Cross-Appointed Professors

C. Allen, B.Sc. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (McGill)
Faculty of Pharmacy (Assistant Professor); Website
Research interest: Rational design and development of polymer-based drug delivery systems.

J. Audet, B.Sc., B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc. (Laval), Ph.D. (UBC)
Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (Assistant Professor)
Email:; Website:
Research interest: Stem cell bioengineering and single-cell proteomics.

J. Brook, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (U Michigan)
Dalla Lana School of Public Health (Assistant Professor)
Email:; Website:
Research interest: Environmental health; exposure assessment; urban air quality; and health effects studies

W.C.W. Chan, Ph.D., B.Sc. (Illinois), Ph.D. (Indiana)
Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (Professor)
E-mail:; Website:

C.W. Chow, M.D. (Toronto)
Dalla Lana School of Public Health (Assistant Professor)
Department of Medicine (Assistant Professor)
Email:; Websites:

B. Cox, B.A., Ph.D. (Cambridge)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Professor)

M.L. Diamond, Ph.D. (Toronto)
Department of Earth Sciences (Professor)
Website:; Email: 
Research interest: Measuring and mathematical modelling of environmental contaminants from source to environmental fate to human and ecological exposure. Contaminants include metals and trace organic compounds, especially in urban areas, indoor environments and aquatic systems. Life cycle impact assessment. Research is closely linked to policy needs.

A. Edwards, B.Sc. (McGill), Ph.D. (McGill)
Chief Executive, Structural Genomics Consortium

R. Fulthorpe, B.Sc. (Carleton), M.Sc. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Toronto & Carleton)
Department of Botany, U. of T. at Scarborough (Associate Professor)
Tel. 416-287-7221; Email:
Research interest: Microbial evolution for the degradation of organic compounds.

D.F. James, B.Sc., M.A., M.S., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (Professor)

H-B. Kraatz, Ph.D. (University of Calgary)
Chair, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, UTSC

E. Kumacheva, FRSC
U of T University Professor
Department of Chemistry (Professor)
Canada Research Chair in Advanced Polymer Materials
Lash Miller Building; Tel. 416-978-3576;

M. Sain, Faculty of Forestry (Assistant Professor)
Faculty of Forestry (Professor)
Tel. 416-946-3191; Email:
Research interest: Natural fiber-polymer composites, industrial waste water treatment, surface chemistry of lignocellulosics. Research interests: natural fiber reinforced thermoplastics and thermosetting nanotechnology for fiber surface and paper sizing; microtoxicity removal from water, reactive pulping.

J.P. Santerre, B.Sc. (Dalhousie), M.Sc.E. (UNB), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Faculty of Dentistry (Professor); 124 Edward St. Room 464C/
Centre for Biomaterials; Lassonde Mining Building Room 331; Tel. 416-979-4903 xtn. 4341;
Fax 979-4760; Email:; Web site:
Research interest: Polymer synthesis and characterization. Development of Bioactive Surface modifying coatings for medical device applications. Process and mechanism of polymer degradation by enzymes and white blood cells. Biostability of dental composite resins. Application of materials to cardiovascular support devices. Development of novel drug polymers.

D. Seferos, B.S. Chemistry (Western Washington University)
Ph.D. Chemistry (University of California)

B. Sherwood Lollar, C.C., F.R.S.C.
U of T University Professor, Canada Research Chair Tier I
Department of Earth Sciences (Professor)
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W. Stanford, B.A. (Duke), Ph.D. (North Carolina)
Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (Professor)
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M.J. Thomson,B.Eng. (McGill), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Berkeley, California)
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (Associate Professor)
Room 335; Tel. 416-580-3391; Email:;
Web site:
Research interest: Air Pollution Control: Experimental and computational studies of combustion generated pollutant formation; Combustion chemistry; Modeling with chemical kinetics and computational fluid dynamics (CFD); Development of laser systems for pollutant measurement; Development of new diesel fuel additives for reduced air pollution; Applications in the aircraft engine, automotive, steel, pulp and paper, energy and solid waste management industries.

S. Thorpe, B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Professor)
Lassonde Mining Building, Room 212B; Tel. 416-978-8584; Web
Research interest: Electrochemistry and corrosion; Production, structural characterization and properties of amorphous and nanocrystalline materials; Electrocatalysis; Surface science; Electronic packaging; Surface modification and corrosion of biomaterials.

F. Wania, Geook (Bayreuth, German), Ph.D.
Division of Physical Sciences, U. of T. at Scarborough (Associate Professor)
Room S517; Tel. 416-287-7225; Email:
Research interest: Environmental phase partitioning and transport of organic contaminants, specifically global fate of persistent contaminants, and air-surface exchange of semi-volatile organic compounds. Measurements and estimation methods of physical-chemical properties and environmental phase equilibria. Numerical modelling of environmental chemical behaviour.

M. Winnik, B.A. (Yale), Ph.D. (Columbia)
U of T University Professor
Department of Chemistry (Professor)
Email:; Website:

N. Yan, Ph.D. (Toronto)
Faculty of Forestry (Assistant Professor)
Earth Sciences Centre, Room 3037; Tel. 416-946-8070; Email:
Research interest: Relationship between structure and end-use properties of wood composites and paper, impact of process parameters, influence of furnish characteristics such as fiber species, fiber dimension and strand size, dynamic and viscoelastic response of materials, surface texture identification, coating and print quality of paper, paper physics, and paper/printing interactions.

P. Zandstra, B.Eng. (McGill), Ph.D. (UBC)
U of T University Professor, Canada Research Chair, Stem Cell Bioengineering
Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering
Executive Director, Medicine by Design (MbD)
Chief Science Officer, Centre for the Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM)
CCBR, 160 College Street, Room 1116; Tel. 416-978-8888; Email: