Ahmad Barari

Western University

Dr. Ahmad Barari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Ontario Tech University, and an adjunct professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Western University. Dr. Barari has been primarily involved in research and development in engineering design and advanced manufacturing technologies for over 25 years. He has a successful track of research that has attracted more than 40 sources of funds from the federal/provincial organizations and industrial sectors, and an excellent experience in engineering education with development and delivery of more than 25 Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering courses at graduate and undergraduate levels. Professor Barari has over 150 refereed and indexed publications in highly ranked periodic journals and conference proceedings. He has been the chair, and organizer of many national and international professional conferences and Seminars in industrial, mechanical, and manufacturing engineering research. He is currently a committee member of TC 5.1, Manufacturing Plan Control, for the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), and member of several committees and project groups at the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) including ASME Model-Based Enterprise Standards Committee (MBE SC), and ASME Y14.46, Product Definition for Additive Manufacturing. Dr. Barari is the director of the Advanced Digital Manufacturing and Advanced Digital Metrology (AD2Mlabs) at Ontario Tech University (www.AD2Mlabs.com). The labs contribute to many national and international projects in collaboration with industries, research centers, and universities. The research focus is on digital design and manufacturing, precision manufacturing, manufacturing data collection and analytics, intelligent manufacturing systems, and advanced manufacturing technologies including digital metrology, and 3D printing. SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL WORK 1. Refereed and indexed publications - Total 156 Publications (i) Articles in refereed journals – 44 journal Papers (ii) Articles in refereed conference proceedings – 112 refereed conference papers (iii) Books chapters – 3 publications (iv) Books/Journal edited – 3 Publications 2. Contributions to practical applications of knowledge –3 software development 3. Technical Reports and Consulting Activities – 10 industrial reports 4. Invited Lectures and Keynote Speaker at meetings and symposia– 14 Speeches