Alex Czekanski, FCSME




The committee’s principal mandate is to represent CSME members active within the manufacturing sector. A major duty is to organize a Symposium on Manufacturing (SM) at the annual CSME Congress; other responsibilities include the promotion of TC opportunities within the manufacturing community, participation in the Symposium on Manufacturing by submitting or reviewing papers, and communicating with session participants.


See terms of reference (click to download).

Membership List: 

  • Jana Abou Ziki (Ontario Tech University) glass micro-machining, surface functionalization, precision manufacturing
  • Hamid Akbarzadeh (McGill University) 3D printed architected materials, advanced manufacturing of multifunctional materials, metamaterials
  • Sayyed Ali Hosseini (Ontario Tech University) 
  • Ahmad Barari (Ontario Tech University)
  • Daolun Chen (Ryerson University) advanced materials, welding and joining
  • Zengtao Chen (University of Alberta) metal forming, materials modelling, nanotechnology
  • Aleksander Czekanski (York University) additive manufacturing, bioprinting, computational and experimental mechanics
  • Lucas Hof (ETS) advanced manufacturing, Industry 4.0, hybrid machining  
  • Matt Khoshdarregi (University of Manitoba) industrial robotics, intelligent manufacturing systems
  • Tsz Ho Kwok (Concordia University) design for additive manufacturing, 3D printing, Industry 4.0
  • Qingjin Peng (University of Manitoba) digital manufacturing, product design for personalization, system modeling and simulation
  • Carolyn Ren (University of Waterloo) droplet microfluidics, soft robots and sensors, microwave sensing
  • Fengfeng Xi (Ryerson University)

Current Activities:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Symposium at 2021 CSME UPEI Congress 

Past Activities:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Symposium at 2020 CSME UPEI Congress 
  • Advanced Manufacturing Symposium at 2019 CSME University of Western Ontario Congress