Mechanical Engineering


Academic Staff


Rafiq Ahmad
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-7180
room10-364 Donadeo ICE
email
Advanced Manufacturing, CNC Machining, CAD-CAM, STEP-NC, Hybrid Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Integrated Design, Robotics, Assembly/Disassembly Automation, Lean Manufacturing, Laser-Joining of Dissimilar Materials, Intelligent Planning Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, Vision-Based Systems.

Research Areas:
Design and Manufacturing
Engineering Management

Basel Alsayyed Ahmad

call 780-492-7148
room10-354 Donadeo ICE
email
Additive Manufacturing, Design, Engineering Management

Research Areas:
Design and Manufacturing
Engineering Management

Cagri Ayranci
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-2791
room10-360 Donadeo ICE
email
Multi-Functional Composite Materials, Materials Processing, Solid Mechanics, Materials Science and Engineering, Polymer Science and Engineering, Braided Composites, Shape Memory Polymers and Their Composites, Electrospun Polymeric Multifunctional Nano-Fibers, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) of Polymers.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems
Mechanics and Materials

Martin Barczyk
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-2340
room10-380 Donadeo ICE
email
Mechatronics, Robotics, Systems and Control, Sensors, Image and Signal Processing, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Mechanical Systems and Control

Jason Carey
Professor

call 780-492-7168
call 780-492-0501
room10-265 Donadeo ICE
room9-237 Donadeo ICE
email
Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Structural Engineering, Manufacturing, Oil Well Advanced Material, Orthodontics Biomechanics, Soft Tissue Mechanics, Composite and Multifunctional Materials, Braided Composites.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Zengtao Chen
Professor

call 780-492-2620
room10-219 Donadeo ICE
email
Interfacial Science and Engineering, Thin Films and Coatings, Structural Health Monitoring, Microstructure-Based Materials Modelling, Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Multifunctional Materials, Thermal Stresses, Thermal-Mechanical Fatigue and Fracture.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

Christopher Dennison
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-2425
room10-351 Donadeo ICE
email
Biomechanics, Sensors, Injury Biomechanics, Advanced Instrumentation, Surrogate Models for Injury.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

John Doucette
Professor & Chair

call 780-492-0909
call 780-492-2651
room10-237 Donadeo ICE
email
Network Design, Network Reliability and Availability, Operations Research and Optimization, Railway Operations, Resource Optimization.

Research Areas:
Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management

Kajsa Duke
Associate Professor

call 780-248-2050
room10-239 Donadeo ICE
email
Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Design of Experiments, Orthopaedics, Fracture Fixation, Customized Implant Design, Surgical Safety and Planning, Finite Element Analysis, Experimental Testing.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Warren Finlay
Distinguished Professor

call 780-492-4707
room10-293 Donadeo ICE
email
Aerosols and Particle Dynamics, Drug and Gene Delivery, Respiratory Drug Delivery, Mechanics of Inhaled Pharmaceutical Aerosols.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Brian Fleck
Professor

room10-271 Donadeo ICE
Mixing, Multiphase Flow, Atomization, Turbulence, Wind Energy.

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems

Morris Flynn
Associate Professor

call 780-492-5593
room10-226 Donadeo ICE
email
Fluid Mechanics, Environmental Transport, Buoyancy-Driven Flow.

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Sina Ghaemi
Assistant Professor

call 780-248-2056
room10-370 Donadeo ICE
email
Aerodynamics, Turbulent Flows, Active Flow Control Particle Image Velocimetry,Polymer Additives for Turbulent Drag Reduction, Superhydrophobic Surfaces for Turbulent Drag Reduction, Particle-Laden Flows (Slurry Flows), Particle Image Velocimetry.

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

James Hogan
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-1733
room10-227 Donadeo ICE
email
Mechanics and Materials, Experimental Mechanics, Geomechanics, Dynamic Failure, Fragmentation, High Rate Testing, Advanced Ceramics, Planetary Materials, Defense, Mining, Energy.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

Ben Jar
Professor

call 780-492-6503
room10-287 Donadeo ICE
email
Damage and Fracture, Polymer Engineering, Rail Fracture and Safety Assessment, Solid Mechanics, Pipelines and Pipeline Transport, Engineering Design.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

Stanislav Karapetrovic
Professor

call 780-492-9734
room10-279 Donadeo ICE
email
Quality Systems, Quality Assurance, Quality Auditing, Management System Standards, Integrated Management Systems.

Research Areas:
Energy and Environment
Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management

Chun Il Kim
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-6927
room10-211 Donadeo ICE
email
Biofilms, Thin Films and Coatings, Thickness Distension of Lipid Membranes, Biomembranes, Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials, Elasticity.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Bob Koch
Professor

call 780-492-8821
room10-232 Donadeo ICE
email
Systems and Control, Energy Systems, Fluid Mechanics, Micro- and Nanofluidics, Automotive, Transportation, Combustion Engines, Flow Control, Combustion Control, Emission Reduction, Exhaust Sensors.

