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Dr. Mo Elbestawi


Department of Mechanical Engineering


W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Advanced Manufacturing
Research Clusters:
ETB 506
+1 905.525.9140 x 26558


Dr. Elbestawi's experience spans a number of research and administrative roles over 30 years , including Vice President- Research and International Affairs, Dean of Engineering, Chair of Mechanical Engineering, and founding Director of the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute. His experience in industry included research engineer, unit head-structural dynamics, and Ontario Hydro Research Division. Currently, he is the Director of McMaster's W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology (SEPT).

Dr. Elbestawi's research interests are focused on Manufacturing Engineering, specifically additive manufacturing, machining systems, and computer aided manufacturing. His record of scholarship includes over 260 archival papers, contribution to 4 books, and 3 patents. He has supervised 82 graduate students, including 32 doctoral students to the completion of their degrees.