Fatigue and Stress Analysis Lab (FATSLAB)

Organizational focus: The Laboratory for Fatigue and Stress Analysis (FATSLAB) analyzes critical materials’ durability characteristics and lifespans.

Who they are: Located within the University of Waterloo’s Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, FATSLAB prioritizes research in fatigue characterization, modelling, life enhancement, and methods for durability analyses.

What they offer: FATSLAB’s research is applicable across diverse industries such as automotive, aerospace, offshore structures, power generation, and microelectronics. Current research areas include multiaxial fatigue of emerging lightweight materials, the durability of advanced joining, solid-state additive manufacturing, cold spray coating, and cyclic plasticity modelling of wrought alloys.


Fatigue and Stress Analysis Lab
Room 2317, Engineering Building 3
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3G1

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Published: April 18, 2024

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