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Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Faculty

Martin Agelin-Chaab, BSc, MEng, MSc, PhD (Manitoba), PEng

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Bluff body/ground vehicle aerodynamics
  • Turbulent flows and jets
  • Vehicle and battery thermal analyses
  • Sustainable energy systems

Ahmad Barari, Bsc, MSc, PhD (Western), PEng

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Precision Manufacturing
  • Measurement Uncertainty. 3D Coordinate Metrology
  • Additive Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping of sculptured Surfaces
  • Manufacturing surface integrity
  • Surface quality
  • Surface tribology
  • Reverse Engineering. Surface Reconstruction
  • Structural design optimization
  • Topology optimization
  • FEA-Based design optimization

Ibrahim Dincer, Bsc, MSc, PhD (Istanbul Technical), PEng

Professor

Research topics:

  • Drying
  • Energy and exergy analyses
  • Energy conversion and management
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Hydrogen and fuel cell systems
  • Refrigeration
  • Renewable energies
  • Thermal energy storage
  • Thermodynamics

Moustafa El-Gindy, Bsc, MSc, PhD (Technical University of Budapest), PEng

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Aircraft landing dynamics
  • Articulated heavy vehicles
  • Bus testing and simulation
  • Crash testing and simulations
  • High-velocity impact and ballistics simulation
  • Multi wheels military vehicles dynamics
  • Self-steering axles simulation
  • Tire mechanics
  • Tire-soft and hard soils interaction
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • and Virtual human modelling.

Ebrahim Esmailzadeh, BSc, MPhil, PhD (London), PEng, CEng, FASME, FCSME, FCAE, FEIC, FIMechE, SMIEEE

Professor (Emeritus)

Research topics:

  • Mechanical vibration
  • Active vibration control
  • Nonlinear vibrations
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Structural dynamics
  • Nonlinear and discrete control systems
  • Dynamics and vibration of MEMS and NEMS

Kamiel Gabriel, BSc, MSc, MBA, PhD (Manitoba), PEng

Professor

Research topics:

  • Boiling and two-phase flows
  • Energy conservation
  • Fluid physics and heat transfer at reduced gravity (microgravity space sciences)
  • Heat-recovery systems
  • and Thermofluids in power plants.

Hossam Kishawy, Bsc, MSc, PhD (McMaster), PEng

Associate Dean
Professor

Research topics:

  • Manufacturing
  • High Speed Machining
  • Modelling and Optimization
  • Finite Element Modelling
  • Residual Stresses and Stress Analysis

Yuping He, BASc, MASc, PhD (Waterloo), PEng

Professor

Research topics:

  • Vehicle System Dynamics
  • Vehicle Chassis Design
  • Vehicle Active Safety Systems
  • Automated Design Synthesis
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Driver-Hardware-in-the-Loop Real-Time Simulations
  • Application of Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Mechatronic Systems

Brendan MacDonald, BASc, MASc, PhD (Toronto), PEng

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  • Interfacial Phenomena and Phase Change Processes
  • Microfluidics and Optofluidics
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Direct Solar Energy
  • Evaporative Cooling and Evaporating Droplets
  • Global Health Technology
  • Solar Water Treatment
  • Photocatalytic Nanotechnology
  • Water Quality Monitoring
  • Lab-on-a-Chip Technology

Atef Mohany, Bsc, MSc, PhD (McMaster), PEng

Chair and Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Aeroacoustics
  • Flow-acoustic coupling and flow-induced vibrations
  • Sound-structure interaction
  • Noise
  • Vibration and Harshness
  • Active noise and vibration control
  • Fatigue assessment of structures and Mechatronics

Scott Nokleby, BEng, MASc, PhD (Victoria), PEng

Professor

Research topics:

  • Robotics
  • Mechatronics
  • Mechanisms
  • Automation
  • Advanced Kinematics of Robots and Mechanisms
  • Redundant Manipulator Systems
  • Mobile-Manipulator Systems
  • Mechanism and Robot Design
  • Optimal Design

Remon Pop-Iliev, BASc, MASc, PhD (Toronto), PEng

NSERC-GMCL Chair in Innovative Design Engineering
Professor

Research topics:

  • Engineering Design
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Engineering Materials
  • and Technologies for the Manufacture of Cellular Materials and Composites

Bale Reddy, BTech, MTech, PhD (Indian Institute of Technology), PEng


Professor

Research topics:

  • Biomass Combustion and Gasification
  • Fluidized Bed Combustors
  • Combined Cycle Power Generation
  • Exergy Analysis
  • Thermal Design and Optimization
  • Cogeneration
  • Waste Heat Recovery
  • Heat Transfer
  • Advanced Energy Systems
  • Advanced Power Plant Cycles
  • Gas-Solid Flows in Advanced Combustors
  • Energy Conservation
  • Solar Energy

Ghaus Rizvi, BE, MS, MASc, PhD (Toronto), PEng

Professor

Research topics:

  • Polymers and composites processing and characterization
  • Smart and advanced materials
  • Compounding of colours in plastics
  • Wood-plastic composites
  • "Green" Composites
  • Nano-composites
  • Processes and materials for tissue scaffolds and skeletal structures
  • Corrosion of ceramic coatings

Greg Rohrauer, DEC, BEng, PhD (Concordia), PEng

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Advanced Composite Materials
  • Analysis and Design of Composite Pressure Vessels
  • Materials Testing
  • Alternate Fuelled and Hybrid Vehicles Development
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Manufacturing Technology and Application

Marc Rosen, BASc, MASc, PhD (Toronto), PEng, FASME, FCSME, FEIC, FIEF, FCAE, FCSSE

Professor

Research topics:

  • Cogeneration
  • District energy
  • Efficiency improvement
  • Electricity generation
  • Energy
  • Environmental impact assessment and reduction
  • Exergy analysis
  • Heat transfer
  • Hydrogen energy and fuel cells
  • Integrated energy systems
  • Modelling and simulation of energy systems
  • Renewable energy
  • Solar energy
  • Sustainable energy
  • Wind energy
  • Thermal energy storage
  • Thermodynamics

Haoxiang Lang, BSc, MASc, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Mechatronics
  • Autonomous Robotics
  • Visual Servoing and Advanced Controls
  • Machine Learning

Dipal Patel, BEng, MSc, PhD (Newcastle UK)

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • DNS of turbulent combustion
  • Stratified Combustion
  • Fuel Flexible Combustion
  • Auto-ignition and spark ignition of turbulent
  • combustible mixtures
  • Ignition Modelling
  • Spray Combustion

Carlos Rossa, BEng, MSc, PhD (UPMC - Paris VI)

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics
  • Medical and Surgical Robotics
  • Haptics
  • Human-Machine Interaction
  • Actuators
  • Sensors
  • Control systems
  • Magnetic fluids

Xianke Lin, BEng, MSc, PhD, (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Hybrid electric vehicle design and control
  • Multiscale/multiphysics modeling and optimization of vehicle energy storage system
  • Power electronics control and AC motor optimal control
  • Vehicle active safety/automated driving

Amirkianoosh Kiani, BSc, MSc, PhD (Ryerson University), PEng

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Laser Materials Processing
  • Micro/Nano Manufacturing
  • Nano Biomaterials Fabrication
  • Thin-film
  • Electrospinning

Jaho Seo, BSc, MEng, PhD (University of Waterloo)

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Mechatronics
  • Autonomous mobile machine
  • Intelligent construction equipment
  • Intelligent agriculture machinery
  • Safety-control
  • Electro-hydraulic systems
  • Hardware-in-the-loop simulation
  • System reliability

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