Lucas Hof

Lucas Hof
Professeur
Degrees B.Sc., M.Sc. (Delft University of Technology), Ph.D. (Concordia University)
Office A-1916
Presentation

Département de génie mécanique

Research interests:

  • Materials and manufacturing

Research areas:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Micro-machining (hard-to-machine materials)
  • Electrochemical manufacturing
  • Mechatronics
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8th International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain: Interconnected Supply Chains in an Era of Innovation (ILS)
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2018 CSME International Congress
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Proceedings of the 26th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM 2017)
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11th International Conference on Micromanufacturing (ICOMM 2016)
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16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN 2016)
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Americas International Meeting on Electrochemistry and Solid State Science 2018 (AiMES 2018)
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16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN 2016)
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RAPID + TCT 2017 Event and Conference
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16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN 2016)
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Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2016
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2017 World Congress on Micro and Nano Manufacturing (WCMNM) : A Joint Conference of ICOMM/4M/IFMM
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Proceedints of the EUSPEN International Conference, 2004
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65th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry
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Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2016
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Courses and support services

Courses

MEC795 Projet de fin d'études en génie mécanique (Fall 2020)
MEC200 Technologie des matériaux (Summer 2020)
MEC795 Projet de fin d'études en génie mécanique (Summer 2020)
MEC200 Technologie des matériaux (Winter 2020)

Assistance to students

Projet d'application à 15 crédits

    Co-directed by: Kenné, Jean-Pierre
    Optimisation et intégration des procédés de fabricatioin en contexte de l'industrie 4.0, by Ghimouz,Chahine.
    Fall 2020

    Co-directed by: Hof, Lucas Abia
    Quantification de la corrosion dans les assemblages à brides boulonnées munis de joints d'étanchéité, by Dos Santos Barreto,Rafael Renan.
    Winter 2020

    Co-directed by: Kenné, Jean-Pierre
    Évaluation du temps d’assemblage d’une entreprise en se basant sur l’historique de production, by Pamen Heubo,Gaëtan Joël.
    Winter 2020

    Co-directed by: Zednik, Ricardo J.
    Antireflective Nanopatterned Surface Treatment for Glass, by Feith,Lucas.
    Summer 2020

Stage industriel et rapport technique, 3 cr.

    Intervention sur chantier de construction comme un conseiller en santé et sécurité, by Kihlou,Houssem.
    Fall 2020

    Outil de planification, by Pamen Heubo,Gaëtan Joël.
    Winter 2020

Mémoire à 30 crédits

    Co-directed by: Kenné, Jean-Pierre
    Amélioration des performances des systèmes de fabricatioin circulaire dans le paradigme de l'industrie 4.0 en contexte de chaîne d'approvisionnement en boucle fermée, by Delpla,Victor.
    Fall 2020

    Co-directed by: Hof, Lucas Abia
    Optimisation des performances des systèmes de manufacturiers en contexte de chaîne d'approvisionnement en boucle fermée, by Megoze Pongha,Patrick.
    Fall 2020

    Co-directed by: Wuthrich, Rolf
    Software architecture and electro-mechanical development of wireless connected products for pets, by Hoang,Van Tien.
    Fall 2020

Publications
Conference proceeding (16)

Victor Delpla, Lucas A. Hof, Jean-Pierre Kenné. 2020. « Closed loop supply chain optimization for Circular Manufacturing using Industry 4.0 technologies ». 8th International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain: Interconnected Supply Chains in an Era of Innovation (ILS) (Austin, TX, USA, Apr. 22-24, 2020) p. 220-227. International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain.

Lucas A. Hof, Rolf Wuthrich. 2018. « Glass micro-cutting by Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving ». 2018 CSME International Congress (Toronto, ON, Canada, May 27-30, 2018) CSME.

Lucas Abia Hof, Rolf Wüthrich. 2018. « Electrochemical manufacturing to support industry 4.0 – Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Americas International Meeting on Electrochemistry and Solid State Science 2018 (AiMES 2018) (Cancun, Mexico, Sept. 30 - Oct. 04, 2018) Electrochemical Society.

