Associate Professor

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

Office: JHE 209 (Mail to JHE-310)
Email:
Voice: (905) 525-9140 x24501


  • M.Sc., Politechnika Warshawska, 1971
    Ph.D., Politechnika Warshawska, 1978

Research Interests

  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Metal forming, cutting & removal
  • Plasticity & formability
  • Process modelling & simulation
  • Steel research
  • Automotive applications
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Finite element analysis
  • Product design & manufacturing
  • solid mechanics

Recent Publications

  • M.P. Sklad, “Parametric formulation of the flow rule for anisotropic materials”, ”, Proc. IDDRG, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland, pp.204-211,
  • M.P. Sklad, J.F. Siekirk and J. D. Verhaeghe “Generalized forming limit curve based on critical stress flux”, Proc. IDDRG, 2011, Bilbao, Spain, pp. 201-2011.
  • M.P. Sklad, j.D. Verhaeghe J.D.; "Forming limit curve based on shear under tension failure criterion", Proc. IDDRG, 2010, Graz, Austria, pp. 499-507.
  • M.P. Sklad, E. Atzema, F. Schouten, M. de Bruine and J. Verhaeghe, “Critical Deformation Under Shear-Tension Loading in Multistage Processes”, Proceedings of the IDDRG 2009 Int. Conference, 1-3 June 2009, Golden, Colorado, USA.
  • M.P. Sklad, “Analysis of deformation in the shear and shear-tension tests” M. P. Sklad, 7/10 Numisheet 2008 – Proceedings of the 7th International Conference and Workshop on Numerical Simulation of 3D Sheet Metal Forming Processes, Sept. 1-5, 2008, Interlaken, Switzerland, © ETH Zurich, 2008
  • M.P. Sklad, E.H. Atzema, F.J. Schouten, M. de Bruine and A. Emrich
    “Experimental Study of forming limits in multistage deformation processes”, Best in Class Stamping - Proceedings of the IDDRG 2008 Int. Conference, Olofstrom, Sweden, June 16-18, 2008, © International Deep-Drawing Research Group 2008.
  • M.P. Sklad, “Analysis of deformation in the shear and shear-tension tests”
    Numisheet 2008 – Proceedings of the 7th International Conference and Workshop on Numerical Simulation of 3D Sheet Metal Forming Processes, Sept. 1-5, 2008, Interlaken, Switzerland, © ETH Zurich, 2008
  • A. D. Spence,D. W. Capson, M. P. Sklad, H.-L. Chan and J. P. Mitchell
    "Simultaneous Large Scale Sheet Metal Geometry and Strain Measurement",
    Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (Vol.130, Iss.5): Vol.130, Iss.5, 2008.
  • Chan, H.-L., Spence, A.D., Sklad, M.P., "Laser Digitizer Based Sheet Metal Strain and Surface Analysis", Int. J. Mach. Tools Manufacture, 47(1), pp. 191-203, Jan. 2007.
  • Chan, H.-L., Spence, A.D., and Sklad, M.P., "Parallel Computing for Sheet Metal Strain Analysis", 19th Int. Symp. HPC Systems Applications (HPCS 2005), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 260-266, Guelph, ON, Canada, May 15-18, 2005.
  • Chan, H.-L., Mitchell, J.P., Spence, A.D., Sklad, M.P, and Capson, D.W., "Laser Digitizer / Stereo Vision Methods for Simultaneous Measurement / Analysis of Sheet Metal Forming Strain / Geometry", Symposium on Advances in Material Forming, ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress Exposition, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-11, 2005, paper IMECE2005-79216 (DVD volume, 10 pages). recipient of Best Paper Award, Manufacturing Engineering Division.
  • M.P. Sklad, Aspects of automated measurement of proportional and non-proportional deformation in sheet metal forming  Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 145, Issue 3, 1 February 2004, Pages 377-384
  • M. El-Gallab and M. Sklad, Machining of aluminum/silicon carbide particulate metal matrix composites: Part IV. Residual stresses in the machined workpiece,
    Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 152, Issue 1, 1 October 2004, Pages 23-34