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

MIE: 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, J. Christopher - 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
Bodur, Merve - BM
Bussmann, Markus - BASc, MASc, PhD (Chair)
Carter, Michael - BM, MMath, PhD
Chan, Timothy - BSc, PhD
Chandra, Sanjeev - PhD
Chignell, Mark - BSc, PhD
Consens, Mariano - BEng, MSc, PhD
Donmez, 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
Kwon, Roy - BA, MS, MSc, PhD
Lee, Chi-Guhn - DPhil (Coordinator of Graduate Studies)
Lee, Patrick Chang Dong - MSc, PhD
Liu, Xinyu - PhD
Makis, Viliam - MSc, PhD
Mandelis, Andreas - BSc, MA, MSc, PhD
McCahan, Susan - BS, PhD
Meguid, Shaker - BSc, MSc, PhD
Milgram, Paul - BASc, 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
Sain, Mohini - PhD
Shu, L.H. - PhD
Simmons, Craig - BSc, MSc, PhD
Sinclair, Anthony - BSc, MSc, PhD
Sinton, David - BASc, MEng, PhD
Spelt, Jan - BASc, MASc, ME, 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
Wallace, James - BA, BME, MEng, 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
Keffer, James - BASc, MASc, 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
Ward, Charles - BS, PhD

Associate Members

Burgner-Kahrs, Jessica - PhD
Cevik, Mucahit - DE
Drake, James McKenzie - BSE, MSc, MBChB
Frances, Daniel - BASc, MASc, PhD, PEng
Hollands, Justin - PhD
Jaffer, Shaffiq - BSChE, PhD
Khalvati, Farzad - MASc, PhD
Khosroshahi, Seyed - BSc, MSc, PhD
Kundur, Deepa - BASc, MASc, PhD
Mackay, Matthew - BASc, PhD
Moreau, Christian - PhD
Purdie, Thomas
Singh, Chandra Veer - BASc, MTech, PhD
Zou, Yu - BASc, MASc, 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 JDE 1000H 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 SRM 3333Y 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

 

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 JDE 1000H 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 SRD 4444Y 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 deta​ils​​ 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 JDE 1000H 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 SRD 4444Y 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 JDE 1000H 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 SRD 4444Y 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 JDE 1000H 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 SRD 4444Y 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

​AER 501H, AER 1403H, APS 1028H, CHE 1123H, MIE 519H, MIE 1740H.

Elective Courses — Manufacturing ​Engineering

AER 521H, AER 1415H,
CHE 575H, CHE 1134H,
MIE 506H, MIE 540H, MIE 1706H, MIE 1713H, MIE 1718H, MIE 1743H,
MSE 558H, MSE 561H, MSE 1015H, MSE 1028H, MSE 1031H,
ROB 501H.​

Elective Courses — Manufacturing Management

APS 1005H, APS 1012H, APS 1013H, APS 1014H, APS 1017H, APS 1020H, APS 1​023H, APS 1040H, APS 1088H, APS 1420H,
CHE 561H, CHE 1434H,
MIE 523H, MIE 1505H, MIE 1514H, MIE 1715H, MIE 1721H, MIE 1723H, MIE 1727H,
TEP 1011H, TEP 1026H, TEP 1501H.

 

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:

CHE 562H, CHE 1310H, CHE 1333H, CHE 1335H, CHE 1475H,
JTC 1134H, JTC 1135H,
MIE 1705H, MIE 1706H, MIE 1707H, MIE 1740H,
MSE 1038H, MSE 1043H, MSE 1067H.

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 APS 1070H (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 APS 1070H before taking any of the core courses.

Prerequisite Course

APS 1070H Foundations of Data Analytics and Machine Learning

Core Courses

ECE 1513H Introduction to Machine Learning (exclusions: CSC 411H, CSC 2515H, ECE 421H, ECE 521H, ECE 1504H)
MIE 1624H Introduction to Data Science and Analytics

Elective Courses

APS 502H, APS 1005H, APS 1017H, APS 1022H, APS 1040H, APS 1050H, APS 1051H, APS 1052H,
CHE 507H, CHE 1108H, CHE 1147H, CHE 1148H, CHE 1434H,
CIV 1504H, CIV 1506H, CIV 1507H, CIV 1532H, CIV 1538H,
ECE 537H, ECE 1504H (exclusions: CSC 411H, CSC 2515H, ECE 421H, ECE 521H, ECE 1513H), ECE 1505H, ECE 1657H, ECE 1778H, ECE 1779H,
MIE 562H, MIE 1413H, MIE 1501H, MIE 1512H, MIE 1513H, MIE 1620H, MIE 1621H, MIE 1622H, MIE 1623H, MIE 1628H, MIE 1653H, MIE 1721H, MIE 1723H, MIE 1727H.

