MASc Student

Affiliations

Gerard ShuckCentre for Advanced Materials Joining
Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo

Contact Information

Phone: (519)-888-4567, ext. 33326
Office: E3-3110A
Email: g2shuck@uwaterloo.ca

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

Biographical Information

2007 to 2010: BTech, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
1995 to 2007: Secondary school teaching
1994 to 1995: BEd, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
1981 to 1994: Manufacturing industry
1977 to 1980: Coventry University, UK

Research Projects

Double-sided arc welding of magnesium alloy sheet

This research examines the weldability of magnesium alloy (AZ31) sheet using the double-sided plasma arc welding process. It is an enabling technology for the increased use of light weight magnesium alloys in highly engineered structural panels for automotive manufacturing.

Project supervisor(s)

  • Professor David Weckman

Research Interests

  • Forming and joining processes for light alloys; surface treatment processes for light alloys.

Thesis Supervisor(s)

  • Professor David Weckman
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo