Mechanical Engineering

Academic Staff

Rafiq Ahmad

Rafiq Ahmad

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-7180
Office: 10-364 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Advanced Manufacturing, CNC Machining, CAD-CAM, STEP-NC, Hybrid Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Integrated Design, Robotics, Assembly/Disassembly Automation, Lean Manufacturing, Laser-Joining of Dissimilar Materials, Intelligent Planning Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, Vision-Based Systems.

Research Areas:

Design and Manufacturing
Engineering Management

Basel Alsayyed Ahmad

Basel Alsayyed Ahmad

Industrial Professor
Phone: 780-492-7148
Office: 10-255 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Additive Manufacturing, Design, Engineering Management

Research Areas:

Design and Manufacturing
Engineering Management

Cagri Ayranci

Cagri Ayranci

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-2791
Office: 10-360 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Multi-Functional Composite Materials, Materials Processing, Solid Mechanics, Materials Science and Engineering, Polymer Science and Engineering, Braided Composites, Shape Memory Polymers and Their Composites, Electrospun Polymeric Multifunctional Nano-Fibers, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) of Polymers.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems
Mechanics and Materials

Martin Barczyk

Martin Barczyk

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-2340
Office: 10-380 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Mechatronics, Robotics, Systems and Control, Sensors, Image and Signal Processing, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Mechanical Systems and Control

Jason Carey

Jason Carey

Professor
Phone: 780-492-7168
Phone: 780-492-0501
Office: 10-265 Donadeo ICE
Office: 9-237 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Structural Engineering, Manufacturing, Oil Well Advanced Material, Orthodontics Biomechanics, Soft Tissue Mechanics, Composite and Multifunctional Materials, Braided Composites.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Zengtao Chen

Zengtao Chen

Professor
Phone: 780-492-2620
Office: 10-219 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Interfacial Science and Engineering, Thin Films and Coatings, Structural Health Monitoring, Microstructure-Based Materials Modelling, Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Multifunctional Materials, Thermal Stresses, Thermal-Mechanical Fatigue and Fracture.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

Christopher Dennison

Christopher Dennison

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-2425
Office: 10-372 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Biomechanics, Sensors, Injury Biomechanics, Advanced Instrumentation, Surrogate Models for Injury.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

John Doucette

John Doucette

Professor & Chair
Phone: 780-492-0909
Phone: 780-492-2651
Office: 10-237 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Network Design, Network Reliability and Availability, Operations Research and Optimization, Railway Operations, Resource Optimization.

Research Areas:

Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management

Kajsa Duke

Kajsa Duke

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-248-2050
Office: 10-239 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Design of Experiments, Orthopaedics, Fracture Fixation, Customized Implant Design, Surgical Safety and Planning, Finite Element Analysis, Experimental Testing.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Warren Finlay

Warren Finlay

Distinguished Professor
Phone: 780-492-4707
Office: 10-293 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Aerosols and Particle Dynamics, Drug and Gene Delivery, Respiratory Drug Delivery, Mechanics of Inhaled Pharmaceutical Aerosols.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Brian Fleck

Brian Fleck

Professor
Office: 10-271 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website

Mixing, Multiphase Flow, Atomization, Turbulence, Wind Energy.

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems

Morris Flynn

Morris Flynn

Associate Professor
Phone: 780-492-5593
Office: 10-226 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Fluid Mechanics, Environmental Transport, Buoyancy-Driven Flow.

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Sina Ghaemi

Sina Ghaemi

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-248-2056
Office: 10-370 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Aerodynamics, Turbulent Flows, Active Flow Control Particle Image Velocimetry,Polymer Additives for Turbulent Drag Reduction, Superhydrophobic Surfaces for Turbulent Drag Reduction, Particle-Laden Flows (Slurry Flows), Particle Image Velocimetry.

