Engineering Technologies

Welcome

For complete information on the Engineering Technologies program, please visit the program section of the John Abbott website.

Members of the Department

Giorgio Bartolucci :

Giorgio Bartolucci


514-457-6610 ext. 5434
P-021
giorgio.bartolucci@johnabbott.qc.ca

B. Eng. Mechanical, (Minor Aeronautics) McGill University 1985.

Experience: 30 years in the Montreal area; engineering and project management in Aerospace, Telecommunications, Military, Building Construction. Interests: Fighting climate change using technology and generally, all things mechanical.


Dorian Braun :

Dorian Braun


514-457-6610 ext. 5796
P-013
dorian.braun@johnabbott.qc.ca

Biography:
-8 years at JAC
-Bsc Physics specialization
-20 years Audio contracting/consolting business
-Interests in music, video, cars, electronics


Hana Chammas :

Hana Chammas


514-457-6610 ext. 5904
P-017
hana.chammas@johnabbott.qc.ca

Education: Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering 2016

Experience: 5 years experience in the design and simulation field.

Interests: Concepts of Physics and Mathematics, New Technologies, Innovations, Engineering Designs.


Mark Ewanchyna : Chair

Mark Ewanchyna

Chair
514-457-6610 ext. 5591
P-023
mwe@johnabbott.qc.ca

BSc  Physics - Concordia

Started working at JAC in 2000

Interests: Pro sound and lighting electronics, Soccer, Building and creating things in metal, plastic or wood


Shiwei Huang :

Shiwei Huang


514-457-6610 ext. 5061
P-019
shiwei.huang@johnabbott.qc.ca

Biography:
- Teacher JAC Engineering Technology since 2003
- B.Sc. in Physics
- M. Sc.  in Physics
- Ph.D. (Germany) in  Physics
- M. Eng. (McGill) in Electrical Engineering

Publications in the following scientific journals:
 Modern Physics letter A (1 paper)
 Nuclear Physics A (10 papers)
 Physics Review A (1 paper)
 Physics Review C (1 paper)
 Zeitschrift für Physik A (3 papers)
 Journal of Physics G (7 papers)
 Physics Letter B (3 papers)
 Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics (3 papers)
 Journal of Mathematical Physics (1 paper)
 Chemical Physics Letter (1 paper)
 Journal of Chemical Physics (2 papers)
 Applied and Numerical Mathematics (1 paper)


Stephen Paul Jones :

Stephen Paul Jones




stephen.jones@johnabbott.qc.ca


Liliya Nikolova : Engineering Technologies

Liliya Nikolova

Engineering Technologies
Ext. 5451
P-021
liliya.nikolova@johnabbott.qc.ca

Education:
Doctorate in Energy and Materials from University of Quebec – INRS Centre EMT
Masters in Energy and Materials from University of Quebec – INRS Centre EMT
Masters in Engineering Physics from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

Pedagogical interests:
- Active learning approaches for effective in-class student engagement and improvement of student academic success.
- Role play and discussion panels in pure and applied natural sciences.
- Use of advanced technological tools for improvement of student classroom experience such as SmartBoards and Tablets with integrated projectors.

Research in Applied Physics:
- Research activities used as Student engagement
- Investigation of the optical transmitting properties of ground cherry husk – in collaboration with Ferme Granger Inc

Grants and Awards:
ECQ Pedagogical Innovation Grant
SALTISE Pedagogical Grant
NSERC Engage Grant
Michael Smith Fellowship held at Laurence Livermore National Lab
NSERC CGS Alexander Graham Bell held at INRS Centre EMT
FRQNT BD held at INRS Centre EMT

Involvement @ JAC:
- Organizer of the annual EngTech Student EXPO
- Member of the Institutional Research and Development Committee
- Member of the Active Learning Community of Practice
- Member of the Teachers’ Retreat Committee


Demartonne Ramos França : Engineering Technologies

Demartonne Ramos França

Engineering Technologies
514-457-6610 ext. 5831
P-013
d.ramosfranca@johnabbott.qc.ca

