Zia Saadatnia

Dr. Zia Saadatnia received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto in 2019. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Ontario Tech University. Prior to that, he served as a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Toronto Smart Materials and Structures Laboratory at the University of Toronto jointly with the KITE-UHN. His current research is mainly focused on the design and development of smart materials and structures for biomedical sensing, functional electrical stimulation, and smart wearables for rehabilitation applications.


  • Assistant Professor at Ontario Tech University
  • Smart Materials and Structures, Biomedical Sensing, Functional Electrical Stimulation, Wearable Electronics