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Mechanical Systems and Control
Energy and Environment

Alexandra Komrakova
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-6298
room10-229 Donadeo ICE
email
Direct Numerical Simulations of Laminar and Turbulent Liquid-Liquid Dispersions, , Population Balance Equation Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics, High Performance Computing, Numerical Simulations of Complex Flows.

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems

Larry W Kostiuk
Professor

call 780-492-3450
room10-261 Donadeo ICE
email
Air Quality Management, Energy Systems, Fluid Mechanics, Environmental Engineering, Micro- and Nanofluidics, Safety and Risk Management.

Research Areas:
Mechanical Systems and Control
Energy and Environment

Amit Kumar
Professor

call 780-492-7797
room10-263 Donadeo ICE
email
Energy Systems, Renewable and Alternate Energy, Gasification and Pyrolysis, Pipelines and Pipeline Transport, Water Resources Engineering, Techno-Economic Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Bioenergy and Biofuels, Energy Forecasting and Planning, GHG Abatement Cost.

Research Areas:
Energy and Environment
Engineering Management

Carlos Lange
Associate Professor

call 780-492-6714
room10-277 Donadeo ICE
email
Renewable and Alternative Energy, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Planetary Atmospheres, Nano Satellites, Open to Collaboration on AlbertaSat Cubesat Student Team.

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems

Michael Lipsett
Professor

call 780-492-9494
room10-273 Donadeo ICE
email
Sensors and Embedded Systems for Machinery Diagnostics, Robotics for Condition Monitoring, Engineering Management, Reliability Engineering, Systems Reliability, Machinery Diagnostics and Prognostics, Mining & Process Equipment, Rail System Reliability, Industrial Environmental Monitoring.

Research Areas:
Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management

Yongsheng Ma
Professor

call 780-492-4443
room10-235 Donadeo ICE
email
Energy Systems, Oil Sands Extraction, Systems and Control, Manufacturing System Simulation and Analysis, Mechanical Design Engineering, System Engineering Informatics, Manufacturing Management and Process Planning, Design and Manufacture Knowledge Engineering.

Research Areas:
Design and Manufacturing
Engineering Management

Andrew Martin
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-9012
room10-324 Donadeo ICE
email
Aerosols and Particle Dynamics, Drug and Gene Delivery, Biomechanics, Respiratory Fluid Mechanics, Inhaled Pharmaceutical Aerosols, Respiratory Medical Devices, Medical Gases, Gas Mixing and Dispersion.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Andre McDonald
Professor

call 780-492-2675
room10-230 Donadeo ICE
email
Building Systems, Corrosion and Wear, Energy Systems, Coatings, Wildland Fires.

Research Areas:
Energy and Environment

Pierre Mertiny
Professor

call 780-492-6982
room10-243 Donadeo ICE
email
Functional Materials, Materials Processing, Structural Health Monitoring, Corrosion and Wear, Renewable and Alternate Energy, Polymer Coatings, Polymer Composite Materials, Nanocomposites, Energy Storage, Plastic Piping.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

Pedram Mousavi
Associate Professor

call 780-492-3615
room10-241 Donadeo ICE
email
Electronic Materials and Devices, Wireless Systems, Circuits and Systems, Sensors, Photonics and Electromagnetics, 3D Printing of Electronics, Wireless Power Transfer, Ultra Wideband Radar, RFID Circuits and Systems, Satellite Communications Including K/Ka Band & GPS.

Research Areas:
Energy and Environment
Engineering Management

Walied Moussa
Professor

call 780-492-6027
room10-257 Donadeo ICE
email
Electronic Materials and Devices, Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems, Pipelines and Pipeline Transport, Sensors, Structural Health Monitoring, Smart Material and Structures, Microfabrication and Micro Assembly/Packaging, Energy Generation Using MEMS and 3D Printing, Smart Rehabilitation Tools, Multi-Discipline Finite Element.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

David Nobes
Professor

call 780-492-7031
room10-281 Donadeo ICE
email
Optical Diagnostics and Measurement Systems, Experiment Design and Development, Energy Systems, Droplet/Bubble/Particle Dynamics, Oil Sands Processing, Jets and Mixing, Micro-Nano Fluidics, Active Control of Fluid Processes.

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Jason Olfert
Associate Professor

call 780-492-2341
room10-340 Donadeo ICE
email
Aerosols and Particle Dynamics, Air Quality Management, Sensors, Aerosol Instrumentation, Aerosols and Climate, Automotive Emissions.

Research Areas:
Mechanical Systems and Control

Ahmed Qureshi
Assistant Professor

room10-361 Donadeo ICE
email
Mechatronics, Engineering Design, Manufacturing, Mathematical Modeling, Reliability Engineering, Design Theory and Methodology, Robust Design, Tolerance Analysis and Allocation.

