May 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019

ProjectTitle & MASc/Ph.DSupervisor/leaderProgressReports Theme I I.A.1(Ph.D) Digital Modeling of Multi-Functional Machine ToolsAltintas100% completedView Report I.A.2(Ph.D) Digital Model of Orbital Drilling ProcessAltintasAheadView Report I.A.3(Ph.D) Dynamics of Multi-point Threading of Thin-walled Oil PipesAltintas100% completedView Report I.A.4(MASc) Chip Formation, Forces, and Elastic Deformations of Gear HobbingErkorkmaz/IsmailOn ScheduleView Report I.A.5(Ph.D) Mechanics, Monitoring, and Dynamics of Gear Power SkivingErkorkmaz/IsmailOn ScheduleView Report

I.A.6(MASc) Mechanics and Dynamic Helical and Crowned Gear ShapingErkorkmaz/IsmailAheadView Report

I.A.7(Ph.D) Generalised and Efficient Geometric Modeling of CWEFeng/AltintasOn ScheduleView Report

I.A.8(Ph.D) Modeling of threading thin-walled oilpipes with varying dynamicsKhoshdarregiOn ScheduleView Report

I.A.9(Ph.D) Modeling of Spindle DynamicsAltintasOn ScheduleView Report

I.B.1(Ph.D)Process Modeling and Optimal Trajectory Planning for Hybrid Configuration Machining and Additive ManufacturingVlasea/ErkorkmazOn ScheduleView Report

I.B.2(MASc) Strategies for Post-Machining of High Valued Additive Manufacturing Components using Predictive ModelsVlasea/Erkorkmaz100% completedView Report

I.B.3(Ph.D) Synchronization of Material Deposition Rate with the Tangential Feed Velocity of Additive Manufacturing (AM) MachinesAltintas/Sinclair100% completedView Report

Theme II

II.A.1(MASc) Embedded Sensory Systems for Intelligent MachiningLu/Altintas100% completedView Report

II.A.2(Ph.D) Sensorless MonitoringNagamune/AltintasOn ScheduleView Report

II.A.3(Ph.D) Adopting Nanocomposite Sensors in Machining Profess MonitoringPark/FerryOn ScheduleView Report

II.A.4(Ph.D) Integrating Virtual and On-Line Machining Process Control and Tool Condition MonitoringAltintas/Lu100% completedView Report

II.A.7(Ph.D) Virtual Prototyping of 5-Axis Laser Drilling Machine Tools ErkorkmazOn ScheduleView Report

II.A.8(Ph.D) Optimal Trajectory Planning for 5-Axis Laser Drilling Machine ToolsErkorkmazOn ScheduleView Report

II.A.9(MASc) High-Speed Computation of Time-Optimal Toolpaths and Feedrate ProfilesErkorkmazOn ScheduleView Report

II.A.10(MASc) In-Process Machine tool Structural Identification and Precision ControlsErkorkmazOn ScheduleView Report

II.A.11(Ph.D) Chatter Suppression via On-The-Fly Tracking and Damping of Machine Tool Vibration Modes using Feed DrivesErkorkmaz/Munoa/BeudaertOn ScheduleView Report

II.A.12(MASc) Adjustable tuned mass damper design for highly flexible boring and threading barsAltintas/OstlingdelayedView Report

II.B.3(Ph.D) Machine Precision MonitoringAchicheOn ScheduleView Report

II.B.4(Ph.D) Automatic Updating of Compensation Tables of Geometric Parameters Using a Variety of On-Machine Data Collection MeansMayerOn ScheduleView Report

II.B.5(Ph.D) Uncertainty of Single Point On-Machine MeasurementMayerOn ScheduleView Report

II.B.6(PDF, MASc, 2 Ph.D.) 5 Axis contouring error control withou violating servo drive limitsAltintasAheadView Report

II.B.7(MASc) Intelligent Anti-Vibration Control of Machining Robots KhoshdarregiOn ScheduleView Report

Theme III

III.1(Ph.D) Milling and Cutting Mechanism Modeling of Titanium Metal Matrix CompositesBalazinski & KamalizadehOn ScheduleView Report

III.2(Ph.D) Modeling Composite Drilling ProcessAhmadidelayedView Report

III.3(Ph.D) Modeling of Carbon Fibre-Reinforced Composite MillingJun/AhmadidelayedView Report

III.4(MASc) Modeling of Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Polymeric Carbon CompositesPark/JunAhead of ScheduleView Report

III.5(Ph.D) Numerical Simulation of the Damage and Failure Mechanisms in Composites during MachiningJin/AltintasOn ScheduleView Report

