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Aurelian Vadean

Aurelian Vadean is an assistant professor at Polytechnique Montréal. His main areas of expertise include the optimal design of mechanical systems, the analysis of metallic structures and composites, and modeling and simulation with finite elements.

He is responsible for the virtual prototyping (MEC4000) and the calculating mechanical components (MEC4320) courses in the Design and Analysis specialization.


  • M. Becker, D.Spooner, G. Huet, B. Sanschagrin, A. Vadean, R. Camarero – The designer’s logbook: a best practice for engineering students, an insightful assessment medium for educators, 6th International CDIO Conference, Making Change Last: Sustaining and Globalizing Engineering Educational Reform, June 7-10, 2010, Montréal

  • G. Huet, A. Vadean, D. Spooner, R. Camarero – Knowledge Management: A New Educational Challenge for Student Design Projects, The 11th Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education – E&PDE’09, September 2009, Brighton, England

  • D. SPOONER, G. HUET, C. FORTIN, A. VADEAN, R. NIEWOEHNER – The assessment of engineering reasoning recorded in student engineering design journals, 5th International CDIO Conference, Reframing Engineering Education : Impact and future direction, June 7-10, 2009, Singapore

  • HUET G., SPOONER D., VADEAN A., LEBLANC T., CAMARERO R., FORTIN C.– Development of collaborative and social skills through multidisciplinary design projects, International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, EPDE, September 4-5, 2008, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

  • SPOONER D., SANSCHAGRIN B., GAGNON M., VADEAN A., CAMARERO R., LEBLANC T., POIRIER D.  – Fostering team dynamics across an engineering curriculum. Proceedings of the 4th International CDIO Conference, June 16-19, 2008, Hoogeschool Gent, Gent, Belgium


  • Associate professor, Polytechnique Montréal



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