List of Fellows

  • Nicolas Abatzoglou
    Dr. Abatzoglou has demonstrated achievements with a very high level of impact in pedagogy, academic management and in industry. His main contributions to academia consist of a restructuring of the chemical engineering program and creating the biotech engineering program. As director, the department has seen a dramatic increase in faculty and enrollment. He is recognized as the most popular teacher by students. He developed a very high level research program in collaboration with industry and holds a Chair in pharmaceutical engineering with Pfizer. He is co-founder of two university spin-offs, one of which is Enerkem, and has extensive expertise in technological transfer.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Process
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Chemical Reaction Engineering; Process Engineering; Catalysis; Biofuels; Process Analytical Technologies (PAT); Gasification; Pharmaceutical Processes; Technology Transfer; Powders and Granules; Energy & Environment
  • Halim Abd El Halim
    A. O. Abd El Halim (Halim) has achieved national and international recognition for his inventions in asphalt pavement construction which have had a profound impact on productivity, better performance and better economy. He has combined technical and academic leadership in not only pavement engineering but also unique applications of geosynthetics in reducing effects of blast loads on structures and in transportation of hazardous materials. His professional and societal contributions are many and varied, he has guided many students, he has been a prolific contributor to the technical literature and his achievements have been recognized by numerous awards and honours.
    Civil , Transportation
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Other
    highways; construction; testing; materials; security; pavement; analysis; structures; modelling; safety
  • Tyseer Aboulnasr
    Tyseer Aboulnasr, currently Dean of Engineering at Ottawa University, has made significant contributions to electrical engineering research, engineering education and senior academic administration. Her outstanding research contributions to signal processing and multirate signal processing have important industrial applications. As Dean, she oversaw the implementation of a unique initiative in Canada – the integration of the Electrical and Computer Engineering department with the Computer Science department into the University of Ottawa School of Information Technology and Engineering. She is a mentor and role model for many generations of engineering students and young professors.
    Communications , Electrical
    General Management, Basic Research
    Academia,
    Speech processing; image processing; modelling for linear and nonlinear systems
  • Simaan AbouRizk
    Dr. AbouRizk has significantly advanced the field of construction engineering, particularly construction simulation modeling and analysis. He is internationally acknowledged as a leader in project planning, risk analysis and uncertainty modeling. He is also recognized for his ability to transfer research and development into construction practice. He has published more than 300 papers and supervised over 100 graduate students. while also balancing his academic endeavors by active consulting on projects focusing on risk analysis and assessment of management systems. He has received wide recognition including election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the US National Academy of Construction.
    Civil , Construction
    Applied Research, Consultancy
    Academia, Private Industry
    simulation modeling; risk analysis; simulation analysis; uncertainty modeling; project planning; construction engineering; productivity improvement; construction management; constructability; information technologies
  • Paul Acchione
    Paul Acchione was the 2013-14 President and Chair of Ontario Society of Professional Engineers. The Society benefited from Paul's experience and determination to establish itself as a public policy advisor. He is instrumental in expanding the role of engineers as public policy advisers. He successfully raised the profile of engineers in Ontario and continues to encourage engineers to contribute to public policy development. His leadership contributes to public recognition of the value of engineers to society. He believes engineers offer unique and valuable skills and experience that are essential in developing effective public policies in areas that are highly technical.
    Controls , Energy
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    Management; Planning; Energy; Policy; Nuclear; Generation; Automation
  • Barry Adams
    Barry Adams has had an outstanding academic career, first at McGill University and then at the University of Toronto where he served as both Chair of Environmental Engineering and Chair of the department of Civil Engineering. He has consulted widely in Canada and abroad on water resources and environmental engineering studies. Dr. Adams has supervised over 50 graduate students and has a prolific record of contributions to scholarly and professional organizations. He has developed a variety of sophisticated models that have been used to examine situations of engineering importance that integrate scientific understanding with engineering insight and economic realities.
    Civil , Environment
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    water resources; water infrastructure; sustainable infrastructure; decision support; urban hydrology
  • John Agar
    Dr. Agar has distinguished himself as an outstanding engineer, researcher, business leader and consultant. As a founding member and the current chief technical officer of O'Connor Associates Environmental Inc., Dr. Agar has continued to push back the boundaries of geo-environmental science and engineering for almost 3 decades. His pioneering work as a co-inventor of soil gas vapour extraction technology revolutionized the approach and cost-effectiveness of remediation in sites contaminated with volatile organics. He is a recognized expert who has freely shared his state of the art development of oxidation and enhanced biodegradation technologies in many publications, thus providing unparalleled scientific leadership to North America's environmental consulting industry.
    Civil , Environment
    Applied Research, Consultancy
    Private Industry,
    environmental; oxidation; vacuum extraction; contamination; groundwater; remediation; biodegradation; thermal processes; hazardous waste; vapour instrusion
  • Gordon B. Agnew
    Dr. Agnew has been teaching Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo for over 25 years. He has also been conducting research in the areas of networks, cryptography and computer security for many years. As a result of this work, Dr. Agnew and two colleagues founded Certicom Corporation in 1985. Since that time, Certicom has grown to $100M company employing 170 people and is traded on the TSX. Certicom has risen to be the world leader in Elliptic Curve based cryptographic systems, which are critical for the security of wireless and low power networks. Dr. Agnew has demonstrated the ability to bridge the gap between Academia and Industry.
    Communications , Information Systems
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    cryptography; communications; computer; data security; information theory; networks
  • Sonia Aissa
    Dr. Sonia Aïssa, Professor at INRS, Univ. du Québec, is highly esteemed as a leading researcher who contributed extensively in expanding Canadian impact in the field of wireless communications, worldwide. Her pioneering work on cognitive radio, multi-antenna systems, cross-layer design and resource management, has been highly influential and enabled advances in engineering design. She is widely published and is known as an extraordinary mentor of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Her contributions influence professional practice, also through important governance and organizational posts in IEEE boards and committees which provide strategic leadership to the research community in communications. Prof. Aïssa has often been recognized with national and international awards and distinctions.
    Communications ,
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    Wireless Communications; Cognitive Radio; Mobile Networks; Radio Resource Management; Cross-layer Design; Spectrum Sharing; Performance Analysis; Energy Efficiency; MIMO Antennas; Resource Allocation
  • Pierre-Claude Aïtcin
    Pierre-Claude Aïtcin of Sherbrooke University is recognized as a world expert in high performance concrete, silica fume and superplasticizers. He has authored some 300 refereed publications and one book on high-performance concrete (published in 5 different languages). In 1989 he was granted an Industrial Chair in concrete technology by NSERC with 13 industrial partners, and spearheaded the National Network of Centres of Excellence on high performance concrete. Prof. Aïtcin is regularly invited to lecture around the world and has won many coveted prizes in Canada, USA. and France.
    Civil , Materials
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Ciments Portland; bétons; adjuvants; liants hydrauliques; ajouts cimentaires
  • Kamal Al-Haddad
    Dr. Al-Haddad is an international leader in the advancement of power electronics technology and its practical applications in traction, power utilities, renewable energy, smart micro/nano grids, lighting and telecommunications industry. He has natural ability to understand practical problems, provide innovative solutions for complex problems and apply them to practical applications. Dr. Al-Haddad has published over 100 journal and 500 conference papers reporting the scientific advances in the field. He has shown the technical leadership and has the credit of applying some of the published and classified research in industry in the design and development power electronic converters. He has supervised and guided over 100 graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and power electronics engineers in academic and industrial research. He transferred 23 technologies to Canadian and international industry and published 2 books. He is the first Canadian to get elected as 2016-2017 president of the prestigious IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Since 2000, he holds Canada senior research chair in Electric Energy Conversion and Power Electronics.
    Electrical ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Electric Energy Conversion, Energy Efficiency, Power Quality, Traction system, Electrification &Transportation, micro/nano grid, renewable energy, large hydro
  • D. Grant Allen
    Professor D. Grant Allen is Chair of the University of Toronto’s Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, a recent Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and the former Director of the University of Toronto's Pulp and Paper Centre. Considered a leading expert on biofiltration, Professor Allen is conducting ground-breaking research on the use of advanced biotechnology to reduce the environmental impact of the pulp and paper and other industries. He has served as President of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering and has a distinguished record of professional and academic leadership and service.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Environment
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    biochemical engineering; environment; biorefining; biofiltration; biological treatment; pulp and paper; waste to products; microalgae
  • Kim Allen
    When you think of Canada’s engineering profession, you think of Kim Allen. Kim has advanced the profession for decades through his efforts to create a globally recognized self-regulation licensure model. Presently CEO of Engineers Canada, the national organization of the 12 associations that license the country's 280,000 members of the profession, Kim Allen has enhanced and subjected professional standards of knowledge, skill, qualification, practice and ethics to public scrutiny to maintain their currency and relevance. His leadership positions provided him a unique opportunity to make a difference for both the engineering profession and society. Kim Allen has done just that.
    Electrical , Other
    General Management, Consultancy
    Private Industry, Other
    Leadership, Energy, Strategic Planning, Management, Safety, Regulation, Power Systems, Change Management, Teamwork, Systems
  • Yusuf Altintas
    Yusuf Altintas, Professor at UBC, is internationally recognized as a leading engineering researcher in the field of machining. He has contributed significantly to the literature – particularly his theory of kinematics and chatter vibration stability in milling. He has also published the book “Manufacturing automation: Principles of Metal Cutting, Machine Tool Vibrations and CNC Design”, Cambridge University Press 2000. He holds the prestigious NSERC/Pratt & Whitney Industrial research Chair in Virtual High-Performance Machining; he is the Fellow of ASME, SME and CIRP, and he is Founder and President of MAL Manufacturing Automation Laboratories Inc., the UBC spin-off company that markets and distributes practical applications of his state-of-the-art research to more than 90 companies world-wide.
    Production ,
    Production / Manufacturing,
    Academia,
    Machining; Machine Tools; Chatter; CNC; Milling; Virtual Machining; Control; Automation; Vibrations; Mechatronics
  • Cristina Amon
    Professor Cristina Amon is Dean of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Her research has advanced the scientific foundation of heat transfer enhancement by flow destabilization, and she has made pioneering contributions to concurrent thermal designs, innovation in electronics cooling and transient thermal management of wearable computers. She has served numerous professional societies with distinction, and demonstrated exceptional dedication to outreach and to diversity in engineering. While at Carnegie Mellon she developed two engineering outreach programs for under-represented groups, and has made great strides in increasing diversity within Engineering at U of T since her appointment as Dean.
    Electronic , Mechanical
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    nano-scale; thermal transport; energy; fluids; heat transfer enhancement; bioengineering; electronics cooling; biomedical devices; concurrent thermal design
  • Paul Amyotte
    Dr. Paul Amyotte, P.Eng., FEC, FEIC, FCSCE has excelled in all aspects of his engineering career, teaching, research, consulting and service to the profession. He has contributed significantly to the advancement of engineering and scientific knowledge in the areas of industrial safety and loss management. He is considered a global expert in the prevention and mitigation of dust explosions and as such, his knowledge is sought in many countries throughout the world. With three books and over 180 publications in his area of expertise, he has contributed significantly to safety in the industrial workplace. His excellence as a teacher, thesis supervisor, consultant and author; as well as his service to the profession of engineering has been duly recognized over the years by recipients of his knowledge and expertise.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Process
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    process safety; dust explosions; inherently safer design; risk management; engineering education
  • Jorge Angeles
    Jorge Angeles is best known for his contributions to the design and control of mechanical systems, with special focus in robotics. He is recognized as an international authority in the kinematics and dynamics of parallel robots. His design paradigm for cam mechanics at large broke ground in the area of mechanical transmissions, as it allows for force and motion transmission with minimum friction losses. Jorge Angeles is the holder of three international patents in the areas of mechanisms and robotics plus six books on mechanical systems.
    Mechanical ,
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    dynamics; robotics; control; optimization; mechanical systems; design; kinematics
  • Miguel Anjos
    Miguel Anjos is Full Professor and Canada Research Chair at Polytechnique Montreal. He is renowned internationally for his research accomplishments in the field of mathematical optimization and its applications in engineering. He is Editor-in-Chief of Optimization and Engineering, and serves on the Mitacs Research Council. He is the Founding Director of the Trottier Energy Institute, which promotes the search for sustainable global energy solutions. He received a Humboldt Fellowship in 2009, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013 for significant contributions to mathematical optimization and its industrial applications.
    Electrical , Energy
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    optimization; smart grid; economics of power systems; techno-economic modeling
  • Stavros Argyropoulos
    Using novel experimental techniques coupled with mathematical modeling, Professor Argyropoulos has established a comprehensive knowledge base pertaining to the thermo-chemical principles that govern in-situ and interfacial reactions during alloying of molten metals. From his studies of fluid flow phenomena, he has also pioneered the development of an innovative sensor to measure for the first time, the magnitude and direction of velocities in high temperature liquid metals. Recognized by international honours and awards, this distinguished researcher has made substantial and sustained contributions to the Engineering Profession through his research achievements, his mentoring of young engineers, his communication of new knowledge to industry and his numerous activities within technical societies.
    Materials , Process
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    Additions in Liquid Metals; dissolution; recovery of additions; intermetallics; sensor development; kinetics of assimilation; melting; exothermicity; thermal resistance; liquid metals velocity
  • Soheil Asgarpour
    Over 33 years, Dr. Soheil Asgarpour has progressed in petroleum engineering through Chief Engineer and Chief Operating Officer ranks and government strategic advisory roles to become a recognized leader in petroleum collaborative research, development, demonstration and deployment as President of the Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada PTAC, which has grown 8-fold under his leadership. Soheil's commitment to engineering technical development is further evidenced by his many years on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Petroleum Technology, followed by serving as a Director and national Chair of the Petroleum Society of CIM and as national CIM Chair.
    Petroleum; Comerciliazation; Enhanced Oil Recovery; Strategic planning; Solar Energy; Renewable energy; Risk mangement; Heat transfer; Oil Sands; Reservoir engineering
  • Andreas K. Athienitis
    Named as one of the 25 top innovators in Quebec in 2009; contributor to Canadian and US government policies on energy; sought after for advice by governments and major industries; educator of over 30 high performing building engineering graduates now in universities, government and industry; widely published with over 150 journal papers and two books; pioneer of solar technologies and leader of innovative solar building demonstration projects; distinguished Canadian leader of research networks unifying top researchers, institutions, and industries - Dr. Athienitis is recognized as a major world force moving buildings from heavy energy consumers (40% of all energy) to net-zero energy consumers with transformative impact on the environment and quality of life.
    Energy , Mechanical
    Applied Research,
    Academia,
    Energy; Solar energy; Energy efficiency; Modeling; Daylighting; Buildings; Thermal control; HVAC; Simulation; Thermal storage
  • Michel Aubertin
    Michel Aubertin, professeur titulaire de l’École polytechnique, est reconnu tant au Canada qu’à l’étranger pour l’importance et l’originalité des ses travaux en géotechnique et hydrogéologie minière. Il a mis au point des méthodes novatrices pour la gestion environnementale des rejets miniers entreposés en surface ou sous-terre. Il a aussi réussi à contrôler le drainage minier acide, un problème environnemental très sérieux pour l’industrie minière. Il est titulaire d’une chaire de recherche industrielle CRSNG impliquant 2 universités, 6 compagnies minières, 3 firmes de consultants, 5 agences gouvernementales, 6 chercheurs post-doctoraux et 20 étudiants aux études supérieures.
    Environment , Mining
    Academia,
    Géotechnique; Hydrogéologie; Environnement; Rejets miniers
  • Louis Audet
    Monsieur Audet a contribué largement au développement de la cablôdistribution au Québec ainsi qu'au développement de la radio et télévision. Il est vice-président de l'Association canadienne des radiodiffuseurs.
    Communications ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    télécommunications; télévision; câblodistribution; radio
  • Michael M. Avedesian
    M. Avedesian has made a significant contribution to the development of the magnesium industry in Canada through the establishment of the Institute of Magnesium Technology, the Chair of Magnesium research at Laval University, and Noranda's entry into magnesium primary production.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Materials
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    magnesium; fluidized bed; combustion; corrosion
  • Gordon Bacon
    Gordon Bacon, Vice-President, Inco Ltd, has been a leader in the field of hydrometallurgy for 35 years, starting with chloride and nitric media with Bacon Donaldson, then sulphuric and ammoniacal media at Sherritt, and then Inco. He was a senior and founding partner of Bacon Donaldson and Associates, consultants in extractive and physical metallurgy that grew from two engineers to 75 engineers and technicians. He has worked as an expert in the field of sampling and analyzing samples for precious metals, and in advising Securities Commissions and law enforcement agencies and prosecutors.
    Materials , Process
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Private Industry,
    Metalurgy (Extractive, Physical); Processing (Hydrometallurgy); R&D Design; Failure Analysis; Chemical Processing
  • Daniel Bader
    Dan Bader has been a leader and mentor in the Alberta public service with respect to the successful execution of large, complex, capital intensive, public works projects. For example, the SuperNet Project which provides internet connectivity to over 400 Alberta communities via 12,000 km of fibre optic cable, was delivered on time and on budget under his direction. In addition Mr. Bader continues to serve his profession and his community through a wide variety of Board and Executive positions.
    Construction , Information Systems
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    project management; construction management; strategic leadership; risk management; organizational design; deputy minister; government policy; information technology; problem solving; administration
  • Baidar Bakht
    Known as a world leader in field testing of bridges, Baidar Bakht, President of JMBT Structures Research, has also made notable contributions in various other aspects of bridge engineering, including analysis, probabilistic methods, design codes, deck systems, soil-steel bridges and timber bridges. His contributions, recorded in a large number of papers and several books, are innovative and practical in nature. He has served the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering in various capacities, including VP (Technical Activities).
    Civil ,
    Applied Research,
    Academia, Private Industry
    bridge; analysis; structure; field testing; wood bridge; composites; deck slabs;
  • Michael A. Ball
    Michael A. Ball, during his years with Transport Canada, has made substantial and sustained contributions to the technical development of transportation systems in Canada. Given his extensive and responsible positions in industry prior to joining the department, he brought valuable perspectives to the evolution of transportation policy in the department, and into the wider federal government community. His contributions to numerous committees related to transportation, security, energy and environmental issues nationally and internationally have been well recognized. Michael Ball has also served the profession unstintingly over the course of his 26-year membership in PEO, via extensive involvement in numerous committee activities and via his participation on PEO Council. As recently appointed Executive Director of CAE, he is poised to continue his imaginative and credible service to the profession over the coming years.
  • John W. Bandler
    John Bandler, professor Emeritus at McMaster University, has a record which spans 35 years of scholarly and professional contributions in radio frequency and microwave theory and techniques, optimization of circuits and systems, and computer-aided engineering. His achievements include design centering and yield-driven design, analog diagnosis, testing and tuning, and device statistical parameter extraction, now taken for granted in the RF and microwave arena. He founded Optimization Systems Associates Inc. in 1983, developing optimization-based products until 1997, the date of acquisition of OSA by Hewlett-Packard.
  • Nemkumar Banthia
    Nemkumar Banthia, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar UBC, is a world-famous authority on fiber-reinforced concrete and shotcrete, areas in which he holds three international patents. He also pioneered the innovative technique of structural stenghtning using sprayed fiber reinforced polymers. This cost-effective, high performance spray when applied onto an existing concrete structure will double its load-carrying capacity and enhance its earthquake resistance by a factor of 3. The competitive edge given to Canada by technologies developed by Dr. Banthia is significant, and his innovations have made Canada’s infrastructure safer, stronger and longer-lasting.
    Civil , Materials
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    Materials Engineering; Structural Health Monitoring; Composite Materials; Fracture Analysis; Micromechanical Modelling; Repair & Retrofit; Fracture Mechanics; Shotcrete; Concrete; Strain-Rate Effects
  • H. Douglas Barber
    Dr. Barber has provided outstanding leadership in the development of the Canadian microelectronics industry and in fostering co-ooperation and collaboration between industry and Canadian universities. As co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gennum Corporation, he has provided the leadership that has enabled Gennum to compete successfully and internationally in the design, manufacturing and marketing of integrated circuit devices.
    Electronic ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    business management; technology; education; research & development; microelectronics; entrepreneurship
  • Cynthia Hanke
    Lee Barbour is the NSERC/Syncrude Industrial Research Chair at the University of Saskatchewan and a leading expert in mine waste management and reclamation. He pioneered the use of instrumented watersheds, now an industry standard, and developed novel methods for monitoring mining by-products. His research has significant economic and environmental impact for Canada and has led to improved strategies for mine closure and reclamation in the Alberta oil sands. His contributions have been recognized by industry as well as by professional societies and organizations. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada and the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering.
    Environment , Mining
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    oil sands; monitoring; mine closure; numerical modeling; hydrogeology; soil covers; geoenvironmental engineering; vadose zone; contaminant transport; geotechnical engineering
  • Suzelle Barrington
    Suzelle Barrington was recognized for her significant contributions to the engineering profession through a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal. As Professor in Environmental Engineering at McGill University, she produced design criteria acknowledged worldwide, such as earthen wastewater storage facilities and odour-dispersing natural wind breaks. From 2010 to 2014, she held a International Research Chair with l'Université Européene de Bretagne, where she guided and coordinated the research efforts of 4 groups, and successfully introduced new management concepts in organic waste management and gaseous emission control. Finally, she created international opportunities for several Canadian companies.
    Environment , Other
    Consultancy,
    Private Industry,
    organic waste management, environmental impact studies, renewal resources
  • Richard Bathurst
    Richard J. Bathurst, Professor, RMC and Queen’s, is internationally recognised as a foremost authority on geosynthetic-reinforced retaining wall systems. His physical testing and modelling has led to the development of practical guidelines for the design of these systems, and to the safe and economical design of a new generation of retaining wall systems that are now used by industry throughout the world. He is both a consultant to the major geosynthetics manufacturers and the owner of a leading commercial geosynthetics reinforcement testing laboratory. Dr. Bathurst has just completed a four year term as President of the International Geosynthetics Society.
    Civil ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    geotechnical; geosynthetics; earthquake; soil mechanics
  • William Bawden
    Professor Bawden is an educator, researcher and practitioner in applied rock engineering for the mining and civil engineering communities in Canada and internationally. His former students hold leading positions in mining and consulting engineering firms in Canada and abroad. Professor Bawden's research work has been focused primarily on the design and support of large underground excavations in rock primarily in the mining sector. Mining is a critical component of the Canadian economy. Professor Bawden's work has had, and continues to have, a direct and positive impact on mine productivity, profitability and safety. He has published his research work broadly and has developed new tools that are used by mines around the world to enhance mine safety and productivity.
    Civil , Mining
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    rock engineering; geotechnical engineering; mining; underground excavation design; ground support design; engineering geology; dynamic support design; mine sequencing
  • André Bazergui
    Le Dr. Bazergui est un expert en résistance des matériaux et en techniques expérimentales et est connu à l'échelle internationale pour ses contributions dans le domaine de l'étancheité des appareils sous pression.
    Aeronautical / Space , Mechanical
    General Management, Consultancy
    Academia, Private Industry
    Résistance des matériaux; Réservoirs sous pression; Etanchéité; Gestion universitaire; Politique scientifique
  • Robert Beamish
    Bob Beamish is a Canadian engineer who has worked throughout his very successful 50+ year career to apply his talent and energy for the betterment of Canada and the world through his founding of the Woodbridge Group - an auto parts firm with 8000 employees at 61 plants in 17 countries, and other ventures. He has focussed on environmentally sound businesses that result in strong employment opportunities for others. He has shared his success through active charitable works embodied in the WB Family Foundation which has supported major social, medical, mental health and educational endeavours across Canada. Beamish is a Canadian patriot and visionary who has proudly carried the flag of engineering enterprise high around the world and has been generous in providing help to others who are less fortunate.
    Management
  • Yves Beauchamp
    During his two (2) mandates as Director General of ÉTS (2002-2012), Yves Beauchamp has made an unprecedented contribution to the development of this engineering school of 7500 students, which now ranks among the leading schools in Canada. Nearly 250 million dollars have been invested in the building and renovation of installations that support the rapid growth of research and teaching activities, the establishment of closer ties with industry and the betterment of student living quarters. A visionary and leader, Yves has directed the establishment of an \Innovation Neighborhood\ (Quartier de l'innovation), a large Montreal technological and economic development project in association with McGill University. He is now working at Université de Montreal as a vice-rector in charge of the development/construction of a new campus/district of excellence in sciences, materials and nanomaterials. A major urbain and scientific project which also involves École Polytechnique and INRS - Center for energy and materials. He was lately coferred the grade of 'knight' of the National Order of Quebec for outstanding achievements in higher education, the highest award Quebec's Government can bestow.
    Production ,
    General Management, Development
    Academia,
    génie industriel; ergonomie; optimisation statistique de procédés; plans d'expériences; hygiène industrielle; sécurité industrielle
  • Dennis Becker
    Leader of the International Ground Engineering Group in Golder Associates and widely recognized as one of the foremost Geoengineers in Canada, Dr Dennis Becker has made distinguished contributions to geotechnical engineering practice, the profession, and scholarship. Major projects include the foundation design for the Confederation Bridge, the St Clair Rail Tunnel, Offshore sand fill islands in the Beaufort Sea, and projects involving oil sands, pipelines, resource development, waste management, and dam safety assessment. Professional contributions include Presidency of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, but also significant scholarly contributions remarkable for a practicing Geoengineer (including Editorship of the Canadian Geotechnical Journal).
    geotechnical; foundations; water retention dams; soil-structure interaction; liquefaction; retaining structures; slopes; earthworks; tailings dams; ground improvement
  • James Beckett
    The hallmark of Jim Beckett's career is Leadership. He led ATCO’s development of then state-of-the-art computer systems to optimize transmission and distribution assets. His leadership assisted Alberta to develop the legislation which de-regulated the electric and natural gas utilities industries through the Electric Utilities Act of 1995 and subsequent legislation, and he helped to lead the ATCO transformation from vertically integrated utilities to "pipes and wires" providers. He also led the P3 that took over the Provincial Government’s mapping services. More recently, he has led the engineering profession as President of APEGA and currently serves as President of Engineers Canada.
    Electrical ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    Utilities; Regulatory; Electricity; Natural Gas; Transmission; Distribution; Deregulation
  • John M. Beck
    While leading the growth over a 45-year span of what is now the largest Canadian publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company, Aecon Group Inc., Mr. Beck has spearheaded the development of new engineering technology, led the development of large-scale infrastructure projects both in Canada such as Highway 407 and the CN Tower, and exported engineering expertise internationally for projects such as most recently the Cross Israel Highway, and the Quito lntemational Airport. Mr. Beck has been instrumental in leading innovative finance models, namely the public private partnership model, to better facilitate the development of such significant infrastructure projects. Mr. Beck has also been a dedicated leader in the field of safety.
    executive; nuclear; management; construction; infrastructure; public-private partnership; transportation; hydro electric; cogeneration; mining
  • Jonathan Beddoes
    Dr. Jonathan Beddoes is Dean of Engineering at the University of Manitoba, but has a career that spans manufacturing, research in industrial and government laboratories, as well as extensive experience in academia. Dr. Beddoes has led research on intermetallics and superalloys for elevated temperature gas turbine applications and aluminum alloys. He is the co-author of two books dealing with industrial processing of materials. Recently, as Dean of Engineering, he championed the development of new education and research facilities for power engineering and construction materials. Under his leadership as Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University, programs in Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering and Space Systems Engineering were developed.
