Program Chairs

Adisorn Aroonwilas

Ph.D.
Program Chair, Associate Professor, Industrial Systems Engineering

Office: ED 436.3
E-mail: aroonwia@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-2469
Fax: 306-585-4855

Research interests
CO2 capture and Greenhouse gas control technology, Biodiesel Production TechnologyNatural Gas Purification, CO2 capture using spray columns, Modeling, simulation and optimization of gas treating processes, Cogeneration and heat integration for power generation with CO2 capture

Shahid Azam

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

Office: ED 480
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)

Craig M. Gelowitz

Ph.D., P.Eng.
Program Chair, 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, Machine/deep learning

Amr Henni

Ph.D.
Acting Dean, Program Chair, Industrial & Process Systems Engineering

Office: ED 436.13
E-mail: amr.henni@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4960
Fax: 306-585-4855
Website: http://uregina.ca/~henniea/

Research interests
Acid gas removal from natural and flue gases, Calorimetry Mass transfer with chemical reactions, Solubility of gases in liquids, Vapor-liquid-equilibria and PVT studies, Pressure swing and temperature swing adsorptions, Physical and transport properties measurements, Process plant simulation, Renewable energy (wind and solar), Water desalination, Biotechnology (proteins and cells), Polymer Engineering (thermodynamics and heat transfer), Chemical education

Na (Jenna) Jia

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

Office: 6R 201.4
E-mail: Na.Jia@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-3287
Fax: 306-585-4855
Website: http://uregina.ca

Research interests

Phase Behavior, Reservoir Fluid Characterization, Thermal Recovery, Miscible Displacement, Chemical Flooding, Asphaltene, Wax and Hydrate Precipitation and Deposition, Heavy Oil and Multiphase Equilibrium Testing, Fluid Flow in Porous Media, Equation of State (EOS), Carbon Dioxide Sequestration, In-situ Combustion, Kinetic Models Development, Reservoir Simulation, Mass and Heat Transfer.

Paul Laforge

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

Office: ED 425
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