Professor Ridha Ben Mrad

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto

5 King's College Road, Toronto Ontario M5S 3G8 CANADA

Phone: (416) 946-3597

Fax: (416) 978-7753

Ridha Ben Mrad is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechancial and Industrial Engienering at the University of Toronto. He is a Director of the Mechatronics and Microsystems Design Laboratory. Dr. Ben Mrad received a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University (with Honors and Distinction) in 1986. He received a M.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering in 1988, a M.Sc. in Electrical Engienering in 1991, and a PHD in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 all from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Ben Mrad published extensively in the areas of Mechatronics and Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. His research interests include Mechatronics and Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) with a special focus on design of linear motors and precision positioners, design of microactuators and microfluidic systems, MEMS design and fabrication, real-time control, piezoceramics and signal processing