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Faculty research groups

Establishing a strong faculty depends largely on attracting outstanding professors. Our innovative teaching approach and commitment to research excellence have attracted some of the world’s best and brightest minds.

Our professors are award-winning, published authors on topics such as:

  • Administrative sciences;
  • Allied health sciences and practices;
  • Applied financial economics;
  • Canadian stocks;
  • Communications;
  • Computer applications;
  • Computer security;
  • Cryptography;
  • Digital forensics and e-forensics;
  • Dividend policy and corporate governance;
  • The economic crisis;
  • Economics;
  • Education for business;
  • Finance;
  • Graphical passwords;
  • Health informatics;
  • High/manufacturing technology management;
  • Information sciences/systems;
  • International business;
  • International knowledge management;
  • Investments;
  • Leadership and organizations personnel;
  • Managerial issues and development;
  • Marketing;
  • Networks;
  • Parallel and distributed systems;
  • Small business and entrepreneurship;
  • Social transformation;
  • Supply chain;
  • Vehicular technology; and
  • Wireless communications and mobile computing.

Our professors have also received outstanding awards, including:

  • Best Paper Awards;
  • Emerald Literati Award for Excellence;
  • Research Excellence Awards; and
  • Udayan Rege Best Dissertation Award and Travel Award.

Faculty members have also received generous grants from:

  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation;
  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute;
  • Certified General Accountants of Ontario;
  • Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario;
  • Google Faculty Research Award;
  • Health Canada;
  • IBM Centre for Advanced Studies Faculty Award;
  • Image, Text, Sound and Technology;
  • Immigrant Business in the Durham Region;
  • Industry Academia Collaboration Program Technical Problem Solving;
  • Interactive Ontario Games 3D;
  • Inukshuk Wireless Content Development Projects;
  • Marketing Science Institute;
  • Ministry of Research and Innovation;
  • Networks of Centres for Excellence Graphics Animation and New Media Network;
  • Network of Excellence in Simulation for Clinical Teaching and Learning;
  • Ontario Centre of Excellence;
  • Ontario Media Development Corporation;
  • Ontario Research Fund;
  • Research Institute of Electronics; and
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Their authoritative research is used in moving innovation and technology forward with leading-edge organizations. Some examples include:

  • Bedlam Games;
  • Big Blue Bubble;
  • Canadian Neonatal Network;
  • Canadian Operations Research Society;
  • Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance;
  • Defence R&D Canada;
  • Digital Extremes;
  • DrinkBox Studios;
  • Electronic Arts;
  • Engineering Medical Biology Society;
  • Enviroquest Ltd.;
  • Junction VFX;
  • Mount Sinai Hospital;
  • Phirelight;
  • Stereoscopic 3D Gaming Alliance;
  • SickKids Hospital;
  • Solana Networks  in Ottawa;
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre;
  • Toronto Fire Services; and
  • TubettiWorld Games.
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