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Hamid Semeralul

Hamid Semeralul

Academic Associate


Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building - Room UB2018
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1G 0C5


Areas of expertise

  • Management Information Systems
  • Project Management
  • Business Analytics


Hamid Semeralul is an Academic Associate with the Faculty of Business and Information Technology at Ontario Tech University. He received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering (Systems Engineering option) from the University of Ottawa and graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing Engineering option) from Ontario Tech University. His research topics included improving the quality of novel manufacturing systems via processing parameters' optimization, using big data and artificial intelligence technologies to solve production problems and applying system engineering methods to solve complex technical and business problems. 

Hamid has over fourteen years of experience in instructing, training and managing projects divided between academia and the business world. Prior to that, he was a project manager at a nuclear power plant leading projects involving supply chain, process management, financing and cost/schedule forecasting. Hamid also worked as a technical consultant where he championed the creation of novel award-winning Management Information Systems (MIS) that helped nuclear power plants manage multi-year multi-million dollar compliance projects. His tasks also included turning disparate data into actionable information along with training employees and clients in using the MIS.

Some of the courses he taught include Statistics, Business Math and Business Forecasting Techniques.


  • MASc Mechanical Engineering Ontario Tech University 2009
  • BASc Electrical Engineering University of Ottawa 2003


  • Selected publications
    • H. Semeralul and G.M. Rizvi, “Characterization of Properties of WPC with Glass Fibre Reinforcements”, SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, Chicago, IL, June 22-24, 2009.
    • G.M Rizvi and H. Semeralul. Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Wood/Plastic Composites. In Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology 2008; 14(1): 39-42.
    • H. Semeralul and G.M. Rizvi, “Structures and Properties Characterization of Glass Fibre Reinforced Wood Plastic Composites”, 20th International Conference on Wood and Biofiber Plastic Composites, Madison, WI, May 11-12, 2009.
    • G.M. Rizvi and H. Semeralul, “Foaming of Glass Fibre Reinforced Wood Plastic Composites”, SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, Chicago, IL, June 22-24, 2009.