Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

MIE: Introduction

Faculty Affiliation

Applied Science and Engineering

Degree Programs

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

MASc

  • Emphases:
    • Robotics;
    • Sustainable Energy
 

MEng

  • Emphases:
    • Advanced Manufacturing;
    • Advanced Soft Materials;
    • Analytics;
    • Biomanufacturing;
    • Engineering and Globalization;
    • Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology in Engineering (ELITE);
    • Forensic Engineering;
    • Robotics;
    • Sustainable Energy
  • Dual Degree Program:
    • BEng (South China University of Technology) / MEng (University of Toronto)
 

PhD

  • Emphases:
    • Robotics;
    • Sustainable Energy

Collaborative Specializations

The following collaborative specializations are available to students in participating degree programs as listed below:

Overview

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering accepts qualified applicants for study in a wide range of topics, spanning the breadth of mechanical and industrial engineering, including advanced manufacturing and materials engineering; applied mechanics and design; biomedical engineering; energy and environmental engineering; robotics, mechatronics and instrumentation; thermal and fluid sciences engineering; human factors/ergonomics; information engineering; and operations research.

Contact and Address

Web: www.mie.utoronto.ca/contact-us/
Email: gradoffice@mie.utoronto.ca
Telephone: (416) 978-2805

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto
Mechanical Engineering Building
5 King's College Road
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G8
Canada

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering: Graduate Faculty

Full Members

Aleman, Dionne - BSc, MSc, PhD
Amon, Cristina - BASc, MSc, ScD
Ashgriz, Nasser - BS, ME, DPhil
Azhari, Faezeh - BEng, PhD
Bazylak, Aimy - PhD
Beck, Chris - BSc, MSc, PhD
Behdinan, Kamran - BASc, BEng, MASc, MASc, PhD, PhD
Ben Mrad, Ridha - BSc, PhD
Benhabib, Bensiyon - BSc, MSc, PhD
Bilton, Amy Marlou - BASc, MS, PhD
Bussmann, Markus - BASc, MASc, PhD (Chair and Graduate Chair)
Carter, Michael - BM, MMath, PhD
Chan, Timothy - BSc, PhD
Chandra, Sanjeev - PhD
Chignell, Mark - BSc, PhD
Cohen, Eldan - BSc, PhD
Consens, Mariano - BEng, MSc, PhD
Diller, Eric David - BS, MS, PhD
Dolatabadi, Ali - BS, MASc, PhD
Donmez Akyildiz, Birsen - BS, MS, PhD
Filleter, Tobin - BE, PhD, PhD
Fox, Mark - BSc, PhD
Gruninger, Michael - BSc, MS, PhD
Guenther, Axel - DipIng, DE
Jamieson, Greg - BS, MASc, PhD
Kesler, Olivera - BSE, SM, ScD
Khalil, Elias - BCS, MCS, PhD
Kwon, Roy - BA, MS, MSc, PhD
Lee, Chi-Guhn - DPhil (Coordinator of Graduate Studies)
Lee, Patrick Chang Dong - MSc, PhD
Liu, Xinyu - PhD
Mandelis, Andreas - BSc, MA, MSc, PhD
McCahan, Susan - BS, PhD
Meguid, Shaker - BSc, MSc, PhD
Mills, James - BSc, MASc, PhD
Mostaghimi, Javad - PhD
Naguib, Hani - BSc, ME, PhD, PEng
Nejat, Goldie - BASc, PhD
Olechowski, Alison - BS, MS, MS, PhD, PhD
Park, Chul - PhD
Sanner, Scott - BCS, BCS, PhD
Shu, L.H. - PhD
Simmons, Craig - BSc, MSc, PhD
Sinclair, Anthony - BSc, MSc, PhD
Sinton, David - BASc, MEng, PhD
Steinman, David - BASc, MASc, PhD
Sullivan, Pierre - BS, MS, PhD
Sun, Yu - BS, MS, MS, PhD
Thomson, Murray - BSc, PhD
Vicente, Joaquim Jose - BSc, MS, PhD
Windisch, Marianne Touchie - BASc, PhD
You, Lidan - BS, MS, PhD
Young, Edmond - BASc, MASc, PhD

