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Staff

The department is supported by a dedicated team of academic personnel, administrative, professional and technical staff.

Academic Personnel

Room: EV004.161
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 4190
Email: chair-MIE.encs@concordia.ca

Room: EV004.153
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 5061
Emailmasoumeh.kazemizanjani@concordia.ca

1Room: EV004.217
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 4210
Email: mojtaba.kheiri@concordia.ca

 

Room: EV004.229
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 7947
Email: carole.elayoubi@concordia.ca

Room: EV004.251
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 2967
Emailhossein.hashemi@concordia.ca

Room: EV003.282
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3128
Emailsorin.voiculescu@concordia.ca

Room: EV004.1149
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 7973
Emailm.packirisamy@concordia.ca

Room: EV004.189
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 7923
Emailsiva.narayanswamy@concordia.ca

Room: EV004.233
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 4648
Emailkiyanda@encs.concordia.ca

Room: EV004.209
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 7984
Email: ashok.kaushal@concordia.ca

Room: EV004.171
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 4791
Email: gerard.gouw@concordia.ca

Administrative Staff

Room: EV004.163
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3126
Emailassistant-to-chair@mie.concordia.ca

Duties:   

  • Provide administrative support to the department Chair
  • Coordinate academic workload with the unit
  • Ensure critical CUPFA and CUFA deadlines are met
  • Order textbooks for faculty members
  • Process contracts for students, research assistants/associates, visiting professors, teaching assistants and part-time faculty members, etc.

Room: EV004.143
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 7975
Emailmaureen.thuringer@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Manage the department’s day-to-day operations and budgets
  • Implement policies and procedures
  • Manage department events
  • Supervise administrative staff
  • Card access

Room: EV004.152
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 8750
Emailleslie.hosein@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Advise prospective and current students in the Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. program on their course requirements, deadline dates and academic progress
  • Coordinate the Master of Engineering in Aerospace program
  • Manage all graduate awards and scholarships

Room: EV004.150
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3131
Emailcharlene.wald@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Advise prospective and current Master of Applied Science, Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate students on their course requirements, deadline dates and academic progress
  • Prepare and submit documentation for the Curriculum Tracking System (Graduate)

Room: EV004.144
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3133
Email: sabrina.poirier@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Guide prospective and current students regarding programs, courses, registration and polices
  • Work with the Institute for Co-operative Education to help Co-op students maintain acceptable standing and follow the determined course sequence
  • Process ENGR 411 Technical Reports, ENGR 412 Honors Research Projects and Mechanical option selections
  • Provide information to all faculty members regarding student-related regulations and issues
  • Provide assistance to the Undergraduate Program Directors as required
  • Prepare and submit documentation for the Curriculum Tracking System
  • Liaise with the examinations office for final exams, deferrals, supplementals, and any other special circumstances
  • Maintain and update the department website to ensure all items are current

Room: EV004.111
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 5708
Emailaero-pa@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Guide prospective and current students regarding programs, courses, registration and polices
  • Work with the Institute for Co-operative Education to help Co-op students maintain acceptable standing and follow the determined course sequence
  • Provide information to all faculty members regarding student-related regulations and issues
  • Provide assistance to the Undergraduate Program Directors as required
  • Prepare and submit documentation for the Curriculum Tracking System
  • Liaise with the examinations office for final exams, deferrals, supplementals, and any other special circumstances

Room: EV004.139
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3125
Email: natalie.charles@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Receive and direct visitors and students in person and on the phone
  • Provide general office assistance
  • Order office supplies

Professional Staff

Room: EV003.249
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3746
Email: michael.rembacz@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Provide guidance and support for Capstone projects as well as other mechanical engineering projects in the department
  • Manage the development and operation of the design and manufacturing laboratories
  • Manage staff in the design and manufacturing laboratories

Room: EV3.253
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext 7033
Email:  amir.jalini@concordia.ca

Room: H 1062
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 8797
Emailrobert.oliver@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Managing the departmental technical resources, equipment, laboratories, and infrastructure
  • General safety supervision and management of the MIE laboratories
  • Supervising the technical support staff

Room: H 0024
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 8671
Email: michael.rembacz@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Instruct students in machining and manufacturing (MECH 311)
  • Guide, advise and supervise students’ manufacturing projects
  • Develop curriculum for EDML and ECT (extra-curricular training)
  • Provide support to Capstone projects

Room: H 1047-00
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3153
Emailpeter.sakaris@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Develop and design undergraduate laboratory experiments in the field of thermo-fluid and materials
  • Update and/or create laboratory manuals for the undergraduate students
  • Train and supervise lab instructors to perform their required tasks
  • Provide on-site support to the lab demonstrators
  • Recommend process improvements of the thermo-fluid and material laboratories
  • Perform research for new equipment and recommend future purchases

Room: EV004.183
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 8670
Email: petre.tzenov@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Ensure day-to-day operation of the teaching labs
  • Manage the undergraduate lab schedule
  • Organize the development of up-to-date lab manuals
  • Plan and develop new experiments with faculty and staff members
  • Recommend and participate in the purchase of new equipment
  • Prepare workload assignments for teaching assistants
  • Organize the training of lab demonstrators and supervision of teaching assistants

Room: H 1060
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3127
Email: tianhe.wen@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Assure laboratory quality is maintained through the training and supervision of laboratory demonstrators and students in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering undergraduate laboratories. Wen is responsible for the following areas:
    • control
    • electronics
    • instrumentation
    • system modeling
    • microprocessors and micro-controllers
    • mechatronics
    • flight control systems
    • automation
    • theory of machines
    • vibration
  • Assist and guide the demonstrators in the laboratory instructional environment
  • Develop and design laboratory experiments
  • Write and update laboratory manuals

Technical Staff

Room: H 0076-3
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3070
Emailjuan.alfara@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Instruct students in machining and manufacturing on conventional and NC machines (MECH 311 and MECH 6611)
  • Guide, advise and supervise students, manufacture projects (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Provide support and machining for Capstone projects (MECH 490)
  • Provide support to SAE (Society of Automotive Engineering)

Room: H 1062-00
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3199
Email: dave.chu@concordia.ca

 

Duties   

  • Operating and assisting in undergraduate labs
  • Providing guidance and support for Capstone projects

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Room: H 0072-02
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 7954
Emailerik.huang@concordia.ca

Room: H 1059-00
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 4013
Emailmichael.lockhart@concordia.ca

Duties   

Room: H 1045-02
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 3149
Emailbradford.luckhart@concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Operate and assist in the following undergraduate labs: MECH 343, MECH 361, MECH 443, MECH 447, MECH 461
  • Specialist in apparatus for vibration, heat, fluids and gases, as well as industrial automation

Room: H 1029-01
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 7020
Emailrafael.juarezrodriguez@concordia.ca

Room: H 0024-03
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 7906
Emailandy.shin-pong@concordia.ca

Duties   

Room: EV013.401
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 2984
Emailhenrys@encs.concordia.ca

Duties   

  • Operate and assist in the following undergraduate labs:  MECH 352, MECH 452, and Composite laboratories
  • Provide support for electron microscopes, vacuum systems, clean rooms, electro-mechanics/mechatronics, controls, instrumentation, and fabrication and fixturing of experiment setups

Room: H 1055-00
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext: 5344
Email: j.yeargans@concordia.ca

Duties   

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