Reza Rizvi, PhD.
Principle Investigator, PICSS Lab
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering,
Lassonde School of Engineering, York University
Postdoc, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA, 2015-2016
Postdoc, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, 2014-2015
PhD., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2013
MASc., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Toronto, 2009
BASc. Hons., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Toronto, 2007
Reza Rizvi is the principle investigator of the Polymer and Inorganic Composites, Structures and Surfaces Lab (“Pixel”) at the University of Toledo and an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering in the College of Engineering. His research interests are in scale-able fabrication and applications of polymer and inorganic composites, structures and surfaces.
Previously, Reza held the prestigious Canadian Natural Science and Engineering Research Council’s (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in University of California, Los Angeles in Prof. Richard Kaner’s group. Prior to that, he was the Technology Evaluation in the Elderly (TVN) Postdoctoral Fellow at the Toronto Rehab Institute, part of the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. Reza obtained his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Hani Naguib’s group in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto.