Our People

Meet the faculty in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences' five academic units: Department of Chemistry, School of Computer Science, School of Engineering, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and Department of Physics.

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Assistant Professor

School of Engineering

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52902

Email: santosr@uoguelph.ca

Office: THRN 2342

Keywords: Carbon Dioxide Sequestration, Carbon Dioxide Utilization, Greener Chemistry, Sustainable Exploitation of Natural Resources, Waste Material Conversion, Process Intensification, Multi-Scale Engineering, Applied Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Computational Modelling

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Professor, Associate Director (Graduate Studies)

School of Computer Science

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 53277

Email: jsawada@uoguelph.ca

Office: REYN 2226

Keywords: Combinatorial Algorithms, De Bruijn Sequences, Universal Cycles, Gray Codes, Graph Theory

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Professor, Graduate Coordinator

Department of Chemistry

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 53002

Email: mschlaf@uoguelph.ca

Office: MACN 339

Keywords: Homo- and Heterogeneous Catalysis, Green Chemistry, Biomass Conversion, Remediation and valuation of bauxite mining wastes (Red Mud).

Adrian Schwan

Professor

Department of Chemistry

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 58781

Email: schwan@uoguelph.ca

Office: MACN 336

Keywords: Organic Synthesis, Organosulfur Chemistry, Lipid Chemistry, Pericyclic Reactions, Computational Chemistry

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Associate Professor

School of Computer Science

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 54153

Email: stacey.scott@uoguelph.ca

Office: Reynolds 3308

Keywords: Human-computer interaction, Emerging technology design, User-centred design, Computer-supported collaboration, Human-automation collaboration, User studies, Interdisciplinary sociotechnical system design, Precision livestock farming, Animal-computer interaction

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

Phone: (519) 824 4120 ext. 53983

Email: dsiegel@uoguelph.ca

Office: MACN 435C

Keywords: Gravitational Physics, Compact Binary Mergers, Numerical Relativity, Computational Relativistic Astrophysics, Nuclear Astrophysics, High-energy Astrophysics, Transient Astronomy

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Assistant Professor

School of Engineering

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 58262

Email: csimha@uoguelph.ca

Office: THRN 3502

Keywords: Mechanical Engineering, 3D Printing, Armor, Advanced Materials, Ductile Failure, Defense, Automobile, Nuclear, Pipeline, Alloys

Headshot of Fei Song

Associate Professor

School of Computer Science

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Assistant Professor

School of Engineering

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 54012

Email: petros@uoguelph.ca

Office: THRN 2505

Keywords: Computer Engineering, Wireless Sensor Networks, Network Protocols, Network Programming, Network Security, Multi-hop Routing Protocols, Cognitive Radio, Opportunistic Networks

Carl Svensson

Professor, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Rare Isotope Physics

Department of Physics

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 54573

Email: sven@uoguelph.ca

Office: MACN 221

Keywords: Subatomic Physics, Nuclear Physics, Fundamental Interactions, Nuclear Astrophysics, Radioactive Ion Beams, Nuclei Far from Stability, Evolution of Nuclear Shell Structure, Gamma-ray Spectroscopy, High-purity Germanium Crystals, Multi-detector Arrays

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Professor

Department of Chemistry

Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52268

Email: wtam@uoguelph.ca

Office: MACN 332

Keywords: Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Chemical Reactions, Asymmetric Catalysis, Organic Synthesis