519-888-4567 x32178
Location: 
E3 3134B
Research Expertise
  • 5-Axis numerically controlled machining
  • Automated polishing
  • Complex curve machining methods: Principle Axis Method (PAM) and Multi-Point Method (MPM)
  • Design of Numerical Control (NC) machines and controllers
  • Efficient tool path planning
  • Flank milling
  • Gouge detection and avoidance mechanisms
  • Machined surface evaluation
  • Surface finish estimation

5-Axis Surface Machining Lab

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced manufacturing, Precision machining control; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x35214
Location: 
EC4 1013
Research Expertise
  • Modeling and Identification
  • Optimal trajectory generation
  • Precision motion control

Precision Controls Laboratory

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced manufacturing, Precision machining control; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x37560
Location: 
EC4 1031
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Modeling/Simulation and real-time control of metal laser additive manufacturing
  • Micro-scale additive manufacturing
  • Opto-mechanical dual-parameter optical sensors developed through additive manufacturing

Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced manufacturing; T to Z profiles
519-888-4567 x31306
Location: 
E6 3016
Research Expertise
  • Hydrodynamics of Complex Fluids and Multiphase Flows​
  • Computational Methods in Engineering
  • Topological optimization of structural analysis
Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced manufacturing; Powertrain and Emissions→Flow analysis; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x38666
Location: 
E6 2012
Research Expertise
  • Polymers, interfacial phenomena and surface chemistry
  • Advanced coating and adhesive bonding technology
  • Multifunctional "green" and "smart" materials and processes, additive manufacturing or 3D printing.

Centre of Advanced Material Joining (CAMJ)

Institute of Polymer Research (IPR)

Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced manufacturing, Composites and polymers, Joining; T to Z profiles