    Mechanical , Materials
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    superalloys; creep; aluminum; stress corrosion; engineering education; gas turbines
  • Kamran Behdinan
    Professor Kamran Behdinan, of the University of Toronto, is a highly respected leader and innovator in engineering design and design education. He was the founding Chair of the Ryerson Department of Aerospace Engineering, and the founding Director of both the Ryerson Institute for Aerospace Design and Innovation and the University of Toronto Institute for Multidisciplinary Design and Innovation. He has consecutively held the NSERC Engineering Design Chair at Ryerson University and the NSERC Chair in Multidisciplinary Engineering Design at U of T. Professor Behdinan is a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering and served as President of CSME from 2010-2012.
    Multiscale Simulation; Nano-structured Materials; Multidisciplinary Design and Optimization; Advanced Structures and Materials; Nonlinear Solid Mechanics; Structural Dynamics; Computational Aided Engineering; Fatigue and Damage modeling and testing; Additive Manufacturing; Aero-Structure/Engine Design and Testing
  • Jean Bélanger
    Jean Bélanger est un ingénieur spécialisé en électronique et président fondateur de Opal-RT. Cette PME de 40 personnes, créée en 1997, commercialise de puissants outils de simulation numérique en temps réel pour les industries de l’automobile, de l’aérospatiale, de la robotique et les utilités électriques. Jean Bélanger a aussi joué un rôle clé dans la conception et construction des lignes à 735 kV de l’Hydro-Québec provenant de la Baie James ainsi que dans le développement de puissants simulateurs de réseaux électriques et de leurs logiciels.
    Electrical ,
    General Management, Development
    Private Industry,
    simulation; real-time; control systems; modelisation; distributed processors; electrical networks; electrical systems; simulator design; transmission lines; distributed software;
  • Pierre R. Bélanger
    Professor Bélanger is known internationally for his authoritative contributions to automatic control, control theory and robotics and as the author of the textbook Control Engineering: A Modern Approach. Bélanger has been a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at McGill since 1967. He is also experienced in academic administration, having served a decade as dean of the Faculty of Engineering, as well as vice-principal, Research, and dean of Graduate Studies and Research. He has also served widely outside the university, for example, as vice-chair of the Defence Science Advisory Board and of NABST.
    Controls ,
    General Management, Teaching
    Academia,
    automatic control; control theory; robotics; academic; administration
  • Donald G. Bellow
    Dr. Bellow, senior university professor and administrator has been a dynamic researcher in applied mechanics and has made a significant contribution to the problems of fatigue, fracture, corrosion and wear as related to the petroleum industry.
    Mechanical , Materials
    General Management, Teaching
    Academia,
    materials; fatigue; wear; design; environment; facilities; occupational health & safety
  • Andrew Benedek
    After doing research on wastewater treatment as a professor at McMaster University, Andrew Benedek founded ZENON Environmental in 1980 to develop cost-effect membrane technologies for recycling wastewater. He continued as Chairman and CEO until 2006 when ZENON was sold to General Electric. At that time ZENON had annual sales of $250 million and employed 1,500 people worldwide. He is currently Executive Chair and Chief Technology Officer of Anaergia Inc., which offers advanced technologies for anerobic digestion and waste processing. Dr. Benedek has received honorary doctorates from McGill, McMaster and Ottawa Universities and many other awards and prizes.
    Energy , Municipal
    General Management, Applied Research
    Private Industry,
    water; waste; membranes; energy; wastewater
  • Brahim Benmokrane
    Dr. Benmokrane is an internationally renowned leader in the research of structural fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials for applications to civil infrastructures. He is not only acknowledged as a leader and expert by his colleagues in academia internationally, but also by industry and by professional societies and organizations. His contributions have been made, not only through his leading-edge research, but also through his leadership and participation in the development of design codes, standards, and specifications, his training of students and engineers, and technology transfer to government agencies and industry through seminars and workshops. His research and technology transfer activities have led to the increasing use of FRP materials for the renewal of critical concrete bridges in Canada and the U.S.
    Civil ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    civil engineering; concrete structures; design; analysis; construction; structural engineering; FRP composite material; durability; codes; modelling
  • Gilbert Bennett
    Gilbert Bennett is the Vice President - Lower Churchill Project at Nalcor Energy where he leads the development of the $6.2 billion hydroelectric project including the advancement of project engineering and market development, environmental assessment and other regulatory activities, and aboriginal consultation. This project marks an important step towards providing a clean, renewable source of electricity to meet the province’s growing energy demands and to practically eliminate our thermal electricity generation. Gilbert is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador and serves on the Canadian Hydropower Association’s Board of Directors, Memorial University's Board of Regents and the College of the North Atlantic's Board of Governors.
    Communications , Energy
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    Power Systems; Telecommunications; Project Management; Electrical Engineering
  • Raymond P. Benson
    Dr. Benson is an outstanding Canadian geotechnical engineer who has devoted much of his career to the design of tunnels and underground opening, and earth and rockfill dams. He has worked as a consultant on projects in Canada, the US and overseas and has earned an international reputation for his contributions to these fields.
    Civil ,
    General Management, Consultancy
    Private Industry,
    geotechnical; rock mechanics; tunnelling; consulting; management; hydroelectric; dams; penstocks; soil mechanics; executive
  • Pierre Berini
    Professor Pierre Berini has made pioneering contributions to photonics, particularly to the area of surface plasmons and their application to integrated optical circuits, telecommunication devices and (bio)chemical sensors. He has made significant contributions to the Engineering profession via the organization of major international conferences, through teaching and mentoring in the Faculty of Engineering, by leading many industry-funded research and development projects, by initiating several transfers of technology to Canadian industry including the creation of a spin-off company, and by his significant involvement with national agencies providing funding for research.
    Electronic ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Optics; Photonics; Electromagnetics; Microwaves; Communications; Fibres; Optoelectronics; Integration; Fabrication; Instrumentation
  • Vijay K. Bhargava
    Vijay Bhargava of University of Victoria has made fundamental research contributions in the field of cellular wireless communications. This research represents an evolution of his earlier pioneering research in error control coding and spread spectrum; error control coding devices designed by him are used by several industries and government agencies. He was President of the IEEE Information Theory Society and has served on numerous committees for NSERC, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, Canada Research Chairs Program and the Science Council of British Columbia. Vijay Bhargava was also Editor of the Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
    Communications , Electronic
    Teaching,
    Academia,
    wireless communications; error correcting codes; spread spectrum communications;
  • Gouri Bhuyan
    For significant contributions to the engineering profession in Canada and abroad through his technical contributions and leadership roles in enabling the development of ocean energy sector in Canada and around the world and in the development and application of structural integrity & reliability based methods for managing electrical transmission and distribution assets.
    Energy ,
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    Oil & Gas, Regulation, Alternative Energy
  • Wojciech Bialkowski
    Mr. Bialkowski has distinguished himself in the design and implementation of process control engineering systems in the pulp and paper industry and raising the standards of such systems.
    Controls , Other
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    Control; Dynamics; Process Control; Process Variability; Linear Control Theory; Pulp and Paper Process Control; Control Valve Dynamic Performance
  • Giovanni Bianchini
    mining; metallurgy; process; energy; pilot-plants; design; management; alliances; consulting; services
  • Roy Billinton
    For outstanding contributions to the development of reliable electric power systems throughout Canada, North America and the world, the development of theory and concepts of power system reliability evaluation and the teaching and dissemination of knowledge in reliability evaluation in both academic and industrial domains.
    Electrical , Energy
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    electric power systems; reliability; generation; transmission; distribution; system planning; system operation
  • Xiaotao Bi
    Dr. Xiaotao Bi has made outstanding contributions to the advancement of fluidization engineering, particularly on flow regimes, choking, electrostatics and dynamic signal interpretation. He has also made significant contributions to broad areas of engineering practice, explored applications of novel reactors to clean energy conversion systems, particularly on thermal cracking of heavy oil, thermochemical conversion of forest biomass residues and animal wastes, catalytic removal of flue gas NOx, monitoring/reduction of electrostatics from polymerization reactors, and water management in fuel cells. He has played key roles in incorporating sustainability into engineering training and practice, by developing green engineering, clean energy, and engineering and public policy courses and programs at UBC.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Energy
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Fluidization; Multiphase Flow; Reactor Engineering; Particle Technology; Biomass; Bioenergy; Clean Energy; Life cycle analysis; Industrial Ecology; Green Engineering
  • Ian Fraser Blake
    Prof. Ian Blake of the University of Toronto has made significant contributions to the theory and implementation of elliptic curve cryptography and its commercialization, both within a large corporation and a small startup company. He has also contributed to theory and practice of error control codes in digital communication systems over a thirty-year period. He has a long record of service and leadership in an academic environment, having served as Chairman of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and been Director of two large Institutes devoted to facilitating the interaction between University and Industry.
    Communications , Information Systems
    Academia,
    Data Security; Cryptographic Protocols; Error Control Coding
  • Paul Blanchard
    Paul Blanchard, PEng has designed and/or led over 700 electrical engineering projects in British Columbia, Manitoba and the United States. Over the span of his 39 years of engineering practice, Mr. Blanchard has also contributed an extraordinary 150 committee years of professional practice service to numerous joint boards, committees and task forces of APEGBC and Engineers Canada including serving as President of APEGBC and as the BC and Yukon Member of the Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board. Paul has also contributed significantly to numerous community, sports, recreation and charitable organizations. Mr. Blanchard's distinguished contributions have been deservedly recognized by APEGBC and Engineers Canada and by conference of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
    Electrical ,
    Consultancy,
    Government, Private Industry
    Instrumentation; Control;Power; Northern; Water; Wastewater
  • William Blundell
    William Blundell had a distinguished career of over 40 years’ duration with General Electric Canada, which helped position that organization as a global leader in manufacturing, as well as in the development of advanced technology. In addition to many corporate directorships, he has participated in numerous professional, educational and philanthropic activities, recently recognized with the Order of Canada award.
    Electrical ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
  • Chahram Bolouri
    As President of Global Operations, Nortel Networks, Chahram Bolouri is responsible for Nortel Networks’ end-to-end supply chain. Mr. Bolouri has contributed significantly to Nortel’s growth by fostering a culture of progressive change throughout Global Operations, implementing a customer-focused supply chain, ensuring continuous product quality, and significantly improving productivity and service metrics. He is a frequent guest lecturer at public events, technical symposia, and engineering seminars, as well as an active member of Montreal Techno Vision.
    Other ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    optical; NPI; management;
  • Jens Bornemann
    Jens Bornemann is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of microwave circuits, filters and antennas. He has more than 25 years of experience and a proven track record of extensive publications and industry interactions. His most significant contributions are innovations in numerical modeling and computer-aided design of waveguide components and planar structures. Especially his pioneering work in modal matching algorithms has been widely acclaimed by university researchers and industry, for yielding highly accurate, fast and powerful numerical tools for real-life design applications. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria.
    Communications , Electrical
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    passive microwave components; microwave filters; antennas; numerical EM modeling; computer-aided design
  • Micheline Bouchard
    Tout au long de sa carrière, Madame Bouchard a occupé des postes de plus en plus importants impliquant au début des travaux de génie et plus tard la responsabilité administrative de travaux reliés au génie. Elle a été connue par l'ensemble des ingénieurs canadiens dont elle préside cette année l'association nationale.
    Information Systems ,
    General Management, Commercial (Marketing/Sales)
    Private Industry,
    Marketing; Informatique; Services Publiques; Administration; Ventes; Commercialisation
  • Richard Boudreault
    Richard Boudreault is a recognized aerospace authority who has served on key international committees, and an accomplished teacher. His work in medical imaging led to a new optical platform for breast cancer imaging and for drug development. He is spearheading, scientifically and strategically, development of a new process for the production of alumina which will potentially displace billions of dollars of Canadian imports and impact the aluminum industry worldwide. He is also a recognized expert in venture capital and in the development of technology-based companies, having served on over 25 Boards of Directors, including, presently, Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd.
    Aeronautical / Space , Environment
    General Management, Development
    Private Industry,
    transonic aerodynamics; geophysicl fluid dynamics; aerospace engineering; satellites; space instrumentation & robotics; material science engineering; semiconductors; chemical processes; alumina; aluminum
  • Azzedine Boukerche
    Azzedine Boukerche is a Professor and Canada Research Chair at the University of Ottawa. He earned an international reputation in the field of wireless networking, distributed and mobile computing areas, and for fundamental research contributions to performance evaluation of dynamic load balancing and data distribution management for large scale distributed simulation systems & design of novel localization and coverage protocols for wireless and mobile ad hoc and sensor networks. His research is widely recognized by his peers, and the results have been published in highly regarded IEE and ACM journals and conferences. He is highly respected within the scientific community and has been actively leading several IEEE/ACM conferences and serves as Associate Editor of several IEEE Trans. journals.
