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Department of Mechanical Engineering


C. F. Ollivier-Gooch, Head



Y. Altintas, B.Sc. (Istanbul Tech.), M.Sc. (New Br.), Ph.D. (McM.), P.Eng., Hons. Dr. Ing. (Stutt.), Hons. Dr. Cau. (Budapest), Fellow FRSC, CAE, CE, ASME, SME,   
CIRP, ISNM, AVH, Tokyo, P&WC, NSERC-Pratt & Whitney Industrial Research Chair
M. Chiao, B.S., M.S. (N.Taiwan), Ph.D. (Calif., Berkeley), P.Eng.
A. T. Clare, M.Eng. (Liverpool), Ph.D. (Liverpool), FHEA, RACIRP
A. E. Desjardins, B.Sc. (Br.Col.), Ph.D. (Harv.)
C. W. de Silva, B.Sc.Eng. (Ceyl.), M.A.Sc. (Tor.), Ph.D. (Camb.), Ph.D. (M.I.T.), D.Eng. (Waterloo), P.Eng., FASME, FIEEE, FRSC
H. Y. Feng, B.S. (Taiwan Nat'l.), M.S., Ph.D. (Ohio), P.Eng., Fellow ASME
I. A. Frigaard, B.Sc. (Cardiff), M.Sc., D.Phil. (Oxf.), C.Math, Mem. SPE, Soc. Rheology, CAIMS, SIAM
D. Grecov, B.Eng. (U.P.B.), Ph.D. (I.N.P.G.), P.Eng., Mem. Soc. Rheology, Mem. ASME, Mem. CSME
S. I. Green, B.A.Sc. (Tor.), M.S., Ph.D. (Cal.Tech.), P.Eng., Mem. ASME, PAPTAC, TAPPI
A. J. Hodgson, B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), Ph.D. (M.I.T.; Harv.), P.Eng., Mem. ASME, IEEE, CAOS, Director of Graduate Biomedical Engineering Program
W. Merida, B.Sc. (Trent), M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Vic.(Br.Col.)), P.Eng., P.Phys., FCAE, Mem. ASME, ECS, Director of Clean Energy Research Centre
R. Nagamume, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Osaka), Ph.D. (Roy.Inst.Tech, SE), P.Eng., Mem. IEEE, ASME
C. F. Ollivier-Gooch, B.A., B.S. (Rice), M.S., Ph.D. (Stanford), P.Eng., Mem. ASME, AIAA, SIAM
J. A. Olson, B.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Br.Col.), Mem. Paptac, P.Eng., Mem. Paptac, ASME, TAPPI, Industry Advisory Council for Institute for Computing Information and Cognitive Systems
T. R. Oxland, B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc. (Waterloo), M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Yale), P. Eng., Fellow ASME, CAE; Mem. ISSLS, ORS
A. S. Phani, B.Tech. (Acharya Nagarjuna), M.Sc. (I.I.S., India), Ph.D. (Camb.), P.Eng.
S. N. Rogak, B.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), M.S., Ph.D. (Cal.Tech.), P.Eng., Mem. SAE
R. N. Rohling, B.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), M.Eng. (McG.), Ph.D. (Camb.), P.Eng.
G. S. Schajer, B.A., M.A. (Camb.), M.S., Ph.D. (Calif., Berkeley), P.Eng., P.E., C.Eng., Eur. Ing., FCAE, FIMechE, Fellow ASME, CAE, Mem. SEM
B. Stoeber, M.Sc. (Darmstadt), M.Sc. (E.C. Lyon), Ph.D. (Calif., Berkeley), P.Eng., Mem. Soc. of Rheology, Mem. IEEE, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Microfluidics and Sensing Technology


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Professors Emeriti

K. V. Bury, B.A.Sc. (Tor.), B.A. (Sir.G.Wms), M.S. (Cal.Tech.), M.B.A. (Stanford), Ph.D. (Tor.)
S. M. Calisal, B.Sc. (Robert Coll.), M.S., Ph.D. (Calif., Berkeley), P.Eng., Fellow: SNAME, ASME
R. L. Evans, B.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), M.A.Sc. (Tor.), Ph.D. (Camb.), P.Eng., C.Eng., FIMechE, Fellow SAE, CAE
M. S. Gadala, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Cairo), Ph.D. (McM.), P. Eng.
E. Hauptmann, B.Sc. (Alta.), M.S., Ph.D. (Cal.Tech.)
G. M. Homsy, B.S. (Calif., Berkeley), M.S., Ph.D (Ill.), Fellow, American Physical Society, Member, US National Academy of Engineering
S. G. Hutton, B.Sc. (Nott.) M.Sc. (Calg.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.), P.Eng., Mem. ASME, SNAME
M. Iqbal, B.A., B.Sc.Eng. (Punj.), M.Eng., Ph.D.
F. Sassani, B.Sc. (Sharif), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Manc.), P.Eng., Fellow Inst. Manf., ASME, EIC
I. Yellowley, B.Sc. (Nott.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Manc.)


