Cristian Pop

Cristian D. Pop
School School of Engineering and Technology
ProgramBachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Systems Engineering
Academic and Professional Designations
  • M.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Waterloo specializing in Automation and Control
  • B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Polytechnic University of Timisoara
  • P.Eng.
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • ROBO73005 - Introduction to Robotics
  • MECH73255/65 - Year 3 project
  • CNTR1250 - Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers
  • IFME71235 - Fluid Power & Mechanics
  • OPER73240 - Operations Management
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Systems Design
  • Applied Research
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities

I have worked in the industry for 15 years in various areas including:

  • Robotic controllers and mechanisms design and development
  • Automation and Control design
  • Management
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • PI for various automated recycling projects as part of Conestoga College Applied Research program, including:
    • Automated Dismantling and Recycling of Computer HD
    • Button Cell Batteries AI Classification and Robotic Sorting
    • AI Robotic Sorting of incoming EWaste
    • Recycling of Household Batteries using AI identification
  • Robotic Sorting of Used Button Cell Batteries: Utilizing Deep Learning, 2018 IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability
  • Experimental/Analytical Analysis of Human Locomotion Using Bondgraphs, Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering