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Name Min Chen
School School of Engineering & Information Technology
Program Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering
Academic and Professional Designations
  • PhD (Engineering)
  • P.Eng (Ontario)
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • ELCN71205 Electrical and Electronic Foundations
  • IFME71240 Fluid Power and Mechanics
  • MATH73210 Numerical Methods
  • MATH71560 Calculus I
  • CNTR73140 Microprocessor and Embedded Systems
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • System Control and Automation
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechanical Engineering
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • More than 18 years as a research engineer and senior scientist in the industry, research institutes and universities for system control and automation and numerical computations and computer simulations for process engineering.
  • More than 10 years as a research engineer in industries and research institutes for hydroforming, sheet metal forming, analysis of stresses and strains for automotive components, tribology and development of a digital random vibration control system
  • 5 years as an engineer in an institute for design of forming machines
  • 17 years' experience teaching at universities and colleges
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • Development of computerized Testing System
    Funded by NSERC to help Windtrans Systems Ltd. improve the pump design and manufacturing
  • Hydroforming
    Funded by ASP (Auto/Steel Partnership), USAMP (United States Automotive Materials Partnership), and Canadian Industrial Corporations for projects of development of a tube free expansion tester, corner fill tester, hydroforming prototype/presses research and tribology (lubricant tester)
  • Sheet metal forming
    Funded by AUDI Corp. in Germany.  Development of an automatic grad anaysis system for analysis of stresses and strains on sheet automotive components.
  • Publications:
    [1] "Development of a Free Expansion Hydroforming Test System", Presented PMA's METALFORMING SYMPOSIUM
    [2]  "Computergestutzte Optimierung der Webfachgeometrie (Computer Aided Optimum of Weaving Process"), Journal of Melliand Textilbereichte, Germany.
    [3]   Verfahren zur Messung der Wehfach-Geometrie', Journal of INTERNATIONAL TEXT BULLETIN, Swiss.
Additional Information I have more than 30 years of working experience in system control, automation and mechanical engineering for industries, research institutes and universities.

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