Chairs & Professorships

Chairs and Professorships

Canadian Research Chairs

Dr. Xiaoliang Jin Tier 2 CRC in Advanced Manufacturing
Dr. Ryozo Nagamune Tier 2 CRC in Control Engineering
Dr. A. Srikantha Phani Tier 2 CRC in Dynamics of Lattice Material and Devices
Dr. Clarence de Silva Tier 1 CRC in Mechatronics and Industrial Automation
Dr. Boris Stoeber Tier 2 CRC in Microfluidics and Sensing Technology
Dr. Naomi Zimmerman Tier 2 CRC in Sustainability

Industry Funded Chairs and Professorships

Dr. Yusuf Altintas NSERC/Pratt & Whitney Canada Industrial Research Chair in Virtual High Performance Machining
Dr. Antony Hodgson NSERC Chair in Design Engineering
Dr. Machiel Van der Loos Patrick Campbell Chair in Engineering Design
Dr. Hongshen Ma Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator
Dr. Walter Merida Methanex Professorship in Clean Energy Systems
Dr. James Olson FP Innovations Professorship in Pulp and Paper Engineering

Mech Research Group Chairs


Patrick Kirchen
(604) 822-8256


Thomas Oxland
(604) 675-8834

Mechatronics and Manufacturing

Clarence de Silva
(604) 822-6291
Industrial Automation Laboratory

Applied Mechanics

Mauricio Ponga
(604) 822-9015
Modelling and Simulation Research Group