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Dr. Mo Elbestawi


W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology


Department of Mechanical Engineering

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 , 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.