Welcome to the Centre for Advanced Materials Joining

The primary goal of the Centre for Advanced Materials Joining (CAMJ) at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada is to develop new and innovative technologies for materials joining.

CAMJ has cutting-edge laboratory facilities and research areas to collaborate with leading companies in the industry for research and development. CAMJ trains students on the undergraduate, Masters, PhD, and Post Doctoral levels and collaborates with students from foreign institutes of excellence to extend their research.

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The projects taken up in CAMJ are from the following areas:

  • Microwelding -  laser and resistance microwelding for medical applications
  • Microjoiningsoldering and wire bonding for electronics
  • Nanojoiningpractical interconnection and construction technologies of nano-mechatronics and molecular devices
  • Laser, arc, resistance and friction stir welding - automotive applications


Prof. Adrian Gerlich, students Mohammad Shojaee, Maryam Soleimani and Rami Hakim attended the CANWELD Conference 2023 held on October 18th and 19th in Moncton, New Brunswick. 

Thursday, September 14, 2023

CAMJ Members Attend COM 2023 in Toronto

Prof. Peng Peng, Prof. Elliot Biro, PhD students: Kaiping Zhang, Shima Akbarian, Olakunle Timothy Betiku, Mohammad Shojaee and Jihui Yan attended the 62nd Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2023) in Toronto in August, 2023.