Dr. M. A. Elbestawi

Professor
Director W Booth school of Engineering Practice and Technology

McMaster University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L7

Office: ETB 506
Email:
Voice: (905) 525-9140 x26558
Website: www.eng.mcmaster.ca/wbooth


  • B.Sc., Univ. of Alexandria, Production Eng. Dept., 1972
    M.Eng., McMaster Univ., Mechanical Eng. Dept., 1976
    Ph.D., McMaster Univ., Mechanical Eng. Dept., 1980

Brief Bio

Dr. Elbestawi is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP), Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), Senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), and member of Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).

Research Interests

  • Computer aided manufacturing (CAM)
  • Machine tools
  • Machinging processes
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Metal cutting

Specific Research Activities

Main research interests are manufacturing engineering, specifically machine tools, metal cutting, and computer-aided manufacturing. Further details on research activities can be found under Machine Systems Laboratory - MSL.


Awards

  • Teaching Award Winner, Faculty of Engineering, McMaster Students Union for Teaching Excellence,
    1988-1989
  • Teaching Award Winner, Faculty of Engineering, McMaster Students Union for Teaching Excellence,
    1997-1998
  • Synergy Award for Innovation - NSERC and Conference Board of Canada, 2003
  • The 2004 Hamilton Spectator Publisher’s Award for Education


Selected Publications

  • Omar O.E.E.K., El-Wardany T.I., Ng E-G, Elbestawi M.A., 2006, "Surface Prediction in High Speed Machining", Accepted for publication to the International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture.
  • Coelho R.T., Ng E-G, Elbestawi M.A., 2006, "Effect of Edge Preparation and Feed on Tool Wear", Accepted for publication to the International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture.
  • Coelho R.T., Ng E-G, Elbestawi M.A., 2006, "Tool Wear when Turning Hardened AISI 4340 with Coated PCBN Tools using Finishing Cutting Conditions", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 47, No. 2, p. 263-272.
  • Simoneau A., Ng E-G, Elbestawi M.A., 2006, "Modeling the Effects of Microstructure in Metal Cutting", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 47, No. 2, p. 368-375.
  • Nasr M., Ng E-G, Elbestawi M.A., 2006, "Modeling the Effects of Tool-Edge Radius on Residual Stresses When Orthogonal Cutting AISI 316L", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 47,
    No. 2, p. 401-411.
  • Simoneau, A., Ng E-G, Elbestawi, M.A., "Chip formation during microscale cutting of a medium carbon steel", 2006, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 46, No. 5, April, 2006,
    p. 467-481.
  • ElTobgy, M.S., Ng E-G, Elbestawi, M.A., "Finite element model of erosive wear", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 45, No. 11, September, 2005, p. 1337-1346.
  • ElTobgy, M.S., Ng E-G, Elbestawi, M.A., " Modeling of abrasive waterjet machining: A new approach", 2005, CIRP Annals v 54, n 1, 2005, p. 285-288.
  • Elfizy, A.T., Bone, G.M., Elbestawi, M.A., "Design and control of a dual-stage feed drive", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, v 45, n 2, February, 2005, p. 153-165.
  • Elfizy, A.T., Bone, G.M., Elbestawi, M.A., "Model-based controller design for machine tool direct feed drives", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, v 44, n 5, April, 2004, p. 465-477.