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Arman Hemmati

Arman Hemmati

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-1672
Office: 10-352 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Aerodynamics, Hydrodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Turbulence, Turbulence Modelling, Aerospace, Bio-inspired Design, Alternative Energy Systems, and Cardiovascular Flows

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems
Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

James Hogan

James Hogan

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-1733
Office: 10-227 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Mechanics and Materials, Experimental Mechanics, Geomechanics, Dynamic Failure, Fragmentation, High Rate Testing, Advanced Ceramics, Planetary Materials, Defense, Mining, Energy.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

Ben Jar

Ben Jar

Professor
Phone: 780-492-6503
Office: 10-287 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Damage and Fracture, Polymer Engineering, Rail Fracture and Safety Assessment, Solid Mechanics, Pipelines and Pipeline Transport, Engineering Design.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

Stanislav Karapetrovic

Stanislav Karapetrovic

Professor
Phone: 780-492-9734
Office: 10-279 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Quality Systems, Quality Assurance, Quality Auditing, Management System Standards, Integrated Management Systems.

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment
Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management

Chun Li Kim

Chun Il Kim

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-6927
Office: 10-211 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Biofilms, Thin Films and Coatings, Thickness Distension of Lipid Membranes, Biomembranes, Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials, Elasticity.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Bob Koch

Bob Koch

Professor
Phone: 780-492-8821
Office: 10-232 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Systems and Control, Energy Systems, Fluid Mechanics, Micro- and Nanofluidics, Automotive, Transportation, Combustion Engines, Flow Control, Combustion Control, Emission Reduction, Exhaust Sensors.

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Mechanical Systems and Control
Energy and Environment

Alexandra Komrakova

Alexandra Komrakova

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-6298
Office: 10-229 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Direct Numerical Simulations of Laminar and Turbulent Liquid-Liquid Dispersions, , Population Balance Equation Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics, High Performance Computing, Numerical Simulations of Complex Flows.

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems

Larry W Kostiuk

Larry W Kostiuk

Associate Vice President Rsrch
Phone: 780-492-3450
Office: 10-261 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Air Quality Management, Energy Systems, Fluid Mechanics, Environmental Engineering, Micro- and Nanofluidics, Safety and Risk Management.

Research Areas:

Mechanical Systems and Control
Energy and Environment

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

Professor
Phone: 780-492-7797
Office: 10-263 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Energy Systems, Renewable and Alternate Energy, Gasification and Pyrolysis, Pipelines and Pipeline Transport, Water Resources Engineering, Techno-Economic Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Bioenergy and Biofuels, Energy Forecasting and Planning, GHG Abatement Cost.

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment
Engineering Management

Carlos Lange

Carlos Lange

Associate Professor
Phone: 780-492-6714
Office: 10-277 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Renewable and Alternative Energy, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Planetary Atmospheres, Nano Satellites, Open to Collaboration on AlbertaSat Cubesat Student Team.

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems

Michael Lipsett

Michael Lipsett

Professor
Phone: 780-492-9494
Office: 10-273 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Sensors and Embedded Systems for Machinery Diagnostics, Robotics for Condition Monitoring, Engineering Management, Reliability Engineering, Systems Reliability, Machinery Diagnostics and Prognostics, Mining & Process Equipment, Rail System Reliability, Industrial Environmental Monitoring.

Research Areas:

Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management

Yongsheng Ma

Yongsheng Ma

Professor
Phone: 780-492-4443
Office: 10-235 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Energy Systems, Oil Sands Extraction, Systems and Control, Manufacturing System Simulation and Analysis, Mechanical Design Engineering, System Engineering Informatics, Manufacturing Management and Process Planning, Design and Manufacture Knowledge Engineering.

Research Areas:

Design and Manufacturing
Engineering Management

Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-9012
Office: 10-324 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Aerosols and Particle Dynamics, Drug and Gene Delivery, Biomechanics, Respiratory Fluid Mechanics, Inhaled Pharmaceutical Aerosols, Respiratory Medical Devices, Medical Gases, Gas Mixing and Dispersion.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Andre McDonald

Andre McDonald

Professor
Phone: 780-492-2675
Office: 10-230 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Building Systems, Corrosion and Wear, Energy Systems, Coatings, Wildland Fires.

