Faculty

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 P.J. Barz, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Associate Professor, GSAC Chair & Graduate Seminar Coordinator

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

Research Interests: Electrochemical Engineering, Microfluidics & Transport Phenomena, Electrokinetic Phenomena, Interface Phenomena, Supercapacitors & Batteries

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

Kevin De France, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6000 x 74108
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: kevin.defrance@queensu.ca 
Office: BioSciences Rm 1443

Research Interests: Sustainable bio-based materials, cellulose nanocrystals, protein nanofibers, amyloid fibers, self-assembly, biomaterials, structure-function relationships

Cao Thang Dinh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6618
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: caothang.dinh@queensu.ca 
Office: Dupuis Hall 305

Research Interests: Renewable Fuels and Chemicals, CO2 conversion, Catalysis, Electrochemical Engineering, Energy Storage, Nanofabrication, Energy Systems

Aris Docoslis, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor and Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Hazell Research Professor in Chemical Design and Innovation

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, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator. 
Cross-appointed to RMC
Transfer and Exchange Coordinator
Cross-appointed to the Department of Chemistry

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, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Recruitment Coordinator, CBME Coordinator 

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, PhD, PE, PEng, FSOR
Professor, CRC Tier 1

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, Ph.D, P.Eng.
Professor and Associate Head
Cross-appointed to the 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

Nicolas Hudon, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Department QUFA Representative, CHE 1 Program Advisor, CH2 Program Advisor, FEAS Math Advisory Group

Tel: (613) 533-2787
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: nicolas.hudon@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 307

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
APSC 200 Course Coordinator

Tel: (613) 533-6000 X 78788
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: paul.hungler@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 313

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

Robin A. Hutchinson, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor 

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, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor and Associate Dean (Academic)

Tel: (613) 533-3079
Email: marianna.kontopoulou@queensu.ca
Office: Beamish-Munroe Hall

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

Ehssan H. Koupaie
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6000 ext. 77931
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: ehssan.koupaie@queensu.ca  
Office: Dupuis Hall 303

Xiang Li

Xiang Li, Ph.D.
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 B. McAuley, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor
FEAS Operations Committee

Tel: (613) 533-6000 ext. 77973
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: kim.mcauley@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis G11

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

 

P. James McLellan, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor
Academic Director, Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre
Chair, Faculty Board of Engineering and Applied Science

Cross-appointed to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and to the
Dan School of Drama and Music

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

Research Interests: Plastics circular economy, bio-based degradation of plastics, university-anchored innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems, statistical and machine learning methods for modeling and analysis, mathematical modeling of value chains and (Bio)Chemical processes, process control

Louise Meunier, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Assistant Professor and CHE2 Program Advisor, Chee Undergraduate Program Chair

Tel: (613) 533-6000 x 78048
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: louise.meunier@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 211

Research Interests: Bioaccessibility of inorganic contaminants; toxicity of contaminants in soils and mine tailings; computational fluid modelling and transport of contaminants in the human digestive system; environmental and human health risk assessments.

J. Scott Parent

J. Scott Parent, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor and ENCH Undergraduate Program Chair
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 A. Peppley, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor
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 G09

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

Laura Wells

Laura Wells, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, ENCH Undergraduate program Advisor, ENCH Program Advisor

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

Laurence Yang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
, Queen's National Scholar in Systems Biology 

Tel: (613) 533-6000 ext. 75292
Email: laurence.yang@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 304

Research Interests: Systems biology, genome-scale models of metabolism and macromolecular expression, infectious disease, nonlinear optimization, machine learning