Vice-Dean, Graduate Studies | Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
Professor Markus Bussmann, of the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MIE), is Vice-Dean, Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. He began his five-year term in 2013. Professor Bussmann joined the University of Toronto in 2002, was promoted to Associate Professor in 2008, and to Professor in 2015. From 2009-2013, Professor Bussmann served as the Associate Chair and Coordinator of Graduate Studies for MIE, during which he launched several MEng certificate programs and the flex-time PhD option. He was also active in recruitment of top graduate students to MIE, resulting in significant enrolment growth for both research-stream and MEng graduate programs. Professor Bussmann also greatly enjoys teaching and has coordinated and taught the first-year course APS106 – Fundamentals of Computer Programming – for many years, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in engineering math, fluid mechanics and computational fluid dynamics. He is a three-time recipient of the MIE Teaching Excellence Award: in 2009, 2011 and 2013.