Sean Bohun

Professor

Research interests: Mathematical modelling and breaking down the barriers between the mathematical sciences and other disciplines, fields and industries; real-life problems from both industry and greater society

Jane Breen

Research interests: modelling and analysis of real-world dynamical systems using matrix theory and discrete structures such as graphs/networks.

Luciano Buono

Professor

Research interests: Bifurcation theory of nonlinear dynamical systems with symmetry and its applications. Recent projects include coupled networks, nonlocal models for animal aggregation and celestial mechanics.

Anatoli Chkrebtii

Professor

Research Interests: solid state physics, semiconductors and their surfaces and nanomaterials, nonlinear optical phenomena and, electronic structural and dynamical properties of novel materials.

Mehran Ebrahimi

Professor

Research interests: Mathematical imaging and inverse problems; developing and validating efficient numerical methodologies for solving real-world, ill-posed inverse problems in the field of medical imaging.

Mark Green

Research interests: 3D display devices and algorithms with a particular emphasis on computational holography. Current projects include enhancing our holographic display device and improving algorithms to include hidden surface removal and modern illumination models. Also interested in medical image processing with a concentration on deformable organs.

Hendrick de Haan

Professor

Research interests: Biopolymer translocation through nanopores, biomolecules in an array of nanopits, magnetic nanoparticles as contrast agents in MRI, bacterial "twitchers" motility across surfaces.

Daniel Hoornweg

Taking a systems approach, my research focuses on how we might build better cities. This includes material flow analysis (especially energy and solid waste), transportation, and the local science and politics of sustainability.

Salma Karray

Research interests: Marketing models; Game theory and optimization; Marketing analytics; Supply chain management.

Greg Lewis

Professor

Research interests: bifurcation analysis of large-scale systems with applications to flow transition in geophysical fluids, such as the atmosphere. I am also interested in various modelling problems in medical imaging and biology

Fedor Naumkin

Professor

Research interests: theoretical and computational chemistry, chemical physics, interdisciplinary nanoscience; electronic-structure methods for polyatomic systems.

Eleodor Nichita

Research Interests: nuclear-reactor physics, particle and radiation transport, computational radiation dosimetry, general modelling of physical processes. Current projects focus on nuclear-reactor dynamics, hybrid (deterministic-Monte-Carlo) methods for PDEs applied to neutron, photon and electron transport and radiation dosimetry of radiation-sensitive organs.

Markus Piro

Research interests: multi-physics simulations of material behaviours with a particular focus on nuclear fuel, which includes computational thermodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, and continuum mechanics.

Faisal Qureshi

Research interests: Faisal Qureshi is a professor of computer science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, where he directs the visual computing lab. Visual computing lab is involved in a number of research projects residing at the intersection of applied computer vision, visual sensor networks, computer vision at scale, and machine learning.

Kamal Smimou

Research interests: analytics and financial innovation; risk management & optimization, quantitative finance; derivatives securities: commodity futures, currency options; energy economics and energy financial management. I am also interested in various modelling problems and theoretical works in finance and economics.

Isaac Tamblyn

Professor

Research interests: New properties of condensed matter systems; complex phenomena in many-body systems; first-principles electronic structure methods, quantum molecular dynamics, and analytical many-body theories.

Lennaert van Veen

Professor

Research interests: Applications of dynamical systems theory and computational science, including fluid dynamics, mathematical neuroscience, and pattern formation.

Ed Waller

Professor

Research interests: Radiation science and engineering, with a strong emphasis on health physics.

Mohammad Hassan Khatami

Postdoctoral Fellow

Post-doctoral researcher under the supervision of Dr. Hendrick W. de Haan

Azad Aminpour

PHD. STUDENT

Research Interests: Computer Vision, Machine/Robotic Vision and, Medical Imaging.

Working with Dr. Mehran Ebrahimi.

David Babalola

PhD. Student

Research interests: Imaging a reacting molecule by analyzing the spatial distribution of the fragments when the ionized atoms explode due to their mutual Coulomb repulsion.

Working with Sean Bohun.

Parikshit Bajpai

PHD. STUDENT

Research interest: Computational thermodynamics and optimisation algorithms for multi-physics, multi-scale simulations of nuclear fuels.

Nicholas Faulkner

PhD. Student

Research interests: Kolmogorov-Arnold-Moser theory for equivariant Hamiltonian systems, applications to coupled map lattices, celestial mechanics and other systems.