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment

Pierre Mertiny

Pierre Mertiny

Professor
Phone: 780-492-6982
Office: 10-243 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Functional Materials, Materials Processing, Structural Health Monitoring, Corrosion and Wear, Renewable and Alternate Energy, Polymer Coatings, Polymer Composite Materials, Nanocomposites, Energy Storage, Plastic Piping.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

Pedram Mousavi

Pedram Mousavi

Associate Professor
Phone: 780-492-3615
Office: 10-241 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Electronic Materials and Devices, Wireless Systems, Circuits and Systems, Sensors, Photonics and Electromagnetics, 3D Printing of Electronics, Wireless Power Transfer, Ultra Wideband Radar, RFID Circuits and Systems, Satellite Communications Including K/Ka Band & GPS.

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment
Engineering Management

Walied Moussa

Walied Moussa

Professor
Phone: 780-492-6027
Office: 10-257 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Electronic Materials and Devices, Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems, Pipelines and Pipeline Transport, Sensors, Structural Health Monitoring, Smart Material and Structures, Microfabrication and Micro Assembly/Packaging, Energy Generation Using MEMS and 3D Printing, Smart Rehabilitation Tools, Multi-Discipline Finite Element.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

David Nobes

David Nobes

Professor
Phone: 780-492-7031
Office: 10-281 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Optical Diagnostics and Measurement Systems, Experiment Design and Development, Energy Systems, Droplet/Bubble/Particle Dynamics, Oil Sands Processing, Jets and Mixing, Micro-Nano Fluidics, Active Control of Fluid Processes.

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Jason Olfert

Jason Olfert

Associate Professor
Phone: 780-492-2341
Office: 10-340 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Aerosols and Particle Dynamics, Air Quality Management, Sensors, Aerosol Instrumentation, Aerosols and Climate, Automotive Emissions.

Research Areas:

Mechanical Systems and Control

Ahmed Qureshi

Ahmed Qureshi

Assistant Professor
Office: 10-361 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Mechatronics, Engineering Design, Manufacturing, Mathematical Modeling, Reliability Engineering, Design Theory and Methodology, Robust Design, Tolerance Analysis and Allocation.

Research Areas:

Design and Manufacturing
Engineering Management

Donald Raboud

Donald Raboud

Associate Chair
Phone: 780-492-2244
Office: 10-285 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Vibration, Implants, Medical Devices.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Hossein Rouhani

Hossein Rouhani

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-8344
Office: 10-368 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Biomechanics, Control Systems, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sensors, Biomedical Instrumentation Design , Biomedical Data Processing, Human Motion Measurement, Ambulatory Health Monitoring, Neuroprosthesis Design.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Chong Qing Ru

Chong-Qing Ru

Professor
Phone: 780-492-4477
Office: 10-330 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Solid Mechanics, Biomechanics, Mathematical Modeling, Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes, Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems, Nano-Mechanics, Dynamics Fracture Mechanics.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

Mohtada Sadrzadeh

Mohtada Sadrzadeh

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-8745
Office: 6-74 NINT
Office: 10-367 Donadeo ICE
Webiste: Website
Email: Email

Water Quality Management, Thin Films and Coatings, Polymer Science and Engineering, Oil Sands Process Affected Water, Materials Science and Engineering, Membrane, Water Treatment, Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD), Nanocomposites, in Situ Produced Water Treatment.

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment

Dan Sameoto

Dan Sameoto

Associate Professor
Phone: 780-248-2052
Office: 10-390 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Functional Materials, Micro- and Nanofluidics, Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems, Materials Processing, Thin Films and Coatings, Polymers, Adhesives, Bioinspiration, Manufacturing, Composites, Stretchable Electronics, Multi-Material 3D Printing, Nano Satellites, Open to Collaboration on AlbertaSat Cubesat Student Team.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

P Schiavone

P Schiavone

Professor
Phone: 780-492-3638
Office: 10-289 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Thin Films and Coatings, Functional Materials, Nanomechanics via Continuum Modelling, Microstructure and Cosserat Elasticity, Inclusions and Interfacial Phenomena, Surface Modelling, Fracture Mechanics.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

Marc Secanell Gallart

Marc Secanell Gallart

Associate Professor
Phone: 780-492-6961
Office: 10-358 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Simulation Tools for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, Finite Element Analysis, Numerical Optimization, Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Fabrication, Flywheels, Polymer Electrolyte Electrolyzer, Thermal-Cracking of Methane, Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Renewable and Alternate Energy.

