Dr. William R. Smith

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Dr. William Smith
Email: 
bilsmith@uoguelph.ca
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 ext. 53119
Office: 
MACN 433C
Summary: 
  • University Professor Emeritus, Un. of Guelph (Mathematics and Statistics); Professor Emeritus at the Un. of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
  • Adjunct Professor, Un. of Waterloo (Chemical Engineering).
  • BASc Engineering Science/MASc Chemical Engineering (Toronto) and MSc/PhD Applied Mathematics (Waterloo).

Research:

  • mathematical modeling, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics
  • senior author of the text "Chemical Reaction Equilibrium Analysis: Theory and Algorithms" (900+ citations)
  • developed the Reaction Ensemble Monte Carlo method for the molecular simulation of chemical reaction equilibria.
  • developed the Smith model of the male reproductive system
  • current research projects involve aqueous electrolyte speciation and solubility, CO2 capture by reactive absorption, and the design of refrigerant working fluids and refrigeration cycles.