David

Sinton

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

University of Toronto

Application Areas

Green products
Energy
Automation

Bio

David Sinton is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. He is the Canada Research Chair in Microfluidics and Energy. He was the Associate Chair of Research in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, as well as the Interim Vice-Dean of Research in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, Dr. Sinton was an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair at the University of Victoria, and a Visiting Associate Professor at Cornell University. The Sinton group develops fluid systems for applications in energy. The group developed a library of industrial fluid testing systems to improve the environmental and economic performance of energy operations, now commercialized through the startup Interface Fluidics Ltd.  The Sinton group is currently developing high-throughput fluid systems to produce renewable fuels from CO2 to develop energy efficient industrial working fluids for renewable power generation.

Research Interests

  • Fluids
  • Energy
  • Microfluidics
  • CO2
  • Electrocatalysis

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