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Research Activities in Mechanical Engineering

The department of Mechanical Engineering has a long history of excellence in research and teaching. We have outstanding academic faculty who have earned world-wide recognition and fame as well as exceptional group of graduate and undergraduate students. For more than a century, we have been committed to train the next generation of innovators, industrial leaders and academics. McGill Engineering has been ranked 18th among the world’s top Engineering Schools in a 2009 listing published by U.S. News and World Report.

The department currently has 2 Canada Research Chairs, 1 NSERC-Industrial Chair, 1 James McGill Chair, 1 William Dawson Research Scholar, 1 Werner Graupe Professor, 3 Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, 1 Faculty of Engineering Distinguished Professor, and 3 Thomas Workman Professors.

Research Themes

The research in the department is separated into seven main groups:

Research Labs and Groups

The following is a complete list of the research laboratories and groups: