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Service updates in response to COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has shifted from in-person to remote support.

Normal office hours, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (Monday-Friday) remain in effect. 

If you need to reach us, contact information for each staff member is posted below.

General inquiries:

Telphone: 250-721-8895
Fax: 250-721-6051

- general:
Email - grad inquiries:

Mailing address:

University of Victoria
Department of Mechanical Engineering
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC  V8W 2Y2

Courier or in-person address:

University of Victoria
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Office Wing, Room 548
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC  V8P 5C2


Nikolai Dechev, Acting Chair. Tel: 250-721-8901, EOW 551;
Daniela Constantinescu, Undergraduate Program Director. Tel: 250-721-6040, EOW 541; Ben Nadler, Graduate Program Director. Tel: 250-721-6050, EOW 507;
Belinda de Jong, Academic Advisor, Mechanical Engineering B.Eng. Program. Tel:250-472-5215, EOW 206;

Office staff

Jaerang Lee, Graduate Secretary. Tel: 250-721-8921, EOW 548;
Christine Rattray
, Undergraduate Secretary. Tel: 250-721-8895, EOW 548;
Kavita Sharma, Administrative Officer. Tel: 250-721-8896, EOW 553;
Marjorie Wilder, Assistant to the Chair. Tel: 250-721-8900, EOW 548; 

Technical support staff

Vahid Ahsani, Manager of Laboratories, Tel: 250-721-8893, ELW A214; 
Patrick Chang
, Senior Scientific Assistant. Tel: 250-721-6032, ELW A216;
Rodney Katz, Senior Scientific Assistant. Tel: 250-721-8667, ELW B111;
Barry Kent, Senior Programmer Analyst. Tel: 250-721-6033, ELW A218;

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