O. Remus Tutunea-Fatan


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

  • Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (2017 - 2021 and 2022 - 2023)

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

  • Dr. Terry Base Memorial Teaching Award, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (2022 co-winner, 2021, 2019)

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

  • 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