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Affiliated Faculty


D. Forsdyke

  • Bioinformatic analysis of genomes

Z. Jia

  • Structural biology
  • X-ray crystallography
  • Crystallization
  • Protein structure-function relationship
  • Enzyme and regulation

M. Koschinsky

  • Cardiovascular disease


T. Day

Chemical Engineering

J. McLellan

  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Real-Time Optimization Using Mechanistic and Empirical Models
  • Identifiability of Process Models
  • Fault Detection Using Multivariate Statistical Techniques
  • Sensitivity Analysis


N. Cann

T. Carrington

Civil Engineering

B. Kueper

Community Health & Epidemiology

C. O'Callaghan


K. Salomaa

  • descriptional complexity of automata and grammars
  • state-complexity of finite automata, algorithms for automata operations and implementation
  • nondeterminism measures for (pushdown) automata, complexity of parsing
  • synchronization expressions for parallel processes; fairness and trajectories
  • tree automata and term rewriting systems: modularity and decidability

Department of Economics

A. Head

  • Macroeconomics
  • Search
  • Money
  • Exchange rates

S. Imai

  • Bayesian econometrics
  • Markov Chain Monte Carlo
  • Dynamic programming

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

A. Afsahi

  • Parallel and distributed processing
  • Network-based high-performance computing
  • Advanced computer architecture
  • Power-aware high-performance computing
  • Collective communications, interconnection networks
  • Speculation techniques
  • Workload characterization
  • Parallel programming paradigms
  • Benchmarking and performance evaluation


D. Chen

  • Spatial error modeling and accuracy issues from multiple resolution remotely sensed images.
  • Modeling social, economic, environmental, and climate changes caused by urB.A.nization.
  • Land use/cover change detection and modeling.
  • UrB.A.n micro-climate and air quality mapping using remotely sensed data and GIS.
  • Spatial point pattern analysis and geostatistics.
  • Integration of spatial analysis, GIS and remote sensing.

Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering

G. Pratt

Mathematics & Statistics

D. Thomson

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

R.J. Anderson

  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Multi-body dynamics

I.-Y. Kim

  • Multidisciplinary design optimization & multi-objective optimization in:
    • Biomechanical systems design
    • Automotive design
    • Manufacturing process
  • Design under uncertainty
  • Structural topology optimization
  • Mechanical systems design using CAE (Computer Aided Engineering)
  • FEM (Finite Element Method)

Y. Lai

  • Microsystems: MEMS/BioMEMS, system-on-a-chip, FPGA controller for MEMS devices, etc.
  • Multiscale modeling and simulations
  • Microfluidics

D. Matovic

  • Fluid dynamics
  • Combustion

J. Pharoah

  • Membrane Separation / Water Purification
  • Application of CFD to design
  • Fuel Cell Transport

U. Piomelli

  • Large eddy and direct simulations,
  • Turbulence simulations and modelling,
  • Transition modelling,
  • Computational fluid dynamics,
  • Geophysical flows

A. Pollard

  • Finite volume methods in computational fluid dynamics; Lattice Boltzmann methods
  • Direct and Large eddy simulation of turbulence
  • Bio-fluid mechanics
  • Sustainable Bio-economy (www.queensu.ca/sbc)

M.R. Daymond

  • Multi-scale modelling of materials using combined FE and polycrystal plasticity
  • Modelling micromechanisms of deformation in materials, both in the bulk and near crack tips

Mining Engineering

T. Katsabanis

Centre for Neuroscience Studies

M. Dorris

  • Motor Control
  • Decision-making
  • Neurophysiology

R. Flanagan

  • Human movement control
  • Motor learning
  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Dexterous object manipulation
  • Action and perception

D. Munoz

  • Neuroscience
  • Brain injury
  • Motor control
  • Eye movements
  • Neurophysiology
  • Computational neuroscience

Department of Physics

S. Hughes

  • Optics
  • Condensed matter physics on the nanoscale

R. Thacker

  • Formation of galaxies in hierarchical cosmologies
  • Interaction of galaxies with the surrounding intergalactic medium
  • High order statistics for Large-scale structure analysis
  • High performance computing and parallel algorithms


D. Mewhort

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