Faculty and staff members

Faculty

Thomas Adams
Assistant Professor, McMaster Advanced Control Consortium (MACC), McMaster Institute for Energy Studies (MIES)
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).
Kevin Dunn
Assistant Professor, Acting Associate Chair (Undergraduate)
kevin.dunn@mcmaster.ca
BSB B105
teaching, data analysis, multivariate statistics, engineering software
Carlos Filipe
Associate Professor, Acting Associate Dean (Academic)
filipec@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27278
JHE 374B
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 250A
bioseparation using ultrafiltration, bioseparation using membrane chromatography, biomimetic membranes.
Todd Hoare
Associate Professor
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, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
sheardow@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24794
JHE 124A
biomaterials, tissue engineering, mathematical modeling of physiologic processes, ophthalmic drug delivery.
Christopher Swartz
Professor, Associate Chair (Graduate), Dofasco Chair in Process Automation and Information Technology
swartzc@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27945
JHE 360
computer process control, optimization.
Professor, Director, M.Eng in Manufacturing Engineering, Acting Associate Chair (Graduate)
mthomps@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 23213
JHE A411
polymer processing, extrusion and reactive extrusion.
Philip Wood
Professor, Associate V-P Student Affairs
woodpe@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 27455
GH 207
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
Chair of the Department, Professor
zhuship@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24962
JHE 373
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, Director, CAPPA-D (Centre for Advanced Polymer Processing and Design)
vlachopj@mcmaster.ca
(905) 525 9140 x 24954
JHE A409
polymer processing, rheology, finite differences and finite elements, 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 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