Noubar Yemenidjian

Noubar Yemenidjian Ph.D., P.Eng.

Consulting Metallurgist

Noubar is a consulting metallurgist. He specializes in metal properties, composite metals/materials, ceramics, porcelain, failure analysis, and corrosion. Noubar is also a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and former Head of Materials and Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University, where he teaches courses such as Material Science, Non-Ferrous Alloys, Structure of Metals, Mechanics of Materials, and Metallurgy of Welding. In addition, Noubar is also fluent in English, French and Armenian.

Areas of Expertise

  • Metal properties
  • Composite metals/materials
  • Ceramics
  • Failure analysis
  • Corrosion


  • Ph.D. – Concordia University, Montreal (1983)
  • Eng. – Sir George Williams University, Montreal (1972)

Previous Experience

  • President and Chief Scientist, Nova Crystals Ltd.
  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University

Professional Certifications

  • Member of the American Association for Crystal Growth
  • Member of ASM
  • Member of the American Ceramics Society (ACERS)
  • Member of APMI International