Team Members

Team Leader and Project Advisor:

Pieter Sijpkes 

Associate Professor Pieter Sijpkes

School of Architecture

Research Interests:

  • New Architecture of Phase Change - Concept development
  • Ice and Snow Structures
  • Architecture of time
Email: pieter.sijpkes@mcgill.ca

Research Associate and Project Advisor:

Jorge

Professor Jorge Angeles

Centre for Intelligent Machines, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Analysis, synthesis, and optimization of mechanical systems
  • CAD/CAM integration
  • Design theory and methodology
  • Geometric modelling
  • Multibody dynamics
  • Robot design & control
Email: angeles@cim.mcgill.ca

Research Associate and Project Advisor:

Associate Professor Damiano Pasini

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Optimum Design of Novel Lattice Materials
  • Multiobjective Optimization of Composites Structures
  • Optimum Design of Deployable Micro-structures
  • Design Methodology for the Selection of Shaped Materials and Multilayered Microsystems
Email: damiano.pasini@mcgill.ca

Doctoral (PhD) Student:

Eric

Eric Barnett

Centre for Intelligent Machines, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Current Projects:

  • New Architecture of Phase Change
  • Micro-nozzle concept and development
Email: ebarnett@cim.mcgill.ca

Undergraduate Students:

 

Eric McDonald

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Email: eric.mcdonald@mail.mcgill.ca

 

Past contributors to the project:

 Name

Project Contributiton

Period
David Theodore Grant application and concept development
2006 - present
Thomas Balaban
Research associate and project advisor
2006 - 2008
Ken Ho-Kong-Ciat
Preliminary research
2007
Allessandro Ossino
Path-planning development
2008
Catherine Theriault
Summer research assistant 2007
Jeffery Yip
Summer research assistant 2007
Tristan Pashley
Summer research assistant 2008
Hamza Alhabian
Summer research assistant 2008
Thomas Evans Summer research assistant 2009
Robert Pontarelli Summer research assistant 2009

Undergraduate trainees:

 Name

Project

Period
Vikram Chorpa
MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project
2007 - 2008
Arman Oduncuoglu
MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project
2007 - 2008
Andrew Laughton
MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project
2007 - 2008
George Khoury
MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project
2007 - 2008
Anne Jesuthasan
MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project
2008 - 2009
Philippe Pham
MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project
2008 - 2009
Robert Pontarelli
MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project
2008 - 2009
Diana Studenberg
MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project
2008 - 2009
Eric McDonald MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project 2009 - 2010
Laura Borden MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project 2009 - 2010
Katherine Zirbel MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project 2009 - 2010
Colin Goyette MECH 463, Mechanical Engineering Project 2009 - 2010

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