Undergraduate Research

This list shows researcher who have indicated interest in working with undergraduate students on research projects.
Last namesort descending First name Type Research Interests Department(s) Faculty
Hou Luyang Postdoctoral Fellow Modelling and applications of systems; Optimization and operations research; Mechanism design; Machine Learning; Smart infrastructure Faculty of Applied Science
Houfani Aicha Asma Postdoctoral Fellow Basic medicine and life sciences; Lipid nanoparticles; Protein Corona; Proteomics; mRNA; Immune Response Faculty of Medicine
Hua Kaixun Postdoctoral Fellow Machine learning; Optimization under uncertainty (including stochastic and robust optimization); Clustering; Global Optimization Faculty of Applied Science
Huan Tao Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Bioinformatics, n.e.c.; Analytical spectrometry; Metabolomics; Separation science; Cancer progression and metastasis; Human nutrition and metabolism; Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry; Cellular Metabolism; Bioinformatics Department of Chemistry Faculty of Science
Hudson Zachary Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Synthesis of materials; Functional materials in materials chemistry sciences; Organic chemical synthesis; Optical properties of materials; Luminescent materials; Organic electronics; Polymer chemistry; Organic chemistry; Organic light-emitting diodes Department of Chemistry Faculty of Science
Hughes Michael Faculty (non-G+PS member) Cancer progression and metastasis; Cell Trafficking; Metastasis; Immunotherapy; Nephrotic Syndrome; Vascular Permeability; Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Faculty of Medicine
Hung Lillian Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Geriatric nursing; Medical and biomedical engineering; Impact of technology and environment on the care experiences of persons with dementia; dementia education; quality improvement; Participatory action research School of Nursing Faculty of Applied Science
Hunt Brian Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Marine ecology (including marine ichthyology); Biological oceanography; marine food webs; ecosystem oceanography; plankton dynamics; open ocean; Coastal Ecosystems; climate change impacts on the ocean; salmon ecology; food web nutrition; microplastics; stable isotopes; forage fish; zooplankton Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Faculty of Science
Hurd Laura Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Sociology; Aging; Gender; health; ageism or age-based discrimination; sociology of aging; sociology of health; embodiment or embodied experience; body image; chronic conditions or chronic illness; disability; Assistive technology; qualitative methods; media representation; LGBTQ+ aging; intersectionality School of Kinesiology Faculty of Education
Issifu Ibrahim Postdoctoral Fellow Environment and natural resources economics; Economic analysis of Marine Plastic Pollution; Blue foods assessment Faculty of Science
Janssen Sanne Postdoctoral Fellow Other basic medicine and life sciences; Epigenomics Faculty of Medicine
Janzwood Amy Faculty (non-G+PS member) Comparative politics; Environmental policy; energy politics; infrastructure; environmental politics; social movements; Political economy; Public Policy Faculty of Arts
Jean Francois Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical virology; Protein trafficking in cell biology; Proteomics; Enzymes (including kinetics and mechanisms, and biocatalyst); Organelle function; Virology; Systems biology; Cellular virology; Emerging human viruses; COVID-19; Host-virus interactions; Broad-based antiviral agents; Antiviral agents; Natural products as antiviral agents; Lipid-modulating drugs; Cellular protease inhibitors; Viral protease inhibitors; Human coronaviruses; SARS-CoV-2; Human flaviviruses; Dengue virus; Zika virus; West Nile virus; Influenza A virus; Human microRNAs; Therapeutic microRNA; Viral and cellular biomarkers; Molecular diagnostics for detecting viral infection; Circulating exosomes; Exosomal microRNAs; Proteomics-based technologies; Multiplexed and Mass Spectrometric quantitation assays Department of Microbiology & Immunology Faculty of Science
Jelovica Jasmin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Civil engineering; Mechanical engineering; Finite element analysis; Metals and Alloys; Production and Process Optimization; Sandwich structures; Solid Mechanics; Stress Analysis; Structural optimization; Ultimate, fatigue and impact strength; Welding and joining of metals Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering Faculty of Applied Science
Jenstad Lorienne Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other health sciences; hearing aids; Aging; audiology; hearing health; amplification School of Audiology and Speech Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Jevitt Cecilia Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Midwifery; perinatal obesity; weight management in pregnancy; obesity prevention Department of Family Practice Faculty of Medicine
Jiao Jie Postdoctoral Fellow Innate immunity; Intracellular signaling, signal transduction, receptor and membrane biology; Lung regeneration; Respiratory Infection model; Sars-Cov 2 Faculty of Medicine
