Dr. Stephen Veldhuis
Dr. Stephen Veldhuis is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at McMaster University and Director of McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI). Industry experts consider the MMRI to be Canada’s most advanced and best-equipped manufacturing research laboratory. Through his involvement in the MMRI, Dr. Veldhuis has worked with many researchers and industrial partners on leading edge manufacturing technology. His current research interests are in the area of selecting and developing surface engineering solutions for high performance machining and tuning of machining parameters to improve productivity and quality while reducing cost. This research is focused on making efficient manufacturing process plans for machining operations.