    Communications , Information Systems
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    wireless and mobile networks; ad hoc and sesnor networks; distributed systems; collaborative virtual environments; perfomance evaluation; wireless multiledia; vehicular networks; distributed simulation; mobile communications; system designs
  • Maher Boulos
    Maher Boulos, engineer chemist, is an innovative researcher and entrepreneur of first rank that knew how to combine academic success with an innovative vision of the expansion of new technologies in order to create a new industry of plasmas. During his 30 year career, he supervised with success some 50 students at the Masters or PhD level and published more than 250 articles in scientific magazines and reports of international conferences with peer review as well as a book. He has 14 patented inventions. The company Tekna Systems Plasma Inc. that he created in 1990 has become a worldwide leader in inductive plasmas and the making of nanometric powders.
  • Raouf Boutaba
    Professor Raouf Boutaba is an internationally recognized authority and leading researcher in the management of communication networks and services. He is particularly known for his pioneering contributions to automated and policy-based network management, which opened new exciting possibilities toward self-managing networks and autonomic computing, and for his ground breaking work on network virtualization as a foundation for the future Internet architecture. His research work is published, with high impact, in top-tier IEEE journals and conferences, and received several Best Paper Awards and other national and international recognitions. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Engineering Institute of Canada
    Information Systems ,
    Teaching,
    Academia,
    Computer Networks; Network Management; Network Virtualization; Cloud Computing; Distributed Systems
  • R. Wayne Bowes
    Mr. Bowes has made a substantial contribution to the development and advancement of the consulting engineering industry in Canada and abroad with emphasis on quality management issues generally and transportation in particular.
    Transportation ,
    General Management, Consultancy
    Private Industry,
    quality management; urban transportation; planning; strategic studies; transport policy; environment; sustainable development
  • Clement Bowman
    Clement Willis Bowman is an outstanding Canadian chemical engineer who has, with the participation of colleagues, formulated a vision of a National Energy Strategy. Throughout a long career spanning sixty years he has provided exceptional leadership in the development of Canada's petroleum resources, notably with Imperial Oil, Syncrude Canada, the Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority (AOSTRA) as its Chairperson, the Alberta Research Council as its President, and the Canadian Academy of Engineering as leader of the Energy Pathways Project. Furthermore, he pioneered the widely used ProGrid methodology for decision making and continues as Advisor to the Bowman Centre for Commercialization of Technology, Western University Research Park in Sarnia.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Energy
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    Oil Sands; Petrochemicals; Research; Organization; Benchmarking; Environment; Technology Assessment
  • Douglas Boyd
    With over forty years experience in university, government and private industry, Professor Boyd is internationally recognized for applying microstructural design to the development of new steel processing technologies and improved product properties. With participation by industry, his approach has involved experimental simulation of thermomechanical processes coupled with characterization of microstructures using advanced electron optic techniques. Professor Boyd has also compiled a splendid record of contributions through service with government agencies, accreditation boards and as Editor-in-Chief for the Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly. An International Symposium with invited papers which reflected Professor Boyd’s distinguished career was held in his honour in 2005.
    Materials ,
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    materials; steel processing; microstructural design; phase transformations; physical metallurgy; microstructural characterization; transmission electron microscopy; mechanical properties
  • Michael Bozozuk
    A Research Officer in the Division of Building Research for 36 years, Michael Bozozuk was recognized nationally and internationally for research on the engineering behaviour clay soils. He was active on numerous technical committees, external examiner at universities, President of CGS and VP of EIC, and is a strong proponent of lifelong learning.
    Civil , Construction
    General Management,
    Government, Private Industry
    geotechnical; continuing education; foundations; piles, negative skin friction; clays; trees, shrinking swelling soils; field instrumentation; research; silos, foundations
  • William Breukelman
    Aeronautical / Space , Other
    Other,
    Private Industry,
    Imaging, Entrepreneurship, Venture, Intellectual Property, Leadership, Business-transforming, Wealth Creation, Turnarounds, Organizational Design
  • M.G. (Ron) Britton
    Myron (Ron) Britton was at the forefront of the movement to re-introduce design content in the Canadian engineering education system. In fact, he always incorporated design in his courses. As one of the first NSERC Chairs in Engineering Design, he was a major player in the Canadian Design Engineering Network. More recently, he was a driving force behind the establishment of the Canadian Engineering Education Association. As a holder of a 3M Fellowship as well as numerous other awards, he is recognized as an outstanding educator. He has also served the profession in many roles and with great distinction, including a term as president of APEGM; he is a Fellow of Engineers Canada.
    Civil , Other
    Design, Teaching
    Academia,
    design; engineering philosophy; prof organizations agric buildings; education; eng history; teamwork
  • Elmer Brooker
    Elmer Brooker, President of Whitmore Development, has gained a reputation as one of the foremost geotechnical engineers in Western Canada. He incorporated a consulting engineering practice in 1966 which became EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. – one of the major civil engineering consulting firms in Western Canada. EBA has an international reputation for geotechnology pertaining to permafrost and offshore structures. He is a founder and Chairman of LRI Oil Tools Inc., a leading Canadian manufacturer of oil and gas well perforating systems. With a high regard for technical integrity, Elmer Brooker has established exceptional standards for excellence, and has demonstrated strong leadership in that regard.
    Civil , Energy
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    Energy; manufacturing; tunnels; dams; management; construction; laser
  • Thomas Brown
    Dr. Brown is a distinguished structural engineer with accomplishments in teaching, research and practise. He is internationally recognized as an expert in Arctic Engineering, especially for his work relating to Confederation Bridge, the world's longest over ice-covered water and one of Canada’s top engineering achievements. His dedication to this project over 20 years has included determination of design ice loads and their measurements which have provided exceptional new knowledge to the engineering community and for graduate research which he has ably supervised. Recipient of numerous teaching awards, he has also received awards from ACI and CSCE acknowledging his contributions to structural engineering in Canada through projects as diverse as the COP bobsled/luge track and Ductal concrete bridges.
    Civil , Other
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    Structural, Mechanics, Dynamics, Arctic, Ice, Probability, Earthquake
  • Angus A. Bruneau
    Angus Bruneau has been a leader in engineering activities in Newfoundland and an adviser/ member of a large number of public and private companies, societies, organizations and committees in that province and in the rest of Canada. His contributions to the energy field, the Arctic, the promotion of research, engineering and innovation, and engineering education in Canada have been significant. From 1986 to 1990 he was president and CEO of Newfoundland Power and in 1987 established Fortis Inc., a holding company of electric utilities, of which he has served as chairman, president and CEO.
    Energy ,
  • Thomas A. Brzustowski
    Dr. Brzustowski has had an outstanding career as a university professor and administrator, a researcher and senior government administrator culminating by his recent appointment as President of NSERC. As Deputy-Minister of Ontario Colleges and Universities has also created effective partnership and international linkages.
    Aeronautical / Space , Mechanical
    General Management, Applied Research
    Academia, Government
    education; teaching; research; administration; combustion
  • Douglas Buchanan
    Dr. Douglas Buchanan is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Manitoba, and held a Canada Research Chair in Microelectronic Materials for 10 years. He is a Senior-Member of the IEEE, a member of the American Institute of Physics, and is recognized world-wide for his work on modern silicon chip technology. Among his many prestigious awards are a Research Division Award and an Outstanding Technical Achievement Award obtained during his tenure at IBM Research. His work has been published in over 95 journal articles and has resulted in 32 patents over the past 25 years.
    Electronic , Materials
    Applied Research, Consultancy
    Academia,
    Silicon technology; Nanotechnology; Sensors; MEMS; Silicon processing; Device design
  • William Buckley
    Bill Buckley is President and Chief Executive Officer of ShawCor Ltd. His leadership has resulted in the growth of the company from a small, Canadian-focused pipe coating business into a global leader in the energy services industry. Since Mr. Buckely joined ShawCor the company has seen a compound annual growth rate of 9.3% in revenue and 12.6% in net income. Mr. Buckley has been the driving force behind many of the programs responsible for ShawCor's success, including a rigorous strategic and business planning process, the ShawCor Manufacturing System and other programs based on best practices in governance, financial control and business processes. A leader in several industry associations, Mr. Buckley was on the founding Board of Electro-Federation Canada.
    Energy ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    oil; heat-shrink; gas; tubulars; pipelines; corrosion; coatings; offshore; composites;wire/cable
  • W. Ralph Bullock
    Dr. Bullock has made a significant contribution to the Aerospace Industry, the Canadian Manufacturing Industry, the Engineering Profession, and the Education Sector. He has provided unique leadership in Manufacturing Industry Research and Development, in improving the relationship between Industry and the Academic community, and in the development of Post Secondary Education Institutions. Recognition of his overall contributions and accomplishments culminated in the award of an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Engineering from the University of Manitoba.
    Private Industry,
  • Bruce Burlton
    Bruce Burlton is a world pioneer in the establishment of commercial communications satellite systems. Among his many achievements, he was part of the team that successfully implemented and operated the world's first domestic satellite communications system (Telesat), and led the team that successfully placed twelve Telesat satellites in the operating orbit. He also created the storage orbit concept, which resulted in a $40 million saving to Telesat, and which led to his being the recipient of Telesat's first David Golden Award. His most spectacular contribution was to lead the team which twice successfully rescued the Anik E2 satellite, developing the earth borne control system enabling it to successfully operate for 10 more years in spite of critical failures of its onboard control systems.
    Aeronautical / Space ,
    General Management, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    orbit mechanics; attitude dynamics; satellite design; satellite operations; orbit control; attitude control
  • Robert Burridge
    Dr. Burridge has distinguished himself in the field of engineering education as a teacher, administrator and author and by his outstanding contribution to the profession. He has served as president of the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers.
    Electrical , Other
    General Management, Applied Research
    Academia,
    Administration, University, Education, Teaching, Electrical Machines
  • Bruno Bussière
    Bruno Bussière is a Professor at the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT), where he holds the position of Scientific Director of the Research Institute on Mines and the Environment (RIME-UQAT-Polytechnique) and is the NSERC/UQAT Industrial Research Chair (IRC) on Mine Site Reclamation. His research activities relate to mining geotechnique and hydrogeology, including constitutive and numerical modeling of unsaturated flow in soils and mine wastes, and development of novel reclamation methods for control of acid mine drainage and contaminated neutral drainage.
    Environment , Mining
    Applied Research,
    Academia,
    restauration minière/mine reclamation; environnement/environment; gestion des rejets miniers/mine waste management; hydrogéologie non saturée;unsaturated hydrogeology
  • Fred Cahill
    Fred Cahill is the President and ownerof the Cahill Groupof Companies, which he grew from a small electrical contracting firm to one of the largest multi-disciplinary construction and fabrication companies in Atlantic Canada. The company was named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for the eighth consecutive year in 2014. Fred serves on the Boardof Directors for the Hibernia Platform Employers' Organization, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information, Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, ShawGroupof Companies, and is Chairman of the Genesis Group Inc. Fredwasthe recipient of NOlA's Outstanding Contribution Award in 2004 and inducted into the Newfoundland and Labrador Business Hallof Famein 20IO.
    Construction; Mechanical; Offshore; Instrumentation; Labour Relations; Partnerships; Management; Strategic Planning; Electrical;
  • Christophe Caloz
    Highly cited author, winner of many awards and distinctions, IEEE Fellow Dr. Christophe Caloz has pioneered concepts, theories, techniques and applications in electromagnetics engineering and technology, notably in metamaterials, nano-electromagnetic structures, smart antennas and radio systems. He has published over 600 refereed journal, letter and conference papers (more than 40% invited), thirteen books or book chapters; he holds a dozen patents. He co-founded two start-ups, and has acted as advisor to several companies. He is active in various technical society committees, journal boards and conference organizations. A frequent invited speaker around the world, he is considered a leading authority in electromagnetics.
    Communications , Electronic
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    metamaterials, electromagnetics
  • Thomas Calvert
    Thomas calvert has made significant contributions to engineering through his research on multimedia tools, which has resulted in products, through his work on university/industry collaboration and through his work on innovative engineering program development.
  • Claudio Canizares
    Claudio Cañizares has done pioneering work in the field of stability analysis and control of power systems, helping electric utilities worldwide to understand and avoid stability problems in power grids. His current work with a variety of industry partners on smart grids and energy systems concentrates on the modeling, analysis and control of the users' energy demand and supply and its interactions with the overall energy system to reduce peak demand, energy consumption and overall costs, while considering the proper utilization and integration of renewable resources. He is widely acknowledged as a leading power systems' researcher and educator in Canada and worldwide. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Royal Society of Canada.
    Electrical , Energy
    Teaching,
    Academia,
    power engineering; smart grids; power systems; electricity markets; energy systems; electric vehicles; stability; controls; modeling; simulation
  • ME Cannon
    Elizabeth Cannon has gained national and international recognition for her vision and leadership in theoretical and applied global positioning for aircraft, ship and land vehicle navigation, from her position at University of Calgary. She is a prolific author, with over 150 technical papers and reports and numerous software packages, an outstanding educator, and a highly active professional engineer. She is also holder of an NSERC/Petro-Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering.
    Aeronautical / Space , Other
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    satellite navigation; positioning; inertial navigation systems; geodesy; women in science and engineering
  • Glen Carlin
  • Pierre Carreau
    Pierre Carreau, Professeur titulaire, École Polytechnique, est l’un des piliers de la rhéologie moderne. Il est bien connu pour ses travaux multidisciplinaires et le modèle qui porte son nom (Loi de Carreau), l’un des plus utilisés en science des polymères et en technologies de mise en forme ainsi que tous les logiciels qui s’y rapportent. Ses travaux sur la compréhension et la modélisation des polymères sont d’une grande importance pour l’industrie. Sa prolifique carrière scientifique et de formateur d’ingénieurs a donné lieu à plus de 200 articles scientifiques et à 2 livres savants.
    rhéologie des polymères; mélange de polymères; polymères chargés; mis en oeuvre
  • Jan Carr
    Dr. Jan Carr has significantly shaped the development of electricity systems in Canada and abroad. As an engineer, senior executive, public servant, and corporate director he has made significant contributions to the design, commercial operations and public policy framework of electricity services and infrastructure in several provinces of Canada. He has been at the forefront of initiatives in deregulating and restructuring the electricity industry, particularly in Ontario.
