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 advance the fields of tissue engineering, biomedical devices, and cardiovascular biomechanics

Energy Systems
Soil and Water Pollution

Modelling & optimization for efficiency and environmental impact of complex energy systems; Geo-physical/chemical & machine learning to characterize inequitable exposures to soil and water pollution

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Recent News

National Renewable Energy Laboratory visit

Prof. Cristina Amon and Dr. Carlos Da Silva visited National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the team of Sreekant Narumanchi. We extend our gratitude for hosting us and looking forward to strengthening our collaborations.

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CSME Congress Presentations

Congratulations to ATOMS laboratory team members for presenting successfully at the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME) International Congress held at the University of Toronto from May 26-29. The Congress provided a unique opportunity for researchers to share research and technological advancements, and to explore collaboration and networking opportunities.

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IEEE iTherm Presentations and Keynote Talk

Prof. Cristina Amon, Dr. Christopher Doerrer and Dr. Carlos Da Silva successfully participated in IEEE ITherm Conference held in Denver, CO showcasing activities at ATOMS Laboratory & University of Toronto Electrification Hub . Dr. Cristina Amon’s presented a key note talk at the conference focusing on multiscale thermal modeling of electric vehicle batteries from nanoscale electrodes to battery pack cooling systems.

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 McMaster University’s CCEM visit

ATOMS Laboratory members Sidra Farid and Renzo Benavides visited Prof. Andre Phillion’s team and Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy (CCEM) facility at the McMaster University for preliminary X-ray Topography test to support our battery characterization activities. We look forward to more steps and collaborations in the future

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Faces of BME‘-Amy Huang joining ATOMS’s lab

Excited to have Amy Huang join ATOMs lab for MASc program in September 2024. Amy completed her undergraduate thesis in Engineering Science with Prof. Cristina Amon and has been recognized as Faces of BME” for her outstanding work in biomedical engineering. Amy is also the recipient of the UofT Student Leadership Award in 2024

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Amy Huang-Research Success

Amy Huang presented research on the sensitivity of computational simulations to diagnose cardiovascular disease at the BMES Annual Meeting in Seattle. Prof. Cristina Amon mentored Amy throughout her summer and thesis research work. She got featured in the Engineering Science, University of Toronto News for how curiosity and mentorship led to her research success. Read Article Here

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