Johns Marcus Postdoctoral Fellow Nanoparticle synthesis, properties and applications; Timber, pulp and paper engineering; Nanomaterials; Characterization of materials; Colloid and surface chemistry; Analytical spectrometry; Optical properties of materials; Regenerative medicine (including stem cells and tissue engineering); Cellulose Nanomaterials; Cluster-triggered fluorescence; Colloid and interface science; Polysaccharides and carbohydrates; Bioproducts Faculty of Forestry
Kandlikar Milind Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Climate change impacts and adaptation; Product life cycle; Environmental policy; Research, science and technology policy; Environmental impacts; Air Quality and Climate Change; Technological Risk; Technology and Development School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability Faculty of Arts
Karim Ehsan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Biostatistical methods; Survey methodology and analysis; Statistical learning; Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); Public and population health, n.e.c.; Causal inference; Biostatistics; Statistics; Machine Learning; data science; Survey data analysis; multiple sclerosis School of Population and Public Health Faculty of Medicine
Khalili Mahsa Postdoctoral Fellow Medical and biomedical engineering; Wearable Technologies; Assistive technologies; Machine Learning Faculty of Medicine
Kiefl Robert Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; condensed matter physics; magnetism; multiferroics; polarons; quantum phenomena; superconductivity Department of Physics & Astronomy Faculty of Science
Kieft Brandon Paul Postdoctoral Fellow Environmental microbiology (including air microbiology); Microbial ecology; Proteomics; genomics; Bioenergy; Clean technology; Mining microbiome; Anaerobic digestion; Synthetic biology Faculty of Science
Kikkawa Ayumu Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) International economics and international finance; Industry economics and industrial organization; international trade; Industrial Organization; macroeconomics Division of Strategy and Business Economics Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
Kim Eric Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Health psychology; Psychosocial, sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health; Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); psychological well-being; Purpose in life / Meaning in life; resilience; Optimism / Hope; Health Psychology; Social Epidemiology; Aging Department of Psychology Faculty of Arts
Kim Amy Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Land transportation systems engineering, n.e.c.; Traffic and highway engineering Department of Civil Engineering Faculty of Applied Science
Koch Moritz Postdoctoral Fellow Microbial physiology; Bioeconomy; Biotechnology; Cyanobacteria; Bioplastics; Metabolic engineering; Microalgae Faculty of Science
Kuo Calvin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Biomechanical engineering; Medical devices; Biomedical instrumentation (including diagnostics); Sensing human motion; How humans make sense of their own motion; Sensorimotor Neutrophysiology; Wearable Sensing; Musculoskeletal Modeling School of Biomedical Engineering Faculty of Medicine
Kwakkel Erik Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Archival, repository and related studies; Library science and information studies; Codicology; History of Libraries; History of the Book; Medieval Manuscripts; Paleography; reading School of Information Faculty of Arts
Laffin Christina Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Humanities and the arts; premodern Japanese literature; medieval Japanese history; women's writing; Japanese women's history; travel writing; autobiography; Japanese poetry; Literacy; socialization; wet nursing; narratology Department of Asian Studies Faculty of Arts
Lagresa-González Elizabeth Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Humanities and the arts; Early modern Literature and Culture; Early modern Theater; Early modern Visual and Material culture; Queer, Gender and Sexuality studies; Cross-cultural and Comparative studies Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies Faculty of Arts
Laher Ismail Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences (except clinical aspects); Cardiovascular diseases; animal models of sleep apnea; Diabetes; exercise; oxidative stress; regulation of small artery tone, mechanisms of pressuce-induced vasomotor responses, exercise, sleep Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Faculty of Medicine
Lallous Nada Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer drug development and therapeutics; Cancer progression and metastasis; Cancer molecular targets; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cancer biology; Therapeutics; Protein research; Drug resistance; transcription factors Department of Urologic Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Lam Tania Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Sensorimotor physiology; Kinesiology; Physical therapy; Neurological disorders (except neuromuscular diseases); gait rehabilitation; exercise; neurorecovery; urogenital function; urologic rehabilitation School of Kinesiology Faculty of Education