Members Emeriti

Currie, Iain - BSc, MASc, PhD
Goldenberg, Andrei - BSc, MSc, PhD
Hooper, Frank - DIC, BASc
James, David - BSc, MS, MA, PhD
Jardine, Andrew - BSc, MSc, PhD
Keffer, James - BASc, MASc, PhD
Makis, Viliam - MSc, PhD
Neumann, A Wilhelm - BA, DrRerNat
Paradi, Joseph - BSc, PhD
Posner, Morton - BASc, PhD
Rogers, John - BSc, MS, PhD
Turksen, Ismail - BSc, MSc, PhD
Venter, Ronald - BSc, MEng, PhD
Wallace, James - BA, BME, MEng, PhD
Ward, Charles - BS, PhD

Associate Members

Cevik, Mucahit - DE
Colic, Sinisa - BASc, MASc, PhD
Frances, Daniel - BASc, MASc, PhD, PEng
Goodfellow, Sebastian - MASc, PhD
Hatton, Benjamin - BASc, MASc, PhD
Hollands, Justin - PhD
Khalvati, Farzad - MASc, PhD
Mackay, Matthew - BASc, PhD
Marzi, Elham - BA, BIS, MIR, PhD
Romkey, Lisa - BSc
Sarhangian, Vahid - BASc, MASc, PhD
Singh, Chandra Veer - BASc, MTech, PhD

MIE: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc

Master of Applied Science

Program Description

The MASc degree program provides students with an opportunity to pursue research-intensive advanced studies in a particular field of interest.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering's additional admission requirement stated below.

  • Evidence of research ability.

Program Requirements

  • At the beginning of each student's program, a professor in the department will be identified as the supervisor who will guide the student in the research program and selection of courses.

  • For students with an adequate undergraduate background, the program will normally consist of 2.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) and a thesis.

  • MASc students are required to participate in the non-credit seminar course JDE1000H during their first or second session of registration.

  • In Year 1, MASc students are required to attend at least 70% of seminars that are part of the MIE Seminar Series. Students who complete the requirement will receive credit for SRM3333Y MIE Seminar Series for MASc Students.

  • Students in the MASc program have the option of completing an emphasis in Robotics or Sustainable Energy as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

MIE: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MEng

Master of Engineering

Program Description

The MEng degree program is designed for students preparing for advanced professional activity; it is not a research-oriented degree. The program may be taken on a full-time, extended full-time, or part-time basis.

 

Full-Time Option

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • A mid-B in the final two years of undergraduate study.

Program Requirements

  • 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) or 3.5 FCEs plus a supervised project. A majority of the courses must be either offered by the Department of MIE or from a list (found on the department website) of approved courses deemed equivalent to an MIE course.

  • Program completion is possible in three sessions (one year).

  • Students in the MEng program have the option of completing an emphasis in Advanced Manufacturing; Analytics; Biomanufacturing; Engineering and Globalization; Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology in Engineering (ELITE); Forensic Engineering; Robotics; or Sustainable Energy as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Program Length

3 sessions (typical registration sequence: F/W/S);

Time Limit

3 years

 

Extended Full-Time Option

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering's additional admission requirement stated below.

  • A mid-B in the final two years of undergraduate study.

Program Requirements

  • 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) or 3.5 FCEs plus a supervised project. A majority of the courses must be either offered by the Department of MIE or from a list (found on the department website) of approved courses deemed equivalent to an MIE course.

  • Students are expected to complete the requirements in six sessions (two years) and are limited to seven half courses per year and three half courses per session.

  • Students in the MEng program have the option of completing an emphasis in Advanced Manufacturing; Analytics; Biomanufacturing; Engineering and Globalization; Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology in Engineering (ELITE); Forensic Engineering; Robotics; or Sustainable Energy as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Program Length

6 sessions (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years

 

Part-Time Option

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering's additional admission requirement stated below.

  • A mid-B in the final two years of undergraduate study.

Program Requirements

  • 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) or 3.5 FCEs plus a supervised project. A majority of the courses must be either offered by the Department of MIE or from a list (found on the department website) of approved courses deemed equivalent to an MIE course.