Research Areas:

Mechanical Systems and Control
Energy and Environment

Tian Tang

Tian Tang

Associate Chair
Phone: 780-492-5467
Office: 10-245 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Drug and Gene Delivery, Solid Mechanics, Colloids, Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes, Interfacial Engineering, Molecular Simulations, Adhesion, Nanomechanics.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

Zhigang Will Tian

Zhigang (Will) Tian

Associate Professor
Phone: 780-492-2822
Office: 10-356 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Renewable and Alternate Energy, Pipelines and Pipeline Transport, Reliability Engineering, Safety and Risk Management, Engineering Management, Prognostics, Condition Based Maintenance.

Research Areas:

Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management

Peichun Amy Tsai

Peichun Amy Tsai

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-5425
Office: 10-217 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Nano- and Micro-Fluidics, Complex Fluids, Porous Media Flow, Interfacial Science and Engineering, Soft Matter Science and Engineering, Wetting, Drop Impact, Experimental Fluids, Computational Fluid Mechanics, CO2 Sequestration, Environmental Remediation, Sustainable Energy.

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Reinhard Vehring

Reinhard Vehring

Professor
Phone: 780-492-5180
Office: 6-44 NINT
Office: 10-269 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Aerosols and Particle Dynamics, Biomaterials, Colloids, Drug and Gene Delivery, Materials Processing, Spray Drying, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Respiratory Drug Delivery, Raman Spectroscopy.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Albert Vette

Albert Vette

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-1534
Office: 10-326 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Biomechanics, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sensors, Mathematical Modeling, Systems and Control, Computational Neuroscience, Neuromechanics, Physiological Control Systems, Postural Control, Assistive Technology.

Research Areas:

Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Prashant Waghmare

Prashant Waghmare

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-9074
Office: 10-215 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Colloids, Interfacial Science and Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Mathematical Modeling, Droplet Dynamics , Wetting , Coalescence , Low Energy/ Liquid Repellent Surfaces, Adhesion Force Measurement, Foam Analysis and Stability, Emulsion Stability, Interfacial Rheology.

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment

Xiaodong Wang

Xiaodong Wang

Professor
Phone: 780-492-4517
Office: 10-332 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Solid Mechanics, Structural Health Monitoring, Metamaterials, Renewable and Alternate Energy, Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems, Fracture and Failure of Structures and Materials, Electromechanical Structures, Dynamic Failure and Wave Propagation in Structures, Energy Harvesting Systems, Elastic Metamaterials.

Research Areas:

Mechanics and Materials

Tim Weis

Tim Weis

Industrial Professor
Phone: 780-492-2983
Office: 10-355 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Energy Systems, Renewable and Alternate Energy, Electricity Market Modelling, Techno-Economic Assessment, Energy Forecasting and Planning, Climate Change

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment

Jamie Wong

Jaime Wong

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-1681
Office: 10-349 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Bio-inspired swimming and flying, wind energy and alternative energy, fluid-structure interaction, experimental fluid dynamics, particle image velocimetry, particle tracking velocimetry

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems

Lexuan Zhong

Lexuan Zhong

Assistant Professor
Phone: 780-492-8820
Office: 6-097 NINT
Office: 10-351 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Building Material Characterization, Air Cleaning and Odour Control, Indoor Air Quality Measurement, Building Environmental Impact and Climate, Design of Advanced HVAC Systems and Green Buildings, Health Exposure Assessment

Research Areas:

Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Ming Zuo

Ming Zuo

Professor
Phone: 780-492-4466
Office: 10-233 Donadeo ICE
Website: Website
Email: Email

Safety and Risk Management, Structural Health Monitoring, Image and Signal Processing, Rail Hazards and Safety, Reliability Engineering and Analysis, Maintenance Optimization, Condition Monitoring, Prognosis and Health Management, Diagnostics and Prognostics.

Research Areas:

Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management