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Seth Dworkin

Seth Dworkin


Associate Professor and Tier II Canada Research Chair


B.Eng., McMaster University, 2003

M.Sc., Yale University, 2004

Ph.D., Yale University, 2009




416-979-5000 ext. 7311

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Dr. Seth Dworkin joined the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Ryerson University as an Assistant Professor in 2011 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2015. Prior to joining the faculty at Ryerson, he was a Post-doctoral fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. Dr. Dworkin did his graduate work at Yale University and an internship at École Polytechnique in France.

Research Interests:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (with chemical reactions)
  • Combustion Simulation
  • Numerical Modelling of Soot Particle Formation
  • Computational Optimization of Geo-Exchange Systems
  • Ground Source Heat Pumps
  • Biofuels and Combustion Emissions
  • High Performance Parallel Computing

Professional Affiliations:

  • Professional Engineers of Ontario
  • The Combustion Institute
  • The Ontario Geothermal Association