Dean of Engineering, Dean, Engineering

Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Process modelling
  • Hot deformation of metallic materials
  • Casting of light metals
  • Boiling water heat transfer
  • Microstructure/Processing Models
  • Automotive
  • Digital Factories
  • Lightweight Materials
  • Structural Crashworthiness
  • Additive Manufacturing


  • 1996, Doctorate, Metals and Materials Engineering, University of British Columbia
  • 1987, Bachelor's, Metallurgical Engineering, McGill University


  • ME 340 - Manufacturing Processes
    • Taught in 2017
  • ME 738 - Special Topics in Materials
    • Taught in 2017
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Prakash, Paresh and Wells, Mary A and Williams, Bruce W, Hot deformation of cast AZ31 and AZ80 magnesium alloys--Influence of Al content on microstructure and texture development, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 897, 2022
  • Abolhasani, Atekeh and Langelier, Brian and Worswick, Michael J and Wells, Mary A and Esmaeili, Shahrzad, Experimental analysis and modelling of natural aging in AA7xxx Al alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 906, 2022
  • Gryguć, Andrew and Behravesh, Seyed Behzad and Jahed, Hamid and Wells, Mary and Williams, Bruce and Gruber, Rudy and Duquette, Alex and Sparrow, Tom and Prsa, Jim and Su, Xuming, A Method for Comparing the Fatigue Performance of Forged AZ80 Magnesium, Metals, 11(8), 2021
  • Gryguc, Andrew and Behravesh, SB and Jahed, H and Wells, M and Williams, B and Gruber, R and Duquett, A and Sparrow, T and Lambrou, M and Su, X, Effect of thermomechanical processing defects on fatigue and fracture behaviour of forged magnesium, Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale, 15(55), 2021, 213 - 227
  • Benoit, MJ and Ogunsanya, IG and Winkler, S and Worswick, MJ and Wells, MA and Hansson, CM, Internal Corrosion of Warm Formed Aluminum Alloy Automotive Heat Exchangers, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 30(4), 2021, 2876 - 2889
  • Wang, Yu and Zang, Andrew and Mahmoodkhani, Yahya and Wells, Mary and Poole, Warren and Parson, Nick, The Effect of Bridge Geometry on Microstructure and Texture Evolution During Porthole Die Extrusion of an Al--Mg--Si--Mn--Cr Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 52(8), 2021, 3503 - 3516

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