Dr. Nickolas Eaves

Dr. Nickolas Eaves

Associate Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 5924
Office: 2175 CEI


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2016
  • MASc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2012
  • BASc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2009

Research Interests

  • Synthesis of carbon-based nanomaterials such as graphene, carbon nanotubes, and carbon black in plasma systems
  • Cogeneration of green hydrogen and high value carbon nanomaterials through methane pyrolysis 
  • Developing fundamental multi-scale numerical models for nanoparticle aerosol processes

Selected Publications

  • Khabazipur, A., Eaves, N. (2023) On the fractal dimension of carbon black particles in pyrolysis flow reactors. Journal of Aerosol Science. Accepted.
  • López-Cámara, C.F., Fortugnoa, P., Asifa, M., Musikhin, S., Prindler, C., Wiggers, H., Endresa, T., Daun, K.J., Eaves, N., Schulz, C. (2023) Evolution of particle size and morphology in plasma synthesis of few-layer graphene and soot. Combustion & Flame. 258(1):112713
  • Khabazipur, A., Eaves, N. (2023) Development of a Fully Reversible PAH Clustering Model. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 39(1): 919-927
  • Eaves, N., Zhang, Q., Liu, F., Guo, H., Dworkin, S.B., Thomson, M.J (2016) CoFlame: A Refined and Validated Numerical Algorithm for Modeling Sooting Laminar Coflow Diffusion Flames. Computer Physics Communications. 207:464-477.
  • Eaves, N., Dworkin, S.B., Thomson, M.J. (2015) The Importance of Reversibility in Modeling Soot Nucleation and Condensation Processes. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 35 (2):1787-1794.