Faculty Experts

Use the table below to connect with an expert in UBC Applied Science.

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Name Dept Areas of Research
Ayman Elnaggar Ayman Elnaggar School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Embedded Systems; Reconfigurable Computing; Energy-Aware Designs; Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D)
Peter Englezos Peter Englezos Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Thermodynamics, clathrate or gas hydrates, carbon dioxide capture, natural gas storage and transport, high-value papermaking
Norman Epstein Norman Epstein Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Electrokinetic phenomena, fouling, heat exchangers, interfacial phenomena, particulate systems, spouted beds
Cigdem Eskicioglu Cigdem Eskicioglu School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Pretreatment in advanced biosolids digestion, anaerobic digester design, environmental engineering principles
Lynne Esson Lynne Esson School of Nursing
Robert Evans Robert Evans Department of Mechanical Engineering
Energy conversion, energy policy, IC engines, thermal power generation
Jonathan Fannin Jonathan Fannin Department of Civil Engineering
Shear wave velocity for the detection of fines loss in soils, internal erosion in earth dams, seepage-induced instability in gap-graded soils, grain shape and the strength of sands, filtration compatibility of woven and nonwoven geotextiles, pullout resistance of geogrids in static and dynamic loading, debris flow travel distance on steep mountainous terrain, slope stability in engineering practice
Alexandra Fedorova Alexandra (Sasha) Fedorova Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Performance, usability and energy-efficiency of computer system and effective management of memory and CPU resources
Sid Fels Sid Fels Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Human computer interaction, human 3D biomechanical modeling, speech synthesis, medical applications of modeling, computer vision, interactive arts and music
Hsi Yung Feng Hsi-Yung (Steve) Feng Department of Mechanical Engineering
Highly flexible CAD modeling, generalized CNC simulation and verification, multi-axis sculptured surface machining, scanned point cloud data processing, and geometric inspection using 3D laser scanning
James Feng James Feng Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Dynamics of complex fluids, rheology of engineered and biological materials, multiphase and interfacial fluid mechanics
Chen Feng Chen Feng School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Wireless networks, cloud computing, coding theory, information theory
Markus Fengler Markus Fengler Department of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering design, machine shop practice, design for disability, and sustainable development
Göran Fernlund Göran Fernlund Department of Materials Engineering
Polymer composite materials and composites manufacturing, risk and uncertainty, sports equipment, biomaterials, adhesive bonding and entrepreneurship
Ian Foulds Ian Foulds School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), microfluidics, microfabrication
Kris Fox Kris Fox School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture
Design studios, technical and material systems
Lawrence Frank Lawrence Frank School of Community & Regional Planning
Sustainable transportation, the interaction between land use, travel behavior, air quality, and health, the effects of neighborhood walkability on travel patterns and sustainability, health and community design, the impacts of the built environment on physical activity, urban sprawl and public health, fuel consumption and climate change impacts of urban form policies
Ian Frigaard Ian Frigaard Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ongoing research in shear instabilities, Rayleigh-Bénard flows, bubble propagation, particle sedimentation, visco-plastic lubrication, and Taylor-Couette instabilities, recent subjects in industrial mathematical modeling have included InSb crystal growth, injection molding, and waxy crude oil pipeline restarts
Thomas Froese Thomas Froese Department of Civil Engineering
Construction engineering and management, project management, computer-integrated construction, product and process models for architecture, engineering, construction, computers in engineering education
John Frostad John Frostad Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Interfacial phenomena, functional foods, emulsions and foams, novel instrumentation, complex fluids