Mohammad Toorani

Mohammad Toorani
School Engineering and Technology
ProgramBachelor of Engineering - Mechanical System Engineering
Academic and Professional Designations
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Aerospace Department of NRCC
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Polytechnique Montréal
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal
  • MSc, Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc, Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PEng)
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • PHYS71010 - Physics Electrical
  • PHYS71095 - Physics Mechanical
  • MATH73205 - Numerical Methods and Linear Algebra
  • MATR71025 - Statics and Strength of Materials-I
  • MATR72050 - Strength of Materials-II
  • MECH72130 - Dynamics
  • MATH73010 - Differential Equations
  • DSGN74045 - Finite Element Analysis

Graduate courses: Non-linear Vibrations, Aeroelasticity, Fluid-Structure Interactions, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Finite Element Analysis at Polytechnique Montréal and Iran University of Science and Technology

Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Fluid-Structure Interactions
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Stress Analysis
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • 20-years Senior Design Engineer and Consultant (BWXT- Cambridge, Canada) – Flow-induced vibration and stress analysis for steam generators and heat exchangers
  • 1-year Finite Element Analyst (R&D Department of JDS-Uniphase), Ottawa, Canada
  • 2-years NDT Engineer - gas refinery
  • 1.5-year Stress Analyst – Structural Design Company
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • Fluid-structure interactions
  • Aeroelasticity
  • Finite element analysis
  • 60+ journal and conference papers
Additional Information
  • Reviewer – OCE research grant applications
  • Reviewer – NSERC Discovery Grant Program
  • Reviewer – Journal papers (Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design, Journal of Applied Mathematical Modelling, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Journal of Thin-Walled Structures, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Journal of AIAA)

I enjoy mentoring students for advanced topics (e.g. mechanical vibrations, system dynamics, aeroelasticity) at the undergraduate level and helping them to improve their math, computer skills, and computational techniques toward design and analysis of the complex mechanical systems.