Nadia Bhuiyan obtained her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Concordia University and her MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University. She taught at McGill University and Queen's University before coming back to Concordia. Her research focuses on product development processes, dealing with the design, development, production, and distribution of goods and services, with a focus on emerging tools and techniques for integrating design and manufacturing to improve process performance. After joining the university in 2002 as assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering, Nadia Bhuiyan became associate director of CIADI in 2003, and the director of education of CIADI in 2015. She was promoted to associate professor in 2008 and professor in 2014, serving as director of the Master of Aerospace Engineering program from 2008-2010.