  • Students are limited to four half courses per year and two half courses per session. Time to completion will be greater than two years.

  • Students in the MEng program have the option of completing an emphasis in Advanced Manufacturing; Analytics; Biomanufacturing; Engineering and Globalization; Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology in Engineering (ELITE); Forensic Engineering; Robotics; or Sustainable Energy as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Program Length

9 sessions

Time Limit

6 years

MIE: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MEng (Dual Degree: BEng South China University of Technology) / MEng)

Dual Degree Program: Bachelor of Engineering (South China University of Technology) / Master of Engineering (University of Toronto)

Program Description

The MEng may also be taken as part of a dual degree involving the Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) program offered by the South China University of Technology's School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering (SMAE) and the Master of Engineering program offered by the University of Toronto's Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) department. Dual degree program students complete the fourth year of their BEng as Visiting International Non-degree Students and receive a conditional offer to the MEng program. See the MEng requirements above.

Upon successful completion of the degree requirements of both programs, students receive a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Master of Engineering degree.

Contact

Bachelor of Engineering Program
School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering
South China University of Technology
Email: j2jw@scut.edu.cn

Master of Engineering Program
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto
Email: meng.admission@mie.utoronto.ca

Application Process

  • This dual degree program allows outstanding third-year students at SMAE to apply to complete their fourth year of undergraduate studies enrolled in MIE as Visiting International Non-degree Students. These students receive a conditional offer of admission into the MEng program for their fifth year.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering's additional admission requirements stated on the department's website.

  • In Years 2 and 3 of the BEng program, a minimum 80% average (mid-B). In Year 4, students must maintain a minimum mid-B average until conferral of the BEng degree.

MIE: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

The PhD degree program is for students anticipating a career in which they will be performing or directing research at the most advanced level.

Students may be admitted to the PhD program via one of three routes: 1) following completion of an appropriate master's degree; 2) transfer from the University of Toronto MASc program; or 3) direct entry following completion of a bachelor’s degree.

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering offers both full-time and flexible-time PhD program options. Applicants must declare the option for which they wish to apply; transfers between these programs are not permitted.

 

PhD Program

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Admission to the PhD program is reserved for those who are able to present evidence of superior academic and research ability. Students may be admitted to the PhD program with an appropriate University of Toronto master's degree or its equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum B+ average.

Program Requirements

  • At the beginning of each student's program, a professor in the department will be identified as the supervisor and will guide the student in the research program and selection of courses.

  • Minimum departmental standards in coursework: completion of 2.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) plus a thesis.

  • Participation in the non-credit seminar course JDE1000H during the first or second session of registration.

  • In Years 1 and 2, students must attend at least 70% of seminars that are part of the MIE Seminar Series. Students who complete this requirement will receive credit for SRD4444Y MIE Seminar Series.

  • Students must pass a qualifying examination, annual progress meetings, and the SGS Doctoral Final Oral Examination.

  • Students must present a research seminar during the final year of their studies.

  • Students must be on campus full-time unless special permission is obtained for off-campus study.

  • Students have the option of completing an emphasis in Robotics or Sustainable Energy as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Program Length

4 years

Time Limit

6 years

 

PhD Program (Transfer)

Transfer Requirements

  • Admission to the PhD program is reserved for those who are able to present evidence of superior academic and research ability. Very strong MASc students may apply to transfer to the PhD program after completing only one year of the MASc program.

Program Requirements

  • At the beginning of each student's program, a professor in the department will be identified as the supervisor and will guide the student in the research program and selection of courses.

  • Minimum departmental standards in coursework: completion of 3.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) plus a thesis.

  • Participation in the non-credit seminar course JDE1000H during the first or second session of registration.

  • In Years 1 and 2, students must attend at least 70% of seminars that are part of the MIE Seminar Series. Students who complete this requirement will receive credit for SRD4444Y MIE Seminar Series.

  • Students must pass a qualifying examination, annual progress meetings, and the SGS Doctoral Final Oral Examination.

  • Students must present a research seminar during the final year of their studies.

  • Students must be on campus full-time unless special permission is obtained for off-campus study.

