Perovic, Doug D.

Perovic, Doug D.

Doug D. Perovic | BASc, MASc, PhD (Toronto), FAAAS, FCAE, PEng
Professor, Celestica Chair in Materials for Microelectronics & Co-Director, Ontario Centre for the Characterization of Advanced Materials (OCCAM)

Office: WB 142
T: 416.978.5635


Research Areas

  • Nanostructure-property relationships for electronic/photonic applications.
  • High resolution scanning-transmission electron microscopy/spectroscopy of nanomaterials structure and chemistry.
  • Semiconducting quantum wells and dots.
  • Mesoporous nanocomposites for nanoelectronics.
  • Defect engineering in photonic band gap materials.
  • Nanoengineering/science education.

Research Clusters

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Select Publications: 

  • A.A. ElZoka, J.Y. Howe, R.C. Newman, D.D. Perovic. In situ STEM/SEM study of the coarsening of nanoporous gold, Acta Materialia, Vol. 162, pp. 67-77 (2019)
  • Paul O'Brien, Kulbir Ghuman, Abdinoor Jelle, Amit Sandhel, Thomas Wood, Joel Loh, Jia Jia, Doug Perovic,  Chandra Veer Singh, Nazir Kherani, Charles Mims,  Geoffrey Ozin. Enhanced Photothermal Reduction of Gaseous CO2 over Silicon Photonic Crystal Supported Ruthenium at Ambient Temperature. Energy & Environmental Science. EE-ART-08-2018-00234 (2018) (in press).
  • A.M. Delhaise,   Z. Chen,  and D. Perovic, "Solid-State Diffusion of Bi in Sn: Effects of β-Sn Grain Orientation", Journal of Electronic Materials. 1-12 (2018).
  • Changhong Cao, Jane Y Howe, Doug Perovic, Xueliang Sun, Chandra Veer Singh, Yu Sun and Tobin Filleter, "Nonlinear Fracture Toughness Measurement and Crack Propagation Resistance of Functionalized Graphene Multilayers",  Science Advances, Vol  4, I 4, pp. 1-9 (2018).
  • A. Delhaise, D. Perovic, "Study of the Solid-State Diffusion of Bismuth in Polycrystalline Tin using Electron Probe Microanalysis", Journal of Electronic Materials, Vol. 47, I 3, pp. 2057-2065 (2018).
  • Abdinoor A. Jelle, Kulbir K. Ghuman, Paul G. O’Brien, Mohamad Hmadeh, Amit Sandhel, Doug D. Perovic, Chandra Veer Singh, Charles A. Mims, Geoffrey A. Ozin, "Highly Efficient Ambient Temperature CO2 Photomethanation Catalyzed by Nanostructured RuO2 on a Silicon Photonic Crystal Support", Adv. Energ. Mater, Vol. 8, I 9, pp. 1-10 (+ Front Cover) (2018).

MSE1031/MSE431: Forensic Engineering

MSE219: Structure and Characterization of Materials

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (FAAAS), 2012
  • Engineering Medal, Research & Development Category, Professional Engineers Ontario, 2011
  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE), 2008
  • Canadian Materials Physics Medal, 2008
  • Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIAR), Nanoelectronics Program, 2006
  • Senior Fellow, Massey College at the University of Toronto, 2006
  • NSERC Synergy Award, 2005
  • Best Materials Paper Prize, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, 1995