Lucas A. Hof, Deependra Singh, Panteha Fallah, Rolf Wüthrich. 2018. « High precision electrochemical manufacturing processes to meet the demand of Industry 4.0 ». 18th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN 2018) (Venice, Italy, June 04-08, 2018) Euspen.

Panteha Fallah, Lucas A. Hof, Rolf Wüthrich. 2017. « Electroforming of non-conductive 3D printed parts ». Proceedings of the 26th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM 2017) (Victoria, BC, Canada, May 29 - June 01, 2017) Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics.

Lucas Hof, Rolf Wuthrich. 2017. « Multiscale post-processing of metal additive manufactured parts by electro-polishing technology ». RAPID + TCT 2017 Event and Conference (Pittsburgh, PA, USA, May 08-11, 2017) SME.

L. A. Hof, L. Heinrich, R. Wuthrich. 2017. « Towards high precision manufacturing of glass tools by Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) for micro forming techniques ». 2017 World Congress on Micro and Nano Manufacturing (WCMNM) : A Joint Conference of ICOMM/4M/IFMM (Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Mar. 27-30, 2017)

Lucas Abia Hof, Frederic Charbonneau, Diana Consuelo Rodriguez Burbano, Ana Maria Ibarra-Ruiz, John A. Capobianco, Rolf Wuthrich. 2016. « Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) – from subtractive to additive manufacturing technology ». 11th International Conference on Micromanufacturing (ICOMM 2016) (Orange County, CA, USA, Mar. 29-31, 2016)

Lucas Abia Hof, Md Masiar Rahman, Rolf Wüthrich. 2016. « Multiscale post-processing of metal additive manufactured parts by electro-polishing technology ». 16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN 2016) (Nottingham, UK, May 30 - June 03, 2016) Euspen.

Lucas Hof, Rolf Wüthrich. 2016. « Micromachining glass with in situ fabricated micro-tools ». 16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN 2016) (Nottingham, UK, May 30 - June 03, 2016) Euspen.

Lucas Hof, Rolf Wüthrich. 2016. « Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) – an innovative technology with high potential for industry ». 16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN 2016) (Nottingham, UK, May 30 - June 03, 2016) Euspen.

M. M. Rahman, L. A. Hof, R. Wuthrich. 2016. « Multiscale electropolishing of additive manufactured and standard grade titanium alloys by pulsed voltages ». Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2016 (Kelowna, BC, Canada, June 26-29, 2016)

R. Wuthrich, L. A. Hof. 2016. « Electrochemical processes to meet the needs of industry 4.0 ». Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2016 (Kelowna, BC, Canada, June 26-29, 2016)

L. A. Hof, R. Wuthrich. 2016. « Industry 4.0 – towards fabrication of ultra-customized parts on glass by Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2016 (Kelowna, BC, Canada, June 26-29, 2016)

R. Wüthrich, J.D. Abou Ziki, L. A. Hof, P. Matoorian, G. Cusanelli, D. Lüthi. 2014. « Glass micro-machining by contact glow discharge electrolysis ». 65th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (Lausanne, Switzerland, Aug. 31 - Sept. 05, 2014)

L. A. Hof, A. Lal, K. Fujisaki, R. Wüthrich, H. Langen, H. Bleuler. 2004. « 3D Micro structuring of glass with an AFM ». Proceedints of the EUSPEN International Conference, 2004 (Glasgow, Scotland, UK, May 31 - June 02, 2004) p. 89-90. Kempston : LG Digital.

Peer-reviewed article published in a refereed journal (11)

Pantea Koushki, Tsz-Ho Kwok, Lucas Hof, Rolf Wuthrich. 2020. « Reinforcing silicone with hemp fiber for additive manufacturing ». Composites Science and Technology. vol. 194 11 p.

Rolf Wuthrich, Lucas A. Hof. 2019. « Low batch size production of glass products requiring micrometer precision ». IFAC-PapersOnLine. vol. 52 p. 319-322.

Lucas A. Hof, Rolf Wuthrich. 2018. « Industry 4.0 Towards fabrication of mass-personalized parts on glass by Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Manufacturing Letters. vol. 15 p. 76-80.