  • Students in the PhD program have the option of completing an emphasis in Robotics or Sustainable Energy as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Program Length

5 years

Time Limit

7 years

 

PhD Program (Direct-Entry)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Admission to the PhD program is reserved for those who are able to present evidence of superior academic and research ability. Exceptionally strong applicants with a bachelor's degree and an appropriate background may apply directly to the PhD program and may be admitted via direct entry. Applicants are advised to consult with the Graduate Coordinator before applying to ensure that they have the appropriate admission requirements for direct entry.

Program Requirements

  • At the beginning of each student's program, a professor in the department will be identified as the supervisor and will guide the student in the research program and selection of courses.

  • Minimum departmental standards in coursework: completion of 3.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) plus a thesis.

  • Participation in the non-credit seminar course JDE1000H during the first or second session of registration.

  • In Years 1 and 2, students must attend at least 70% of seminars that are part of the MIE Seminar Series. Students who complete this requirement will receive credit for SRD4444Y MIE Seminar Series.

  • Students must pass a qualifying examination, annual progress meetings, and the SGS Doctoral Final Oral Examination.

  • Students must present a research seminar during the final year of their studies.

  • Students must be on campus full-time unless special permission is obtained for off-campus study.

  • Students in the PhD program have the option of completing an emphasis in Robotics or Sustainable Energy as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Program Length

5 years

Time Limit

7 years

 

PhD Program (Flexible-Time)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Admission to a PhD program is reserved for those who are able to present evidence of superior academic and research ability. Students may be admitted to the PhD program with an appropriate University of Toronto master's degree or its equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum B+ average

  • Applicants to the flexible-time PhD option are accepted under the same admission requirements as applicants to the full-time PhD option. However, in addition, applicants to the flexible-time PhD option must demonstrate that they are actively engaged in professional activities related to their proposed program of study.

Program Requirements

  • At the beginning of each student's program, a professor in the department will be identified as the supervisor and will guide the student in the research program and selection of courses.

  • Minimum departmental standards in coursework: completion of 2.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) and a thesis.

  • Participation in the non-credit seminar course JDE1000H during their first or second session of registration.

  • In Years 1 and 2, students must attend at least 70% of seminars that are part of the MIE Seminar Series. Students who complete this requirement will receive credit for SRD4444Y MIE Seminar Series. Students whose professional background is such that they would be deemed to have fulfilled this breadth requirement may be exempted upon consultation with the admissions committee.

  • Students must pass a qualifying examination, annual progress meetings, and the SGS Doctoral Final Oral Examination.

  • Students must present a research seminar during the final year of their studies.

  • Students in the PhD program have the option of completing an emphasis in Robotics or Sustainable Energy as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Program Length

6 years

Time Limit

8 years

MIE: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases

Emphasis: Advanced Manufacturing (MEng only)

MEng students must successfully complete:

  • Four half courses (2.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs]), including at least one core course.

  • Elective courses may include other core courses, and courses from either of two streams: Manufacturing Engineering and Manufacturing Management.

Core Courses

AER501H Advanced Mechanics of Structures
AER1403H Advanced Aerospace Structures
APS1028H Operations and Production Management for Manufacturing and Services
CHE1123H Liquid Biofuels
MIE519H Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
MIE1740H Smart Materials and Structures.

Elective Courses — Manufacturing Engineering

AER521H, AER 1415H,
CHE575H, CHE1134H, CHE1475H,
MIE506H, MIE540H, MIE1706H, MIE1713H, MIE1718H, MIE1743H,
MSE1013H, MSE1015H, MSE1028H, MSE1031H, MSE1058H, MSE1061H,
ROB501H.

Elective Courses — Manufacturing Management

APS1005H, APS1012H, APS1013H, APS1017H, APS1020H, APS1023H, APS1040H, APS1088H, APS1420H,
CHE561H, CHE1434H,
MIE523H, MIE1022H, MIE1505H, MIE1514H, MIE1715H, MIE1721H, MIE1723H, MIE1727H,
TEP1011H, TEP1026H, TEP1501H.

