Full Members


Prof. Grant Allen

  • Bioprocessing engineering for:
  • waste water treatment;
  • maximization fo value from industrial waste streams;
  • and microalgae production from waste CO2 and waste water.

Tel: +1 416 978 8517 web: Personal Web Page email: dgrant.allen@utoronto.ca



Prof. Levente Diosady

  • Food Engineering:
  • Microencapsulation of food ingredients and nutraceuticals
  • and food fortification.

Tel: +1 416 978 4137 web: Personal Web Page email: l.diosady@utoronto.ca



Prof. Elizabeth Edwards

  • Modeling and analysis of anaerobic microbial communities for:
  • biodegradation and bioremediation of toxic chemicals;
  • anaerobic digestion of industrial and municipal wastes;
  • and biotransformation of waste to high value products.

Tel: +1 416-946-3506 Web: Personal Web Page  email: elizabeth.edwards@utoronto.ca



Prof. Radhakrishnan Mahadevan

  • Modeling and engineering of microbial systems for:
  • genome-scale models of cellular processes;
  • metabolic engineering using systems and synthetic biology;
  • and optimization and control of biological processes.

Tel: +1 416 946 0996 web: Personal Web Page email: krishna.mahadevan@utoronto.ca



Prof. Emma Master

  • Synthesis of new polymers and chemicals from plant fibre through:
  • enzymology, protein engineering, proteomics, and lignocellulose chemistry;
  • and high-resolution surface analysis ligno-cellulose modifications.

Tel: +1 416 946 7861 web: Personal Web Page email: emma.master@utoronto.ca



Prof. Alison McGuigan

  • Understanding cellular interactions, orientation, and growth by:
  • modeling tissue orginization and architecture;
  • and tissue engineering.

Tel: +1 416 978 7552 web: Personal Web Page email: alison.mcguigan@utoronto.ca



Prof. Alexei Savchenko

  • Protein and enzyme production and characterization for:
  • identification of bacterial pathogenic factors;
  • identification of antibiotic resistance enzymes;
  • and novel enzymes of industrial relevance.

Prof. Bradley Saville

  • Maximizing value in forest products and other processes through;
  • bioreactor design and scale-up and processing of biomass slurries;
  • and economic, life cycle, and policy analysis s of bioproducts and biofuels.

Prof. Alexander Yakunin

  • Enzyme discovery and enzyme engineering for:
  • enhancing bioremediation efficency;
  • and identifying novel biocatalysis for industrial applications.

Tel: +1 416 978 4013 web: Personal Web Page email: a.iakounine@utoronto.ca