Program list & descriptions

Mechanical Engineering ( Doctorate )

Research areas include advanced materials and manufacturing, computational and continuum mechanics, computer aided design and manufacturing, integrated energy systems, optics, robotics, mechanisms and mechatronics, thermofluids and transport phenomena.


Prerequisite Minimum standing
MASc, MEng Master’s degree in science or engineering

Applicants must also meet the general admission requirements for the Faculty of Graduate Studies.


Entry point Domestic students International students
September June 30 December 15
January October 31 April 15
May February 28 September 15


Program advisers

Department directory

Group/Position Name Telephone Office E-mail
Graduate Secretary/Reception Jindra Belanger 250-721-7047 COR B228
Department Secretary Cathy Rzeplinski 250-721-7046 COR B228
Chair Ann Stahl 250-721-7057 COR B246b
FAX 250-721-6215


Registration/ Co-Undergraduate Advisor Becky Wigen 250-721-7053 COR B219
Undergraduate Advisor Helen Kurki 250-721-7045 COR B211a
Honours Advisor Daromir Rudnyckyj 250-721-6273 COR B208
Graduate Advisor Yin-Man Lam 250-721-7051 COR B209

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