Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Research: Piezoelectric materials and applications, smart materials, sensors and actuators, underwater acoustics, energy harvesting, MEMS, Collaborative and multidisciplinary work, product and systems development.
S. Eswar Prasad has over 30 years experience at a senior management level in the industry. He is currently Chairman of Sensor Technology Limited, a company he founded in 1983. His experience encompasses fields of materials research (primarily piezoelectric ceramics and glasses), acoustic transducers, hydrophones, system design, and hardware development for defence, aerospace, medical and industrial sectors. S.Eswar Prasad has over 35 publications and over 70 conference presentations and was an invited speaker at several international meetings. He has also served on the editorial board of the Encyclopedia of Smart Materials published by John Wiley & Sons, was the Canadian Representative of an International committee on sensors & actuators (American Ceramic Society) and a lecturer at a course organized by NATO Advanced Vehicle Technology Panel. S. Eswar Prasad is also currently on the board of directors of CANSMART, an organization dedicated to promoting smart structures in Canada.