Nadia Bhuiyan

Associate Provost

ZuNadia Bhuiyan obtained her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Concordia University and her MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University. She taught at McGill University and Queen's University before coming back to Concordia. Dr. Bhuiyan started at Concordia in 2002 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2008 and Professor in 2014. She served as Associate Director of the Concordia Institute for Aerospace Design and Innovation (CIADI) and then Director of Education of CIADI. She also served as Director of the Master of Aerospace Engineering program. In 2017 she became Vice-Provost of Partnerships and Experiential Learning, and in June of 2023, she became the Associate Provost at Zayed University. Dr. Bhuiyan’s research focuses on product development processes, dealing with the design, development, production, and distribution of goods and services, with a focus on emerging tools and techniques for integrating design and manufacturing to improve process performance. Dr. Bhuiyan’s research interests are applied mainly to the aerospace industry and healthcare sector. She has extensive experience in the world outside the university and has successfully negotiated industrial research and training collaborations with major aerospace companies including Pratt & Whitney Canada, Bombardier Aerospace, Bell Helicopter and Siemens Canada.