    Electrical , Energy
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    electricity; policy; finance; planning; construction
  • Allan Carswell
    Dr. Allan Carswell is an internationally recognized engineer, academic and entrepreneur in the field of laser radar (lidar) applications. The author of over 250 scientific and technical publications, Dr. Carswell is the founder of Optech Inc., the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of commercial lidar systems. He has served as President of the Canadian Association of Physicists and Vice-President of the Canadian Academy of Science, and is a Board member of several research institutes and industrial corporations. He is a Member of the Order of Canada, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a Fellow of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute.
    Aeronautical / Space , Electronic
    General Management, Applied Research
    Academia, Private Industry
    lasers; lidar; optics; photonics; atmos physics; remote sensing
  • James E.C. Carter
    James Carter, President of Syncrude Canada Ltd, has been a vigorous champion of research and new technology, and has been responsible for Syncrude’s introduction of many key enabling technologies to the oil sands industry. In the community, he shaped Syncrude’s highly regarded efforts in such areas as Aboriginal development, and he played a pivotal role in reviving and growing the Mining Engineering Program at the University of Alberta. Through his chairmanship of the Mining Association of Canada, he helped move the country’s mining industry toward more sustainable economic, social and environmental practices.
    Private Industry,
    Engineering: Mining; Mineral Processing; Process (Engineering); Maintenance (Engineering); Construction (Engineering); Leadership; Champion; Social Responsibility; Safety; Reliability
  • Michael Carter
    Michael Carter is a Professor in the University of Toronto's Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and the founder and Director of the University of Toronto’s Centre for Research in Healthcare Engineering. He is recognized internationally as a leader in systems engineering approaches to healthcare, and has influenced health policy and practice in Ontario and beyond through his leadership positions, educational initiatives, and work with healthcare organizations. A pioneer in his field, Michael Carter was one of the first modern researchers in Canada focused on healthcare engineering and is still considered a leading Canadian scholar in this area.
    Information Systems , Production
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Government
    health care; wait list management; simulation modelling; scheduling; patient flow; process improvement; queueing; capacity planning
  • Arthur J. Carty
    Dr Carty is the Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Waterloo, Special Advisor to the President on international science and technology collaboration and Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry. From 2004-2008, he served as Canada’s first National Science Advisor to the Prime Minister and to the Government of Canada. Prior to his appointment as National Science Advisor, he was President of the National Research Council Canada (NRC), Canada’s National Laboratory, for ten years (1994-2004). Dr Carty has a PhD in inorganic chemistry from the University of Nottingham. Before joining NRC in 1994, he spent two years at Memorial University and then 27 years at the University of Waterloo where he was successively Professor of Chemistry, Director of the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry, a pioneering joint graduate program, Chair of the Department of Chemistry for two terms and Dean of Research.
  • Amit Chakma
    Amit Chakma has shown outstanding academic and engineering leadership and has made extensive research contributions in the areas of green house gas issues and environmental system modeling. He has attained a unique balance between national and internationally recognized technical accomplishments and providing scholarly and administrative direction at the University level. As well he has contributed substantively to community boards, research networks and national innovation initiatives. Engineer Chakma has a remarkable record of scientific, academic, societal and professional achievements which clearly speak to his being an unparalleled credit to his field and to our country.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Environment
    General Management, Consultancy
    Academia,
    GHG Control; CO2 Capture; Gas Separation; Environmental Policy; Oil and Gas; Energy Policy
  • David Chalcroft
    David Chalcroft, over a forty year career in consulting engineering, has demonstrated innovative technical leadership and strong management in the planning, design and execution of major water resource projects in North America, the Caribbean, Central and Southern Asia and Australia. He is the President of APEGGA for 2006-07, and has chaired a number of key Boards and Task Forces. He has served as Chairman of ACEC (2000-01), and on the Board (1997 to 2002). David Chalcroft is the founding Chairman of RedR Canada, and completed a three year term in that role in July 2005. He has also been active in the University of Calgary Internship Program.
    Civil ,
    General Management, Design
    Private Industry,
    Dams; reservoirs; water systems; hydro-electric; project management; tunnels
  • Claude Chamberland
    M. Chamberland s'est distingué par une contribution importante au développement de l'industriel de l'aluminum au Canada et à l'étranger.
    Private Industry,
    aluminium; direction de projets; gestion générale; énergie
  • Savvas Chamberlain
    During the past 35 years, Dr. Savvas Chamberlain has led the development of imaging sensor technologies. His research and business innovation has established Canada’s dominance in the CCD and CMOS market. Now a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo and Chairman of the DALSA Corporation, Dr. Chamberlain has created and commercialized technology that has revolutionized digital imagery and produced fundamental advances in vision for machines, professional imaging, medical imaging, imaging for the cinematography and vision for remote systems in space. His leadership has touched many people and organizations and has contributed to successes large and small across many dimensions of Canadian society.
    Semiconductor devices;electronics; mem's; imaging; ic's; management; ceo; ccd's
  • Ambrish Chandra
    Key differentiator of Dr. Chandra’s work is in simplicity and practicality of new solutions in two areas: 1) power quality improvement in distribution systems, 2) integration of renewable energy sources with improved power quality features. He has done ground breaking research in these two areas and has published hundreds of research articles many of those have now become de-facto standards world-wide. Presently, he is involved in many industrial projects in collaboration with other researchers. Google Scholar citations of his pioneering research work are very high, emphasizing the impact of his work. He is coauthor of a book titled ‘Power Quality: Problems and Mitigation Techniques’, published by John Wiley & Sons. He is Fellow of many organisations, including IEEE, EIC, and IET.
    Electrical ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Power quality, renewable energy integration, wind, solar, active power filters, DSTATCOM, harmonic compensation
  • Liuchen Chang
    Dr. Chang is recognized as an authority and a world leader in the field of renewable energy conversion and distributed electric power systems. His accomplishments included innovation and development of electronic power converters that enable the integration of wind energy, solar energy and marine energy systems with the electric power grid. He has created a world class research lab at UNB where he has trained new graduates as leaders in the field and he has established the Canadian Wind Energy Strategic Network, a nationwide partnership among government agencies, the industrial sector and universities, with a mandate to solve technical challenges for deploying wind energy systems throughout Canada, and to empower the Canadian manufacturing sector.
    Electrical , Electronic
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    power electronics; renewable energy; distributed generation; electrical machines
  • Jamal Chaouki
    Jamal Chaouki is internationally known for his expertise in fluidized beds, and particularly for his innovations involving the methods of measuring multi-phase flows, the fluidization of fine dust particles, the production of new composites by polymerization of compounding, the development of 4th generation high temperature fibre optics, and new energy producing technologies through natural gas. He holds nine invention patents, has authored 5 book chapters and more than 250 articles published in committee-assessed scientific journals. In addition to being a skilful contractor and a high level consultant, he has delivered more than 100 lectures, is involved in learned societies and presently coaches 15 graduate students.
  • Michael E. Charles
    Mr. Charles is recognized for his outstanding contributions to engineering education in Canada through initiatives in developing industry-university relations and undergraduate internship programs.
  • J. J. Roger Cheng
  • Yu-Ling Cheng
    Yu-Ling Cheng is a Professor in the University of Toronto's Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and Director of the Centre for Global Engineering. An outstanding researcher, leader and educator, Professor Cheng has won numerous awards in recognition of her pioneering research accomplishments and leadership in teaching, mentoring and curriculum development. An inspirational role model for women engineering students, she was recognized with the inaugural Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award from the U of T Chapter of Women in Science and Engineering. Currently, Professor Cheng is leading a team whose design for an alternative toilet for the developing world garnered third place in phase one of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Reinvent the Toilet Challenge.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Process
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    global engineering; pharmacokinetics; developing world; polymers; appropriate technology; diffusion+mass transfer; sanitation; process engineering; drug delivery; engineering education
  • Jie Chen
    Professor Chen is a world-leading expert in biomedical devices. His research on designing miniaturized ultrasound devices for dental tissue formation was listed by “Reader’s Digest” as a major medical breakthrough in Canada. Over 20 news media worldwide also reported the invention. He is the author of 7 patents, 155 scientific articles and 2 books. He has supervised 68 graduate students and helped found two companies. One was acquired by QUALCOMM, and the other produces digital HD-radios sold in Walmart and BestBuy. He has received prestigious awards including IEEE Fellow, IEEE distinguish Lecturer, Killam Professorship, McCalla Professorship and Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada.
    Electronic , Materials
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Sensor, Nanomaterial, Low-power Electronics
  • Pu Chen
    Recipient of the Premier's Research Excellence Award, and holder of a Canada Research Chair in Nano-Biomaterials, Chen has greatly contributed to theoretical underpinnings and practical applications in low dimensional thermodynamics, interfacial and nanostructure design and fabrication, peptide self/co-assembly, and energy storage and conversion. Peptide biopharmaceutics, drug and gene delivery, protein-lipid membrane interactions, emulsification, coating, plating, thin films, and eco-friendly batteries are special areas of his excellent contributions. His work on peptide mediated short interfering RNA delivery, and rechargeable hybrid aqueous batteries resulted in large scale commercialization. Innovative approaches to biomaterials, new energy sources, and solid-state physics are expected to continue.
    Nanotechnology; Biomaterials; Peptides; Drug and Gene Delivery; Interfacial Engineering; Polymer Surfaces; Surface Thermodynamics; Energy Storage; Batteries;
  • Tongwen Chen
    Professor Tongwen Chen of the University of Alberta is a prominent engineer, researcher, and mentor. He is an international authority on computer controlled systems and control over networks, with an influential book and over 100 journal articles, some ranking among the top 1% most highly cited in his field. In partnership with Canadian oil and petrochemical companies, he has led three NSERC Strategic Projects, transferring his advanced research results for better control and monitoring of various industrial processes. He has trained over 50 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, many of whom now occupy important positions in Canada. Professor Chen is an IEEE Fellow and a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada.
    Controls , Electrical
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Control Systems; Wireless Automation; Process Control; System Identification; Process Safety; Alarm Systems; Sampled-Data Systems; Control over Networks; Process Monitoring; Signal Processing
  • Zhizhang Chen
    Dr. Chen is recognized for his exceptional contributions as a scholar and educator in computational electromagnetics and RF/microwave engineering. Dr. Chen has published extensively and is a Killam Chair in Wireless Technology. His work on time-domain modeling, simulation techniques and ultra-wide-band applications of electromagnetic fields has enabled seminal advances in the area; especially his unconditionally stable modelling schemes have been extensively referenced and commercialized. He is the recipient of an Engineering Award and several teaching awards recognizing 20 years of distinguished contributions to teaching and research.
    Electrical , Information Systems
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    applied electromagnetics; numerical modelling & simulation; antennas; RE / microwave; ultra-wide band technology; wireless technology & applications
  • Esteban Chornet
    Esteban Chornet a fait sa marque à l’Université de Sherbrooke comme enseignant-formateur (plus de 70 MSc et PhD, 20 post-docs et stagiaires, nouveaux cours, etc.) et chercheur (180 articles savants, 18 livres et chapitres, 21 brevets d’invention). Reconnu mondialement pour la qualité exceptionnelle de ses recherches en génie de la biomasse, cet innovateur et entrepreneur a fondé plusieurs entreprises, dont Enerkem qui participe en Espagne au consortium EIE. Ce consortium convertit déjà 20,000 tonnes/an de rejets plastiques en « syngas ». Cette nouvelle technologie rallie la valorisation des déchets au développement durable.
    Private Industry,
  • Jordan, Quan Ban Chou
    Jordan Chou is the President and CEO of CPUS Limited, an engineering consulting company and CPUS Engineering Staffing Solutions Inc. that contribute to the success of Canada's nuclear industry here and abroad and provides job opportunities for Canadian engineers and other individuals. His technical leadership was instrumental in the development of new control and similator technologies that were commercialized by Canadian companies for local and foreigh markets. He is a strong supporter of the Canadian nuclear industry through membership in the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries and the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) and is currently a member of the CNA Board, Jordan's outstanding engineering and business accomplishments have been recognized by his peers with a number of awards.
    Controls , Mechanical
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    Nuclear Power, Mechnical Engineering, Instrumentation and Control, Project Management, Design, Operation and Maintenance
  • Somen Chowdhury
    During his 40 years aerospace engi neering career Somen Chowdhury has worked in HAL India and in Bell Helicopter Textron Canada .He has made important contributions that had significant impact. Most notable among these has been the setting up of the International Helicopter Safety Team with a goal to reduce civil helicopter acc idents by 80 % in ten years starting 2006. This international initiative resulted in setting up helicopter safety initiatives across the world. This data base d approach has helped in developing mitigation strategies resulting in average accident reduction rate world wide and by 30'% in the USA over the last seven years.
    Aerodynamics; Aircraft /Helicopter manufacturing; Aeromechanics; Continuing Airworthiness; Aircraft/helicopter handling qualities; Airworthiness Certification; Research management; Environmental sustainable technologies; Aerospace Technologies; Helicopter community Noise
  • Noel A. Cleland
    Consultant Noel Cleland has provided important leadership for the oil and gas industry and for technical and professional societies. He has had a distinguished career as a petroleum engineer, as the president of a leading worldwide petroleum engineering consulting firm, as engineering consultant, and as corporate director. He is well known within the petroleum industry for his expertise in the area of oil and gas economics and evaluations of oil and gas properties. Noel Cleland has lectured extensively and prepared significant publications on petroleum economics. His commitment to professional and technical societies is extensive and exemplary, and includes serving as President of CIM, APEGGA and CCPE.