EDUCATION:

2001 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
MCGILL UNIVERSITY, Montreal (QC), Canada
• Recipient of the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research Fellowship
• Full scholarship granted by the Brazilian government (CNPq)

1995 MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSc)
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
AERONAUTICS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (ITA), São José dos Campos (SP), Brazil
• Recipient of the Prêmio UNIBANCO de Excelência Acadêmica: best Master’s thesis from the top 5 engineering schools in Brazil

1992 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSc)
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
AERONAUTICS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (ITA), São José dos Campos (SP), Brazil
• Class Valedictorian

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Since Fall 2015     DAY DIVISION INSTRUCTOR
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES
JOHN ABBOTT COLLEGE
SAINTE-ANNE-DE-BELLE-VUE (QC), CANADA
2014-2015 RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
ÉCOLE DE TECHNOLOGIE SUPERIEURE (ÉTS)
MONTRÉAL (QC), CANADA

2004-2014     ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF BRASÍLIA, Brasília, Brazil

1997-2003     RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (2001 – 2003)
RESEARCH ASSISTANT (1997 – 2001)
OPTICAL & ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSIS GROUP INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS INSTITUTE (IMI)
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA (NRC), Bouchervile (QC), Canada

1995-1996      CONSULTING ENGINEER
ADVANCED PERFORMANCE PROJECTS (APP), São Paulo (SP), Brazil

INTERESTS:

Analysis and design of electric circuits; Analog and digital electronic and microelectronic circuits; Digital Signal Processing (DSP); R&D of sensors and ultrasound/photonic systems for metrology and monitoring of industrial materials and processes; R&D of eddy current and bulk/surface/guided elastic waves instrumentation applied to non-destructive testing (NDT) of materials and structural health monitoring (SHM) of aerospace structures; Mathematical models of the interaction between electromagnetic/elastic waves and matter for NDT and SHM purposes; Automation (emphasis in Sequential Function Chart (GRAFCET) and PLC programming); VHDL and FPGA


Nicolae Tudoroiu : Engineering Technologies

Nicolae Tudoroiu

Engineering Technologies
514-457-6610 ext. 5582
P-019
nicolae.tudoroiu

Biography:

Joined JAC Engineering Technologies Department in 2001

-BAC & MA in Electrical Engineering, Romania, 1976
-BAC & MA in Mathematics, Romania, 1982
-Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, Romania, 1990
-Ph.D in Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montréal 2001
-Robotics Department - Professor - L'institut Supérieur D'électronique, Montréal, 1994 - 2000
-Professor - John Abbott College, Montréal, 2001 - 2002
-Ph.D Post Doctoral, Concordia University
-Automation and Control Department - Professor - Craiova University& Technical University of Timisoarh, Romania, 1979 - 1993
Interests:
-Systems theory (linear, nonlinear, optimal, stochastic & adaptive)
-Artificial intelligence, neural networks
-Control systems, automation (PLC)
-Signal Processing
-Robotics

Starting in 2003 he joined Building Civil and Environmental Engineering and in 2004 the Electrical and Computer Engineering  Departments of Concordia University from Montreal as postdoctoral fellowship and academic researcher assistant.  Also in 2004 he joined the GlobVision Artificial Intelligence Department company from Montreal, as senior researcher in aerospace, military, agriculture and automotive hybrid electric vehicles modeling, identification, control and simulations, state and parameter estimation, fault detection and isolation.

In 2007 he received the honorific position as an associate professor to join the Building Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Concordia University. He presently serves on the editorial board as guest editor and reviewer of “Advance in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems” (ASTEJ), the International Journal, voluntary reviewer at Asian Journal Control, “Energy” Switzerland Journal, IEEE Transactions in Electronics and in Aerospace fields, and American Control Conferences (ACC).


Courses

For a list of courses offered in Engineering Technologies, please visit our section of the Course Calendar.

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