Lucas A. Hof, Rolf Wüthrich. 2018. « Rapid prototyping of packaged glass devices: Eliminating a process step in the manufacturing workflow from micromachining to die singularizing ». Manufacturing Letters. vol. 17 p. 9-13.

Lucas A. Hof, Jana Abou Ziki. 2017. « Micro-hole drilling on glass substrates-A review ». Micromachines. vol. 8 , nº 2.

Lucas Abia Hof, Xin Guo, Minseok Seo, Rolf Wuthrich, Jesse Greener. 2017. « Glass imprint templates by spark assisted chemical engraving for microfabrication by hot embossing ». Micromachines. vol. 8 , nº 1.

Lucas A. Hof, Md Masiar Rahman, Rolf Wuthrich. 2017. « Using Taylor vortices to create a film of nanoparticles for dip-coating ». Manufacturing Letters. vol. 13 p. 21-24.

Jana D. Abou Ziki, Lucas A. Hof, Rolf Wuthrich. 2015. « The machining temperature during Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving of glass ». Manufacturing Letters. vol. 3 p. 9-13.

R. Wuthrich, L. A. Hof. 2006. « The gas film in spark assisted chemical engraving (SACE) - A key element for micro-machining applications ». International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture. vol. 46 , nº 7-8. p. 828-835.

R. Wuthrich, K. Fujisaki, P. Couthy, L. A. Hof, H. Bleuler. 2005. « Spark assisted chemical engraving (SACE) in microfactory ». Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. vol. 15 , nº 10. p. 276-280.

R. Wuthrich, L. A. Hof, A. Lal, K. Fujisaki, H. Bleuler, P. Mandin, G. Picard. 2005. « Physical principles and miniaturization of Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. vol. 15 , nº 10. p. 268-275.

Dissertation or these (1)

Lucas Abia Hof. 2018. « High-precision micro-machining of glass for mass-personalization ». Thèse de doctorat. Montreal , Concordia University

Communication (14)

Lucas Abia Hof, Rolf Wüthrich. 2018. « Electrochemical manufacturing to support industry 4.0 – Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Communication during a conference : AiMES 2018 - ECS and SMEQ Joint International Meeting ( Cancun, Mexico, Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2018 )

L. A. Hof, R. Wüthrich, T. Kwok. 2018. « Industry 4.0 and its impact on aviation ». Communication during a conference : John Molson School of Business, John Molson Executive Centre, Client: Xiamen Air ( Montreal, QC, Canada, May 15, 2018 )

L. A. Hof, R. Wüthrich, T. Kwok. 2018. « Industry 4.0 – what lies ahead for manufacturing in the Sector? ». Communication during a conference : John Molson School of Business, John Molson Executive Centre & HEC Paris ( Montreal, QC, Canada, May 10, 2018 )

Lucas A. Hof. 2018. « Indirect additive manufacturing and multiscale post-processing for fabrication of complex, high precision metal parts ». Communication during a conference : RAPID + TCT 2018 Event and Conference ( Fort Worth, TX, USA, Apr. 23-26, 2018 )

Lucas Hof, Rolf Wuthrich. 2017. « Multiscale post-processing of metal additive manufactured parts by electro-polishing technology ». Communication during a conference : RAPID + TCT 2017 Event and Conference ( Pittsburgh, PA, USA, May 08-11, 2017 )

D. Singh, L. A. Hof, R. Wuthrich. 2017. « Micro and nano 3D Feature deposition using localized electrochemical deposition ». Communication during a conference : 1st National Conference : Converging on Nanomanufacturing : Innovation 360 ( Montréal, QC, Canada, Sept. 25-26, 2017 )

L. A. Hof, R. Wüthrich. 2017. « Electrochemistry 4.0 ». Communication during a conference : 231st Electrochemical Society Meeting (ECS) ( New Orleans, LA, USA, May 28 - June 01, 2017 )

L. A. Hof, C. Goyer, R. Wüthrich. 2016. « Microstructuring of glass by spark assisted chemical engraving (SACE) ». Communication during a conference : International Conference on Design and Production Engineering ( Berlin, Germany, July 25-26, 2016 )