    Energy , Other
    General Management, Consultancy
    Petroleum Engineering; reservoir engineering; petroleum economics; oil & gas evaluations
  • A. Wayne Clifton
    Wayne Clifton has made outstanding contributions to the fields of civil and geo-technical engineering as an engineer, consultant and subsequently established the nationally and internationally recognized Clifton Associates Ltd. As Senior Principal whilst finding the time to contribute most significantly to public service and education.
  • Tom Closson
    Currently the President and CEO of the Ontario Hospital Association, Tom Closson has had a highly distinguished career as a senior executive in multiple health-care organizations, a government executive and a health-care management consultant. He has served as CEO of several major Canadian health-care organizations, and has consistently improved patient care and accountability. A graduate of the University of Toronto's Industrial Engineering program, Mr. Closson has pioneered the use of industrial engineering practises in health-care using process improvement principles to ensure our hospitals and community health-care organizations run more efficiently and effectively.
    Other ,
    General Management, Consultancy
    Other,
    operations; executive management; information systems; strategy; governance; leadership; health care
  • Louis Cloutier
    Louis Cloutier joined the Faculty of Engineering Sciences at Laval University in 1980, bringing with him a rich Canadian and American industrial experience. In fact, in addition to his graduate studies, he had decided to make his mark in the field of engineering at the very start of his career in industrial research in 1961, at the CNRC, in Ottawa. He then joined the R&D group at Gleason Works, Rochester N.Y. in the field of machine tool design and building. At the end of 1969, he becomes Group leader at the IREQ, the newly created Electricity Research Institute, then, in 1975, he becomes a partner at Roctest Ltée, a small geotechnical instrumentation business. This varied industrial experience has helped him make major breakthroughs, as a university researcher, in \cross-stream sectors\.
    Mechanical , Production
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    lignes électriques; conducteurs; mécanique du contact; fatigue; vibration; systèmes dynamiques
  • Steven Cockcroft
  • Philip Cockshutt
    Dr. Cockshutt has had a distinguished career in support of Canadian energy research and development and has shown outstanding leadership at both the national and international levels through senior positions at the National Research Council and currently, at the Energy Council of Canada, as well as in the World Energy Council.
    Energy , Mechanical
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    energy; thermodynamics; gas turbines; research; development
  • david colcleugh
    Dr. David Colcleugh has exemplified leadership and dedication in business and society. As the former Chairman, President and CEO of DuPont Canada, and as a director and chairman on other corporate boards, Dr. Colcleugh has advocated for greater corporate responsibility and has fostered sustainable growth. In particular, Dr. Colcleugh was instrumental in developing Responsible Care, the chemical industry’s global voluntary initiative under which companies, through their national associations, work to continuously improve their health, safety and environmental performance in the manufacturing of safe and affordable foods that bring real benefits to society.
    Chemical/Petrochemical ,
    General Management, Teaching
    Private Industry,
    leading; planning; R & D; teaching; managing; manufacturing; business
  • David Coleman
    Coming from an engineering management background in Canadian industry, David Coleman of UNB has invested the last fifteen years in examining the evolution and current role of spatial data infrastructure as an engine of economic development. His research has demonstrated important linkages between emerging technologies, operations management, institutional cultures, and economic policies in a manner understandable by provincial and national mapping organizations world-wide. An early pioneer in Web-based mapping research, he and his graduate students have worked with partners in government and industry to put his ideas into action. His group’s systematic examination of economic financing models for spatial data infrastructure has attracted the attention of academic and government leaders on both sides of the Atlantic.
    General Management, Basic Research
    Academia,
    Mapping; Surveying; Education; Information Infrastructure; Geomatics; Geographical Information Systems (GIS); Workflow; Management
  • Michael P. Collins
    Professor Michael Collins, of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto, has made outstanding contributions to the field of structural engineering as an educator, researcher, and engineer. His analytical and experimental research contributions on the shear behaviour of reinforced concrete (particularly his Modified Compression Field Theory) have received international recognition, and his theories have been incorporated into the design specifications of the Canadian Standards Association and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Professor Collins is also a gifted educator who has received numerous awards in recognition of his commitment to providing exceptional instruction to the next generation of Canadian engineers.
    Civil ,
    Teaching,
    Academia,
    concrete; structures; earthquakes; shear
  • George A. E. Cook
    George Cook is an exceptional innovator, entrepreneur and mentor. He was the founding President of NORAM, a company that has grown to a staff of 80; a company that thrives on the development of novel processes technologies. NORAM's patented nitrobenzene technology provides over 50% of the world's production, in 10 plants on 3 continents. His leadership has been instrumental in attracting and retaining an extraordinary core of engineers, initiating new processes in the chemical, electrochemical, environmental and pulp and paper industries. Previously under his leadership as Vice-President of Chemetics, the first Oxygen Pulp Bleaching Plant in North America was built, and he initiated the electrolyzer concept for the continuous Sodium Chlorate Process where Chemetics is the world leader.
    Mechanical , Process
    General Management, Development
    Private Industry,
    technology; design; development; commercialise; incubator; management; mentor; innovate; entrepreneur
  • Kenneth Corbould
    Andre CorbouJd is the finest example of an engineer applying his skills in the most challenging circumstances: conflict, natural disasters, reconstruction and international events. His exemplary leadership and engineering skills have made a significant difference to individuals, communities and countries. His 21 year army career culminated as Brigadier General, leading both combat and international reconstruction initiatives in Bosnia and Afghanistan, and he was an integral part of the security effort for the Vancouver Olympics. Mr. Corbould entered the public service ofAlberta, leading the planning and execution of recovery efforts following the great flood of 2013, the largest recorded natural disaster in Canadian history. He presently serves as Deputy Minister, Alberta Transportation.
    Civil , Construction
    General Management, Armed Forces
    Government,
    Leader; Collaborator; Engineer; Emergency Management; Security; Strategy; Planning; Builder; Policy; Negotiator
  • Jean-Yves Côté
    Monsieur Côté s'est distingué par son habileté à intégré les ressources humaines, matérielles et systémiques pour réaliser le développement et la mise en marché de nombreux projets, biens et services dans les domaines d'efficacité énergétique, reseau de distribution et autres.
    Production , Other
    General Management, Production / Manufacturing
    Private Industry,
    fabrication, qualité, transformateurs, conservation énergie, distribution, construction, communications, gestion, génie
  • Armand Couture
    Armand Couture has made important contributions to the management of engineering activities, especially in very senior management positions in the private consulting and public utility fields. He has taken a special technical interest in the management of large projects, electricity transportation and distribution, construction engineering associated with electricity generation and efficiency, and environmental questions. He has been associated, for example, with the James Bay Project and with the development of Dorval Airport. He has served with Lalonde, Valois, Lamarre, Valois et Associés, Shawinigan-Lavalin, and SNC-Lavalin. In the public sector, he has been president and chief of development at Hydro-Québec.
    Energy ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    Electricité; Gestion; Projets majeurs; Production; Energie; Distribution; Efficacité
  • Lynne Cowe Falls
    Lynne Cowe Falls record of achievements in private sector/consulting, academia and research, as well as extensive service to her profession represent a unique combination of excellence as a practitioner, scholar, researcher and teacher. She has received prestigious awards for teaching, professional society activities and best papers and has been responsible for pioneering technical developments in civil infrastructure asset valuation, technology transfer, pavement management, preventive maintenance practice and software packages for teaching and training. \Dr. Lynne's\ creativity, enthusiasm and energy are a role model for students and colleagues. Her contributions to engineering and society are truly exceptional.
    Civil , Transportation
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    pavement; asset management; infrastructure management; student leadership; pavement management; asset valuation; performance measurement
  • Ken Croasdale
    Ken Croasdale is world renowned as the leading engineer with regard to design of offshore structures for arctic regions, and for developments in harsh regions generally. Building structures to resist forces in a totally new environment, where the forces arise from moving ice many meters thick, is a demanding problem. He spent many years in industry, pioneering methods to solve this problem. His over 40 years experience in engineering research & design has been innovative in the extreme, using novel tests and analytical methods, which are accepted and used worldwide. He is widely recognized as a consultant and respected for his credibility, wisdom and good judgement.
    Civil , Energy
    Applied Research, Consultancy
    Private Industry,
    Arctic; Ice loads; Offshore pipelines; Arctic oil and gas; Offshore platforms; Ice research; International work
  • Elizabeth Croft
    Dr. Croft is an internationally respected figure in robotics, particularly robot trajectory planning and human-robot interaction. She has written over 150 scholarly articles in these broad areas. Dr. Croft is an international leader in recruiting women into engineering. As the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, and as Associate Dean of Engineering at UBC, Dr. Croft was a prime driving force behind the almost doubling of the number of women in engineering at UBC. Dr. Croft's service and research excellence have been recognized through the awarding of major provincial, national, and international awards.
    Information Systems , Mechanical
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Human-Robot Interaction, Industrial Robotics, Robot Assistants, Robot Trajectory Planning and Jerk limited motion, Vision guided robot motion planning and servoing
  • Reinhold Crotogino
    Dr. Crotogino has done and directed generic engineering research in fundamental areas of pulp and paper processing and has initiated numerous improvements in the technology of the pulp and paper industry in Canada.
    Other ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    pulp; paper; drying; calendering; washing; heat transfer;
  • J.V. Raymond Cyr
    Raymond Cyr has distinguished himself, particularly, as a leader in the business of engineering. He has also had a significant influence on the development of telecommunications in Canada. He has served as chairman, president and CEO of Bell Canada and BCE, chairman of Telesat Canada, TransCanada Pipelines, Montréal Trust, Geomat International Inc., and Polyvalor Inc. and was vice-chairman of Advanced Technologies Inc. He has been a strong advocate of industrial and other R&D and played a key role in the development of Bell Northern Research. He has been a member of many boards, councils and committees in the private and public sectors and in universities.
    Communications ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    Telecommunications; Research; Development; Digital; Fibre optics
  • Camille A. Dagenais
    Membre du conseil du Groupe SNC et de plusieurs autres conseils d'administration de grandes entreprises canadiennes, expert dans le domaine de la contruction de barrages, il a été responsible de la conception de nombreux projets au Canada et à l'étranger.
    Civil ,
    General Management, Consultancy
    Private Industry,
    Barrages; Centrale hydroelectrique; Deversoirs; Reservoirs
  • Ajay Dalai
    For outstanding contributions to the field of engineering, including: heterogeneous catalyst developments for gas to liquid (GTL) technologies; biodiesel production and applications; hydrogen/syngas production from waste materials; nanotechnology; hydroprocessing of gas oils; value-added products from biomass; and clean coal and gas processing technologies. Professor Dalai is recognized for significant contributions in these areas through extensive publications in international journals and conference proceedings, and invited conference presentations. As a mentor he has supervised 50 graduate and post-graduate students. He has contributed to many committees and conferences, has been a board member of several international journals and active in many networks and societies.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Materials
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    bioenergy; petroleum processing; environmental; nanotechnology; climate change; research innovation; international partnership; nanomaterials; biomass; oil sands
  • James Dale
    Dr. James Douglas Dale has distinguished himself in the education of engineers and in fundamental and applied research. He is internationally recognized for his original contributions in laser ignition for internal combustion engines; energy loses in houses leading to modification of insulation requirements in the building codes, and the standard test method for evaluation of flame resistance clothing for protection against fire simulation using an instrumented manikin. Dr. Dale is an outstanding teacher and mentor, and has received awards for his achievements. He has been in demand for advising engineering program developments in Canada and abroad.
    Energy , Mechanical
    Applied Research,
    Academia,
    Energy Conversion; I. C. Engines; Building Science; Protective Clothing; Skin Burn Injuries; Combustion; Heat Transfer
  • SOPHIE D AMOURS
    Sophie D’Amours has made significant contributions to the optimization and transformation of Canada’s forest products industry by introducing state-of-the-art supply chain management practices. She founded and led two major national research initiatives (FORAC Consortium and the Strategic VCO Network) which provided the body of knowledge in industrial engineering needed to raise the industry’s competitiveness in a difficult business environment. Furthermore, she and her team provided the vision required to shift the industry’s business model from a volume-driven to a value-oriented model based on agility and innovation, and provided the decision support tools required to implement that vision.
    Production , Transportation
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Chaine de valeur; Optimisation; Analyse économique; Gestion de la science; Industrie forestière; Logistiques; Génie industriel; Gestion de projets; Recherche et innovation; Planification stratégique
  • Pat Daniel
    Patrick Daniel, President & CEO of Enbridge Inc., has led the development and evolution of one of the most respected corporate performers in the Canadian oil and gas industry over the past decade. Starting with process engineering and information technology, he moved on to progressively more senior corporate planning positions with Enbridge and its predecessor companies, both domestically and internationally. He has given extensive service to the profession, via participation on the UBC Engineering Advisory Council, and chairmanship of the U of A Business Advisory Council; he was recently honoured as \Canadian Energy Person of 2007\, in tribute to his clear and articulate vision of Canada's energy future.
    Energy , Transportation
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    energy; pipelines; environment; renewable energy; oil and gas
  • Darrel Danyluk
    As a leader of industry, academe and the engineering profession, Mr. Danyluk has been a champion of engineering in Canada and abroad. As Chief Operating Officer and Chairman of Reid Crowther, he oversaw the growth and international expansion of the company resulting in Canadian engineering expertise being applied to great benefit in Europe, China and the developing world. He has served the profession with distinction, having held several senior appointments including president of Engineers Canada, APEGGA and the Consulting Engineers of Alberta, as well as vice-president of the WFEO. In each of these appointments his visionary insights and energy generated and innovative paths that have brought great benefit to the profession.
    Mechanical , Municipal
    General Management, Consultancy
    Academia, Private Industry
    infrastructure; water; transportation; climate change; climate proofing; adaptation; urban alliance; environment; international; vulnerability
  • Thomas Darcie
    Dr. Darcie has been a world-leading researcher, manager and entrepreneur for three decades. His research accomplishments include laying the foundation for fiber-optic access systems that are used in all modern cable television and telecommunications companies worldwide. He managed a large and diverse research organization in AT&T/Bell Labs leading innovation of numerous technologies that are in widespread use, including fiber-optic, photonic, Wi-Fi and 3G wireless systems and optical networks. As a professor and entrepreneur, in addition to managing a diverse research program, he recently raised the bar in industry-university collaboration by cofounding five new companies and creating a new program in which student entrepreneurs earn a Master’s degree while starting a new company in partnership with industry.
    Communications , Information Systems
    General Management, Applied Research
    Academia, Private Industry
    optical systems; microwave photonics; communications networks; terahetrz; photonics; entrepreneurship; optical imaging; broadband applications; microwave; access networks
  • Sankar Das Gupta
  • Sunil R. Das
    Sunil Das of Ottawa University has made pioneering contributions to computer engineering research – specifically in the fields of switching theory and computer design, fault-tolerant computing, microarchitecture and microprogram optimization, and to some problem areas in applied theory of graphs and combinatorics. He has also made major contributions to the IEEE Professional Societies. Sunil Das has brought honour to Canadian engineering through his achievements, as recognized by international awards.
    Electrical , Electronic
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Digital Logic Design; Automata Theory; Formal Language; Computer Architecture; Data Communications and Networking; Testing VLSI Circuits; Graph Theory and Combinatorics
  • Andrew Daugulis
    Andrew Daugulis holds the Queen’s University Research Chair in Biochemical and Cell Culture Engineering, and is an expert in industrial bioprocessing applied to the production of biofuels and high value chemical intermediates. He originated, and has licensed, the Two-Phase Partitioning Bioreactor (TPPB) technology platform which allows the selective partitioning of target toxic molecules to, or away from, microbial cells – maintaining inhibitory molecules at sub-toxic levels, and allowing microbes to operate at their highest efficiency. Daugulis continues to define, and successfully demonstrate new opportunities for TPPB applications, including advances in the development of “green” solvent-free industrial bioprocessing.
    Chemical/Petrochemical ,
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering
  • Anton Davies
    Anton Davies, Vice-President and co-founder of Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc. (RWDI), is a renowned scientist and engineer in the fields of wind engineering, air quality and sustainable design, and has published numerous articles on these subjects. As one of the Principals in charge of RWDI’s Environmental Team, he has directed many of the firm’s major environmental projects worldwide. Dr. Davies has served as Chair of the Canadian Environmental Industry Association (CEIA) – Ontario Chapter, National Director of CEIA and Chair of the Environmental Exporters Council, and has been a member of several governmental advisory boards and committees on environmental improvement.
    Environment , Other
    Applied Research, Consultancy
    Private Industry,
    Consultant; Wind effects; Solar effects; Structural loads; Cladding loads; Thermal Comfort; Renewable Energy; Passive Design; International; Snow loads
  • Edward Davison
    Edward Davison, Emeritus University Professor of the University of Toronto, is a leader in the area of Control and Automation. He has made seminal contributions in a large number of areas in the Control & Automation field, including: the robust servomechanism problem; tuning regulator control; decentralized control; model simplification; and adaptive switching control. The results of this theory have had broad impact and are widely applied in industry, both nationally and internationally. He has also been a leader in the major societies of his discipline, including the IEEE Control System Society, the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), and IFAC Canada.
    Controls ,
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    Large Scale Control Systems; Chemical Process Control; Large Flexible Space Structure Control; Tuning Regulator Control; Adaptive Control; Optimal Control; Linear Multivariable System Theory; Switching Control; MPC Control
  • Anthony Augustus Dawe
    Anthony Dawe is a distinguished authority in sustainable mechanical engineering systems design and construction. His experience includes HVAC, fire protection, controls and plumbing systems for many types of commercial buildings. In 2011, the consulting firm he helped build was acquired by an international company who recognized its outstanding reputation in consulting engineering services. Past President of PEGNL and Engineers Canada, Mr. Dawe has led initiatives with the World Federation of Engineering Organizations and Engineers Australia. His professional achievements and exemplary voluntary service were recognized with PEGNL’s Award of Merit and Fellowships by Engineers Canada and The Canadian Society of Senior Engineers.
  • John M. Dealy
    J. M. Dealy is an engineering educator and expert in the flow properties and processing of complex fluids, particularly molten plastics. He is the author of two books and several patents in this field. Prof. Dealy has served as a consultant to many organizations, including Dow, Dupont, and the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada.
    Chemical/Petrochemical ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    polymer rheology; plastics processing; structure-property relationships
  • M. Jamal Deen
    Professor M. Jamal Deen of McMaster University is an international leader in microelectronics and optoelectronics and one of the world’s foremost engineering scientists. His eminence in research is based on the powerful models he has developed for the accurate analysis and design of high-performance semiconductor devices and circuits, and the experimental techniques he has innovated to study important device properties. A highly accomplished researcher, inventor and a prolific scholar, his device models and experimental innovations are used worldwide. He is also noted for his mentoring of engineers and scientists, his competency and proficiency as a teacher, and his effectiveness in technology transfer to industry.
    Electronic , Information Systems
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    microelectronics / nanoelectronics; optoelectronics; nanotechnology; device physics; circuit design; biomedical devices & systems; biophotonics; applied physics
  • Jacques de Guise
    Having six patents in hand and ten more pending, as well as more than 250 scientific papers in well-known journals, and also conference reports, Jacques de Guise is without contest an international leader in biomedical imagery. With a multidisciplinary team made up of engineers and orthopaedic surgeons, he is the originator of, among other things, concrete medical tools. He is proud of his partnerships and he has developed, jointly with the Laboratoire Biomécanique de Paris, the EOS biplane imagery system, which uses 10 times less X-rays. Another of his achievements, and a product which is currently marketed, the KneeKG, offers totally new 3D imaged signature of the knee. Jacques de Guise can quite certainly boast that he has now attained a major business objective, that of being useful to society!
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    genie biomedical; imagerie medicale; modelisation des structures biologiques; traitement numerique des images medicales; imagerie 3D; technologie de la santé; chirurgie orthopédique
  • Hugo Ignacio de Lasa
    Prof. Hugo de Lasa has been a key figure in furthering the understanding of the science and technology of chemical reactors, especially in pursuit of environmentally friendly process. He is the founding Director of the University of Western Ontario’s Chemical Reactor Engineering Center (CREC). Among his inventions are the CREC–Riser simulator, innovative optical probes, and several photochemical processes. He has maintained close working linkages with industry and with Latin America. He has also been active in organizing major international conferences, and is the founding co-editor of the International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Energy
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    Chemical Reactor Engineering; Catalyctic process; Fluidized Beds; Environmental Technology
  • Gilles Y. Delisle
    Gilles Delisle has had a career of excellence in Telecommunications Research, as an active teacher, and researcher at Laval University; he has authored 240 publications and has supervised over 100 graduate students. He has also contributed on a world-wide basis as United Nations consultant in telecommunications, with over a dozen overseas assignments in developing countries.
    Communications , Information Systems
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    telecommunications; wireless communications; antennas; electrical engineering; intellectual property; accreditation; international negotiations; project evaluation; small enterprises, equipment design
  • Clarence de Silva
    Professor Clarence de Silva, University of British Columbia, is a recognized expert in the areas of control and process automation. He has published extensively, and made significant advances in technologies and machinery for Canadian industries. He holds the NSERC-BC Packers Industrial Research Chair in Industrial Automation; he leads the UBC Industrial Automation Laboratory; he is also Director of the National University of Singapore-UBC Applied Science Research Centre. Clarence de Silva has made valuable contributions serving as editor or associate editor for several leading technical journals, by organizing large international conferences, and in holding senior offices in professional organizations.
    Controls , Mechanical
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    controls; sensors; actuators; automation; intelligent systems; robotics; mechatronics; vibration; design; instrumentation
  • Louis-A. Dessaint
    The work of Louis-A. Dessaint in the field of electrical systems simulation and command has earned him an international reputation. His work has produced major benefits and is quoted in close to 40 international publications. It also has led to the development of an electrical systems simulation software package largely used all over the world, primarily in universities. Finally, as holder of the Hydro-Québec/TransEnergy Chair, Louis-A. Dessaint has created a hive of new talents in electrical energy engineering, in order to produce strong and dynamic future replacements for the Canadian electrical industry.
    Electrical , Energy
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Réseaux électriques; Simulation; Commande; Machines électriques; Stabilité des réseaux
  • David W. Devenny
    Dr. Devenny has an eminent record of contributions to engineering, the profession and public service including the development of unique technologies for oil sands and open coal mining, and standards for high capacity foundations.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Civil
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    oil sands; coal mining; foundations; geotechnology
  • John H Dinsmore
    John Dinsmore is one of those rare engineers who served in senior positions in both the public and private sectors. He spent much of his active career in private industry, in product development and marketing and in companies in which he held senior management positions. In 1970, he joined the Quebec Ministry of Education as associate deputy minister, moving to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in 1973 and serving as its deputy minister from 1975 to 1977. He then returned to senior management positions in the private sector. From 1987 to 1998, he directed institutes devoted to technology transfer and management education. He has served as president of CAE, EIC, OIQ, CCPE, as Chief Warden of the Corporation of the Seven Wardens (Iron Ring) and on corporate and not-for-profit boards of directors.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Electrical
    General Management, Consultancy
    Government, Private Industry
    gouvernance, gestion, stratégie, expérience variée (secteurs privé et public)
  • Levente Diosady
    Professor Diosady is an engineer, researcher and educator. He developed the first Canadian food engineering program in an engineering faculty. The author of 120 research publications, 18 patents, he guided 60+ graduate students, nine of whom have become professors. He developed widely used technologies for oilseed processing. His work on salt fortification enables the reduction of the incidence of iodine and iron deficiency disease affecting some 2 billion people in the developing world. His work has been recognized and honoured by both the engineering and food science communities, with the Engineering Medal and the W.J. Eva Award.
    Chemical/Petrochemical ,
    Applied Research,
    Academia,
    food processing; international development; fortification; biochemical; membranes; oilseeds; meat curing
  • Nedjib Djilali
    Dr. Djilali has made outstanding contributions to engineering through the development of technologies, the leadership of engineering knowledge-based organizations, and the training of engineers and engineering professors. He has a track record of research in energy systems that is exemplary in all respects including publications, citations, technology transfer, funding and training. Dr. Djilali has also supported engineering initiatives and informed energy policy through service on numerous national and international committees. His leadership roles in the Computational Fluid Dynamics Society of Canada, the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions have led to major advancements.
    Energy , Mechanical
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    energy systems; clean energy; fuel cells; hydrogen; wind energy; fluid dynamics; transport phenomena; heat transfer computational fluid dynamcis
  • Karl H. Doetsch
    Dr. Doetsch was program manager responsible for Canadarm and is now responsible for the $1.2B mobile servicing system, Canada's contribution to the Space Station Freedom.
  • Roger A. Dorton
    Roger Dorton's avant-garde bridge designs, improved anaylsis methods, his contributions to bridge codes and Canadian and international bridge engineering, all make him a worthy candidate.
    Civil , Transportation
    Bridges, Design, Code Development, Research, Structural Steel, Prestressed Concrete, Construction, Design Criteria, Safety
  • Sadik Dost
    Dr. Dost is Professor and Canada Research Chair in Semiconductor Crystal Growth, and Director of the Crystal Growth Laboratory at the University of Victoria. He has served as Founding Director of the university research center—Centre for Advanced Materials and Related Technology (CAMTEC) from 1992 to 1997, and also as Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering from 1997 to 2003. Dr. Dost has held a variety of potions in learned and professional bodies. His current research combines experimental and theoretical study of crystal growth of semiconducting bulk single crystals from the liquid phase. His research programs involve extensive industrial and international collaborations. He is well known internationally for his work on crystal growth of the materials used for applications in medical imaging, security, and energy conversion of renewable sources. Currently, he is the leading researcher in the field of Liquid Phase Electroepitaxial growth of semiconductor single crystals.