 

Emphasis: Biomanufacturing (MEng only)

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

CHE 1123H, CHE 1125H, CHE 1133H, CHE 1134H, CHE 1135H, CHE 1334H,
JCC 1313H,
JTC 1331H,
BME 1459H, BME 1480H.

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

 

Emphasi​s: 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

APS 510H, APS 530H, APS 1420H, GLA 1000H, JCR 1000Y (full-year course)

Group B

APS 1015H, APS 1020H, APS 1024H, CHL 5700H, JMG 2020H.

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

TEP 1010H, TEP 1011H, TEP 1026H, TEP 1027H, TEP 1029H, TEP 1030H, TEP 1501H, TEP 1502H

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

APS 1012H, APS 1013H, APS 1015H, APS 1023H, APS 1033H, APS 1035H, APS 1036H, APS 1041H, APS 1061H, APS 1088H

Finance and Management

AER 1601H, APS 502H, APS 1001H, APS 1004H, APS 1005H, APS 1009H, APS 1016H, APS 1017H, APS 1020H, APS 1022H, APS 1028H, APS 1032​H, APS 1038H, APS 1039H, APS 1040H, APS 1049H, APS 1050H, APS 1051H, APS 1052H

Engineering and Society

APS 510H, APS 1018H, APS 1024H, APS 1025H, APS 1031H, APS 1034H, APS 1420H​.

 

Emphasis: Forensic Engineering (MEng only)

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

Core Course

MSE 1031H

Elective Courses

APS 540H, APS 1034H, APS 1039H, APS 1040H,
BME 1800H, BME 1801H, BME 1480H,
CHE 561H, CHE 568H, CHE 1213H, CHE 1431H, CHE 1432H, CHE 1434H,
CIV 510H, CIV 518H, CIV 1163H, CIV 1171H, CIV 1174H, CIV 1190H, CIV 1201H, CIV 1279H, CIV 1282H, CIV 1422H, CIV 1429H,
JMB 1050H,
JNC 2503H,
MSE 1015H, MSE 1022H, MSE 1032H,
MIE 566H, MIE 1224H, MIE 1301H, MIE 1303H, MIE 1411H, MIE 1414H, MIE 1616H, MIE 1713H, MIE 1714H, MIE 1721H, MIE 1723H, MIE 1727H, MIE 1804H.

 

​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

AER 1516H, AER 1517H,
ECE 557H (exclusion: ECE 410H), ECE 1619H, ECE 1635H, ECE 1636H, ECE 1647H, ECE 1653H, ECE 1657H,
MIE 1064H, MIE 1068H.

Group 2: Perception and Learning

AER 1513H, AER 1515H,
CSC 2503H, CSC 2506H, CSC 2515H, CSC 2541H, CSC 2548H,
ECE 516H, ECE 521H, ECE 1511H, ECE 1512H,
JEB 1433H,
ROB 501H.

Group 3: Modelling and Dynamics

AER 1503H, AER 1512H, AER 506H,
JEB 1444H,
MIE 1001H.

Group 4: Systems Design and Integration

AER 525H (exclusion: ECE 470H), AER 1216H, AER 1217H,
CSC 2621H,
MIE 505H, MIE 506H, MIE 1070H, MIE 1075H, MIE 1809H,
ROB 1514H.

 

​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

APS 1032H,
MIE 515H, MIE 1120H​.

​Elective Courses

AER 507H, AER 1304H, AER 1315H, AER 1415H,
CHE 568H, CHE 1053H, CHE 1118H, CHE 1123H, CHE 1142H, CHE 1143H, CHE 1150H,
CIV 575H, CIV 576H, CIV 577H, CIV 1303H, CIV 1307H,
ECE 533H, ECE 1030H, ECE 1055H, ECE 1057H, ECE 1059H, ECE 1085H, ECE 1086H, ECE 1092H, ECE 1094H,
MIE 516H, MIE 517H, MIE 1128H, MIE 1129H, MIE 1130H, MIE 1240H, MIE 1241H, MIE 1715H,
MSE 1022H, MSE 1023H, MSE 1028H, MSE 1058H​.

