Advanced Material Manufacturing

Established in 1983, the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (OCIMAE) combines the research strengths of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ottawa and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University.

Studies made for you

Options with this program

This program is only offered in English.

Course examples
  • Systems Integration
  • Image Processing and Image Communications
  • Engineering Design
  • Software Usability

Check out the full courses list

  • Systems Optimization and Management
  • Entreprise Architecture
  • Optical Communications Systems
  • Operational Excellence and Lean Six Sigma

Enhance your studies


Key research themes are:

  • Thermal and fluid engineering
  • Solid mechanics and design
  • Materials and manufacturing
  • Controls and robotics
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Aeronautical and space engineering

    Experience your future career and help fund your studies with the CO-OP program. With the Co-operative Education (CO-OP) Program, you can gain hands-on experience in your field of study while you complete your degree.

    Some participating employers:

    • ADVA Optical Networking NA Inc.
    • Denis Sheet Metal (2000) Ltd
    • FCA Canada Inc
    • Honeywell Ltd.
    • National Research Council Canada

    Examples of tasks at work:

    • Design
    • Development and characterization of materials and coatings
    • Development of manufacturing and coating processes
    • Failure analysis
    • Modelling and simulation

    Learn more:

    CO-OP for Engineering students

    CO-OP for students in Advanced Materials

    Scholarships and bursaries

    If you are looking for ways to finance your studies, the Faculty of Engineering and the University of Ottawa offer a lot of scholarships that could help you fund your studies. The University also offers financial support to help students reach their full potential.

    To find what fits your needs best, please visit the Award and financial support website.

    Things to know

    Admission requirements

    Are you interested in this program? Check out the below sections to get ready and ensure that you meet all the requirements before applying.

    Am I eligible?

    To be eligible, you need to:

    • Hold a bachelor’s degree* with a specialization, or a major in mechanical engineering (or equivalent) with a minimum average of 70% (B).
      • *International candidates must check the admission equivalencies for the diploma they received in their country of origin.
    • Identify at least one professor who is willing to supervise your research project (does not apply to course based program).
      • We recommend that you contact potential project supervisors as soon as possible.
      • To enroll, you need to have been accepted by a project supervisor.
      • The supervisor’s name is required at the time of application.
    Language requirements

    Applicants must be able to understand and fluently speak the language of instruction (English) in the program to which they are applying. Proof of linguistic proficiency may be required.

    Applicants whose first language is neither French nor English must provide proof of proficiency in the language of instruction.

    Note: Candidates are responsible for any fees associated with the language tests.

    Opportunities with this degree

    If you have specific questions about this field or can't find the information you are looking for in below sections, we invite you to get in touch with the Graduate Studies Office or the Career Development Centre.

    Career Opportunities
    • Aeronautical/aerospace engineer
    • Automotive engineer
    • Manufacturing engineer
    • Robotics/automation/controls engineer
    Pursue your studies

    Please visit the Professional Development Institute website if you are interested in developing various skills that could help you in taking your career to new heights.

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