 

Emphasis: Advanced Soft Materials (MEng only)

MEng students must successfully complete any four half courses (2.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs]) from the following list:

CHE562H, CHE1310H, CHE1333H, CHE1335H, CHE1475H,
JTC1134H, JTC1135H,
MIE1705H, MIE1706H, MIE1707H, MIE1740H,
MSE1032H.

Students may double-count one course at most towards any MIE emphasis, or towards any other emphasis in the Faculty.

 

Emphasis: Analytics (MEng only)

To be admitted to the emphasis in Analytics, MEng students must first successfully complete a prerequisite course APS1070H (0.5 full-course equivalent [FCE]).

Subsequently, to earn the emphasis, students must successfully complete four additional half courses (2.0 FCEs) from the list of core courses or elective courses. These must include at least one core course; the remaining courses must be selected from the list of elective courses.

Students must have completed the prerequisite course APS1070H before taking any of the core courses.

Prerequisite Course

APS1070H Foundations of Data Analytics and Machine Learning.

Core Courses

ECE1513H Introduction to Machine Learning (exclusions: CSC411H, CSC2515H, ECE421H, ECE521H, ECE1504H)
MIE1624H Introduction to Data Science and Analytics.

Elective Courses

APS502H, APS1005H, APS1017H, APS1022H, APS1040H, APS1050H, APS1051H, APS1052H, APS1080H,
CHE507H, CHE1108H, CHE1147H, CHE1148H, CHE1434H,
CIV1504H, CIV1506H, CIV1507H, CIV1532H, CIV1538H,
ECE537H, ECE1504H (exclusions: CSC411H, CSC2515H, ECE421H, ECE521H, ECE1513H), ECE1505H, ECE1510H, ECE1657H, ECE1778H, ECE1779H,
MIE562H, MIE1413H, MIE1501H, MIE1512H, MIE1513H, MIE1517H, MIE1620H, MIE1621H, MIE1622H, MIE1623H, MIE1628H, MIE1653H, MIE1721H, MIE1723H, MIE1727H.

 

Emphasis: Biomanufacturing (MEng only)

MEng students must successfully complete any four half courses (2.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs]) from the following list:

CHE1123H, CHE1125H, CHE1133H, CHE1134H, CHE1135H, CHE1334H, CHE1471H,
JCC1313H,
JTC1331H,
BME1459H, BME1480H.

Students may double-count one course at most towards any MIE emphasis, or towards any other emphasis in the Faculty.

 

Emphasis: Engineering and Globalization (MEng only)

MEng students must successfully complete four half courses (2.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs]) from the following lists, with at least two half courses (or one full course) taken from Group A.

Group A

APS510H, APS530H, APS1420H, JCR1000Y (full-year course).

Group B

APS1015H, APS1020H, APS1024H, CHL5700H, CIV1399H, JMG2020H.

Note: Students who choose to pursue an MEng project in their home department that aligns with the Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN)'s disciplinary focus, as deemed by the CGEN Director, may count the project as one required Group B course.

Students who complete the requirements of the emphasis in Engineering and Globalization and wish to obtain a notation on their transcript should contact the Faculty Graduate Studies office.

 

Emphasis: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology in Engineering (ELITE) (MEng only)

MEng students must successfully complete any four of the following courses (2.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs]):

Leadership

TEP1010H, TEP1011H, TEP1026H, TEP1027H, TEP1029H, TEP1030H, TEP1501H, TEP1502H, TEP1601H.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

APS1012H, APS1013H, APS1015H, APS1023H, APS1033H, APS1035H, APS1036H, APS1041H, APS1061H, APS1088H.

Finance and Management

AER1601H, APS502H, APS1001H, APS1004H, APS1005H, APS1009H, APS1016H, APS1017H, APS1020H, APS1022H, APS1028H, APS1032H, APS1038H, APS1039H, APS1040H, APS1043H, APS1049H, APS1050H, APS1051H, APS1052H.

Engineering and Society

APS510H, APS1018H, APS1024H, APS1025H, APS1031H, APS1034H, APS1101H, APS1420H.

 

Emphasis: Forensic Engineering (MEng only)

MEng students must successfully complete four courses (one core course and three elective courses).

Core Course

MSE1031H Forensic Engineering.

