Rick Sellens PhD, P.Eng

Associate Professor

Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Faculty
Phone: 613-533-6760
McLaughlin Hall, Room: 209

Expertise: Biomechanics, Fluids, Measurement Techniques
Rick  Sellens
Biography Research Teaching


  • BASc, University of Waterloo, 1981 
  • MASc, University of Waterloo, 1985 
  • PhD, University of Waterloo, 1987 

Research Interests 

  • Biomechanics 
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Optical Measurement Techniques 

Teaching Activities 

In recent years I have taught these courses: 

  • MECH 217 Measurement for Mechatronics 
  • MECH 241 Fluid Mechanics 
  • MECH 848 Measurement Systems I 

You can find details in the calendar and the course pages of onQ. I was an early adopter of online materials for course presentation and this page has been on our site since at least January 1996. It is still here despite the general migration to LMS presentation because it tops the search results for "Losses in Piping" .

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