III.6(Ph.D) 3D Ultrasonic Vibration Tool Holder for Machining Carbon Fiber Composites.Altintas/LudelayedView Report

Theme IV

IV.A.1(MASc) Tool Geometry, Edge and Wear Measurement and Processing ConditionsVeldhuis/KoshyOn ScheduleView Report

IV.A.2(MASc) Methodology for Assessing Tool Wear MechanismsVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.1(Ph.D) Modeling of Machining Temperatures for Coated ToolsAltintas100% completedView Report

IV.B.2(MASc) Tool Geometry Assessment and OptimizationVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.3(MASc) Edge and Tool Surface PreparationVeldhuis/KoshyOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.4(Ph.D) Adaptive Nano-Multilayered PVD CoatingsVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.5(Ph.D) Functionally Graded Multilayer CoatingsVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.6(Ph.D) Thick PVD CoatingsVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.7(Ph.D) Development of New PVD Coatings Specifically for Machining Hardened Die SteelVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.8(Ph.D) Development of Lubricating Multilayer PVD Coatings for Machining of Al-Si AlloysVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.9(MASc) Investigation of Post Treatments(wide peening and cleaning: WPC, EDM)Veldhuis100% completedView Report

IV.B.10(Ph.D) Integrative Wear AssessmentVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.B.11(Ph.D) Development of Low-Friction and Durable Tool Coatings for Machining of Aerospace Components made of Titanium AlloysAlpasOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.1(MASc) Nano Scale Tribology InvestigationVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.2(Ph.D) Micro-Nano Material CharacterizationVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.3(MASc) Method for Assessing Chipping ResistanceVeldhuis100% completedView Report

IV.C.4(Ph.D) Oxidation / Corrosion Performance of SurfacesVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.5(MASc) Assess c-BN Tooling Performance in Machining of Grey Cast IronVeldhuis100% completedView Report

IV.C.6(MASc) Understanding the Rold of Coolant in Grey Cast Iron Machining Utilizing c-BN MachiningVeldhuis100% completedView Report

IV.C.7(Ph.D) Understanding the Role of Alloying Elements in MachinabilityVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.8(MASc) Machining of High-Alloy Powderd MetalsVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.9(MASc) High-Productivity Bi-Metal Machining (Aluminum and Steel)VeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.10(MASc) Investigate Improved Tapping Life in Automotive Die Cast Al-Si ApplicationsVeldhuis100% completedView Report

IV.C.11(MASc) Investigation of Wear Performance during Machining of Ti AlloysVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.12(MASc) Investigation of Wear Performance during Machining of Ni-based Aerospace AlloysVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.C.13(MASc) Investigation of Wear Behaviour during Machining of Superduplex Stainless SteelVeldhuis100% completedView Report

IV.C.14(MASc) Assessment of Performance in High-speed Ddry Machining of Low Carbon SteelVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report

IV.D.1(Ph.D) Novel Application of Non-Newtonian Working Media for Polishing and Edge Preparation of Complex Milling ToolsKoshyOn ScheduleView Report

IV.D.2(MASc) Improved Coolant Jet Coherency for Enhanced Heat Transfer in Grinding through:KoshyOn ScheduleView Report

(1) Computational Modeling of Nozzle Flow Conditioner, and

(2) Mixing of Polymer Additives

IV.D.3(MASc) Fabrication of Superhydrophobic SurfacesKoshy100% completedView Report

IV.D.4(MASc) Enhancement of Boiling Heat TransferKoshy100% completedView Report

IV.D.5(MASc) EDM Texture for Control of Fluid Drag and Surface TractionKoshyOn ScheduleView Report

Theme V

V.IIntegration of Digital Process Models to Virtual Machining PlatformAltintasOn ScheduleView Report

V.IIIntegration of Sensor Assisted Digital Machining Algorithms to Industrial CNCsAltintasOn ScheduleView Report

V.IIIIntegration of Kinematics and Control Models of Multi-functional Machines on Virtual CNCAltintasOn ScheduleView Report

Software Engineer

Position title: Software Engineer, Control Systems and Automation Group

Location: Watkins, CO USA


Job Purpose: This role is responsible for the development of new software within a research environment and applicable to the manufacturing and delivery of bulk & packaged explosives and their precursors. The Software Engineer is involved in all phases of the . . . → Read More: Software Engineer

Lead Mechatronics Engineer

Position title: Lead Mechatronics Engineer, Control Systems and Automation Group

Location: Watkins, CO USA


Job Purpose: This role will provide leadership and expertise in the design of robotic/automated systems, and manage projects within a research environment as applicable to the development of systems and equipment used in the manufacture and delivery of bulk and . . . → Read More: Lead Mechatronics Engineer