Academic Appointments

The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto is a centre of immense inspiration, remarkable innovation and boundless possibilities.

Our new professors are creating solutions to better the world — from addressing human health to developing sustainable technologies. They are also outstanding teachers, dedicated to educating our highly motivated students.

As the premier engineering institution in Canada and one of the best in the world, we have earned a reputation for excellence. That reputation has enhanced our ability to recruit top academics and students from around the globe.


2015–2016 Appointments


Michael Jong Kim

Michael Jong Kim (MIE)

Michael Jong Kim (MIE) completed his PhD at U of T in 2012 and pursued post-graduate research at the University of California Berkeley and the National University of Singapore Business School. He specializes in statistical learning and the development of decision-making algorithms for industrial and corporate systems. Read more »

Marianne Hatzopoulou

Marianne Hatzopoulou (CivE)

Marianne Hatzopoulou (CivE) holds degrees in environmental technology and physics from the American University of Beirut. She completed her PhD in Urban Transportation Planning at the University of Toronto in 2008 and did postdoctoral work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She specializes in the modelling of road transport emissions and urban air quality as well as evaluating population exposure to air pollution. Read more »

Michael Jong Kim

Mason Ghafghazi (CivE)

Professor Mason Ghafghazi (CivE) completed his PhD in geotechnical engineering at the University of British Columbia in 2011. After a term at BC Hydro, he attended the University of California Davis to do postdoctoral research on liquefaction susceptible dams in California. He specializes in liquefaction assessment, field investigation and constitutive modelling of soils. Read more »

Masayuki Yano

Masayuki Yano (UTIAS)

Professor Masayuki Yano (UTIAS) completed his PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2012 and did postdoctoral work in the group of Professor Anthony Patera in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. His research focuses on building mathematical models that support the design of new aeronautical components, from airplane landing gear to rocket engines. Read more »

Michael Jong Kim

Lesley Warren (CivE)

Professor Lesley Warren joined the Department of Civil Engineering and the Lassonde Institute of Mining on Jan. 1, 2016 as the Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Chair in Mineral Engineering. She is an aqueous and microbial geochemist, who has pioneered the development of integrated approaches to address key questions linked to the roles microorganisms play in geochemical cycling, with a significant focus on water quality management in mining contexts. Read more »


2014–2015 Appointments


2013–2014 Appointments


2012–2013 Appointments


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