Research Areas:
Design and Manufacturing
Engineering Management

Donald Raboud
Associate Professor

call 780-492-2244
room10-285 Donadeo ICE
email
Vibration, Implants, Medical Devices.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Hossein Rouhani
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-8344
room10-368 Donadeo ICE
email
Biomechanics, Control Systems, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sensors, Biomedical Instrumentation Design , Biomedical Data Processing, Human Motion Measurement, Ambulatory Health Monitoring, Neuroprosthesis Design.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Chong-Qing Ru
Professor

call 780-492-4477
room10-330 Donadeo ICE
email
Solid Mechanics, Biomechanics, Mathematical Modeling, Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes, Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems, Nano-Mechanics, Dynamics Fracture Mechanics.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

Mohtada Sadrzadeh
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-8745
room6-74 NINT
room10-367 Donadeo ICE
email
Water Quality Management, Thin Films and Coatings, Polymer Science and Engineering, Oil Sands Process Affected Water, Materials Science and Engineering, Membrane, Water Treatment, Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD), Nanocomposites, in Situ Produced Water Treatment.

Research Areas:
Energy and Environment

Dan Sameoto
Assistant Professor

call 780-248-2052
room10-390 Donadeo ICE
email
Functional Materials, Micro- and Nanofluidics, Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems, Materials Processing, Thin Films and Coatings, Polymers, Adhesives, Bioinspiration, Manufacturing, Composites, Stretchable Electronics, Multi-Material 3D Printing, Nano Satellites, Open to Collaboration on AlbertaSat Cubesat Student Team.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

P Schiavone
Professor

call 780-492-3638
room10-289 Donadeo ICE
email
Thin Films and Coatings, Functional Materials, Nanomechanics via Continuum Modelling, Microstructure and Cosserat Elasticity, Inclusions and Interfacial Phenomena, Surface Modelling, Fracture Mechanics.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

Marc Secanell Gallart
Associate Professor

call 780-492-6961
room10-358 Donadeo ICE
email
Simulation Tools for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, Finite Element Analysis, Numerical Optimization, Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Fabrication, Flywheels, Polymer Electrolyte Electrolyzer, Thermal-Cracking of Methane, Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Renewable and Alternate Energy.

Research Areas:
Mechanical Systems and Control
Energy and Environment

Tian Tang
Professor

call 780-492-5467
room10-245 Donadeo ICE
email
Drug and Gene Delivery, Solid Mechanics, Colloids, Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes, Interfacial Engineering, Molecular Simulations, Adhesion, Nanomechanics.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

Zhigang (Will) Tian
Associate Professor

call 780-492-2822
room10-356 Donadeo ICE
email
Renewable and Alternate Energy, Pipelines and Pipeline Transport, Reliability Engineering, Safety and Risk Management, Engineering Management, Prognostics, Condition Based Maintenance.

Research Areas:
Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management

Peichun Amy Tsai
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-5425
room10-217 Donadeo ICE
email
Nano- and Micro-Fluidics, Complex Fluids, Porous Media Flow, Interfacial Science and Engineering, Soft Matter Science and Engineering, Wetting, Drop Impact, Experimental Fluids, Computational Fluid Mechanics, CO2 Sequestration, Environmental Remediation, Sustainable Energy.

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Reinhard Vehring
Professor

call 780-492-5180
room6-44 NINT
room10-269 Donadeo ICE
email
Aerosols and Particle Dynamics, Biomaterials, Colloids, Drug and Gene Delivery, Materials Processing, Spray Drying, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Respiratory Drug Delivery, Raman Spectroscopy.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Albert Vette
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-1534
room10-326 Donadeo ICE
email
Biomechanics, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sensors, Mathematical Modeling, Systems and Control, Computational Neuroscience, Neuromechanics, Physiological Control Systems, Postural Control, Assistive Technology.

Research Areas:
Biomedical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems

Prashant Waghmare
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-9074
room10-215 Donadeo ICE
email
Colloids, Interfacial Science and Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Mathematical Modeling, Droplet Dynamics , Wetting , Coalescence , Low Energy/ Liquid Repellent Surfaces, Adhesion Force Measurement, Foam Analysis and Stability, Emulsion Stability, Interfacial Rheology.

Research Areas:
Energy and Environment

Xiaodong Wang
Professor

call 780-492-4517
room10-332 Donadeo ICE
email
Solid Mechanics, Structural Health Monitoring, Metamaterials, Renewable and Alternate Energy, Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems, Fracture and Failure of Structures and Materials, Electromechanical Structures, Dynamic Failure and Wave Propagation in Structures, Energy Harvesting Systems, Elastic Metamaterials.

Research Areas:
Mechanics and Materials

Lexuan Zhong
Assistant Professor

call 780-492-8820
room6-097 NINT
room10-351 Donadeo ICE
email
Building Material Characterization, Air Cleaning and Odour Control, Indoor Air Quality Measurement, Building Environmental Impact and Climate, Design of Advanced HVAC Systems and Green Buildings, Health Exposure Assessment

Research Areas:
Fluid Mechanics and Systems
Energy and Environment

Ming Zuo
Professor

call 780-492-4466
room10-233 Donadeo ICE
email
Safety and Risk Management, Structural Health Monitoring, Image and Signal Processing, Rail Hazards and Safety, Reliability Engineering and Analysis, Maintenance Optimization, Condition Monitoring, Prognosis and Health Management, Diagnostics and Prognostics.

Research Areas:
Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering
Engineering Management