Faculty Members

Dr. Chan Ching P.Eng.
Professor
My current research activities are in Multiphase Flows, Flow Accelerated Corrosion for nuclear applications, Near-Wall Turbulence and electrohydrodynamic pumps for electronics cooling applications.
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Dr. Jim Cotton P.Eng.
Professor
My current research activities are in Multiphase Flows, Electrohydrodynamics, Phase change thermal storage, energy harvesting and sustainable, community energy planning. I am also the Associate Director of McMaster Institute of Energy Studies (MIES)
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Post Docs and Technical Consultants

Dr. Dan Ewing
Technical Consultant
Dr. Ewing is a technical consultant for TMRL on the topic of turbulence.
Kelton Friedrich
Research Engineer
Integrated Community Energy Systems in the McMaster Hatch Centre
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Vickram Lakhian
Post Doctoral Fellow
Vick is primarily working with the TEG POWER team.
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Ankur Mehrotra
Research Consultant
Implementation & conceptualization of Integrated District Energy Systems into a mixed-use community, This project is in association with HCE Energy Inc.
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Jeffrey Girard
Founder, HARvEST
Energy Recovery from Waste Heat Exhaust Gases. Founder of spin off company HARvEST which creates pizza oven waste heat recovery systems.
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Graduate Students

Sarah Nangle-Smith
Ph.D. Candidate
Topic: Electrohydrodynamics in two-phase flow systems
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David Nakhla
Ph.D. Candidate
Topic: Electrohydrodynamic enhancement of solid-liquid phase change melting
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Rafat Hirmiz
Ph.D. Candidate
Topic: Energy modeling and system optimisation of pizza oven waste heat recovery systems
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Heba Teamah
Ph.D. Candidate
Topic: Modeling of active phase change thermal storage systems
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Romina Rodriguez
Ph.D. Candidate
Topic: Automotive Waste Heat Recovery Systems
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Mike Cino
Ph.D. Candidate
Topic: Optimisation of thermoelectric materials
Mohammed Zaher
Ph.D. Student
Topic: Battery Thermal Management
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Ahmed Ali
Ph.D. Student
Topic: Manufacturing optimization of annular TEG rings
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Ahmed Elrakaybi
M.A.Sc. Candidate
Development of a DC microgrid for novel exhaust gas energy harvesting system.
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Isaac Jackiw
M.A.Sc. Candidate
Development of control plan for thermal management of large air-cooled DC electric motors using VSD fans
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Ryan Rogers
M.A.Sc. Candidate
Optimization of Thermal Distribution Networks for Integrated Community Energy Nodes
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