L. A. Hof, B. Presley, D. VanTran, R. Wüthrich. 2016. « Spark Assistant Chemical Engraving (SACE) – an innovative tool for the microfluidic community ». Communication during a conference : FluidicMEMS : HiFi Bio ( Boston, MA, USA, Oct. 26, 2016 )

L. A. Hof, M. M. Rahman, R. Wuthrich. 2016. « Multiscale post-processing of metal additive manufactured parts by electro-polishing technology ». Communication during a conference : Salon de la Technologie de Fabrication de Montréal (STFM) ( Montréal, QC, Canada, 15-18 mai 2016 )

L. A. Hof, R. Wüthrich. 2016. « Electrochemical processes to meet the needs of industry 4.0 ». Communication during a conference : Forum Industriel CREPEC ( Montréal, QC, Canada, 20 oct. 2016 )

L. A. Hof, R. Wüthrich. 2016. « The digital engineer - New challenges for the Canadian Universities ». Communication during a conference : Advanced Manufacturing Canada (AMC) 2016 ( Toronto, ON, Canada, Nov. 02-03, 2016 )

L. A. Hof, F. Charbonneau, D. J. Abou Ziki. 2015. « Glass micromachining by Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Communication during a conference : Colloque annuel Plasma-Québec 2015 ( Montreal, QC, Canada, June 3-5, 2015 )

L. A. Hof, F. Charbonneau, R. Wüthrich. 2015. « Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) - a versatile micro machining technology for microfluidic devices ». Communication during a conference : 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition ( Ottawa, Canada, June 13-17, 2015 )

Poster (8)

L. A. Hof, R. Wuthrich. 2017. « Micro-/nanofabrication in the era of Industry 4.0 - Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) - a versatile technology for glass machining and nanoparticle deposition ». Poster presented during a conference : 1st National Conference : Converging on Nanomanufacturing : Innovation 360 ( Montréal, QC, Canada, Sept. 25-26, 2017 )

L. A. Hof, J.D. Abou Ziki, R. Wuthrich. 2016. « Tool-glass bonding phenomenon during glass micro-machining by Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) - Issues and opportunities ». Poster presented during a conference : International Conference on Design and Production Engineering ( Berlin, Germany, July 25-26, 2016 )

L. A. Hof, R. Wüthrich. 2016. « Electrochemical manufacturing processes to meet the demand of Industry 4.0 ». Poster presented during a conference : Montreal Summit on Innovation - The Manufacturing Sector at the Conquest of the 4th Industrial Revolution ( Montréal, QC, Canada, 24 nov. 2016 )

F. Charbonneau, L. A. Hof, D. J. Abou Ziki. 2015. « Gas film stability during Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Poster presented during a conference : Colloque annuel Plasma-Québec 2015 ( Montreal, QC, Canada, June 3-5, 2015 )

L. A. Hof, C. Escobedo, J.D. Abou Ziki, R. Wüthrich. 2015. « Additive Manufacturing (AM) through imprinting Gold nanoparticles on Glass Substrates by Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Poster presented during a conference : 227th ECS Meeting ( Chicago, IL, USA, May 24-28, 2015 )

M. M. Rahman, L. A. Hof, B. Johnston, S. A. Khanoki, D. Pasini, R. Wüthrich. 2015. « Electro-polishing of additive manufactured porous titanium for medical implants ». Poster presented during a conference : 227th ECS Meeting ( Chicago, IL, USA, May 24-28, 2015 )

K. Fujisaki, Ph. Couthy, R. Wüthrich, L. A. Hof, H. Bleuler. 2004. « Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) in microfactory ». Poster presented during a conference : Fourth International Workshop on Microfactories ( Shanghai, China, Oct. 15-17, 2004 )

L. A. Hof, Rolf Wüthrich, Hannes Bleuler, Ph. Mandin. 2004. « Physical principles and miniaturization of Spark Assisted Chemical Engraving (SACE) ». Poster presented during a conference : Fourth International Workshop on Microfactories ( Shanghai, China, Oct. 15-17, 2004 )

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