Faculty and staff members

Faculty

Thomas Adams
Assistant Professor
tadams@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24782
JHE 371
green energy conversion, semicontinuous systems, process design, modeling, simulation and optimization
Emily Cranston
Assistant Professor
ecranst@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24369
JHE A412
sustainable nanocomposites, surface forces and interfacial engineering, biopolymers and thin films (primarily focused on nanocellulose materials).
Assistant Professor, Associate Chair (Undergraduate)
kevin.dunn@mcmaster.ca
BSB B105
teaching, data analysis, multivariate statistics, engineering software
Carlos Filipe
Chair of the Department, Professor
filipec@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27278
JHE 373
applied molecular biology, recombinant protein expression and purification, engineering mRNA for stability and readability.
Raja Ghosh
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Bioseparations Engineering
rghosh@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27415
JHE A408
bioseparation using ultrafiltration, bioseparation using membrane chromatography, biomimetic membranes.
Todd Hoare
Associate Professor, Associate Chair (Graduate)
hoaretr@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24701
JHE A409
nanotechnology, interfacial engineering, biomaterials engineering, polymer science, pharmaceutical science
Kim Jones
Associate Professor
kjones@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 26333
JHE 372
tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, immune and inflammatory responses to biomaterials, host remodelling of implanted constructs.
David Latulippe
Assistant Professor
latulippe@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24011
JHE 345B
separation processes for water/wastewater treatment, biopartitioning and purification, microscale processing for high-throughput studies,unit operation modeling and optimization
Rafiq. O. Loutfy
Professor, Walter Booth Chair of Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation
loutfyr@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 26616
ITC 108
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, knowledge management, alternate energy sources, solar cells, photovoltaic engineering.
Vladimir Mahalec
Professor
mahalec@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 26386
ETB 505
real-time optimization, advanced process control, software architecture, process simulation
Prashant Mhaskar
Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Nonlinear and Fault-Tolerant Control
mhaskar@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 23273
JHE 345A
process control, nonlinear Lyapunov-based and model predictive control, fault-tolerant control, control of hybrid systems
Robert Pelton
Professor
peltonrh@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27045
JHE 136B
polymer colloids, water soluble polymers, interfacial engineering, flocculation, and latex's
Heather Sheardown
Professor
sheardow@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24794
JHE 124A
biomaterials, tissue engineering, mathematical modeling of physiologic processes, ophthalmic drug delivery.
Christopher Swartz
Professor, Dofasco Chair in Process Automation and Information Technology, Director, McMaster Advanced Control Consortium
swartzc@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27945
JHE 360
operations optimization, integration of design and control, mathematical modeling, scheduling and supply chain optimization
Professor, Director, M.Eng in Manufacturing Engineering, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies, Engineering), McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) Member
mthomps@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 23213
JHE A411
polymer processing, extrusion and reactive extrusion.
Philip Wood
Professor, Director, Engineering Level 1
woodpe@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27207
ITB 316
experimental and computational fluid mechanics, heat transfer.
Li Xi
Assistant Professor
xili@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27020
JHE 345/C
Soft matter and complex fluids, polymer materials, non-Newtonian fluids, rheology, turbulence, computational fluid dynamics, molecular modeling, multiscale simulations.
Shiping Zhu
Professor
zhuship@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24962
JHE A415
polymer materials and reaction engineering, polymer synthesis and characterization, polymer biomaterials and interfacial engineering, modeling.

Emeritus faculty

Malcolm Baird
Professor Emeritus
bairdmhi@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24945
transport phenomena, non-ferrous metals
University Professor, Brockhouse Institute Member
brashjl@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24946
CRL 230
biomaterials, blood-material interactions, blood compatible materials, surface modification of polymers, free radical and condensation polymerization
Professor Emeritus, MACC member
crowe@mcmaster.ca
computer simulation, modelling and optimization, data reconciliation, applied mathematics, numerical methods.
Emeritus Professor
dickson@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24948
JHE A408
transfer phenomena in membranes, non-equilibrium molecular dynamic simulations, reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, novel polymers
Professor Emeritus
feuerst@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 23118
JHE 118
blood damage in artificial organs, cell transport and surface adhesion, cell-surface interactions, video-microscopy
Professor Emeritus, Director of the McMaster Institute for Polymer Production Technology (MIPPT), Brockhouse Institute Member
hamielec@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24950
polymer production technology, kinetics, reactors, characterization
John. F. MacGregor
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
macgreg@mcmaster.ca
multivariate statistical methods for process monitoring and optimization, polymer reaction engineering.
Professor Emeritus, Member of the McMaster Advanced Control Consortium (MACC)
marlint@mcmaster.ca
computer process control, real time plant optimization, control structure design
Professor Emeritus
taylorpa@mcmaster.ca
computer process control, non linear control, process identification, expert systems and genetic algorithm applications
J.Vlachopoulos
Professor Emeritus
vlachopj@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24954
JHE 250
polymer processing, rheology, extrusion, rotational molding, CAD/CAM methods

Associate members

Canada Research Chair in Bioanalytical Chemistry
brennanj@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27033
ABB 232
bioanalytical chemistry, high throughput screening
Professor
mabrook@mcmaster.ca
Associate Professor
potterd@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 23442
ETB 516

Adjunct faculty

Adjunct Faculty
mj.bruwer@prosensus.ca
Adjunct Professor
b.chachuat@imperial.ac.uk
Adjunct Professor
fauchesr@mcmaster.ca
Professor, Dean of Engineering University of Western Ontario, Associate Editor, Computers and Chemical Engineering, Editor in Chief, International Polymer Processing
ahrymak@uwo.ca
polymer processing, reactive extrusion and molding, process analysis, design and optimization
Adjunct professor
lwjones@uwaterloo.ca
Associate Professor/Adjunct
kourtit@mcmaster.ca
Industrial Professor
george.liebermann@gmail.com
Adjunct faculty
liuq@agr.gc.ca
Adjunct faculty
marko.saban@xrcc.xeroxlabs.com
Adjunct faculty
gsacripa@xrcc.xeroxlabs.com
Adjunct faculty
wenjunwang@zju.edu.cn
Adjunct faculty
Yiliang.Wu@xrcc.xeroxlabs.com