W. AltenhofPh.D., P.Eng.
Research Interests / Specializations: Experimental and numerical modeling of structures subjected to impact/dynamic and quasi-static loading; large deformation of materials; metallic and polymeric foams; crashworthiness evaluation; child safety in vehicles; durability of mining vehicle wheels.
519-253-3000 x 2619
A. BarariPh.D., P.Eng.
Research Interests / Specializations: metrology, precision manufacturing, computer-aided process planning, additive manufacturing and hybrid systems, topology optimization, tolerancing and design for manufacturing analysis, production quality, and digital inspection of complex geometries.
(905) 721-8668 x 5728
E. BordatchevPh.D., Dr.Sc.
Research Interests / Specializations: High-precision microfabrication; dynamics, monitoring, diagnostics, control and optimization of micro-machining processes; micro molds/dies; micromechatronics; MEMS/MOEMS; micromechanisms; microsensors; micromanipulations.
Research Interests / Specializations: Orthopaedic biomechanics specifically, the improvement of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders; distal radius fractures, knee joint soft tissue reconstruction, and knee and hip arthroplasty; three-dimensional kinematics, materials testing, cadaveric testing, finite element modeling, and large animal models.
C. CrawfordPh.D., P.Eng
Research Interests / Specializations: Developing advanced stochastic, multi-fidelity and multidisciplinary models and optimization-based design tools for a range of low-carbon technologies ranging from advanced wind energy concepts, to tidal and wave energy, through to energy systems analysis of electrified transportation, batteries and demand response.
C.E. DunningPh.D., P.Eng
Research Interests / Specializations: Human Orthopaedic Biomechanics; Joint Replacement (Implant) Design; Joint Kinematics; Impact Loading and Analysis
Research Interests / Specializations: Composite materials, in-line compounding of long-fibre reinforced polymers, injection moulding,design and construction of composite parts.
M. IonescuPh. D.
Research Interests / Specializations: Plasma processes for thin films and nanomaterials synthesis; Functional coatings and nanomaterials; Nanostructured electrodes for energy storage and energy harvesting Devices; device integration
J. JohrendtPh.D., P.Eng.
Research Interests / Specializations: Materials and component characterization, neural networks, novel structural methods, vehicle durability, road test simulation, and driver modeling.
519-253-3000 x 2625
Research Interests / Specializations: Polymer Composites; Biocomposites, Nanocomposites; Polymer Blends; Bioplastics; Natural Fiber; Processing of Polymers and Composities; Plastic Foaming; Mechanical Properties of Polymers and Composites.
Research Interests / Specializations: Laser micro/nano-fabrication, laser subtractive/additive manufacturing, laser material interaction mechanism, optical and photonic sensing, biophotonics and biomedical optics, multi-modal/dimensional spectroscopy and microscopy, nonlinear and quantum optics.
B.P. MinakerPh.D., P.Eng.
Research Interests / Specializations: Vehicle dynamics & control, Multibody dynamics, Numerical modelling & simulation, Suspension design.
519-253-3000 x 2621
J. MontesanoPh.D., PEng
Research Interests / Specializations: Computational and experimental multi-scale mechanics of lightweight composite materials and structures for the automotive and aerospace sectors, with emphasis on their long-term durability, fatigue behaviour, crash performance, and corresponding damage modes and failure events
519-888-4567 x 38086
Research Interests / Specializations: Additive Manufacturing, Surface Functionalisation, Micromachining and Microfabrication, Specialty Coatings, Laser Manufacturing, Automation, Digital Manufacturing, Industrialisation of Advanced Manufacturing technologies
Research Interests / Specializations: Laser micro-processing of materials, high power laser development, photonic band gap materials, porous semiconductors, machine & process dynamics, micro-devices & sensor fabrication, micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS), diode laser joining of materials and multi-kilowatt carbon di-oxide lasers.
Research Interests / Specializations: Application of surface analytical techniques to materials, corrosion, and electrochemical research, stress corrosion cracking of high strength low-alloy and stainless steels, evaluation of materials properties using surface and other analytical techniques, non-destructive evaluation using X-ray microtomography (micro-CT), and use of weathering chambers to evaluate environmental degradation of materials.
J. ReevesPh.D., E.I.T.
Research Interests / Specializations: Biomedical Design, Surgical Tool Development, Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Joint Replacement (Implant) Design, 3D Rigid Body Motion Analysis, Cadaveric Testing, Finite Element Modelling, Human Joint Motion.
Biography: Dr. Rogenski received an M.Sc degree (2011) and an PhD degree (2015) from the University of São Paulo (Brazil), and went through postdoctoral training (2019) at the Western University (Canada). His current interests are focused on the development of numerical methods and on the use of opensource frameworks to solve fluid mechanics problems.
S. St. LawrencePh.D.
Research Interests / Specializations: Characterising the influence of irradiation on the mechanical properties of neutron irradiated materials, with a specialisation in fracture mechanics.
613-584 8811 x 46292
Research Interests / Specializations: Ultra-precision micro-nano scale machining; Optics fabrication; Metal cutting; Materials and machinability; Spindle Rotordynamics; Laser-material interaction; Design for Manufacturing (Example: Optics, CNC machining of lab-on-a-chip devices, mechanical enclosures).
Research Interests / Specializations: Ultrasonic sensors for quality control, Composite/Bioplastics processing, Liquid-solid dispersions by extrusion.
905-525-9140 x 23213
Research Interests / Specializations: Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Laser Materials Processing, Advanced Materials and Processes, Surface Modification, Physical Metallurgy, Microstructure Analysis, FEM Simulation, Wear and Corrosion Prevention, Correlations between Mechanical Properties and Microstructures, Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace, Defense, Automotive Tooling and Other Applications
Research Interests / Specializations: Material science and engineering, electrochemical engineering and synchrotron characterization of nanostructures for sustainable energy applications.