Concordia professor Martin Pugh is chair of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. He earned his PhD from the Houldsworth School of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Leeds, England.
Martin continues to pique students’ interest by implementing new approaches in his teaching. As a result, students and peers consistently rank him among the best teachers at Concordia.
Other Concordia honours include the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and being named a member of the Provost’s Circle of Distinction, both in 2011. That year he was appointed as a fellow of the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Martin’s research is in the field of materials processing and property relationships in a variety of materials. A paper he co-wrote in 2007 for the Journal of Materials Processing Technology was recognized as one of the most cited articles of 2005 to 2010.