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<p><center>Amirfazli, Alidad</center></p>
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Amirfazli, Alidad

Department Chair

Main Office: Bergeron 433E 647 286 6494 alidad2@yorku.ca
http://amirfazli.apps01.yorku.ca/

Amirfazli’s lab has produced exciting results in wetting behavior of surfaces, drop adhesion and shedding, understanding and application of super-hydrophobic coatings.

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<p><center>Boakye-Yiadom, Solomon</center></p>
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Boakye-Yiadom, Solomon

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 437B 416 736 2100 ext. 44199 sboakyey@yorku.ca
https://www.amimlab.com/

Professor Solomon’s lab is focused on the use of advanced manufacturing processes, high strain rate/ballistic testing techniques, and advanced electron microscopy/micro-analysis techniques to study the effect of alloy combinations/compositions, processing routes/parameters, and post-processing treatment on the microstructural evolution and dynamic/shock-loading deformation and damage response of materials.

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<p><center>Cooper, Thomas</center></p>
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Cooper, Thomas

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 435C 416 736 2100 ext. 22700 thomas.cooper@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://cooper.lab.yorku.ca/

Dr. Cooper conducts fundamental and applied research on emerging energy technologies. Our research aims to overcome the intermittent nature of renewable energy resources, particularly solar, through development of dispatchable renewables and energy storage systems. His lab’s current focus is solar thermal processes.

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<p><center>Czekanski, Alex</center></p>
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Czekanski, Alex

Associate Professor, Director CARR

Main Office: Bergeron 435D 416 736 2100 ext. 77077 alex.czekanski@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://www.idea-lab.ca

Dr. Czekanski has over ten years of industrial experience especially in design engineering with keen understanding of automotive business and financial operations. His interests include design and development of light-weight structures for aerospace and automotive, design optimization of aerospace and automotive systems, mechanics of materials and manufacturing processes characterization.

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<p><center>Freire-Gormaly, Marina</center></p>
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Freire-Gormaly, Marina

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 437C 416 736 2100 ext. 44967 marina.freire-gormaly@lassonde.yorku.ca
https://freire-gormaly.lab.yorku.ca/

Prof. Freire-Gormaly’s research develops integrated and optimized systems for resource-constrained settings. These systems are for energy, water and environmental sustainability. Aiming to understand how to improve these systems and minimize their degradation by using machine learning, advanced manufacturing and enhanced in-situ visualization. As well, as instrumentation and techniques to improve sustainability of systems relied on for daily life.

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<p><center>Jian, Cuiying</center></p>
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Jian, Cuiying

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 437D 416 736 2100 ext. 44185 cuiying.Jian@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://jian.info.yorku.ca//

Professor Jian‘s research focuses on Natural carbonaceous materials (NCMs) which significant concerns have been raised regarding the environmental effects of their processing and utilization. Their mission is to fundamentally understand the behaviors and properties of NCMs, and further develop efficient and environment-friendly processing methods to maximize their utilization and economic value.

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<p><center>Hanson, Ronald</center></p>
<p>

Hanson, Ronald

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 435B 416 736 2100 ext. 44214 hansonre@yorku.ca
http://rhanson.lab.yorku.ca/

Dr. Hanson’s research takes a primarily experimental approach, centered on the control of flow and turbulence with the underlying motivation of improving the performance of fluid/aero dynamic reliant applications from aircraft to racing bicycles. In particular, the underlying physics of fluid dynamic phenomena and the application of passive and active control strategies for drag reduction. .

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<p><center>Harris, Jeffrey</center></p>
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Harris, Jeffrey

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream

Main Office: Bergeron 435E 416 736 2100 ext. 44215 jpharris@yorku.ca

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<p><center>Leung, Siu Ning (Sunny)</center></p>
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Leung, Siu Ning (Sunny)

Associate Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 433A 416 736 2100 ext. 31325 sunny.leung@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://m3.apps01.yorku.ca/

Professor Leung runs the M3 Lab, which focuses on advancing the sciences and improving the technology to develop micro-and-nanostructured bio, flexible, light-weight, and/or smart polymer material systems with tailored multifunctionality. Some example areas of applications include energy storage and harvesting, sensing and actuation, biomedical devices, thermal management, and environmentally benign packaging.

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<p><center>Kempers, Roger</center></p>
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Kempers, Roger

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 435G 416 736 2100 ext. 22860 roger.kempers@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://www.tf-lab.ca/

Dr. Kempers’ research is primarily in the area of thermal-fluid sciences and are multi-disciplined in nature, geared towards the advancement of heat transport, exchange and conversion technologies to help address the world’s energy challenges. Dr. Kempers is also a thermofluids & heat transfer consultant.

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<p><center>Maxwell, Andrew</center></p>
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Maxwell, Andrew

Associate Professor and Director of B.E.S.T.

