GRADUATE STUDIES Graduate students at UOIT benefit from innovative instructors, progressive research and academic tools
unique to UOIT. We are focused on high quality
programs in high demand areas of study. Our faculty members are dedicated professionals who have acquired their considerable skill by working on some of the most advanced projects in Canada and around the world.
current research examines how radiation moves from a surface to air (also known as “resuspension”) by external forces such as wind.
According to Fawaz, “The skills that I continue to develop through
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the Modelling and Computational Science program will enable me to effectively conduct innovative research. This program at UOIT is
Oshawa native Salma Siddiqui recently graduated from UOIT with an
unequivocally unique. It affords students the opportunity to engage
honours undergraduate degree in Biological Science with a
in relevant research in order to tackle real-world problems –
specialization in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Currently, she is in
problems that must be redressed everyday, across all industries.
her first year of the Applied Bioscience graduate program at UOIT
This program provides a bedrock for an interdisciplinary education
where she will continue her research training in the area of Molecular
as it bridges science and engineering. It brings together bright
people and bright ideas from a plethora of undergraduate
experiences, which includes physics, mathematics, and computer
Her research will investigate genes that encode for neurotransmitter
science, among others. Thus, the Modelling and Computational
receptors in the parasitic nematode Haemonchus contortus, a
Science program not only complements the student’s present skill
parasite that infects sheep, goats and cattle in North America and
set, but expands it through the wide breadth of applications.”
other parts of the world. This specific project began early after her
second year of undergraduate studies when she was hired as a research assistant in the laboratory of Dr. Sean Forrester. She
continued to conduct research in this area for her fourth year thesis project. This early exposure strengthened her interest and
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enthusiasm for this area of research. As a result, she decided to remain at UOIT and pursue a graduate level degree in this area.
Michael graduated from UOIT with a Bachelor of Engineering in
Manufacturing Engineering. During his undergraduate studies, he
Since completing her undergraduate degree at UOIT, Salma
worked as a research assistant with Dr. Ibrahim Dincer in his first
presented her undergraduate thesis research entitled “Identification of
summer and with Dr. Scott Nokleby in consecutive summers.
GABA receptor subunit genes from Haemonchus contortus” at the
Michael enjoyed the research and the environment which led to his
annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists in May 2007.
decision to pursue graduate studies. Graduate studies offered him
In addition, she has coauthored an upcoming refereed scientific
the opportunity to explore his interests in robotics and mechatronic
article entitled “A novel ligand-gated chloride channel gene from Haemonchus contortus”. According to Salma, “the opportunities at
UOIT have been invaluable, and I look forward to continuing my
Michael is currently enrolled in the MASc in Mechanical Engineering
program. He continues to work with his supervisor, Dr. Nokleby.
Michael’s thesis title is Researching Coordinated Control of Mobile Manipulators at the Mechatronic and Robotic Systems Laboratory FAWAZ HASSAN ALI MSC MODELLING AND COMPUTATIONAL
Michael was the recipient of the Governor General’s Silver medal.
The medal is awarded to the student graduating from an undergraduate program who has achieved the highest cumulative
Having completed a degree in Nuclear Engineering at UOIT, Mr.
grade point average (GPA) in the courses required for the degree.
Fawaz Hassan Ali is currently working under the supervision of Dr.
Michael is also the recipient of an NSERC Canada Graduate
Ed Waller in the Modelling and Computational Science program. His
phase extraction and high performance liquid chromatography at the
American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Conference in February 2006 in Seattle, Washington.
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Galiena is now on an educational leave of absence to pursue graduate studies at UOIT in the Applied Bioscience program. She
Rajan Mistry started his post secondary education in 2001 on this
is studying under the supervision of Dr. Shari Forbes, Canada
campus at Durham College. He graduated with honours from the
Research Chair in Decomposition Chemistry. Galiena’s current
College’s three year Computer Systems Technology diploma
research investigating drug chemistry in decomposition
program in 2004. He completed the specially designed bridging
environments is just one example of the collaborative approach
program which allowed him to enter the third year of UOIT’s Bachelor
taken by the Applied Bioscience program. Her thesis is entitled
of Commerce (Honours) program. He successfully completed the
Evaluating the influence of soft tissue decomposition on the stability
BCom program with Distinction and received his degree in June
of illicit analytes in hair. Her research aims to demonstrate that while
2007. After graduation, he decided to continue his graduate studies
there is forensic value in considering hair as an alternative specimen
in the Master of Information Technology Security program.
in toxicological examinations; results must be interpreted with
consideration to case history and scene conditions.
According to Rajan, his decision to enrol in the MITS program was an
easy one to make. He says, "Not only was I confident that the
Galiena chose the Applied Bioscience program and UOIT because
knowledge acquired from this program would be industry specific, but
of its interdisciplinary approach to research and learning. The
that it would also open many doors for me in the future. Since
state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation, small class size and
information technology security has become a pressing need in the
overall quality of the Research Faculty were also major contributing
industry, having a background in IT Security is a value-added
factors in her choice of UOIT for postgraduate studies.
component to any individual’s resume. Although my work experience
has been limited due to my ongoing education, I have had the pleasure of working for a number of reputable organizations such as
Nexolink Inc., The Scarborough Hospital and the Ministry of Finance. UOIT is a first class university with excellent professors who are all
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Helen Qin is currently enrolled in the Master of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering program. She received her Bachelor
degree of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering with Automotive options from the University of Windsor in 2006.
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During the last year of her undergraduate studies, she had the
Galiena Tse graduated from the University of Toronto in 2001 with a
opportunity to participate in the SAE Mini Baja’s team. The
BSc (Hons), specializing in Toxicology and majoring in Human
objectives of the Mini Baja competition are to design and
Biology. During her final undergraduate year, she completed a
manufacture a “fun to drive”, versatile, safe, robust, and high
research project with the Centre of Forensic Sciences Toxicology
performance off road vehicle. This new and innovative challenge
Section, which resulted in a poster presentation at the Canadian
allowed Helen to apply her engineering knowledge, employ
Society of Forensic Sciences Annual Conference in 2001. The
engineering design and judgment to complete and refine the design.
presentation was entitled Endogenous Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) Concentrations in Human Urine Collected Ante- and Post-
She began her studies at UOIT in the beginning of 2007. She says,
“At UOIT, I have been given the chance to continue my education and research in the field of my interest.” For the research work of
her thesis, she is working on the hybridization of conventional
Since 2002 Galiena has been employed as a Forensic Technologist
vehicles and its control. Adding an additional propulsion device to a
in the Toxicology Section of the Centre of Forensic Sciences. Her
conventional vehicle, an electric motor in this case, makes the
duties include performing analytical drug analyses for criminal and
vehicle more fuel efficient and environmental friendly. Vehicles with
coroners’ investigations, method development, as well as method
low or even zero emissions are the solution for today’s energy crisis.
Hybrid vehicles have gained popularity over the past decade and
are continually being innovated. “UOIT has given me this chance to
Most recently, Galiena completed a method development and
work on a project that is on the leading edge of the evolution of the
validation of quetiapine for the Toxicology Section. She presented a
automotive industry, an opportunity that I would not have had
paper entitled Quantitation of quetiapine in human blood by solid
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