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Dr. Christopher Morton

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Expertise:
Intelligent and autonomous systems; UAV technology development; energy engineering; sustainable sources; fluid structure interaction and flow control
Areas of Specialization:
Research Clusters:
Email:
Office:
JHE-308A
Phone:
+1 905.525.9140 x 24982

Overview

Dr. Morton’s research includes but is not limited to fluid-structure interaction and flow control, flow sensing and flow estimation, aerodynamics, energy engineering, intelligent and autonomous systems, UAV technology development, sustainable sources.

 Dr. Morton’s current research is in the areas of:

  • Unsteady aerodynamics and fluid-structure interactions in Aerospace applications
  • Optical diagnostics and advanced measurement techniques for fluid mechanics
  • Sensor-based unsteady and turbulent flow monitoring solutions for engineering applications
  • Flow estimation and non-linear control in unsteady aerodynamics and fluid-structure interactions
  • Energy harvesting through exploiting fluid-structure interactions

Education

BASc. Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo (2008)
MASc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo (2010)
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo (2014)

Achievements

Departmental Research Excellence Award     2021-2022
Graduate Educator Award - SSE     2019-2020
Research Achievement Award (CRD – Atlantis Research Labs)     2019
Research Achievement Award (CRD – Plains Midstream Canada)     2019
Teaching Achievement Award – SSE Teaching     2018-2019
Professor of the Year – (3rd/4th Year) Mechanical Engineering     2018
Teaching Achievement Award – SSE Teaching     2017-2018
Students Union (SU) Teaching Excellence Award (honorable mention)     2017-2018
Professor of the Year – (3rd/4th Year) Mechanical Engineering     2017
Teaching Achievement Award – SSE Teaching     2016-2017
Research Achievement Award – SSE Early Career Researcher     2016-2017
Students Union (SU) Teaching Excellence Award     2015-2016
Outstanding Teaching Performance Award (Faculty Award)     2015-2016
Teaching Achievement Award – SSE Teaching     2015-2016
Teaching Excellence Award – Mechanical Engineering     2016
Professor of the Year - (3rd/4th Year) Mechanical Engineering     2016