Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering



MARTIN D. PUGH, PhD University of Leeds; PEng; Professor; Provost’s Distinction

Associate Chair

MASOUMEH KAZEMI ZANJANI, PhD Université Laval; ing.; Associate Professor


A.K. WAIZUDDIN AHMED, PhD Concordia University; PEng; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
ALI AKGUNDUZ, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago; PEng; Professor
NADIA BHUIYAN, PhD McGill University; ing.; Professor
AKIF ASIL BULGAK, PhD University of Wisconsin‑Madison; PEng; Professor
MING YUAN CHEN, PhD University of Manitoba; APEGS; Professor
ZEZHONG CHEN, PhD University of Victoria; PEng; Professor
JAVAD DARGAHI, PhD Caledonian University (U.K.); PEng; Professor
KUDRET DEMIRLI, PhD University of Toronto; PEng; Professor
ROBIN A.L. DREW, PhD University of Newcastle upon Tyne; ing.; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
M. NABIL ESMAIL, PhD Moscow State University; ing.; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
RAJAMOHAN GANESAN, PhD Indian Institute of Science; PEng; Professor
GERARD J. GOUW, PhD Queen’s University; ing.; Professor
SUONG VAN HOA, PhD University of Toronto; ing.; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
MEHDI HOJJATI, PhD Concordia University; PEng; Professor
LYES KADEM, PhD Université d’Aix‑Marseille II/Université Laval; ing.; Professor
MAMOUN MEDRAJ, PhD McGill University; PEng; Professor
CHRISTIAN MOREAU, PhD Université Laval; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
SIVAKUMAR R. NARAYANSWAMY, PhD Nanyang Technological University; PEng; Professor
HOI DICK NG, PhD McGill University; ing.; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
MUTHUKUMARAN PACKIRISAMY, PhD Concordia University; PEng; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
MARIUS PARASCHIVOIU, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology; ing.; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
SUBHASH RAKHEJA, PhD Concordia University; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
RAMIN SEDAGHATI, PhD University of Victoria; PEng; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
ION STIHARU, PhD Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest; PEng; Professor; Provost’s Distinction
CHUN‑YI SU, PhD South China University of Technology; Professor
ROLF WÜTHRICH, DSc École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; ing.; Professor
WENFANG XIE, PhD Hong Kong Polytechnic University; PEng; Professor
YOUMIN ZHANG, PhD Northwestern Polytechnical University; PEng; Professor

Distinguished Professors Emeriti

RAMA B. BHAT, PhD Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; ing.; Provost’s Distinction
RICHARD M. H. CHENG, PhD University of Birmingham

Professors Emeriti

WAHID S. GHALY, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology; ing.
VOJISLAV N. LATINOVIC, DEng Concordia University
GEORGIOS H. VATISTAS, PhD Concordia University; Provost’s Distinction

Associate Professors

IVAN CONTRERAS, PhD Technical University of Catalonia, Spain; Associate Professor
BRANDON W. GORDON, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology; APEGGA; Associate Professor
AYHAN INCE, PhD University of Waterloo; PEng; Associate Professor
CHARLES BASENGA KIYANDA, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana‑Champaign; ing.; Associate Professor
ONUR KUZGUNKAYA, PhD University of Windsor; PEng; Associate Professor
TSZ‑HO KWOK, PhD Chinese University of Hong Kong; Associate Professor
JONATHAN LISCOUËT, PhD Université de Toulouse (INSA); Associate Professor
SUSAN LISCOUËT-HANKE, PhD Université de Toulouse (INSA); ing.; Associate Professor
DARIA TEREKHOV, PhD University of Toronto; Associate Professor
BRIAN VERMEIRE, PhD McGill University; PEng; Associate Professor

Associate Professors Emeriti

HENRY HONG, PhD Concordia University; ing.
RAFIK A. NEEMEH, PhD McGill University

Assistant Professors

HOSSEIN HASHEMI DOULABI, PhD École Polytechnique de Montréal; PEng; Assistant Professor
IDA KARIMFAZLI, PhD University of British Columbia; Assistant Professor
MOJTABA KHEIRI, PhD McGill University; Assistant Professor
FARJAD SHADMEHRI, PhD Concordia University; PEng; Assistant Professor
BEHROOZ YOUSEFZADEH, PhD University of British Columbia; Assistant Professor

Senior Lecturers

JOHN CHEUNG, PhD Cranfield University; PEng; Senior Lecturer
ASHOK KAUSHAL, PhD Concordia University; PEng; Senior Lecturer


CAROLE EL AYOUBI, PhD Concordia University; ing.; Lecturer
HANY GOMAA, PhD Concordia University; PEng; Lecturer
SORIN VOICULESCU, PhD University of Angers; Lecturer

Affiliate Professors

FARHAD AGHILI, PhD McGill University; Affiliate Professor
ALI DOLATABADI, PhD University of Toronto; PEng; Affiliate Professor; Provost’s Distinction
ANIRBAN GHOSH, PhD Jawaharlal Nehru University; Affiliate Professor
ROGERIO SOARES LIMA, PhD State University of New York at Stony Brook; Affiliate Professor

Affiliate Associate Professor

YONG CHEN, PhD Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Affiliate Associate Professor

Affiliate Assistant Professor

JAYAN OZHI KANDATHIL, PhD Concordia University; Affiliate Assistant Professor



For the complete list of faculty members, please consult the Department website.

Department Objectives

The Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering offers three distinct undergraduate programs: BEng in Mechanical Engineering, BEng in Industrial Engineering and BEng in Aerospace Engineering.

Mechanical Engineering is concerned with all forms of power generation (hydro‑electric, steam, internal combustion, nuclear, jet rocket, and fuel cells), the design of mechanisms and machines, transportation systems, controls and automation, vibration analysis, environmental control (heating, ventilation, and refrigeration), materials handling, and precision measurement. The Mechanical Engineering curriculum consists of a combination of core courses with a series of technical electives that allow students to obtain some specialization in a particular area of the field depending on their interests and expected future professional activity. Current groups of electives include:

Industrial Engineering is concerned with the design, organization, analysis, and integration of people and industrial systems components in order to achieve or enhance effectiveness. These components include whole machines, transportation and conveyance elements, physical plant, organizational frameworks, schedules, and budgets. The Industrial Engineering curriculum is therefore designed to give students the background needed to define and solve problems related to the conception, improvement, integration, and implementation of industrial systems.

The BEng in Aerospace Engineering is offered jointly with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The detailed description of this program can be found in Section 71.55 Aerospace Engineering.

Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering Programs

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