Faculty Experts

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

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Name Dept Areas of Research
Charles Haynes Charles Haynes Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Protein purification; recombinant proteins; molecular thermodynamics; chiral-drug purification; biocompatible polymers
Susan Herrington Susan Herrington School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture
Contemporary theory, globalization and contested territory
Kasun Hewage Kasun Hewage School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Lifecycle assessment of construction products and processes, waste management in construction, energy based sustainability analysis in infrastructure projects, construction productivity and safety, human factors and information technology in construction, construction process optimization
Michael Hitch Michael Hitch Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering
Mine economics, mine design, mine waste management, resilient mine communities
Murray Hodgson Murray Hodgson Department of Mechanical Engineering
Prediction of sound fields in workrooms, measurement of the acoustical characteristics of materials/surfaces, inverse methods for room-parameter and noise-source determination, acoustics and noise control in ‘green’ buildings and of ‘green’ roofs, active noise control, acoustics of learning spaces, aircraft run-up noise prediction and control, auralization (acoustical virtual reality)
Anthony Hodgson Antony Hodgson Department of Mechanical Engineering
Developing tools for computer-assisted orthopaedic surgery based on phase-processing of 3D ultrasound images to provide realtime 3D imaging information and on mini-robotic devices to enhance accuracy and shorten surgical time; designing a 3D scale model of the human eye to study sensorimotor issues; comparing surgical motor performance in simulators and the live operating room to validate simulators
Maria Holuszko Maria Holuszko Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering
Coal characterization, coal processing, coal utilization technologies.
Jonathan Holzman Jonathan Holzman School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Optoelectronic sensors, microsensors for lab-on-a-chip applications, photonic device technologies
Jordi Honey Roses Jordi Honey-Rosés School of Community & Regional Planning
Ecological planning, ecosystem services and natural resource management
Mina Hoorfar Mina Hoorfar School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Proton Exchange Membrane fuel cells, ,microfluidic fuel cells, digital microfluidics, real-time water quality monitoring, in vitro red wine characterization through interfacial property measurement
Jahangir Hossain Jahangir Hossain School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Cooperative communication systems, cognitive radio systems, hierarchical and multidimensional modulations
Fuchsia Howard Fuchsia Howard School of Nursing
Health service needs of vulnerable, high-risk survivors of acute life-threatening illness, specifically, cancer survivors and survivors of critical illnesses.
John Howie John Howie Department of Civil Engineering
Field and laboratory characterization of soils for geotechnical engineering design, ground improvement, foundation engineering
Stanley Hutton Stanley Hutton Department of Mechanical Engineering
Analysis and measurement of machinery vibrations, lateral and torsional vibrational instabilities of rotating equipment, vibration characteristics of isolator mounts, finite element analysis, dynamics of wood cutting machinery
Thomas Hutton Tom Hutton School of Community & Regional Planning
The economy of the central city and metropolitan core, planning for the metropolitan core in the twenty-first-century city, service industries, industrial restructuring and urban transformation within the Asia-Pacific region
Ahmed Idris Ahmed Idris School of Engineering (Okanagan campus)
Urban Transit Operations and Planning; Travel Survey Methods and Data Collection; Transportation Planning and Demand Analysis; Sustainable Transport and Complete Streets Design
Muhammad Iqbal Muhammad Iqbal Department of Mechanical Engineering
Solar power
Michael Isaacson Michael Isaacson Department of Civil Engineering
Coastal and offshore hydrodynamics, with a particular emphasis on ocean waves and their effects on structures
Andre Ivanov Andre Ivanov Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
VLSI design and test, design for testability, fault tolerance, fault modeling and simulation, test generation, built-in self-test, built-in current testing, infrastructure IP for systems on chip, systems on chip design and test, analog and mixed signal design and test, networks on chip, fault diagnosis, design validation, post-silicon debug
Cathryn Jackson Cathryn Jackson School of Nursing
Designing, implementing and evaluating web-based learning resources for teaching practice competencies to beginning nursing students