Mechanical Engineering


Professors Emeriti


Professor Emeritus Donald G. Bellow Joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1963 having completed an MSc and PhD as the first Graduate Student in the newly formed Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta. His... Read More
David Budney
Professor Emeritus

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David Checkel
Professor Emeritus

call 780-619-4606
room4-09 MEC E
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I study issues related to energy production, combustion and emissions, particularly in transportation. This includes work on conventional and alternative fuels, innovative powertrains and life cycle assessment of energy systems.
consults internationally on gearing.
A. Craggs current projects involve the response and stability of ships and sailing yachts being subjected to wind and sea forces. The text is in preparation.
J Doug Dale
Professor Emeritus

call 780-492-5317
room5-08U MEC E
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Research interests include ignition and combustion phenomena applied to engines, heat transfer and energy conservation in housing and evaluating protective clothing. Current and recently completed research projects are: * The Alberta Home... Read More
Gary Faulkner
Professor Emeritus

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Peter Flynn
Professor Emeritus

call 780-492-6438
room5-01J MEC E
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After spending 25 years in industry in engineering, management and executive roles, I returned to the University of Alberta in 1999 to hold the Poole Chair in Management for Engineers, until June 2009. A prime responsibility was to rebuild the... Read More
Tom W Forest
Professor Emeritus

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research activities centre on the application of phase transitions to moisture deposition in houses and icing phenomena. The objective of the building science work is to predict the amount and distribution of moisture within a building envelope... Read More
Ted Heidrick
Professor Emeritus

call 780-492-5317
room5-08U MEC E
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G.S.H. Lock, with funding from NSERC, continues his work on tubular thermosyphons, incorporating experimental studies and numerical modelling.
D.J. Marsden is continuing his investigation into vorticity distribution and span-wise loading related to winglet performance. He is also building a two-seater aircraft, based fully on his own design, and his years of experience in the aerodynamics... Read More
Andrew Mioduchowski
Professor Emeritus

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research interest's include inclusions in solids; non-circular and multi-face inclusions are considered in anti-plane shear and plane-strain modes. Particular attention is given to the influence of the interface layer on the stress distribution... Read More
Lorenz Sigurdson
Professor Emeritus

room10-369 Donadeo ICE
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KEYWORDS: education, engineering creativity, fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, aerospace, vortex fluid dynamics, flow visualization, flow control, separated flows, large-scale structures, turbulence, impacting drops, vortices, DNA micro-arrays,... Read More

Roger W Toogood
Professor Emeritus

call 780-492-4412
room4-08H MEC E
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Dr. Toogood's major activities revolve around the administration of the undergraduate program. He is the primary instructor of the core course in engineering graphics and design taken by all students in the program. He also teaches a senior... Read More
John D Whittaker
Professor Emeritus

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David J Wilson
Professor Emeritus

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Zihui Xia
Professor Emeritus

call 780-492-3870
room5-08L MEC E
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Dr. Xia’s research interests cover a wide range in solid and applied mechanics and material engineering. The main research areas are: Experimental characterization and theoretical prediction of mechanical properties of materials, especially under... Read More