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

MIE 520H
Biotransport Phenomena
MIE 1201H
Advanced Fluid Mechanics I
MIE 1206H
Non Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
MIE 1207H
Structure of Turbulent Flows
MIE 1210H
Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
MIE 1212H
Convective Heat Transfer
MIE 1214H
Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
MIE 1222H
Multiphase Flows
MIE 1224H
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
MIE 1232H
Microfluidics and Laboratory-on-a-Chip Systems
MIE 1240H
Wind Power
MIE 1241H
Energy Management
MIE 1299H
Special Topics in Fluid Mechanics

Human Factors and Ergonomics

MIE 542H
Human Factors Integration
MIE 1401H
Human Factors Engineering
MIE 1402H
Experimental Methods in Human Factors Research
MIE 1403H
Analytical Methods in Human Factors Research
MIE 1411H
Design of Work Places
MIE 1412H
Human-Automation Interaction
MIE 1413H
Statistical Models in Empirical Research
MIE 1414H
Human Factors in Transportation
MIE 1415H
Analysis and Design of Cognitive Work
MIE 1444H
Engineering for Psychologists

Information Engineering

JMG 2020H
Big Data
MIE 1501H
Knowledge Modelling and Management
MIE 1505H
Enterprise Modelling
MIE 1510H
Formal Techniques in Ontology Engineering
MIE 1512H
Data Analytics
MIE 1513H
Decision Support Systems
MIE 1514H
Systems Design and Engineering: A Product Perspective
MIE 1516H
Structured Learning and Inference

Mechanics and Materials

MIE 517H
Fuel Cell System
MIE 540H
Product Design
MIE 1128H
Materials for Clean Energy Technologies
MIE 1301H
Solid Mechanics
MIE 1303H
Fracture Mechanics
MIE 1359H
Engineering Cell Biology and Micro-Nanoengineered Platforms
MIE 1705H
Thermoplastics Polymer Processing
MIE 1706H
Manufacturing of Cellular and Microcellular Polymers
MIE 1707H
Structure-Property Relationships of Thermoplastic and Composite Foams
MIE 1708H
Collision Reconstruction
MIE 1713H
Analysis and Design of Joints in Manufactured Products
MIE 1715H
Life Cycle Engineering
MIE 1720H
Creativity in Conceptual Design
MIE 1724H Additive Manufacturing in Engineering Applications
MIE 1732H
Tribology
MIE 1740H
Smart Materials and Structures
MIE 1742H
Composite Materials Design
MIE 1743H
Axiomatic Design Principles for Conceptual and Embodiment Design
MIE 1744H
Nanomechanics of Materials
MIE 1804H
The Finite Element Method in Mechanical Engineering
MIE 1807H
Principles of Measurements

Mechatronics and Dynamics

MIE 506H
MEMS Design and Microfabrication
MIE 1001H
Advanced Dynamics
MIE 1005H
Theory of Vibrations
MIE 1010H
Acoustics and Noise Control
MIE 1064H
Control Analysis Methods with Applications to Robotics
MIE 1068H
Applied Nonlinear Control
MIE 1070H
Intelligent Robots for Society
MIE 1075H AI Applications in Robotics
(prerequisites: control systems, robotics, AI fundamentals)
MIE 1076H AI Applications in Robotics II
(prerequisites: MIE 1075H, control Systems, robotics, AI fundamentals)
MIE 1080H Introduction to Healthcare Robotics
MIE 1452H Signal Processing for Bioengineering
MIE 1453H Introduction to Sensors and Sensor Network
MIE 1718H
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
MIE 1766H Aluminum Die Casting 2. — Product Design and Optimization
MIE 1767H Mechatronics in Automotive Applications 1
MIE 1768H Mechatronics in Automotive Applications 2
(prerequisite: MIE 1767H)
MIE 1809H
Advanced Mechatronics

Operations Research

MIE 561H
Healthcare Systems
MIE 562H
Scheduling
MIE 566H
Decision Analysis
MIE 1603H
Integer Programming
MIE 1605H
Stochastic Processes
MIE 1607H
Stochastic Modelling and Optimization
MIE 1612H Stochastic Programming and Robust Optimization
(prerequisites: MIE262, APS 1005H, or equivalent; and MIE231, APS106, or equivalent)
MIE 1613H
Stochastic Simulation
MIE 1615H
Markov Decision Processes
MIE 1616H
Research Topics in Healthcare Engineering
MIE 1619H
Constraint Programming and Hybrid Algorithms
MIE 1620H
Linear Programming and Network Flows
MIE 1621H
Non-Linear Optimization
MIE 1622H
Computational Finance and Risk Management
MIE 1623H
Introduction to Healthcare Engineering
MIE 1624H
Introduction to Data Science and Analytics
MIE 1628H
Big Data Science
MIE 1653H
Integer Programming Applications
MIE 1699H
Special Topics in Operations Research
MIE 1714H
Failure Analysis
MIE 1721H
Reliability
MIE 1723H
Engineering Asset Management
MIE 1727H
Quality Assurance I

