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Offices are located in the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI).

StaffAdjunct ProfessorsCross-appointmentsProfessors Emeriti

Dr. Walid Abdul-Kader

Dr. Walid Abdul-Kader

519-253-3000 ext. 2608
Office: 3018 CEI

Research Interests
- Sustainable manufacturing systems, virtual factory design
- Performance optimization
- Modelling of manufacturing / remanufacturing systems
- Reverse Logistics Network 

Dr. Jalal Ahamed

Dr. Jalal Ahamed

Assistant Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2682
Office: 2152 CEI

Research Interests
Micro/nano-electromechanical (MEMS/NEMS) based sensors and actuators
- Micro/nano-fluidic based lab-on-a-chip for biological analysis
- Micro/nano-fabrication, testing and characterization
- Mechatronics and Controls

Dr. Ahmet Alpas

Dr. Ahmet Alpas

NSERC/GM Research Chair
519-253-3000 ext. 2602
Office: 2154 CEI

Research Interests
- Microstructure-mechanical property relationships
- Deformation & fracture mechanism
- Wear of materials & wear resistant coatings
- Plasma sprayed coatings, PVD coatings, galvannealed steels & metal matrix composites

Dr. William Altenhof

Dr. William AltenhofProfessor
519-253-3000 ext. 2619
Office: 2141 CEI

Research Interests
- Crashworthiness, impact testing, Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
- Experimental (destructive) testing, stress analysis
- Mechanical material testing & characterization under quasi-static & dynamic loading conditions
- Dynamics, machine design

Dr. Ahmed Azab

Dr. Ahmed AzabAssociate Professor
Undergraduate Academic Advisor

519-253 3000 ext. 4958/5771
Office: 3019/1183 CEI

Research interests
- Production planning and scheduling
- Computer assisted process and assembly planning
- Sustainable product design and assessment
- Facility layout problem

Dr. Randy Bowers

Dr. R. Bowers

Associate Dean, Academic

519-253-3000 ext. 2601
Office: 2146 CEI

Research Interests
- Steel & welding in support of North American industry & infrastructure
- Engineering education

Dr. Aleksandr Cherniaev

Dr. Aleksandr CherniaevAssistant Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 4136
Office: 2173 CEI

Research Interests
- Composite materials: multiscale modeling, quasi-static & high strain-rate testing
- Impact mechanics of advanced materials, hypervelocity, high & low-speed impact regimes
- Lightweight impact-resistant structures for space, aeronautical, automotive & other applications

Dr. Jeff Defoe

Dr. Jeff Defoe

Associate​ Professor
Office:  Room 2172, CEI
Telephone:  (519) 253-3000 ext. 5961
Research Interests
- Development & implementation of simplified models of fans & compressors for use in numerical simulations
- Assessment of the impact of non-uniform flows on the aerodynamic & acoustic performance of turbomachines
- Use of combined numerical & experimental approaches to gain insight into key physical mechanisms governing turbomachine & general fluid flow behavior

Dr. Nickolas Eaves

Dr. Nickolas EavesAssistant Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 5924
Office: 2142 CEI

Research Interests
- Developing fundamental & reduced numerical models for nanoparticle aerosol processes
- Combustion, internal combustion engines, gas turbines, jet engines
- Soot/particulate & other pollutant formation
- Alternative fuels & biofuels
- Atmospheric black carbon restructuring

Dr. Afsaneh Edrisy

Dr. a. Edrisy

Associate Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2622
Office: 2155 CEI

Research Interests
- Tribology & fatigue of light weight alloys/composites for automotive & aerospace
- Microstructures and mechanical properties relationship
- Mechanical characterization of thin films & coatings
- Titanium and aluminum alloys