Research Areas

Nanoscale Transport Phenomena

Atomistic simulation techniques and hierarchical modelling methodologies for thermal engineering of nanostructured materials, with applications in metal-ion batteries

Electric Vehicle Batteries and Chargers

Multiscale hierarchical modelling, design, optimization and prototyping of thermal management systems of batteries, chargers and electric vehicles

Bioengineering and Biomedical Devices

Engineering technologies and modelling methodologies to advancing the fields of tissue engineering, biomedical devices, and cardiovascular biomechanics


Modelling, simulation and optimization methods to maximize efficiency and minimize the cost and environmental impact of complex energy systems

Recent News

Congratulations to Davis McCarthy for successfully defending his MASc thesis. 

Davis, a biomedically focused master student successfully defended his thesis titled, “Investigation of the Relationship Between Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Hemodynamics and Arterial Wall Properties”. 

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Congratulations to Daniela Galatro for successfully defending her PhD thesis. 

Daniela spent the last four years researching lithium-ion aging for the purpose of establishing second life protocols for electric vehicle applications and beyond. 

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Congratulations to Professor Cristina Amon for receiving the 2021 Richard Chu ITherm Award for Excellence

This award was given for Professor Amon’s work titled, “Thermal Management of Lithium-Ion Batteries For Electric Vehicles: A Multiscale Cell-To-Vehicle Hierarchical Perspective”. 

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