Thermal Sciences

MIE 515H
Alternative Energy Systems
MIE 516H
Combustion and Fuels
MIE 1101H
Advanced Classical Thermodynamics
MIE 1107H
Statistical Thermodynamics
MIE 1110H
Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics
MIE 1115H
Heat Transfer with Phase Change
MIE 1118H
Partially Ionized Gases
MIE 1120H
Current Energy Infrastructure and Resources
MIE 1122H
Combustion Engine Processes
MIE 1123H
Fundamentals of Combustion
MIE 1127H
Engineering Applications of Waves
MIE 1129H
Nuclear Engineering I: Reactor Physics and the Nuclear Fuel Cycle
MIE 1130H
Nuclear Engineering II: Thermal and Mechanical Design of Nuclear Power Reactors
MIE 1132H
Heat Exchanger Design
MIE 1133H
Laser Applications in Engineering
MIE 1801H
Advanced Engineering Analysis

APS Engineering Courses

APS 1002H
Financial Engineering
APS 1005H
Operations Research for Engineering Management
APS 1012H
Managing Business Innovation and Transformational Change
APS 1013H
Applying Innovation in Engineering and Business Operations
APS 1014H
Advanced Project Management
APS 1015H
Social Entrepreneurship
APS 1016H
Financial Management for Engineers
APS 1017H
Supply Chain Management and Logistics
APS 1022H
Financial Engineering 2
APS 1023H
New Product Innovation
APS 1028H
Operations and Production Management for Manufacturing and Services
APS 1032H
Introduction to Energy Project Management
APS 1034H
Making Sense of Accidents
APS 1049H
Management Consulting for Engineers
APS 1050H
Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies
APS 1051H
Portfolio Management Praxis Under Real Market Constraint
APS 1052H
Artificial Intelligence in Finance: From Neural Networks to Deep Learning
APS 1061H
Business Strategy and Intrapreneurship
APS 1070H
Foundations of Data Analytics and Machine Learning
APS 1101H System Dynamic Risk Assessment
(recommended prerequisite: APS 1034H)
APS 1801H
Multidisciplinary MEng Project
APS 1802Y
Multidisciplinary MEng Project
APS 1803Y
Multidisciplinary MEng Project
APS 2000Y Summer Engineering Practicum (Credit/No Credit)
TEP 1203H Teaching Engineering in Higher Education
TEP 1204H Instructional Design in Engineering Education

SCFI MEng Courses

MIE 1750H
Innovation Management I
MIE 1751H
Innovation Management II
MIE 1752H
Innovation Finance and Economics
MIE 1753H
Legal Framework for Innovation
MIE 1754H
Laser Applications in Manufacturing
MIE 1755H
CAE Technologies in Automotive Engineering
MIE 1757H
Electric Motor Technologies in Automotive Engineering
MIE 1758H
Polymers and Composites in Automotive Design and Manufacturing
MIE 1759H
Polymers and Composites Processing in Automotive
MIE 1760H
Metals in Automotive Design and Manufacturing
MIE 1761H
Metal Forming Simulation
MIE 1762H
Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps I
MIE 1763H
Hot Stamping 1. — Metallurgy, Materials, Thermomechanical Treatment, and Welding
MIE 1764H
Hot Stamping 2. — Process and Product Performance Simulation and Optimization
MIE 1765H
Aluminum Die Casting 1. — Metallurgy, Process Design, and Optimization

Reading Courses

MIE 2002H
Readings in Industrial Engineering I (Credit/ No Credit)
MIE 2003H
Readings in Industrial Engineering II (Credit/No Credit)
MIE 2004H
Readings in Mechanical Engineering I (Credit/No Credit)
MIE 2005H
Readings in Mechanical Engineering II (Credit/No Credit)

Seminar Courses

SRM 3333Y
MIE Seminar Series for MASc Students
SRD 4444Y
MIE Seminar Series for PhD Students

Thesis/Project

MIE 8888Y
MEng Research Project
RST 9999Y
Research Thesis