Working with Luciano Buono.

Marcos Machado

PHD. STUDENT

Research Interests: Artificial intelligence applications to study business problems, usage of machine and deep learning to analyze, optimize and predict customer churn, credit risk and customer lifetime value.

Martin Magill

PHD. STUDENT

My work is in computational nanobiophysics, which is the study of biological structures on the nanometric scale using physics and computer simulations. My current focus is in polymer physics, especially polymer interactions with nanopores

Kyle Mills

PHD. STUDENT

Research interests: computational materials science techniques to investigate lightweight metal matrix composites.

Working with Dr. Isaac Tamblyn.

Mia Mojica

PHD. STUDENT

Research interests: Cardiac diffusion imaging, cardiac atlas construction, image deblurring, and denoising.

Working with Dr. Mehran Ebrahimi.

Andrew Nagel

PHD. STUDENT

Research interests: Using computer simulations to study the motility of bacterial twitchers.

Working with Dr. Hendrick W. de Haan.

Eric Ng

PHD. STUDENT

Working with Dr. Mehran Ebrahimi.

Jonathan Adams

MSC. STUDENT

Research interests: Specifics of rod-like colloids forming into bundles.

Working with Dr. Hendrick W. de Haan.

Kinza Bakhtiar

MSC. STUDENT

My research involves the study of energy balance models with an emphasis on climate change modelling.

Working with Dr. Greg Lewis.

Leanna Calla

MSC. STUDENT

Research interests: Model and improve methods to determine Post Mortem Interval (PMI) using entomology and environmental data.

Working with Dr. Sean Bohun and Dr. Helene LeBlanc

Nicole Drossis

MSC. STUDENT

Working with Dr. Hendrick W. de Haan.

Jaycee Kaufman

MSC. STUDENT

Application of dynamic models to human physiology, specifically in regards to human homeostasis.

Working with Lennaert van Veen.

Robert Minnings

MSC. STUDENT

Andree Qi

MSC. STUDENT

Research Interests: Mathematical modeling on biological systems, and simulations on bacterial collective motion.

Working with Lennaert van Veen

Derick Smith

MSC. STUDENT

Working with Daniel Hoornweg and Lennaert van Veen on measuring and modelling sustainability.

Camelia Yazdani

MSC. STUDENT

Research interests: Modeling dissolution rate of carbonate minerals e.g. calcite in aqueous solutions, kinetics of the reactions and diffusion of the molecular and ionic species in closed as well as open carbonate systems

Working with Sean Bohun.

Chris Beeler

MSC. STUDENT (ALUMNUS)

Rory Coles

MSC. STUDENT (ALUMNUS)

Working with Dr. Isaac Tamblyn.

Eryn Frawley

MSC. STUDENT (alumnus)

Research interests: modelling of semiconductor lasers as delay differential equations, instabilities in nonlinear initial-boundary value problems and modeling animal aggregation patterns..

Working with Luciano Buono.

Cory Falconer

MSC. STUDENT (ALUMNUS)

Research interests: Resolution enhancement and denoising techniques for medical imaging applications.

Working with Mehran Ebrahimi.

Brady Metherall

MSC. STUDENT (ALUMNUS)

Research interests: Modeling super paramagnetic structures. The behavior of the components depends on their size and relative configuration, the net effect of combining these components leads to innovative properties of the composite itself.

Working with Sean Bohun.

Kamyar Nazeri

MSc. Student (ALUMNUS)

Research interest: Structured deep learning and generative models for image enhancement, image inpainting, super-resolution, and image registration.

Working with Mehran Ebrahimi.

Daniel Pasut

MSc. Student (alumnus)

Research interests: Optimal population of a biological scaffold using magnetic microbeads and optimal control theory.

Working with Sean Bohun.

Wenyue Yang

MSC. STUDENT (alumnus)

Research interests: Using mathematical modeling, dynamic system theory and some high dimensional variables selection methods to study cardiac arrhythmia.

Working with Lennaert van Veen.

Richard Drake

Support Staff

Role: IT support for all affiliated labs.

Vicky Pearce

Support Staff

Role: Departmental Administrative Assistant

Armin Sobhani

Support Staff

Role: High Performance Computing consultant, affiliated with UOIT and SHARCNet.