Marin Vratonjic

Name Marin Vratonjic
School School of Engineering and Technology
ProgramBachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Systems Engineering
Academic and Professional Designations
  • MBA Candidate at Queen's University, Expected 2023
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Western University)
  • M.Eng., Mechanical Engineering (University of Toronto)
  • P.Eng., PEO
  • C.E.T., OACETT
  • B.Eng., Mechanical Engineering (McMaster University)
  • Diploma, Engineering Design (Sheridan College)
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • MANU73000 - Industrial Engineering
  • MANU74020 - Manufacturing Systems
  • MANU2000 - Manufacturing Processes
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • machine learning, artificial intelligence
  • flexible manufacturing systems, rapid design & assembly
  • design for manufacturing & assembly, modular design
  • internal (wall-bounded) fluid mechanics, heat transfer, turbomachinery
  • energy systems
  • thermodynamic systems: heat pumps, combined heat & power units, boilers
  • experimental and numerical system-level modeling – OpenModelica, Dymola, Simulink
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • 10 years of manufacturing engineering and management
  • 5 years of engineering design, product development
  • 10 years of scientific research, experimental testing and numerical system-level modeling
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Research positions:

  • 3 year Post-Doctoral Fellow at University of Toronto in Domestic Hot Water (DHW) system design and modeling
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow at McMaster University in district energy system design
  • ASME Journal of Engineering for Sustainable Buildings and Cities
  • Energy & Buildings Journal
Additional InformationMarin's teaching philosophy focuses on integrating theory and practice to all engineering systems.