Elective Courses

AER1604H,
APS1034H, APS1039H, APS1040H, APS1101H,
BME1480H, BME1800H, BME1801H, BME1802H,
CHE561H, CHE568H, CHE1213H, CHE1431H, CHE1432H, CHE1434H, CHE1436H,
CIV510H, CIV518H, CIV1163H, CIV1171H, CIV1174H, CIV1190H, CIV1201H, CIV1279H, CIV1282H, CIV1422H, CIV1429H,
JMB1050H,
JNC2503H,
MIE507H, MIE533H, MIE566H, MIE1301H, MIE1303H, MIE1411H, MIE1414H, MIE1616H, MIE1708H, MIE1713H, MIE1714H, MIE1721H, MIE1723H, MIE1727H, MIE1804H,
MSE1015H, MSE1016H, MSE1022H, MSE1032H, MSE1067H.

 

Emphasis: Robotics (MASc, MEng, PhD)

Students must successfully complete four courses (2.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs]) chosen from at least two of the following groups, and no more than two in any given group:

Group 1: Planning and Control

AER1516H, AER1517H,
ECE557H (exclusion: ECE410H), ECE1619H, ECE1635H, ECE1636H, ECE1647H, ECE1653H, ECE1657H,
MIE1064H, MIE1068H.

Group 2: Perception and Learning

AER1513H, AER1515H,
CSC2503H, CSC2506H, CSC2515H, CSC2541H, CSC2548H,
ECE516H, ECE521H, ECE1511H, ECE1512H,
JEB1433H,
ROB501H.

Group 3: Modelling and Dynamics

AER1503H, AER1512H, AER506H,
JEB1444H,
MIE1001H.

Group 4: Systems Design and Integration

AER525H (exclusion: ECE470H), AER1216H, AER1217H,
CSC2621H,
ECE470H (exclusion: AER525H),
MIE505H, MIE506H, MIE1070H, MIE1075H, MIE1076H, MIE1080H, MIE1809H,
ROB521H, ROB1514H.

 

Emphasis: Sustainable Energy (MASc, MEng, PhD)

MASc and PhD students must successfully complete:

  • At least three half courses (1.5 full-course equivalents [FCEs]) from either of the following lists below.

  • A thesis towards their degree on a topic related to sustainable energy. Topics must be approved by the steering committee of the Institute of Sustainable Energy. Contact: Mandeep Rayat.

MEng students must successfully complete:

  • Four half courses (2.0 FCEs) from either of the following lists below, including at least one core course (0.5 FCE).

Core Courses

APS1032H Introduction to Energy Project Management
MIE515H Alternative Energy Systems
MIE1120H Current Energy Infrastructure and Resources.

Elective Courses

AER507H, AER1304H, AER1315H, AER1415H,
CHE568H, CHE1053H, CHE1118H, CHE1123H, CHE1142H, CHE1143H,
CIV575H, CIV576H, CIV577H, CIV1303H, CIV1307H,
ECE533H, ECE1030H, ECE1055H, ECE1057H, ECE1059H, ECE1085H, ECE1086H, ECE1092H, ECE1094H, ECE1476H,
MIE516H, MIE517H, MIE1128H, MIE1129H, MIE1130H, MIE1240H, MIE1241H, MIE1715H,
MSE1023H, MSE1028H, MSE1058H.

Students who complete the requirements of the emphasis in Sustainable Energy will receive a notation on their transcript from the Faculty Graduate Studies Office following a recommendation from the Institute of Sustainable Energy. Contact: Mandeep Rayat.

MIE: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Courses

See the departmental website for a schedule of available courses.

