Benzhong |Robin| Zhao (email) is an Assistant Professor (starting September 2018) in the Department of Civil Engineering at McMaster University. Robin's background is in civil & environmental engineering, specializing in multiphase flow in porous media with applications to low-carbon energy systems. He earned his BASc from the University of Waterloo, SM and PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked with Professor Ruben Juanes on the fluid mechanics of geological carbon dioxide sequestration. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto, where he worked with Professor Aimy Bazylak on developing more efficient electrochemical devices for renewable energy storage.