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Materials

Dr. Jalal Ahamed

Dr. Jalal Ahamed

Associate​ Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2682
M.Ahamed@uwindsor.ca
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

Professor
NSERC/GM Research Chair
519-253-3000 ext. 2602
aalpas@uwindsor.ca
Office: 2154 CEI

Research Interests
Microstructure-mechanical property relationships
Deformation & fracture mechanism
Wear of materials & wear resistant coatings

Dr. William Altenhof

Dr. William AltenhofProfessor
519-253-3000 ext. 2619
altenh1@uwindsor.ca
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

Dr. Randy Bowers

Dr. R. Bowers

Professor
Associate Dean, Academic

519-253-3000 ext. 2601
rbowers@uwindsor.ca
Office: 2146 CEI

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

Dr. Afsaneh Edrisy

Dr. a. Edrisy

Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2622
edrisy@uwindsor.ca
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

Dr. Daniel Green

Dr. D. Green

Professor
Canada Research Chair in the Development and Optimization of Metal Forming Processes

519-253-3000 ext. 3887
dgreen@uwindsor.ca
Office: 2151 CEI

Research Interests
Sheet metal forming, high strain rate deformation, hot stamping
Mechanical testing, formability testing, material anisotropy, Finite element modelling

Dr. Henry Hu

Dr. H. Hu

Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2623
huh@uwindsor.ca
Office: 2148 CEI

Research Interests
Mathematical modeling, solidification behavior
Light metal casting processes, development of light alloys and composites
Die casting process control

Dr. Xueyuan Nie

Dr. X. Nie

Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 4148
xnie@uwindsor.ca
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. Derek Northwood

Dr. D. Northwood

Professor Emeritus
dnorthwo@uwindsor.ca

Research Interests
Microstructure-properties (performance) processing relationships
Lightweight (A1+Mg) materials for automotive applications
Materials for energy applications, including fuel cells, batteries and hydrogen storage

Dr. Reza Riahi

Dr. Reza Riahi

Associate Professor 
519-253-3000 ext. 3567
ariahi@uwindsor.ca
Office: 2168 CEI

Research Interests
Batteries
Nanomaterials
Additive manufacturing
Tribology