The following Faculty members are available to supervise students wishing to apply to Trent University's Materials Science Graduate Program:
Andrew Vreugdenhil, Associate Professor
Development and characterization of hybrid organic-inorganic materials for applications in sensors, coatings and interface modification.
Eric Keske, Assistant Professor
Organic Synthesis, Organometallic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, and Reaction Mechanism Elucidation. Development of Efficient Synthetic Methods for Conjugated Organic Materials. Ligand Design for Asymmetric Catalysis.
Mark Parnis, Full Professor, Chemistry
Methods for stimating, evaluating and applying partitioning in the determination of chemical fates in complex media such as soils, plastics, and polymeric media
Kate Stewart-Abernethy, Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Tailoring polymeric materials for target applications including gas and aqueous sensor; understanding the mechanisms by which sensing materials and analytes interact
Bill Atkinson, Professor, Condensed Matter Physics
Theoretical and computational studies of quantum materials: superconductors, ferroelectric metals, and oxide interfaces.
Aaron Slepkov, Associate Professor, Biomaterial Physics
Nonlinear photonics, optical properties and characterization of organic and biomaterials, microscopy, microwave photonics.
Balaji Subramanian, Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Optical properties of nanostructure LI-tungsten bronzes and graphene based transition metal oxide films for energy saving applications.
Wesley Burr, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Applied Statistics: Time Series, Spectrum Estimation, and Statistical Modelling.
Research projects in environmental epidemiology, physics, statistics education, and forensic science.
Sanela Martic, Assistant Professor, Forensic Science
biological biomarker identification, detection and toxicology screening using a variety of bioanalytical and biochemical tools.