From high-performance computing stations to large-scale bioreactors, Ryerson’s laboratories and facilities give you the opportunity to perform sophisticated research and experimental investigation.
Principal Investigator: Philip Chan
In this lab, research is ongoing in the mathematical modeling and computer simulation of complex fluids and advanced materials such as liquid crystals and polymers. The lab is equipped with personal computers serving as terminals for access to high-speed workstations and state-of-the-art advanced research computing systems for high-performance computation and data storage.
Principal Investigator: Hadis Zarrin
In NLEET, you will work on nano-engineered research projects for clean energy storage systems and environmental remediation technologies. Synthesis and characterization facilities include a Gamry potensiostat to measure the electrochemical properties of batteries, capacitors and fuel cells; a gravity oven equipped with customized casting plates to fabricate nanocomposite membranes; an ultrasonicator to either disperse nanoparticles in liquids or break up bulky materials to nanosized structures; and essential synthesis equipment and chemicals to produce smart multifunctional nanostructures, microporous materials and polymer nanocomposites. Additional equipment include a ball milling machine, CVD furnace, vacuum oven, and a muffin furnace.
This is a computing facility for modeling, simulation, optimization and optimal control of chemical processes. High-speed computer workstations and software are utilized for sustainable process design, process integration, and process enhancements.
Principal Investigator: Nariman Yousefi
In this lab, we develop advanced multifunctional materials for addressing some of the most pressing global challenges such as water quality, sustainable energy, and accessible healthcare. Our goal is to achieve the best performance by self-assembling nanomaterials at macroscale, microscale, and nanoscale to obtain rationally designed, smart, and multifunctional structures. In doing so, we get inspiration by nature which has perfected the art of self-assembly through millions of years of evolution. Our research is at the intersection of chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, and biological sciences.