Dr. Jill Urbanic

Dr. Jill Urbanic

519-253-3000 ext. 2633
Office: 3029 CEI


  • BASc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • MASc, Industrial Engineering, University of Windsor
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Windsor

Research Interests

  • Additive manufacturing / 3D Printing / Rapid prototyping
  • CAD/CAM, process planning & manufacturing systems design
  • Product design for manufacturing, product and process design optimization
  • Reverse engineering 
  • Robotic systems

Professional Affiliations


Selected Publications

  • Alebooyeh, M.; Urbanic, R.J; Strelkova, D.; Boyapati, G., (2024) Adaptive Gripper-Mold Surface Interacive Design and Analysis in Fabric Material Handling Applications- A Component-Based Approach, Computer Aided Design and Applications, 21(6), in-press.
  • Recchia, A.; Urbanic, R.J., (2023) Leveraging I4.0 Smart Methodologies for Developing Solutions for Harvesting Produce, Frontiers in Manufacturing Technology, 3, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmtec.2023.1282843.
  • Mirazimzadeh, S. E.; Mohajernia, B.; Parizeh, S.; Urbanic, J.; Jianu, O., (2024) Investigation Residual Stresses of Multi-layer Multi-track Components Built by Directed Energy Deposition: Experimental, Numerical, and Time-Series Machine-Learning Studies, Int Journal of Adv Mfg Techn, 130, 329-351, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-023-12661-x.
  • Mirazimzadeh, E.; Parizeh, S.; Urbanic, J.; Jianu, O., (2023) Unsupervised clustering approach for recognising residual stress and distortion patterns for different parts for directed energy deposition additive manufacturing, Yhe International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 125, 5067-5087, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-023-10928-x.
  • Mohajernia, B.; Urbanic, R. J., (2023) Exploring computational techniques for simulating residual stresses for thin wall multi- joint heagon configurations for a laser directed energy deposition process, international Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 126, 2745-2763, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-023-11145-2.