Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Hybrid Powertrain Program: Electric, Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research

Dr. James Cotton

Associate Professor

Short Biography


Dr. James Cotton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University. He is also the Associate Director of McMaster Institute of Energy Studies. Dr. Cotton is a leading expert in the emerging field of thermal energy recovery, storage, and management. His research focuses on developing, modeling, and experimentally validating technologies and devices to advance efficient conservation strategies, thermal management solutions, and combined heat and power systems from automotive applications to commercial/industrial systems. Dr. Cotton teaches thermodynamics and sustainable energy systems in the Faculty of Engineering.