Mechanical Engineering Faculty and Staff

Picture of  Donald Bergstrom

Donald Bergstrom B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): fluid dynamics, thermal sciences, energy


Picture of  Doug Bitner

Doug Bitner B.Eng., M.Sc., Professional Affiliate Departmental Assistant, Mechanical


Picture of  James D. Bugg

James D. Bugg B.E., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor and Department Head of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Particle Image Velocimetry, Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Bubble Dynamics, Taylor Bubbles


Picture of  Daniel Chen

Daniel Chen Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor & Graduate Chair for Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical, Biomedical

Research Area(s): Tissue Engineering, Scaffold Bio-fabrication, Mechatronics, Nano-Positioning


Picture of  Duncan Cree

Duncan Cree D.E.C., B.Eng, M.Eng, Ph.D., P.Eng. Assistant Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Sustainable Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Polymers, Composites Processing, Natural Fibres, Bio-Resins, Mechanical Properties, Testing and Microstructural Characterization


Picture of  Trever G. Crowe

Trever G. Crowe B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor and Interim Dean CGPS , Mechanical

Research Area(s): Livestock transport, Animal welfare, Livestock production


Picture of  Allan T. Dolovich

Allan T. Dolovich B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Associate Professor, Mechanical, Biomedical

Research Area(s): Solid mechanics, Nonlinear stress analysis, Experimental methods


Picture of  Melanie Fauchoux

Melanie Fauchoux B.Eng., M.Sc., Ph.D, P.Eng. Departmental Assistant, Mechanical


Picture of  Reza Fotouhi

Reza Fotouhi B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Robotics (Dynamics and Control), Structural Dynamics and Vibrations, Computational Mechanics (Finite Element and Optimization), Biomechanics


Picture of  Huiqing Guo

Huiqing Guo B.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): HVAC, Air quality control, Environment control for agricultural buildings, Air emission and dispersion monitoring and modelling


Picture of  Tammy Holtby

Tammy Holtby Clerical Assistant (Term), Mechanical, Graham School of Professional Development


Picture of  James (J.D.) Johnston

James (J.D.) Johnston B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor and Graduate Chair of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical, Biomedical

Research Area(s): Biomechanics, Medical Imaging, Computational Mechanics (Finite Element and Modelling)


Picture of  Emily J. McWalter

Emily J. McWalter B.Sc., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., EIT Assistant Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Quantitative MRI techniques to understand knee joint and soft tissue function in degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis


Picture of  Scott Noble

Scott Noble B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Associate Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Spectroscopy, Hyperspectral Imaging, Machine Vision, Process Monitoring, Pneumatic Conveying, Agricultural Machinery


Picture of  Akindele G. Odeshi

Akindele G. Odeshi B.Tech., M.Eng., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor and Undergraduate Chair, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Physical metallurgy, Microstructure Design, Engineered Materials, Composite Materials, High Strain-Rate Testing and Evaluation, Failure and Fracture


Picture of  Ikechukwuka N. Oguocha

Ikechukwuka N. Oguocha B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Associate Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Characterization of Decomposition Reactions in Metallic Alloys and Metal Matrix Composites, Interface Phenomena in Metal Matrix Composites, Wear of Engineering Materials


Picture of  Rob Peace

Rob Peace B.Eng., M.Sc., P. Eng. Departmental Assistant, Mechanical


Picture of  Shawn Reinink

Shawn Reinink B.Eng., M.Sc., P. Eng. Departmental Assistant, Mechanical


Picture of  Carey J.  Simonson

Carey J. Simonson B.E., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Associate Dean Graduate Studies & Strategic Projects and Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Moisture transfer in buildings, Air-to-air energy recovery, Heat and mass transfer in porous media, Frosting and fouling of heat exchangers


Picture of  David Sumner

David Sumner D.E.C., B.Eng., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Experimental fluid mechanics, Bluff-body aerodynamics, Fluid-structure interactions


Picture of  Jerzy A. Szpunar

Jerzy A. Szpunar Ph.D. Professor, Mechanical, Biomedical

Research Area(s): Advanced nuclear materials and accident tolerant nuclear fuel ATF), Generation and storage of hydrogen , Pipeline steels for oil and gas transport, Corrosion protection, Coatings zinc and polymer based, Advanced thermal barrier coatings, Failure of metals in environment of service, Ab-initio/MD simulation and prediction of structure and properties of metals and ceramic compounds, Synchrotron techniques in electronic structure analysis


Picture of  David A. Torvi

David A. Torvi B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor (on Administrative Leave), Mechanical

Research Area(s): Numerical and experimental heat transfer, Fire science, Heat transfer in human skin , Protective clothing, Textile Sciences


Picture of  Qiaoqin Yang

Qiaoqin Yang B.Sc., B.E., M.Sc., P.Eng. Professor, Mechanical, Biomedical

Research Area(s): Nanostructured thin films/coatings, Friction wear and corrosion, Tools and biomedical implants, Plasma and ion beam deposition and etching


Picture of  Ross Welford

Ross Welford B.E., M.Sc., P.Eng. Assistant Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Agricultural Machinery, Precision Agriculture


Picture of  Travis Wiens

Travis Wiens B.E., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Associate Professor, Mechanical

Research Area(s): Fluid Power (Hydraulics), Acoustic Sensing, Dynamic Modelling, Mining, Mechatronics


Picture of  Fang X.  Wu

Fang X. Wu B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor, Mechanical, Biomedical

Research Area(s): Bionetwork analysis, Network control theory and its applications, Machine Vision, Drug target identification, Biomedical signal and image processing and analysis, System identification and parameter estimation, Large scale biological data analysis, Machine learning


Picture of  W.J. (Chris) Zhang

W.J. (Chris) Zhang B.E., B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor, Mechanical, Biomedical

Research Area(s): Mechanical Design, Manufacturing, Dynamic System and Control, MEMS, Informatics, Robotics


Picture of  Nan fang Zhao

Nan fang Zhao B.Eng., M.Sc., E.I.T. Departmental Assistant, Mechanical