Jozsef Kovecses

Department of Mechanical Engineering


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Macdonald Engineering Building, Rm 163 [Map]
817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 0C3

514.398.6302 [Office]
514-398-7365 [Fax]


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MECH 314 Dynamics of Mechanisms
MECH 642 Advanced Dynamics

MSc University of Miskolc
PhD Hungarian Academy of Sciences



Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, June 2009 - Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, June 2003 - May 2009

Dynamics Research Engineer, Robotics, Spacecraft Engineering, Canadian Space Agency, January 2002 – May 2003

Dynamic Analysis and Control System Engineer, MacDonald Dettwiler Space and Advanced Robotics Ltd. (MD Robotics), October 2000 – December 2001

Mechanical Engineer, Acres International Ltd., November 1998 – September 2000

NATO Science Fellow, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, September 1996 – October 1998

Senior Research Associate, Department of Mechanics, University of Miskolc, Hungary, September 1995 – August 1996

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, November 1994 – August 1995

Research interests

Dynamics: computational methods, simulation and analysis of multibody and mechatronic systems, dynamics of interacting mechanical systems

Robotics: modeling, analysis and design of space robotic systems and operations, dynamics and identification of robots