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

StaffAdjunct ProfessorsCross-appointmentsProfessors Emeriti

Dr. Xueyuan Nie

Dr. X. Nie

519-253-3000 ext. 4148
Office: 2143 CEI

Research Interests
Plasma surface engineering, thin films and coatings
Micro/nanoscale mechanics & tribology, corrosion
N/MEMS device materials
Biomaterials, nanomaterials & nanofabrication 

Dr. Colin Novak

Dr. C. Novak

Associate Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2634
Office: 101 CARE

Research Interests
Development of sound quality & psychoacoustic metrics for improved automotive and consumer product sound
Development of metrics for community noise expectations for control of airport and aircraft noise emissions

Dr. Zbigniew Pasek

Dr. Zbigniew Pasek

519-253-3000 ext. 4738
Office: 3030 CEI

Research Interests
Industrial automation & controls
Work organizations
Financial & risk analysis in engineering

Dr. Daniela Pusca

Dr. D. Pusca

Associate Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2606
Office: 2178 CEI

Research Interests
Extensive research papers on innovative educational practices
Published over 50 papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings in the field of engineering design, engineering technology, and engineering education

Dr. Afshin Rahimi

Dr. Afshin RahimiAssistant Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 5936
Office: 2174 CEI

Research Interests
Model-based & data-driven fault detection, diagnostics & prognosis
Machine learning & intelligent systems
Systems & control theory
Linear & nonlinear controller/observer design

Dr. Gary Rankin

Dr. G. Rankin

519-253-3000 ext. 2626
Office: 2177 CEI

Research Interests
Numerical and experimental modelling of micro-scale Ranque-Hilsch (Vortex) tubes to improve cooling performance
Studies of unsteady supersonic jet flows in industrial applications and fluidic devices
Modelling of and non-moving part fluidic devices

Dr. Graham Reader

Dr. G. ReaderProfessor
519-253-3000 ext. 5105
Office: 129 Centre for Automotive Research and Education (CARE)

Research Interests
Energy conversion
Clean diesel engine technology
Stirling cycle machines
Underwater vehicles

Dr. Reza Riahi

Dr. Reza Riahi

Associate Professor 
519-253-3000 ext. 3567
Office: 2168 CEI

Research Interests
Additive manufacturing

Dr. Vesselina Roussinova

Dr. Vesselina RoussinovaAssistant Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2518
Office: 3055 CEI

Research Interests
Experimental and computational fluid dynamics
Fluid structure interactions for energy harvesting 
Turbulent mixing
Laser and imaging diagnostics of single and multiphase flows