Program Chairs

Shahid Azam

Ph.D., P.Eng.
Program Chair, Environmental Systems Engineering; Professor, Environmental Systems Engineering

Office: ED 491
E-mail: shahid.azam@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-2369
Fax: 306-585-4855
Website: http://uregina.ca/~azam200s/

Research interests
Characterization and Improvement of Geomaterials (Slurries, Soils, and Rocks), Sustainable Mine Waste Management (Tailings Dams and Waste Rock Dumps), Civil Infrastructure Systems (Constructed in, on, or with Marginal Soils)

Liming Dai

Ph.D., P.Eng., ASME Fellow
Program Chair, Professor, Industrial Systems Engineering

Office: ED 436.12
E-mail: liming.dai@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4498
Fax: 306-585-4855
Website: http://uregina.ca/~dailimli/

Research interests
Linear and non-linear vibrations/oscillations and the control of vibrations subjected to static and dynamic loadings; Numerical simulation of nonlinear dynamical systems, sound and wave propagation; Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) with seismic wave and vibration stimulation; Industrial noise, traffic noise, and noise control with acoustic design for industrial and domestic facilities; Analysis with Finite Element Method, Non-linear Dynamics, and Fracture Mechanics for assessment of crack initiation and propagation in materials under cyclical loading, high pressure, and high temperature; Metallurgy, microstructures, and property aspects of engineering materials and welding of engineering materials; Design (CAD, FEA) and manufacturing (CAM) aspects of pressure vessels, piping, and LPG transportation vehicles used in petroleum industries; Strategies and analysis of engineering and operations management

Craig M. Gelowitz

Ph.D., P.Eng.
Associate Professor, Software Systems Engineering

Office: ED 436
E-mail: craig.gelowitz@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4733
Fax: 306-585-4855
Website: http://www.gelowitz.org

Research interests
Multimedia Ubiquity and Processing, Contextually Aware Software, Mobile Software Tools and Applications, Logistics and Tracking Software, Software Engineering Methodologies, Distributed and Parallel Computing, Mobile Agent Software, Cloud Computing, Open Source Software and The Free Software Movement

Paul Laforge

Ph.D., P.Eng.
Program Chair, Electronic Systems Engineering; Director, Co-operative Education and Work Study Programs; Associate Professor, Electronic Systems Engineering

Office: ED 432
E-mail: paul.laforge@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5305
Fax: 306-585-4855

Research interests
Integration of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) and High Temperature Superconductors (HTS) to Realize Low Loss Tunable Microwave Filters; Niobium-based Low Temperature Superconducting (LTS) MEMS Switches and Tunable Capacitors; Dual Band Microwave Filters; Microwave Multiplexers Implementing HTS or LTS Microwave Filters; Tunable Microwave Filter Design and Analysis; Adaptive Microwave Devices and Systems; Robust Antenna Designs for Monitoring Municipal Infrastructure; Broadband Non-Line-of-Sight Communications; Electrical Heating for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Fanhua (Bill) Zeng

Ph.D., P. Eng.
Program Chair, Associate Professor, Petroleum Systems Engineering

Office: PT 202.3
E-mail: fanhua.zeng@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-2526
Fax: 306-585-4855

Research interests
Research interests
Heavy oil EOR, Tight oil/gas reservoir development, High performance reservoir simulation, Transient pressure analysis and reservoir characterization, Non-Darcy flow in porous media, Unconventional gas reservoir development, CO2 EOR & geo-sequestration