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Kaniz Ronak Sultana, Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Simulation of In-flight Ice Accretion over Cylindrical Test Sections, 2023. (Co-Supervisors: Dr. Leonid Nichman and Dr. Ali Benmeddour, NRC)
  • Aerosol Characterization of Vaping Devices, 2023. (Co-Supervisor: T. Kaya)

Alexander Pegarkov, M.A.Sc. 

  • Investigation of Passive Safety Methods for Nuclear Reactors, 2022. (Co-Supervisor: T. Kaya)

Neru Mahendiran, Undergraduate Student

  • Immunoglobulin Shape Visualization using Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), 2022.
  • Development of an Allergen (Cat Allergen, Fel d1) Dispersion System in an Exposure Chamber, 2020.

Ghena El Tayech, Undergraduate Student (I-CUREUS)

  • Aerosol Characterization from Vaping Devices, 2022.

Dr. Rym Mehri, NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Development of Airborne Cat Allergen Dispersion System for Exposure Chambers, 2022.
  • Respimat Soft Mist Inhaler (SMI) Investigations when connected to Facemasks or Mechanically Ventilated Patients.
  • Decorporation Agent used in the Treatment of Patients that were exposed to Airborne Radioactive Elements.

Dr. Hooman Jazebizadeh, Mitacs Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Numerical Simulation of Multiphase Flows through Capillaries with Surface Heating, 2022.

Hend Mhemed, Undergraduate Student (NSERC USRA)

  • Airborne Allergen Dispersion Simulations in a Ventilated Exposure Room for Clinical Tests, 2021.

Kira Haller, Undergraduate Student

  • Simulation of Aerosol Deposition on the Walls of a Turbulent Pipe Flow, 2020-2021.

Ayesh Sudasinghe, M.A.Sc.

  • Multi-Objective Shape Optimization of a Boundary Layer Ingesting Engine Intake, 2021. (Abo El Ella, NRC, and El-Sayed)

Shawn Somers-Neal, M.A.Sc. and Research Associate

  • In Vitro Cough generator with Respiratory Aerosol sized Droplets, 2021.
  • Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Solidification in an Initially Emptied Horizontal Turbulent Pipe Flow, 2019. (Kaya and Tang)

Arvin Hashemi, M.A.Sc.

  • Aerodynamic and Aeroacustic Analyses of Vertical Axis Wind, 2021. (Nitzsche)

Kai Houston (Completed), Undergraduate Student (I-CUREUS)

  • In Vitro Assessment of Masks from a Cough Generator Device, 2021.

Madeleine Root-Bartley, Undergraduate Student (I-CUREUS)

  • Aerolization of Immunoglobulin using Aerogen Nebulizer, 2021.

Chekwube Ezekwugo, Undergraduate Student (I-CUREUS)

  • Assessment of Masks and Aerosol Generation, Dispersion, and Filtration Characterization from Cough, Sneeze, Speech, and Breath, 2021.

Fadi Araji (Environment and Climate Change Canada), M.A.Sc.

  • Effects of Porosity, Wall Thickness and Length on the Filtration Efficiency of Gasoline Particulate Filters, 2020. (Huang)

Nicholas Ogrodnik, M.A.Sc. and Research Associate

  • Numerical Simulations of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, 2021.
  • Pressurized Metered-Dose (pMDI) Aerosol Spray Deposition in Large- and Medium-Volume Spacers, 2020.

Tobi Kamoru, Undergraduate Student (NSERC USRA)

  • Aerosol Deposition on the Walls of an Internal Turbulent Pipe Flow, 2020.

Zachary Huffman, Undergraduate Student

  • Efficacy Assessment and Improvement of an Allergen (Dust Mites or Pollen) Dispersion System in an Exposure Room, 2020.

Osama Hmood, Ph.D. and Research Associate

  • Thrust Measurements of a Small Gas Turbine for Research Aerial Vehicles, 2020. (Abo El Ella, NRC, and El-Sayed)
  • Combustion Characteristics of Diesel Fuels using the Ignition Quality Tester, 2019.

Doma Hilewit, Ph.D.

  • Experimental and Numerical Studies of Aerodynamic Performance and Near-Wake Propagation from a Novel Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, 2019. (Nitzsche)

Kieran Joel Eveleigh, Undergraduate Student

  • Particulate Matter Characterization and Coating Microstructure Investigation from a Laser – Paint Removal – System, 2019.

Abubaker Alatrash, Ph.D.

  • Experimental and Numerical Study of Inhaler Spray Characterization (Size Distributions and Velocity), 2018.

Vien Nguyen, M.A.Sc. and Research Associate

  • An Experimental Evaluation on Air Conditioning Performance with Vairtex Air Director Applied on Residential Condenser Unit, 2018.
  • Experimental Studies of Molten Metal Solidification in Internal Pipe Flows, 2018. (Kaya and Tang)

Marcell Treszkai, M.A.Sc. Candidate (Visiting Student from Széchenyi István University, Hungary)

  • Experimental Investigation of Low Reynolds Number Flows over a Formula Student Racecar’s Front Wing, 2018. (Fezsty, Audi Hungaria)

Kenny Lee Slew, M.A.Sc. and Research Associate

  • A Numerical Investigation of Dual-Rotor Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines using an In-House Vortex Filament Code (DR HAWT), 2017.
  • Aerosol Deposition Measurements in Extra-thoracic Airways using the Respimat® Inhaler with an ODAPT™ Mask Adapter, 2017.

Michael Miller, M.A.Sc.

  • The Multi-Objective Design of Flatback Wind Turbine Airfoils, 2016.

Rachel Weiquan Tang, M.Sc.

  • Aerosolization of Zn-DTPA with Two Types of Nebulizers for Decorporation of Internal Radioactive Contamination, 2016. (Lai, Chemistry)

Nick Ogrodnik, Undergraduate Student (I-CUREUS Support)

  • Non-Uniform Deposition of pMDI Aerosol in a Large Volume Spacer, 2016.

Victor Azzi, Undergraduate Student (I-CUREUS Support)

  • Assessment of pMDI Spray Characterization using Cascade Impactors and Laser Techniques, 2016.

David Ouellette, Ph.D.

  • Multiphase Modeling of a Flowing Electrolyte – Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, 2015. (Cruickshank)

Raymond Greiss, M.A.Sc.

  • Numerical Investigations of Pathological Phonation, 2015. (Rocha)

John O’Keefe, NSERC Summer Student

  • Contra-Rotating Wind Turbine Wind Tunnel Measurements, 2014.

Robert Williams, M.A.Sc.

  • Prediction and Assessment of the Surface-based Aeroacoustics of Vertical-axis Wind Turbines, 2014. (Rocha & Nitzsche)

Dr. Omar Ramadan, Postdoc

  • Improving the Capability, Precision, and Durability of the Ignition Quality Tester (IQT, Trade Mark) for Cetane Number Measurements, 2014.

Gagandeep Arora, Research Associate

  • Sound Measurements from In Vitro Vocal Folds, 2013. (Rocha)

Souhib Al-jasim, M.Eng. Project

  • Strain Gage Measurement Preparation for a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), 2013.

Amin Fereidooni, M.A.Sc.

  • Numerical Study of Aeroelastic Behaviour of a Troposkien Shape Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, 2013. (Nitzsche)

Elizabeth Sprigge, M.A.Sc.

  • Non Uniform Deposition of pMDI Aerosol in a Large Volume Spacer, 2013.

Eric Duivesteyn, M.A.Sc.

  • Fluid Dynamics Modelling and Experimental Studies of the Flowing Electrolyte in a Flowing Electrolyte Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, 2013. (Cruickshank)

Roshni Patel, M.Eng. Project

  • Structural Analysis of the Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) using FEM, 2013.

Basim Al Tlua, M.Eng. Project

  • Numerical Simulation of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines using the Boundary Element Method, 2013. (Nitzsche)

Hali Barber, NSERC Summer Student

  • Wind Tunnel Measurements of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, 2012 and 2013. (Nitzsche)

Andra Kharline, M.Eng. Project

  • Overview and CFD Investigation of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, 2012.

Yashar Kablou, M.A.Sc.

  • Hydrodynamic Modelling and Experimental Analysis of FEDMFC Stacks, 2012. (Cruickshank)

David Chan, Summer Student

  • Impedance Measurements of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, 2012. (Cruickshank)

Sandra Fiset, Summer Student

  • Pharmaceutical pMDI Aerosol Deposition Measurements from Add-On Spacers, 2012.

Stephane Daviault, M.A.Sc.

  • Characterization Of The Fuel Injection Process Within The Ignition Quality Tester (IQT, Trade Mark), 2011.

Nasim Sabet, M.A.Sc.

  • Experimental Analysis of a Single Cell Flowing Electrolyte – Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, 2011. (Cruickshank and Hamdullahpur)

Curtis Arends, M.A.Sc.

  • A Wind Tunnel Study of Roof Mounted Solar Panel Arrays, 2011. (Nitzsche)

Dr. Denys Leclerc, Research Assistant

  • Improving Flowing Electrolyte – Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (FE-DMFCs), 2011. (Cruickshank and Hamdullahpur)

Paul Cornellier, Research Assistant

  • Flowing Electrolyte – Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (FE-DMFC) Experimental Setup, 2010.(Cruickshank and Hamdullahpur)

Dr. Can Ozgur Colpan, Postdoc

  • Modelling of Flowing Electrolyte – Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (FE-DMFs), 2010. (Cruickshank and Hamdullahpur)

Annick D’Auteuil, Ph.D.

  • Manipulation of the Boundary Layer Transition to Enhance the Aerodynamic Performance of Athletes, 2010.(Larose, NRC)

Yuan Liu, Ph.D.

  • Numerical and Experimental Analyses of Aerosol Deposition in a Novel and Standardized Human Nasal Cavity, 2010.(Johnson)

Gamal Alhegagi, M.A.Sc.

  • Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhaler (pMDI) Aerosol Deposition Measurements in Add-on Spacers, 2009.

James Falconer, M.A.Sc.

  • Mitigation Studies of the Airfoil-Vortex Interaction using Large Eddy Simulation, 2009. (Nitzsche)

Michael Karakolis, M.A.Sc.

  • Experimental Analysis of the Fuel Injection System of the Ignition Quality Tester (IQT, Trade Mark), 2009. (Johnson)

Brian Crosland, M.A.Sc.

  • An Experimental Characterisation of the Velocities of the Spray Issued from a Pressurised Metered-Dose Inhaler, 2008. (Johnson)

Marcel Ilie, Ph.D.

  • Aerodynamic, Aeroacoustic, and Aeroelastic Investigations of Airfoil-Vortex Interaction using Large-Eddy Simulation, 2008.(Nitzsche)

Scott Wilson, M.A.Sc.

  • Aerosol Deposition Measurements as a Function of Reynolds Number for Turbulent Flow in a Ninety-Degree Pipe Bend, 2008. (Johnson)

Wes Burwash, M.A.Sc.

  • Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements of an Airfoil-Vortex Interaction Event in a Two-Dimensional Wind Tunnel, 2007. (Nitzsche)