Solmaz Karamikamkar

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Microcellular Plastic Manufacturing Laboratory (MPML)
Smart Polymers & Composites Lab (SAPL)
University of Toronto | 5 King’s College Rd. Toronto |Ontario | M5S 3G8 | Office: RS204, LinkedinResearchgate


2016 – Present Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering – University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
2012 – 2015 M.Sc., Biomedical Engineering – University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
2007 – 2009 M.Sc. Polymer Engineering – Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
2002 – 2006  B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials) – Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Fellowships & Awards 

2019 MIE Best TA Award at the University of Toronto
2018 NSERC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS)
2018-2020 NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral (CGS D2)
2018 William Dunbar Memorial Scholarship
2018 MIE Graduate Student Travel Grant
2018 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (declined)
2017 Barbara and Frank Milligan Graduate Fellowship
2017 Queen Elizabeth II/DuPont Canada Scholarship in Science and Technology
2017 School of Graduate Studies Conference Grant
2016-2020 University of Toronto Fellowship, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
2012-2015 University of British Columbia Fellowship, International Tuition Award
2007 Nano-science Related Research Award, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Amirkabir, Tehran, Iran
2005 Triple Student Loan Award, Faculty of Undergraduate Studies, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, “Elite” student


Hybrid Aerogel Production: Karamikamkar, S., et. al., “The Effect of Graphene-Nanoplatelet on Gelation and Structural Integrity of Polyvinyltrimethoxysilane-Based Aerogel“, RSC Advances, Vol. 9, Issue 20, pp. 11503-11520, 2019. DOI: 10.1039/c9ra00994a