People

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Current Members

Director

Professor Birsen Donmez
Professor
Email: donmez@mie.utoronto.ca
Phone: 416.978.7399
Office location: RS305A

Post-doctoral Fellow

Graduate Students

Suzan Ayas
PhD Student
Email: sayas@mie.utoronto.ca

Alia Galal
PhD Student, Civil Engineering
Email: alia.galal@mail.utoronto.ca

Harshul Varma
MEng Student, Analytics and financial engineering
Email: harshulvarma@mail.utoronto.ca

Ziquan (William) Wang 
MEng Student, Analytics and financial engineering
Email: ziquan.wang@mail.utoronto.ca

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Alumni

Fellows & Visiting Scholars

David Dongsoon Min
Visiting Researcher
Managing Director/Head of Future Growth Division
HYUNDAI AUTOEVER Corp./HYUNDAI MOTORS group.

Winnie Chen
Post-doctoral Fellow, Industrial Engineering
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
University at Buffalo

Junmin Du
Visiting Scholar
Current Position: Lecturer
Beihang University, School of Transportation Science & Engineering, P.R. China

Jing Feng
Post-doctoral Fellow, Industrial Engineering
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Human Factors and Ergonomics Program
Department of Psychology
North Carolina State University

Nathan Lau
Post-doctoral Fellow, Industrial Engineering
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Virginia Tech

Joseilo Pereirafilho
Post-doctoral Fellow, Industrial Engineering
Current Position: Professor
Federal Technological University of Parana

Young Don Ko
Research Associate

Previous Graduate Students

Dengbo He
PhD (completed 2020)
Current Position: Post-doctoral Fellow at HFASt Lab, Univeristy of Toronto

Joey Chakraborty
MASc (completed 2020)

Braden Joseph Hansma
MASc (completed 2020)

Nazli Eser Kaya
MASc (completed 2019)
Current Position: Engineer analyst in Human Factors and Computer Design, Kinetrics

Wayne Giang
PhD (completed 2018)
Current Position: Assistant Professor,University of Florida

Canmanie Teresa Ponnambalam
MASc (completed 2018)
Current Position: PhD student, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Maryam Merrikhpour
PhD (completed 2017)

George Liu
MASc (transferred to PhD 2016)
Current Position: PhD student in the Netherlands

Patrick Stahl
PhD (completed 2015)
Current Position: Human Factors Researcher, Apple Inc.

Liberty Hoekstra-Atwood
MASc (completed 2015)
Current Position: Human Factors Researcher, Battelle Memorial Institute

Pamela D’Addario
MASc (completed 2014)
Current Position: Project Engineer, MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists

Zishu Liu
MASc (completed 2011)
Currently Position: Senior Analyst, Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc.

San Ha Kim
MEng (completed 2019)

Samantha Hopkins
MASc (completed 2018)
Current Position:Principal System Safety Engineer, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Martina Risteska
MASc (completed 2018)

Ahmed Zakir Mohamed Faizal
MEng (completed 2018)

Neil Sokol
MASc (completed 2017)
Current Position: Human Factors Specialist, Healthcare Human Factors

Jeanne Xie
MASc (completed 2016)
Current Position: Human Factors Specialist, Healthcare Human Factors

Farzan Sasangohar
PhD (completed 2015)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Susana Marulanda
MASc (completed 2015)
Current Position: Human Factors Engineer, Ford Motor Company

Adrian Matheson
MASc (completed 2013)
Current Position: Royal Canadian Air Force

Arsham Fatahi
MASc (completed 2013)
Current Position: Decision Support Analyst, Ornge Medical Transport

Previous Undergraduate Research Assistants

Shkhar Kumar
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Geoffrey Jiang
BASc Student, Engineering Science

XueGe Huang
HBSc Student, Mathematics and Statistics

George Su
BASc Student, Mechanical Engineering

Songhui “Chloe” Xu
BASc Student, Mechanical Engineering

Meining “Michelle” Ji
BASc Student, Mechanical Engineering

Wenyi Peng
BASc Student, Mechanical Engineering

Kaiyang “Bond” Chen
BASc Student, Engineering Science

Xiaonian “Sean” He
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Ana Medinac
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Nick Mirjalali
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Nicole Wongsoo
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Sowmya Tata
BASc Student, Engineering Science

David Belvedere
BASc Student, Engineering Science

Jaquelyn Monis Rodriguez
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Syed Tamzid
BASc Student, Engineering Science

Xiaoou “Bessie” Li
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

John Volpatti
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Guangkai Qiao
BASc Student, Electronic Engineering

Tanishq Singh
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Amir Ganiev
BASc Student, Engineering Science

Ryan Cheng
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Tianshu “Tina” Shen
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Yimamu Yilizhati “Elzat”
BASc Student, Mechanical Engineering

Tony Ye
BASc Student, Engineering Science

Sam Zhang
BASc Student, Engineering Science

Seif Hassan
BASc Student, Mechanical Engineering

Areeba Zakir
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering

Marcus Tan
BASc Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Emil Kerimov
BASc Student, Engineering Science

Faizan Rehmatullah
BASc Student, Industrial Engineering