Join Our Team

Our laboratory is always open to highly motivated researchers whether graduate or undergraduate students (including co-op students). We also welcome visiting scholars or exchange students who are interested in soft materials, interface and biomimetic materials.

Currently, we have one PDF and one graduate student positions available.
One postdoctoral researcher position in the area of functional polymer nanocomposites. The candidate needs to have demonstrated skill sets of polymer synthesis, modification and characterization, and capabilities to work effectively in an multidisciplinary team to carry out assigned research tasks.
One PhD student position in the area of gecko-inspired materials and adhesive technology ( for enrolment in 2017/2018 term).

You are welcome to send your CV to Dr. Zhao by email to If you are in Ontario, you can contact us for a tour to our laboratory. Only the shorlisted candidate will be contacted for an interview.