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Associate Professors

W. K. Bushe, B.Sc. (Alta.), Ph.D. (Camb.), P.Eng.
G. Elfring, B.Eng., M.A.Sc. (Vic.(B.C.)), Ph.D. (Calif., S.Diego), P.Eng.
R. Jaiman, B.Tech. (IIT Bombay), M.S., Ph.D. (Ill.U.C.), E.I.T., Sr. Mem. AIAA, Mem. ASME, APS, USACM, SIAM
X. Jin, B.Sc., M.A.Sc. (Beihang), Ph.D. (Br.Col.), E.I.T.
P. Kirchen, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Alta.), Dr.Sc. (ETH), P.Eng., Mem. ASME, SAE
H. Ma, B.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), S.M., Ph.D. (M.I.T.), P.Eng.
M. Ponga, B.S. (Nat.La Plata), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Seville), P.L.Eng.


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Associate Professors Emeriti

A. B. Dunwoody, B.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), Ph.D. (M.I.T.), P.Eng.
D. P. Romilly, B.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Waterloo), P.Eng, Councilor CASI, Mem. SAE, ASM, CMBES, AIAA
H. F. M. Van der Loos, Ph.D. (Stanford), P.Eng., Mem. IEEE, ASME, RESNA


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Assistant Professors

M. Bacca, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Trento), P.L.Eng., Mem. ASME
A. Giang, B.A.Sc. (Tor.), S.M., Ph.D. (M.I.T.), E.I.T.
J. Jelovica, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Rijeka), Ph.D. (Aalto), P.Eng.
D. Liao-McPherson, B.A.Sc. (Tor.), Ph.D. (Mich.), E.I.T.
A. Tavasoli, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Tor.), E.I.T
K. Wen, B.S., M.S. (Yeungnam), Ph.D. (Laval), E.I.T.
L. Wu, B.A.Sc. (Tor.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Stanford), P.Eng.
N. Zimmerman, B.A.Sc. (Wat.), Ph.D. (Tor.), P.Eng.


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Professor of Teaching

J. Mikkelsen, B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), P.Eng., Mem. SNAME, ASME, SAE, Executive Director of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Program
P. Ostafichuk, B.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Br.Col.), Mem. ASEE, ASME
T. N. Teslenko, B.A. (Kharkiv), C.Ph.Sc. (Ukraine), Ph.D. (Simon Fraser), Mem. ASEE, IEEE, NCTE, CASDW


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Associate Professor of Teaching

J. Abello, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Cornell), P.Eng., Mem. AHS, CEEA, TBP
N. Atabaki, B.Sc. (Sharif), M.A.Sc. (É.Polytech), Ph.D. (McG.), Mem. ASME, Assoc. Mem. ASHRAE, P.Eng.
A. d'Entremont, B.Eng. (McG), M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
V. Prodanovic, B.Sc., M.A.Sc. (Belgr.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.), Chair of the Vantage Engineering Program, Director of Master in Engineering Leadership Clean Energy Engineering Program


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Assistant Professor of Teaching

C. Sielmann, B.Sc. (Alta.), M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Br.Col.), P.Eng.


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A. Eyking, (St.Francis Xavier), M.A. (Br.Col.)
M. Fengler, B.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), P.Eng.
M. Hannan, B.Sc. (Bd.Eng.Tech.), Ph.D. (Singapore), E.I.T.
G. Hendra, B.A.Sc. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Br.Col.), E.I.T.
A. Mohammadpanah, B.A.Sc. (Mashhad), M.Sc. (Sharif), M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Br.Col.), P.Eng
B. Rawlings, B.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), M.A.Sc. (Br.Col.), P.Eng.


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Adjunct Professors

R. Allan, B.Sc. (Glasgow)
I. Braidwood, B.Eng., Ph.D. (Newcastle (U.K.)), P.Eng.
S. Cojocaru, B.A.Sc., M.Eng. (Br.Col.), P.Eng.
P. Koenig, B.Sc. (Webb Inst.), M.Sc. (Calif., Berkeley), M.Sc., D.Sc. (GWU)
D.E. McGreer, B.A.Sc. (Br.Col.)
C. McKesson, B.S.E. (Mich.), M.S., Ph.D. (N.Orleans), Managing Director of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Program
V. Stana, M.Eng. (Romania), P.Eng.
A. Vakil, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Sharif), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
S. Wang, B.Sc. (Shanghai Jiao Tong), M.Sc. (Shanghai), Ph.D. (Darmstadt), P.Eng. PMP



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Associate Members

J.S. Blouin, D.C. (Qc.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Laval)
E. A. Croft, B.Sc. (Br.Col.), M.A.Sc. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Tor.), P.Eng., Fellow ASME, Engineers Canada; Mem. IEEE 
L. Gamage, B.Sc. (Moratuwa), M.Sc. (De Mont.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
M. Martinez, B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc. (Tor.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
A. Rysanek, B.A.Sc., M.Sc. (Qu.), Ph.D. (Camb.)
D. R. Wilson, B.Eng. (McG.), D.Phil. (Oxf.), Mem. ORS, OARSI, ISMRM

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