magnetic nanomaterials; Polymer processing and forming; Multifunctional polymer nanocomposites; Gas sensors; 3D printed polymer nanocomposites
Eduoard Asselin Edouard Asselin Department of Materials Engineering
Hydrometallurgy, electrochemistry, corrosion
Nima Atabaki Nima Atabaki Department of Mechanical Engineering
Loop heat pipes, two-phase fluid flow and heat transfer, effective thermal conductivity of fluid saturated sintered powder metal plates, and HVAC systems
Mattia Bacca Mattia Bacca Department of Mechanical Engineering
Continuum mechanics applied to synthetic and biological soft materials. Mathematical and computational modeling of the constitutive behavior of materials and experimental characterization of material properties. Fracture mechanics, adhesion, active deformation of cytoskeletal gels, damage mechanics, puncture mechanics, cutting
Alireza Bagherzadeh S. Alireza Bagherzadeh Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Engineering pedagogy, learning analytics, molecular and mathematical modeling, gas hydrates, unconventional energy sources, green flow assurance, anti-freeze proteins
Elisabeth Bailey Elisabeth Bailey School of Nursing
Susan Baldwin Susan Baldwin Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Bioprocess engineering, anaerobic fermentation, bioremediation, reactor modeling, biochemical reaction modeling, reaction kinetics
Shernaz Bamji Shernaz Bamji School of Biomedical Engineering
Formation, remodelling, elimination of brain synaptic connections; formation/plasticity disruptions & brain function; normalizing cognitive and functional abilities
Nemkumar Banthia Nemkumar (Nemy) Banthia Department of Civil Engineering
Materials engineering; concrete; advanced composite materials; shotcrete, fibre reinforcement, rebound mechanics, kinamatic studies, optimization; supplementary cementing materials in concrete