Fluid Mechanics

MIE520H
Biotransport Phenomena
MIE1201H
Advanced Fluid Mechanics I
MIE1206H
Non Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
MIE1207H
Structure of Turbulent Flows
MIE1208H Microfluidic Biosensors
(prerequisite: undergraduate-level fluidic mechanics)
MIE1210H
Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
MIE1212H
Convective Heat Transfer
MIE1214H
Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
MIE1222H
Multiphase Flows
MIE1224H
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
MIE1232H
Microfluidics and Laboratory-on-a-Chip Systems
MIE1240H
Wind Power
MIE1241H
Energy Management
MIE1299H
Special Topics in Fluid Mechanics

Human Factors and Ergonomics

MIE542H
Human Factors Integration
MIE1401H
Human Factors Engineering
MIE1402H
Experimental Methods in Human Factors Research
MIE1403H
Analytical Methods in Human Factors Research
MIE1411H
Design of Work Places
MIE1412H
Human-Automation Interaction
MIE1413H
Statistical Models in Empirical Research
MIE1414H
Human Factors in Transportation
MIE1415H
Analysis and Design of Cognitive Work
MIE1444H
Engineering for Psychologists

Information Engineering

JMG2020H
Big Data
MIE1501H
Knowledge Modelling and Management
MIE1505H
Enterprise Modelling
MIE1510H
Formal Techniques in Ontology Engineering
MIE1512H
Data Analytics
MIE1513H
Decision Support Systems
MIE1514H
Systems Design and Engineering: A Product Perspective
MIE1516H
Structured Learning and Inference
MIE1517H Introduction to Deep Learning
(prerequisite: APS1070H or equivalent)

Mechanics and Materials

MIE517H
Fuel Cell System
MIE540H
Product Design
MIE1128H
Materials for Clean Energy Technologies
MIE1301H
Solid Mechanics
MIE1303H
Fracture Mechanics
MIE1359H
Engineering Cell Biology and Micro-Nanoengineered Platforms
MIE1705H
Thermoplastics Polymer Processing
MIE1706H
Manufacturing of Cellular and Microcellular Polymers
MIE1707H
Structure-Property Relationships of Thermoplastic and Composite Foams
MIE1708H
Collision Reconstruction
MIE1713H
Analysis and Design of Joints in Manufactured Products
MIE1715H
Life Cycle Engineering
MIE1720H
Creativity in Conceptual Design
MIE1724H Additive Manufacturing in Engineering Applications
MIE1725H Soft Materials and Machines
MIE1732H
Tribology
MIE1740H
Smart Materials and Structures
MIE1742H
Composite Materials Design
MIE1743H
Axiomatic Design Principles for Conceptual and Embodiment Design
MIE1744H
Nanomechanics of Materials
MIE1804H
The Finite Element Method in Mechanical Engineering
MIE1807H
Principles of Measurements

Mechatronics and Dynamics

MIE506H
MEMS Design and Microfabrication
MIE1001H
Advanced Dynamics
MIE1005H
Theory of Vibrations
MIE1010H
Acoustics and Noise Control
MIE1064H
Control Analysis Methods with Applications to Robotics
MIE1068H
Applied Nonlinear Control
MIE1070H
Intelligent Robots for Society
MIE1075H AI Applications in Robotics
(prerequisites: control systems, robotics, AI fundamentals)
MIE1076H AI Applications in Robotics II
(prerequisites: MIE1075H, control Systems, robotics, AI fundamentals)
MIE1077H AI Applications in Robotics III
(prerequisites: robotics, MIE1075H, MIE1076H, or equivalent)
MIE1080H Introduction to Healthcare Robotics
MIE1452H Signal Processing for Bioengineering
MIE1453H Introduction to Sensors and Sensor Network
MIE1718H
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
MIE1766H Aluminum Die Casting 2. — Product Design and Optimization
MIE1767H Mechatronics in Automotive Applications 1
MIE1768H Mechatronics in Automotive Applications 2
(prerequisite: MIE1767H)
MIE1809H
Advanced Mechatronics

Operations Research

MIE561H
Healthcare Systems
MIE562H
Scheduling
MIE566H
Decision Analysis
MIE1603H
Integer Programming
MIE1605H
Stochastic Processes
MIE1607H
Stochastic Modelling and Optimization
MIE1612H Stochastic Programming and Robust Optimization
(prerequisites: MIE262, APS1005H, or equivalent; and MIE231, APS106, or equivalent)
MIE1613H
Stochastic Simulation
MIE1615H
Markov Decision Processes
MIE1616H
Research Topics in Healthcare Engineering
MIE1619H
Constraint Programming and Hybrid Algorithms
MIE1620H
Linear Programming and Network Flows
MIE1621H
Non-Linear Optimization
MIE1622H
Computational Finance and Risk Management
MIE1623H
Introduction to Healthcare Engineering
MIE1624H
Introduction to Data Science and Analytics
MIE1628H
Big Data Science
MIE1653H
Integer Programming Applications
MIE1699H
Special Topics in Operations Research
MIE1714H
Failure Analysis
MIE1721H
Reliability
MIE1723H
Engineering Asset Management
MIE1727H
Quality Assurance I

