Min Chen

Name Min Chen
School School of Engineering and Technology
Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering - Building Systems Engineering
Academic and Professional Designations
  • Dr.-Ing. (Doctor of Engineering), Stuttgart University, Germany
  • P.Eng (Ontario)
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • ELCN71205 - Electrical and Electronic Foundations
  • IFME71240 - Fluid Power and Mechanics
  • MATH73210 - Numerical Methods
  • MATH71560 - Calculus I
  • MATH71000 - Linear Algebra
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • System Control and Automation
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechanical Engineering
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • System Control and Measurement, project from NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)
  • Tube hydroforming, developed a hydroforming test machine for projects from GM, USAMP (the United States Automotive Materials Partnership) and ASP (Auto/Steel Partnership)
  • Strain and Stress Analysis, developed an automatic grid analysis system for a German automobile corporation (AUDI)
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • Development of computerized testing system
    funded by NSERC for Windtrans Systems Ltd.
  • Hydroforming
    • Funded by Auto/Steel Partnership, The United States Automotive Materials Partnership and Canadian Industrial Corporations to develop 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 grids analysis system for sheet metal strain and stress analysis.


  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 enjoy working with students and like to help them.

I sometimes work as a reviewer for Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology.