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Mechanical

Dr. Walid Abdul-Kader

Dr. Walid Abdul-Kader

Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2608
Kader@uwindsor.ca
Office: 3018 CEI

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

Dr. William Altenhof

Dr. William AltenhofProfessor
519-253-3000 ext. 2619
altenh1@uwindsor.ca
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. Ronald Barron

Dr. R. Barron

Professor, Mathematics & Statistics
Cross Appointed to Mechanical Engineering

(519) 253-3000 ext 3019
az3@uwindsor.ca
Office: 9103, Lambton Tower
 
Research Interests
- Theoretical and applied computational fluid dynamics (CFD) & industrial applications of CFD
- Nozzles and jets, sprays, multiphase flows
- Turbulence modelling, bluff body aerodynamics

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
 

Dr. Amir Fartaj

Dr. Amir Fartaj

Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2618
fartaj@uwindsor.ca
Office: 2140 CEI

Research Interests
Vehicle Thermal Management
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR)
Nano Fluids, Heat Exchangers
Phase Change Materials (PCM), Battery Thermal Management

Dr. Peter Frise

Dr. P. Frise

Professor
Director, Centre for Automotive Research & Education
519-253-3000 ext. 3888
pfrise@uwindsor.ca
Office: 2153 CEI

Research Interests
Mechanical design & packaging studies
Plastic molding technologies & machinery troubleshooting
Fatigue of large welded structures

Dr. Daniel Green

Dr. D. Green

Professor
Canada Research Chair in the Development and Optimization of Metal Forming Processes

519-253-3000 ext. 3887
dgreen@uwindsor.ca
Office: 2151 CEI

Research Interests
Sheet metal forming, high strain rate deformation, hot stamping
Mechanical testing, formability testing, material anisotropy, Finite element modelling

Dr. Jennifer Johrendt

Dr. J. Johrendt

Associate Dean of Student Affairs, WINONE
Associate Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2625
J.Johrendt@uwindsor.ca

Research Interests
Vehicle structural durability
Neural network characterization of material properties and processing parameters
Composites design for vehicle lightweighting

Dr. Bruce Minaker

Dr. B. Minaker

Head of the Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering Department
Associate Professor

519-253-3000 ext. 2621
bminaker@uwindsor.ca
Office: 3019 CEI

Research Interests
Vehicle dynamics & control
Multibody dynamics & Suspension design
Numerical modeling & simulation