Offices are located in the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI).

StaffAdjunct ProfessorsCross-appointmentsProfessors Emeriti

Dr. Walid Abdul-Kader

Dr. Walid Abdul-Kader

519-253-3000 ext. 2608
Office: 3018 CEI

Research Interests
Sustainable manufacturing systems, virtual factory design
Performance optimization
Modelling of manufacturing / remanufacturing systems
Reverse Logistics Network 

Dr. Jalal Ahamed

Dr. Jalal Ahamed

Associate​ Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2682
Office: 2145 CEI

Research Interests
Micro/nano-electromechanical (MEMS/NEMS) based sensors and actuators
Micro/nano-fluidic based lab-on-a-chip for biological analysis
Micro/nano-fabrication, testing and characterization
Mechatronics and Controls

Dr. Shahpour Alirezaee

Learning Specialist
519-253-3000 ext. 7472
Office: 2142 CEI

Research Interests
Control Systems and Automation
Instrumentation and Process Control
PLC, SCADA and DCS System
Mechatronics and Robotics

Dr. Ahmet Alpas

Dr. Ahmet Alpas

NSERC/GM Research Chair
519-253-3000 ext. 2602
Office: 2154 CEI

Research Interests
Microstructure-mechanical property relationships
Deformation & fracture mechanism
Wear of materials & wear resistant coatings

Dr. William Altenhof

Dr. William AltenhofProfessor
519-253-3000 ext. 2619
Office: 2141 CEI

Research Interests
Crashworthiness, impact testing, Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Experimental (destructive) testing, stress analysis
Mechanical material testing & characterization under quasi-static & dynamic loading conditions

Dr. Ahmed Azab

Dr. Ahmed AzabProfessor
519-253 3000 ext. 4958/5771
Office: 3019/1183 CEI

Research interests
Production planning and scheduling
Computer assisted process and assembly planning
Sustainable product design and assessment

Dr. Randy Bowers

Dr. R. Bowers

519-253-3000 ext. 2601
Office: 2146 CEI

Research Interests
Steel & welding in support of North American industry & infrastructure
Engineering education

Dr. Aleksandr Cherniaev

Dr. Aleksandr CherniaevAssociate Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 4136
Office: 2173 CEI

Research Interests
Impact mechanics of advanced materials and structures.
Materials: composites, foams, flexible ballistic fabrics.
Scenarios: fan blade-off in aircraft engines. orbital debris impact on satellites, terminal ballistics.
Methods: experimental techniques, explicit finite elements analysis, particle methods(SPH)

Mr. Darryl Danelon

Mr. Darryl Danelon

Learning Specialist
519-253-3000 ext. 4785
Office: 2152 CEI

Canadian colleges liaison and transfer student support
Bachelor of Engineering Technology coordinator
Undergraduate engineering design learning specialist

Dr. Jeff Defoe

Dr. Jeff Defoe

Associate​ Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 5961
Office: 2172 CEI
Research Interests
Development & implementation of simplified models of fans & compressors for use in numerical simulations
Assessment of the impact of non-uniform flows on the aerodynamic & acoustic performance of turbomachines