Lang Donna Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Structural Neuroimaging; Psychosis; Addiction; cognition; Cardiovascular Function; Microvascular integrity Department of Radiology Faculty of Medicine
Lauer Sean Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Urban sociology and community studies; Community and Urban Sociology;; Community Organizations;; Immigration;; Marriange;; Applied Sociology Department of Sociology Faculty of Arts
Laule Cornelia Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical physics; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Pathology (except oral pathology); Auto-Immune Diseases; Axons; brain; Central Nervous System Inflammatory Diseases; Cerebral Atrophy; Histology; image analysis; Imaging; Inflammation; magnetic resonance imaging; Magnetic resonance spectroscopy; multiple sclerosis; myelin; Nervous System Development; Neurodegenerative diseases; Neurological diseases; Neuronal Systems; pain; Pathology; Schizophrenia; Spinal Cord Diseases; spinal cord; Spinal cord injury Department of Radiology, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Faculty of Medicine
Laver Christopher Postdoctoral Fellow Medical and biomedical engineering; Medical biotechnology; CNS (retinal, brain cortex, and spinal cord) and cardiac tissue engineering. Faculty of Medicine
Leblanc Melanie Postdoctoral Fellow Natural sciences; Nearshore processes and coastal oceanography; Wildlife and habitat management; Community ecology (except invasive species ecology); Ecological impacts of climate change; Statistical theory and modeling; Remote sensing applications (except remote sensing in geomatics and photogrammetry) Faculty of Science
Lerner Jackie Faculty (non-G+PS member) Faculty of Science
Lester Richard Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Infectious diseases; Digital health; Mobile health (mHealth); Precision Public Health; Patient-centered care; Global Health Division of Infectious Diseases Faculty of Medicine
Li Linda Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical therapy; Rehabilitation medicine; Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis; digital media; E-health; Health Care Technologies; Health services research; Implementation Science; Knowledge translation; Patient/Public engagement; Patient help-seeking experiences; Patient self-management; rehabilitation; Rehabilitation Care and Services; Rehabilitation and lifestyle interventions in arthritis management; Shared decision-making Department of Physical Therapy Faculty of Medicine
Lister Alison Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Particle physics, experimental; Large Hadron Collier (LHC); ATLAS experiment; Search for physics beyond the standard model; top quarks; dark matter; Machine Learning; Long-lived particles Department of Physics & Astronomy Faculty of Science
Loucks Catrina Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Pharmacogenomics; Pain management; Medical Genetics; Model organism genetics; Drug reactions Department of Pediatrics, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Faculty of Medicine
Lukes Laura Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Earth and related environmental sciences; Psychology and cognitive sciences; Education; Geoscience Education Research (Discipline-Based Education Research); Self-regulated Learning; field-based experiential learning; learning in informal settings (e.g., museums, parks, science centers); crowdsourced and citizen science; teacher beliefs; motivation, emotion, and beliefs in learning; Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in STEM; learning engineering Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences Faculty of Science
Ma Jasmin Postdoctoral Fellow Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis; Trauma / Injuries; Behaviour change science; Psychology; Knowledge translation Faculty of Medicine
Macfarlane Allison Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Research, science and technology policy; science and technology policy; energy policy, regulation; nuclear energy, nuclear waste management School of Public Policy and Global Affairs Faculty of Arts
MacLachlan Mark Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Supramolecular inorganic chemistry; Inorganic materials; Supramolecular organic chemistry; Synthesis of materials; Functional materials in materials chemistry sciences; Supramolecular Chemistry; Nanomaterials; Biomaterials; Cellulose nanocrystals; Chitin; Materials Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry Department of Chemistry Faculty of Science
Madiseh Ali Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Mining engineering; Numerical modelling and mechanical characterisation; Heat and mass transfer operations; energy systems; Renewable energy systems; Energy storage; Energy decarbonization; Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering Faculty of Applied Science
Mallik Wrik Postdoctoral Fellow Fluid-structure interaction; Acoustics and noise control (except architectural acoustics); Machine learning; Reduced-order modelling; Machine Learning; Underwater wave propagation; Multidisciplinary design optimization Faculty of Applied Science

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