November 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021

ProjectTitle & MASc/Ph.DSupervisor/leaderProgress 
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 ProcessAltintas100% completedView 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/IsmailAhead of ScheduleView Report
I.A.7(Ph.D) Generalised and Efficient Geometric Modeling of CWEFeng/AltintasDelayedView Report
I.A.8(Ph.D) Modeling of threading thin-walled oilpipes with varying dynamicsKhoshdarregiDelayedView 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/Altintas100% completedView 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 MeasurementMayer100% completedView Report
II.B.6(PDF, MASc, 2 Ph.D.) 5 Axis contouring error control withou violating servo drive limitsAltintas100% completedView Report
II.B.7(MASc) Intelligent Anti-Vibration Control of Machining Robots Khoshdarregi100% completedView Report
II.B.8(Ph.D) Spindle Health Monitoring AltintasAhead of 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 ProcessAhmadiOn ScheduleView Report
III.3(Ph.D) Modeling of Carbon Fibre-Reinforced Composite MillingJun/AhmadiOn ScheduleView Report
III.4(MASc) Modeling of Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Polymeric Carbon CompositesPark/JunDelayedView Report
III.5(Ph.D) Numerical Simulation of the Damage and Failure Mechanisms in Composites during MachiningJin/AltintasDelayedView Report
III.6(Ph.D) 3D Ultrasonic Vibration Tool Holder for Machining Carbon Fiber Composites.Altintas/Lu100% completedView 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 MechanismsVeldhuis100% completedView 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/Koshy100% completedView Report
IV.B.4(Ph.D) Adaptive Nano-Multilayered PVD CoatingsVeldhuis100% completedView Report
IV.B.5(Ph.D) Functionally Graded Multilayer CoatingsVeldhuisOn ScheduleView Report
IV.B.6(Ph.D) Thick PVD CoatingsVeldhuis100% completedView 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 AssessmentVeldhuis100% completedView 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 InvestigationVeldhuis100% completedView Report
IV.C.2(Ph.D) Micro-Nano Material CharacterizationVeldhuis100% completedView 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 MachinabilityVeldhuis100% completedView Report
IV.C.8(MASc) Machining of High-Alloy Powderd MetalsVeldhuis100% completedView Report
IV.C.9(MASc) High-Productivity Bi-Metal Machining (Aluminum and Steel)Veldhuis100% completedView 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 AlloysVeldhuis100% completedView 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 SteelVeldhuis100% completedView Report
IV.D.1(Ph.D) Novel Application of Non-Newtonian Working Media for Polishing and Edge Preparation of Complex Milling ToolsKoshy100% completedView Report
IV.D.2(MASc) Improved Coolant Jet Coherency for Enhanced Heat Transfer in Grinding through:Koshy100% completedView 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 TractionKoshyDelayedView 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 CNCAltintasDelayedView Report