Alidad Amirfazli


York University, Canada

Alidad Amirfazli is a Professor at the York University in Toronto, Canada where he founded the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2013. He formerly held the Canada Research Chair in Surface Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada. Amirfazli has produced exciting results in wetting behavior of surfaces, drop adhesion and shedding, and super-hydrophobic surfaces. He has had more than 250 scientific contributions, many in prestigious peer reviewed journals; He is the Editor for the Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, and an Editorial board member for other journals. In 2014 he was inducted into the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.  He also served in the board of Professional Engineers of Alberta, and been a consultant with various companies in USA, Europe, and Canada.