Aimy Bazylak


Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Associate Chair, Research
Professor (Cross-Appointment), Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering
Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Clean Energy

Office: MC227
Research group: Thermofluids for Energy and Advanced Materials (TEAM) Laboratory

Research Area


Research Interests

Multiphase flow through porous media; thermofluids; clean energy applications; polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells; PEM water electrolyzers; carbon dioxide electrolyzers; solid-state batteries; regenerative medicine.


Professor Aimy Bazylak is the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Clean Energy and a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the U of T. In 2011, she was awarded the I.W. Smith Award from the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, and she received the Ontario Early Researcher Award in 2012. From 2015-2018, she served as the Director of the U of T Institute for Sustainable Energy. In 2015 she was named an Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow (Germany), and in 2019 she was named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. In 2020, she was named a Helmholtz International Fellow (Germany), was awarded the U of T McLean Award, and was elected to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. In 2021, she served as the Vice-Dean Undergraduate (Interim), and in 2022, she served as the Director (Interim) of the Division of Engineering Science for the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. In 2022 she was elected as a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) for excellence in engineering and services to the profession and to society.

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