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Chemical Engineering

Faculty

Brian Amsden

Brian G. Amsden, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor and Department Head
Donald and Joan McGeachy Chair in Biomedical Engineering

Tel: (613) 533-3093
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: amsden@queensu.ca
Office: Dup 201A & BioSci 4632

Research Interests: Polymer biomaterials, Protein drug delivery, Tissue engineering, Controlled release, Diffusion in gels and polymer solutions

Dominik Barz

Dominik P.J. Barz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, GSAC Chair

Tel: (613) 533-6000 x79470
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: dominik.barz@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 213

Research Interests: Microfluidics, Transport phenomena, Electrokinetics, Interfacial phenomena, Micro chemical and electrochemical reactors

Michael Cunningham

Michael F. Cunningham, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor, Awards/Scholarships Adjudicator
Cross-appointed to Department of Chemistry

Tel: (613) 533-2782
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: michael.cunningham@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 315

Research Interests: Polymer science, polymer nanoparticles, polymer colloids, CO2 switchable polymers, cellulose nanocrystals, natural polymers

Aris Docoslis

Aris Docoslis, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator

Tel: (613) 533-6949
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: docoslis@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 208

Research Interests: Colloid and surface phenomena, Electrokinetics & Microfluidics, Biosensors, Raman spectroscopy 

Carlos Escobedo

Carlos Escobedo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and CHE1 Program Advisor

Tel: (613) 533-3095
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: carlos.escobedo@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 209

Research Interests: Lab-on-a-chip, Microfluidics, Nanofluidics, Nanophotonics, Optofluidics, (Bio)sensing, Point-of-care diagnosis, Handling and study of single cells, Bio-hybrid cell-based microsystems

Lindsay Fitzpatrick

Lindsay Fitzpatrick, Ph.D (On leave until June 2018)
Assistant Professor 

Tel: (613) 533-6000 ext. 78936
Email: lindsay.fitzpatrick@queensu.ca
Office: BioSci 4630

Research Interests: Biomedical engineering, focusing on identifying the molecular mechanisms that govern the initiation and resolution of inflammation in the presence of biomaterials, and using this knowledge to develop advanced materials for chronic wound therapies

 

Jeff Giacomin

A. Jeffrey Giacomin, Ph.D, P.E., P.Eng.
Professor, CRC Tier 1, and Recruitment Coordinator

Tel: (613) 533-2768
Email: giacomin@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 314

Research Interests: Rheology and plastics processing; non-Newtonian fluid mechanics; nonlinear viscoelasticity; large-amplitude oscillatory shear flow; die drool

Martin Guay

Martin Guay, Ph.D, P.Eng.
Professor and CHEE Undergraduate Program Chair
Cross-appointed to Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Tel: (613) 533-2788
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: guaym@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 406

Research Interests: Nonlinear process control, Economic optimization control, Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Systems, Analysis of Biological Systems, Control and Estimation of Systems Described by PDEs

Thomas Harris

Thomas J. Harris, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor and VP (Advancement)

Tel: (613) 533-6771
Fax: (613) 533-2593
Email: tom.harris@queensu.ca or harrist@queensu.ca
Office: Summerhill

Research Interests: Process control, Process monitoring, Controller performance assessment, Statistical methods in chemical engineering

Hudon Nick

Nicolas Hudon, Ph.D
Assistant Professor and Department QUFA Representative

Tel: (613) 533-2787
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: nicolas.hudon@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall G10

Research Interests: Chemical process modeling, control and optimization; Decentralized nonlinear control; Physically-based methods in nonlinear stabilizing control

Paul Hungler

Paul Hungler, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6000 X 78788
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: paul.hungler@queensu.caOffice: Beamish-Munro Hall 302

Research Interests: Virtual and Augmented Reality, Engineering Education, Nuclear Imaging, Radiation Detection and Monitoring

Robin Hutchinson

Robin A. Hutchinson, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor and ENCH Undergraduate Program Chair

Tel: (613) 533-3097
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: robin.hutchinson@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 426

Research Interests: Polymer reaction engineering, Polymerization kinetics and mechanisms, Modeling and simulation, Acrylic resins for automotive coatings, Pulsed laser polymerization

Marianna Kontopoulou

Marianna Kontopoulou, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor and Associate Head

Tel: (613) 533-3079
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: marianna.kontopoulou@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 207

Research Interests: Nanocomposites and conductive polymer composites, bioplastics, blends and foams, polymer processing and additive manufacturing

Xiang Li

Xiang Li, Ph.D. (On sabbatical until June 2018)
Associate Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6582
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: xiang.li@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 403

Research Interests: Process design and operation, supply chain management, planning and scheduling, model predictive control, energy and water networks, global optimization, optimization under uncertainty

Kim McAuley

Kim B. McAuley, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean (School of Graduate Studies)

Tel: (613) 533-6000 ext. 77562
Fax: (613) 533-6015
Email: kim.mcauley@queensu.ca
Office: Gordon Hall 425

Research Interests: Mathematical modeling, Applied statistics, Process control, Polymer reaction engineering, Nylon polymerization, Polymer gel dosimetry

James McLellan

P. James McLellan, Ph.D., P.Eng. (On sabbatical until June 2018)
Professor
Cross-appointed to Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Tel: (613) 533-2785
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: james.mclellan@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 316

Research Interests: Functional data analysis, Statistical methods for chemical process modeling, Process control, Fault detection, Real-time optimization

J. Scott Parent

J. Scott Parent, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor, Hazell Research Professor of Chemical Design and Innovation, and ENCH Program Advisor
Cross-appointed to the Department of Chemistry

Tel: (613) 533-6266
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: scott.parent@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 409

Research Interests: Chemical modification of polymers, Free-radical and nucleophilic substitution chemistry, Advanced elastomer and polyolefin composites

Brant Peppley

Brant A. Peppley, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor, Graduate Seminar Series Coordinator and CMAS Director
Cross-appointed to the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Tel: (613) 533-3247
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: brant.peppley@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 211

Research Interests: Fuel Cells, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Reaction Engineering, Hydrogen Production, Bio-Energy

Juliana Ramsay

Juliana A. Ramsay, Ph.D.
Professor and Transfer/Exchange/Internship Advisor

Tel: (613) 533-2770
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: juliana.ramsay@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 425

Research Interests: Fermentation and product recovery, Pollution treatment, Bioremediation

Laura Wells

Laura Wells, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, CHE2 Program Advisor and CHEE Representative for CBME Program

Tel: (613) 533-6000 ext. 75836
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: laura.wells@queensu.ca
Office: BioSci 4628

Research Interests: Biomedical engineering, focusing on the development of new types of polymeric materials for drug delivery and tissue engineering in wound healing and ophthalmic applications. She is particularly interested in cell/material interactions, and plans to develop strategies for designing and synthesizing polymers that respond to biological and physical stimuli

Kim Woodhouse

Kimberly Woodhouse, Ph.D., P.Eng. (On sabbatical until June 2018)
Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6000 ext. 77128
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: kim.woodhouse@queensu.ca
Office: Dup G09

Research Interests

  • soft tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
  • biomimetic materials

Dr. Woodhouse is no longer accepting students, Post-Doctoral Fellows or Research Associates.