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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. 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. Afsaneh Edrisy

Dr. a. Edrisy

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

Dr. Daniel Green

Dr. D. Green

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

519-253-3000 ext. 3887
Office: 2151 CEI

Research Interests
- Sheet metal forming, high strain rate deformation, hot stamping
- Mechanical testing, formability testing, material anisotropy
- Finite element modelling, process optimization
- Applications to automotive manufacturing

Dr. Henry Hu

Dr. H. Hu

519-253-3000 ext. 2623
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

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. Derek Northwood

Dr. D. Northwood

Distinguished University Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 4785
Office: 2145 CEI

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.
- Novel materials synthesis methods, surface-engineering for improved corrosion & wear

Dr. Reza Riahi

Dr. Reza Riahi

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

Research Interests
- Corrosion & coatings
- Tribology and metal forming
- Composites
- Machining