O. Remus Tutunea-Fatan

Associate Professor

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
M.E.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania
B.E.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania


Professional Highlights

  • Acting Chair, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (2021 - 2022)

  • Dr. Terry Base Memorial Teaching Award, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (2021, 2019)

  • R. Mohan Mathur Award for Excellence in Teaching, Faculty of Engineering (2020)

  • Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (2017 - 2023)

  • Visiting Worker, National Research Council of Canada (2016 - 2024)

  • Acting Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs, Department Mechanical and Materials Engineering (2015 - 2016)

  • Licensed by Professional Engineers Ontario

  • Affiliate member of International Composites Research Center

  • Cross appointed with Western's graduate program in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • University Students' Council (USC) Teaching Honour Roll Award (2011 - 2012)

  • Served as a member of thesis/comprehensive examination or advisory committee for over 40 graduate students, chaired over 10 thesis examinations

  • Journal reviewer for high-impact scientific publications in the area of manufacturing, conventional or CNC machining, and computer-assisted technologies (CAD/CAM, CAx, etc.)

  • Provincial graduate scholarship panel member for Mechanical Engineering

  • External grant reviewer for national agencies

  • Over eight years of direct experience in manufacturing industry