Thermal Sciences

MIE515H
Alternative Energy Systems
MIE516H
Combustion and Fuels
MIE1101H
Advanced Classical Thermodynamics
MIE1107H
Statistical Thermodynamics
MIE1115H
Heat Transfer with Phase Change
MIE1118H
Partially Ionized Gases
MIE1120H
Current Energy Infrastructure and Resources
MIE1122H
Combustion Engine Processes
MIE1123H
Fundamentals of Combustion
MIE1127H
Engineering Applications of Waves
MIE1129H
Nuclear Engineering I: Reactor Physics and the Nuclear Fuel Cycle
MIE1130H
Nuclear Engineering II: Thermal and Mechanical Design of Nuclear Power Reactors
MIE1132H
Heat Exchanger Design
MIE1133H
Laser Applications in Engineering
MIE1801H
Advanced Engineering Analysis

APS Engineering Courses

APS1005H
Operations Research for Engineering Management
APS1012H
Managing Business Innovation and Transformational Change
APS1013H
Applying Innovation in Engineering and Business Operations
APS1015H
Social Entrepreneurship
APS1016H
Financial Management for Engineers
APS1017H
Supply Chain Management and Logistics
APS1022H
Financial Engineering 2
APS1023H
New Product Innovation
APS1028H
Operations and Production Management for Manufacturing and Services
APS1032H
Introduction to Energy Project Management
APS1034H
Making Sense of Accidents
APS1043H Writing Your Own Patent Application
APS1049H
Management Consulting for Engineers
APS1050H
Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies
APS1051H
Portfolio Management Praxis Under Real Market Constraint
APS1052H
Artificial Intelligence in Finance: From Neural Networks to Deep Learning
APS1061H
Business Strategy and Intrapreneurship
APS1070H
Foundations of Data Analytics and Machine Learning
APS1101H System Dynamic Risk Assessment
(recommended prerequisite: APS1034H)
APS1801H
Multidisciplinary MEng Project
APS1802Y
Multidisciplinary MEng Project
APS1803Y
Multidisciplinary MEng Project
APS2000Y Summer Engineering Practicum (Credit/No Credit)
TEP1203H Teaching Engineering in Higher Education
TEP1204H Instructional Design in Engineering Education

SCFI MEng Courses

MIE1750H
Innovation Management I
MIE1751H
Innovation Management II
MIE1752H
Innovation Finance and Economics
MIE1753H
Legal Framework for Innovation
MIE1754H
Laser Applications in Manufacturing
MIE1755H
CAE Technologies in Automotive Engineering
MIE1757H
Electric Motor Technologies in Automotive Engineering
MIE1758H
Polymers and Composites in Automotive Design and Manufacturing
MIE1759H
Polymers and Composites Processing in Automotive
MIE1760H
Metals in Automotive Design and Manufacturing
MIE1761H
Metal Forming Simulation
MIE1762H
Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps I
MIE1763H
Hot Stamping 1. — Metallurgy, Materials, Thermomechanical Treatment, and Welding
MIE1764H
Hot Stamping 2. — Process and Product Performance Simulation and Optimization
MIE1765H
Aluminum Die Casting 1. — Metallurgy, Process Design, and Optimization

Reading Courses

MIE2002H
Readings in Industrial Engineering I (Credit/ No Credit)
MIE2003H
Readings in Industrial Engineering II (Credit/No Credit)
MIE2004H
Readings in Mechanical Engineering I (Credit/No Credit)
MIE2005H
Readings in Mechanical Engineering II (Credit/No Credit)

Seminar Courses

SRM3333Y
MIE Seminar Series for MASc Students
SRD4444Y
MIE Seminar Series for PhD Students

Project

MIE8888Y
MEng Research Project