Main Office: Bergeron 215 416 736 2100 andrew.maxwell@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://bestlassonde.ca/

Andrew is the Bergeron Chair In Technology Entrepreneurship, and Director Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology. He runs the BEST program, which supports entrepreneurial programs and initiatives at Lassonde focused on enabling engineering students to develop business skills and understand what it takes to launch a start up enterprise.

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<p><center>Melanka, Garrett</center></p>
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Melanka, Garrett

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 433C 416 736 2100 ext. 44189
gmelenka@yorku.ca
http://gmelenka.info.yorku.ca/

Dr Melanka’s research interests include braided composites, composite materials, additive manufacturing, orthodontics, and digital image correlation.

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<p><center>O’Brien, Paul</center></p>
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O’Brien, Paul

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 435F 416 736 2100 ext. 22877 paul.obrien@lassonde.yorku.ca
https://am-set-lab.ca/

Professor O’Brien runs The Advanced Materials for Sustainable Energy Technologies Group. The group is currently focused on the innovative research, design and development of spectrally selective, photothermal, and thermal energy storage materials that control and utilize solar energy and radiant thermal energy for the advancement of sustainability.

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<p><center>Rezai, Pouya</center></p>
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Rezai, Pouya

Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director

Main Office: Bergeron 433B (416) 736-2100 ext. 44703 pouya.rezai@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://acute.apps01.yorku.ca/

Dr. Rezai’s research interest is to expand fundamental understanding of interactions between fluids and nano- to micro-scale biological substances in their micro-environment habitats using biomimetic microfluidic devices and to employ this knowledge to devise efficient microsystems for facilitating research and development in human health-related applications.

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<p><center>Rizvi, Reza</center></p>
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Rizvi, Reza

Assistant Professor

Main Office: Petri 135 416 736 2100 ext 30090 reza.rizvi@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://pixel.lab.yorku.ca/

Reza Rizvi is the principle investigator of the Polymer and Inorganic Composites, Structures and Surfaces Lab (“Pixel”) at the University of Toledo and an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering in the College of Engineering. His research interests are in scale-able fabrication and applications of polymer and inorganic composites, structures and surfaces.

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<p><center>Sadek, Hossam</center></p>
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Sadek, Hossam

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream & Undergraduate Program Director

Main Office: 435A 416 736 2100 ext 55991 hossam.sadek@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://mech.lassonde.yorku.ca/hossam/

The focus of Dr. Sadek’s research is developing an energy recovery system capable of capturing waste heat (thermal energy) from commercial and industrial applications. He designed a complex experimental facility to both visualize and obtain quantitative data for tube side convective condensation under the application of high voltage electric fields.

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<p><center>Sachlos, Terry</center></p>
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Sachlos, Terry

Assistant Professor & Associated Director BEST Lab

Main Office: Life Science Building 427E 416 736 2100 ext. 44685 terry.sachlos@lassonde.yorku.ca
stemcell.lassonde.yorku.ca/

Dr Sachlos is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Associate Director of the Bergeron Entrepreneurs of Science and Technology (BEST) Initiative. His research interests lie in stem cell engineering and regenerative medicine with a specific focus on engineering the bone, hematopoietic & leukemic stem cell microenvironments to regulate stem cell fate decisions.

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<p><center>Tabatabaei, Nima</center></p>
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Tabatabaei, Nima

Associate Professor

Main Office: Bergeron 437E 416 736 2100 ext. 44682 nima.tabatabaei@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://hbolab.ca/

Nima Tabatabaei is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at York University. His research interests are design and development of hybrid biomedical optics imaging technologies for applications in early disease diagnosis and screening.

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<p><center>Zhu, Zheng Hong (George)</center></p>
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Zhu, Zheng Hong (George)

Professor
Tier 1 York Research Chair in Space Technology
Director of Research Commons at York

Main Office: Bergeron 437A 416 736 2100 ext. 77729 gzhu@yorku.ca
http://www.yorku.ca/gzhu/

Professor Zhu is the Tier 1 Research Chair in Space Technology at York. His research interests include Dynamics and Control of Tethered Spacecraft, System and Space Robotics, Electrodynamic Tether Propulsion and Space Debris Removal (his laboratory’s current mission), Computational Mechanics and Finite Element Method, and Multi-functional Materials Additive Manufacturing in Space.

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<p><center>Zhang, Dan</center></p>
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Zhang, Dan

Professor, Tier 1 York Research Chair in Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics

Main Office: Bergeron 433D 6472090959 dan.zhang@lassonde.yorku.ca
http://mech.lassonde.yorku.ca/dan-zhang/

Dr. Dan Zhang is a Professor and Tier 1 York Research Chair in Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics and runs the applied mechanics research area.

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