    Civil , Materials
    Teaching,
    Academia,
    transport phenomena, crystal growth, semiconductors
  • Ross D. S. Douglas
    Mr. Douglas has been a strong supporter of Engineering Education, the Oil and Gas sector policies and efficient and effective regulation of the Oil and Gas sector in Canada, in particular Alberta. He has been a director of the Foundation for Energy Education and Research in Calgary, the Centre for Energy Information in Canada, the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (including Chair for 2005-2006 and Chair of the Alberta, Environment, Fiscal and Markets & Transportation Executive Policy Groups and a member of the Research and Innovation Committee) and a member of the Schulich Industry Advisor Committee, EUB and ERCB Chairman Advisory Committee and numerous other industry and regulatory committees.
    energy; finance; water; management; regulation
  • W. J. Murray Douglas
    The career of Professor Murray Douglas could serve as a lesson for anyone aspiring to be an outstanding chemical engineer. Together with a large body of inspired and relevant research, he has a long and distinguished record of service in education as well as steady and pioneering contributions to the chemical engineering professional societies. His research spans the intellectual bridge of using engineering at a very fundamental level and in significant ground-breaking ways to develop novel processing methods, software and instrumentation of high industrial significance. His coaching has contributed to the development of many well-trained engineering graduates. He was a prime mover in the creation of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering and the Interamerican Confederation of Chemical Engineering.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Materials
    Basic Research, Development
    Academia, Private Industry
    Paper; Coated paper; Paper properties; Drying; Paper formation; Paper structure; Transport process modeling; Paper dryer simulator; Process engineering; Materials engineering
  • David Dreisinger
    David Dreisinger of UBC holds an endowed Industrial Research Chair in Hydrometallurgy and is an international authority in the field. His achievements have led to numerous new and advanced technologies that have greatly impacted the shape of hydrometallurgical processes worldwide. His tireless efforts to bridge high-calibre university research with industrial practice have mobilized industry, and he is constantly invited to speaking at industrial sites around the world. He is recipient of the 2005 Extractive and Processing Science Award of international The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society for paper(s) representing a notable contribution to the scientific understanding of extraction and processing metallurgy.
    Materials , Mining
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Hydrometallurgy; Leaching; Metals; Process Engineering; Solvent Extraction; Ion Exchange; Electrochemistry; Pressure Leaching; Environment; Surface Chemistry
  • Robin Drew
    Dr. Drew has had an impressive career in education and research. Specializing in ceramics, metal-ceramic interactions, composites, joining and metal foams he has published over 100 journal articles and over 75 conference articles. He has held senior positions at both McGill and Concordia Universities, where through mentorship, research and curricula development he has armed engineers with the skills required to support the global economy of the 21st century. He has also served on many national and international committees and symposia aimed at disseminating engineering data and furthering educational excellence.
    Materials ,
    Applied Research,
    Academia,
    materials; ceramics; composites; foams; academic administration; metals; joining; aluminum; coatings
  • Paul Drouin
    Paul Drouin a contribué à la mise sur pied et au développement de gestion de l'énergie et de gestion de l'entretien qui sont au coeur de l'opération de deux compagnies. Le développement et la gestion du groupe de compagnies de ADS inc. a été sa prinicpale occupation.
    Energy , Mechanical
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    affaires; gestion; aquisition; vente; développement; étude marché; vision; flair; planification; responsabilisation
  • Robert G. Drysdale
    Robert Drysdale, Professor of Civil Engineering at McMaster University, is recognized for outstanding internationally recognized pioneering research and in building science and engineered masonry, and for leadership in developing and upgrading Canadian masonry design and construction standards. He is also recognized for his extensive contributions to Canadian industry by developing new building products and for teaching, supervising and mentoring many graduate students who are now contributing directly to industrial development.
    Civil , Construction
    Applied Research,
    Academia, Private Industry
    structural; masonry; building science; concrete failure; investigation; materials; r&d; codes; standards
  • Pierre Ducros
    M. Ducros s'est distingué dans le domaine de la gestion de l'information au Canada et à l'etranger et dirige présentement la plus grande société canadienne de consultation dans ce domaine.
    Communications , Electronic
    General Management, Consultancy
    Private Industry,
    Communications; Gestion; Développement; Conception; Consultation; Recherche appliquée
  • Stephen Dunn
    Stephen Dunn, Director of Process Design and Development with Hatch Ltd., is a world authority on the development of innovative process technologies for both the metallurgical and petroleum industries. His achievements have led to new and advanced processes based on targeted pilot test-work and data interpretations that provide confident commercial scale-up. These development programs have successfully enabled substantial energy savings, major reductions in environmental pollution and improvements in the clients’ product quality. Over a 25-year period, Dr. Dunn has pioneered enormous contributions to the development of novel solvent-based processes for the in- situ recovery of bitumen from Alberta oil sands. He is a devoted supporter of engineering education and recently founded the James W. Smith Scholarship at the University of Toronto.
    Energy , Other
    Design, Development
    Private Industry,
    ilmenite; titanium dioxide; fluid bed; heavy oil; bitumen; solvent; gravity drainage; nickel; roasting; hydrocholric acid regeneration
  • M. Duke du Plessis
    Morne (Duke) du Plessis is a world leader in the upgrading of complex fossil fuels, including the coals of South Africa and the oil sands in Canada. He developed and managed major coal and oil sands research and technology programs at the Alberta Research Council, and is now responsible for strategic planning, joint technology development programs with industry and stimulating innovation and the growth of value-added energy industries for the Government of Alberta. He is a sought-after speaker with numerous national and international organizations involved in the development of oil and gas, oil sands, petrochemicals, and clean coal technologies.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Energy
    Government,
    Research / Technology development; Clean coal technologies; Oil sands extraction and upgrading; Gasification; Refining; Synthetic fuels; Petrochemicals
  • Ivan E.H. Duvar
    Ivan E. H. Duvar played a transformative role in telecommunications in Nova Scotia during his more than 30 years with Maritime Telegraph and Telephone. He introduced and led the company’s modernization program that brought one-party dialing service to the province. As president, he prepared the company for changes that were on the horizon, brought on by deregulation and the introduction of cellular technology. And as chairman, he oversaw the merger of four regional telephone companies to form what was then Aliant (today, Bell Aliant). That represented one of the largest business mergers in Atlantic Canadian history. In 2000, he became president and chief executive officer of MIJAC Incorporated, a private investment firm.
    Communications ,
    General Management,
    Private Industry,
    chief executive officer; corporate director; electrical; business executive; telecommunications
  • Said Easa
    Dr. Said Easa has been widely recognized for his pioneering research on road safety. His research on 3D highway design has resulted in new and improved guidelines for the geometric design of intersections, roundabouts, highway curves, and railway crossings. He has published nearly 200 papers in refereed journals, led several national and international conferences, was editor of a best-selling book on GIS, and served as Associate Editor of several journals. He is the recipient of numerous best-paper and lifetime achievement awards from Canadian and U.S. organizations recognizing 28 years of distinguished contributions to teaching and research.
    Civil , Construction
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Road safety; Geometric design; Smart transpor systems; Human factors; Geomatics engineering; Mathematical modeling; Traffic operations
  • H. N. (Hank) Edamura
    Since graduating from the University of Toronto, Hank Edamura has spent his professional career with world-renowned engineering firm MMM Group Limited, where he established himself as an expert in project and design management of airports. His engineering, managerial, leadership, and team-building skills helped MMM become a world leader in all aspects of airport development, from conceptual design to implementation, working on some of the largest airports around the globe. Mr. Edamura has served on the Executive of the Engineering Institute of Canada and on the Professional Engineers Ontario Appeal Board. He has been a Warden of Camp One since 1995 and served as Vice-Chair on the Camp Executive Committee.
    Civil , Transportation
    Design, Consultancy
    Private Industry,
    structural; projects; airports; transportation; management
  • Elizabeth A. Edwards
    University of Toronto Professor Elizabeth Edwards is an outstanding educator, engineer and researcher, whose research has been instrumental in finding feasible and effective ways to remove industrial pollutants from our soil and water. Professor Edwards has developed a microbial culture called KB-1, which destroys some of the world’s most widespread groundwater contaminants at less than half the cost of traditional methods. Her research has garnered a NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation and a Killam Fellowship from the Canada Council, among other prestigious awards.
    Environment ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    groundwater; remediation; microbiology; waste water; bioprocess; molecular biology; biotransformation; contaminants
  • Mohamed A. Elbestawi
    Mohamed Elbestawi, Dean, McMaster U, cited widely for his contributions to manufacturing engineering research, is known as a champion for university/industry partnerships. He worked for several years in industrial research and development, before joining McMaster. He was the driving force in the establishment of the newly created $19 million McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) and was appointed as its first Director in 2000. Dr. Elbestawi also holds the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Precision Machining and held the inaugural Braley-Orlick Chair in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.
    Controls , Mechanical
    General Management, Basic Research
    Academia,
    Manufacturing Engineering; Machining Systems; Computer Aided Manufacturing; Controls
  • Mohamed E. El-Hawary
    Mohamed El-Hawary of Dalhousie/TUNS has made sustained technical contributions to electric power systems engineering and the applications of advanced computational and artificial intelligence methods to power system operations. He has demonstrated strong leadership in engineering education at the undergraduate, graduate, and particularly at the professional development level. He has contributed outstanding service to technical professional societies (esp IEEE) at the national and international levels.
    Controls , Energy
    Teaching,
    Academia,
    artificial neural networks; electric power systems; control systems; fuzzy system applications; electric machines; adjustable speed drives; distribution systems;
  • Fernand Ellyin
    Dr. Fernand Ellyin has distinguished himself in fundamental and applied research in the materials performance evaluation and development of mechanical / structural design technology for energy / power industry and reliability of these installations. He is recognized internationally for his original contributions in materials deformation behaviour, fatigue and fracture, creep and stress corrosion cracking. The extensive publication record of his research and development attests to the breadth and depth of his contributions in varied engineering disciplines. He has also endeavoured to transfer these research results to industry by various means. In recognition of his contributions Dr. Ellyin has been asked to deliver various keynote lectures and invited papers. He has also received various prestigious awards.
    Mechanical , Materials
    Applied Research, Consultancy
    Academia, Private Industry
    composite materials; fatigue & fracture; life extension; material properties; mechanical systems; nuclear power plants; pipe lines; pressure vessels; safety and reliability; structural engineering
  • Hoda ElMaraghy
    Hoda ElMaraghy is a distinguished scholar, accomplished researcher and inspiring mentor. Professor ElMaraghy is an international expert in "Products design and Manufacturing Systems Paradigms, Productivify and Competitiveness. Her pioneering innovative research in flexible manufacturing was a game changer enabling companies to be adaptive and agile. ElMaraghy's impact in engineering, research and education is recognized with many honors and awards. She is Tier I Canada Research Chair in Manufacturing Systems. She has over 450 publications and trained more than 100 Master and PhDs. Professor Hoda ElMaraghy is an exceptional role model. She is the first woman Dean of Engineering in Canada
    Mechanical ,
    Consultancy, Teaching
    Academia,
  • Dr. Waguih ElMaraghy
    Dr. Waguih ElMaraghy was Chief Design Engineer in Industry where he worked on the development of the award winning GO Bi-level commuter coaches. Since joining the Universities of Western Ontario in 1986, and Windsor in 1994, he has excelled in engineering education and research, and published in top journals. Dr. ElMaraghy is a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP). In 2009 he was named Fellow, Engineers Canada (FEC): “in honour of exceptional contributions to the engineering profession in Canada.”
    Controls , Environment
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia, Private Industry
    Engineering Design; Manufacturing Systems; Process Planning; Complexity Management; Life Cycle Engineering; Railway Vehicles Design; Robotics & Control; Intelligent Systems; Socio-technical Systems; Products Development
  • Abdulmotaleb ELSADDIK
    Abdulmotaleb El Saddik is a Distinguished University Professor and University Research Chair at the University of Ottawa. He earned international reputation in the multimedia communications area, and, in particular, in the field of haptic, audio, and video multimedia collaborative protocols and their applications. El Saddik's pioneering work on haptics based identification led to the development of innovative technologies to enhance the authenticity of users and their performance in haptic surroundings in collaborative multimedia environments. He is a highly regarded member of the international scientific community, actively involved in the organization of many ACM and IEEE international events and Editorial Boards.
    Information Systems ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    haptics; ambient intelligence; smart space; multimedia; collaborative environment; sensors
  • Kevin Englehart
    Dr. Kevin Englehart is recognized internationally in the field of Biomedical Engineering as a leader in developing effective and affordable prosthetic control systems and powered prostheses. His outstanding work has resulted in significant advances in real-time multifunction prosthesis control – offering new state of the art options to adults and children with limb displacements. His work is widely cited in the literature, and his collaborative approach has led to national and international research projects (both fundamental and clinical) with such institutions as the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
    Electrical , Other
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    biomedical engineering; rehabilitation; signal processing; electromyography; prosthetics; adaptive control; pattern recognition; communications
  • Peter Englezos
    Dr. Peter Englezos of UBC is a very active researcher in several industrial and academic areas relevant to two important sectors of the Canadian economy: energy and paper. He is an international authority on gas hydrates, an important area in the development of innovative clean energy technologies. He has contributed significantly to the field – particularly his work on electrolytes in gas hydrate. He is also a well-recognized expert on several aspects of papermaking chemistry, contributing technology developments that enable high-value paper manufacturing. His honours include Keio University's Tokyo Electric Power Company Endowed Chair and UBC's Professorship in Advanced Papermaking. He is an expert for the Council of the Canadian Academies in assessing gas hydrates as an energy resource and will chair the 6th International Conference on Gas Hydrates.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Energy
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    thermodynamics; optimization; gas hydrates; paper chemistry; CO2 capture; process synthesis
  • Norman Epstein
    Honorary Prof. Norman Epstein of UBC is widely known in chemical engineering, in Canada and internationally, for his long service to the profession. He has been a leader in research on heat exchanger fouling, spouted beds, liquid and three-phase fluidization, and particulate processes; he has contributed definitive articles which have served to clarify the respective fields. He has served as editor of the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering and as President of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering, and has chaired many conferences. He has also shown great dedication to various international causes and the arts.
    Chemical/Petrochemical , Process
    Basic Research, Applied Research
    Academia,
    Fluid Mechanics; Heat Transfert; Mass Transfert; Transport Phenomena; Fluidization; Sedimentation; Spouted Beds; Fouling
  • Uwe Erb
    Professor Erb of the University of Toronto pioneered the first Canadian initiative on nanostructured materials and was co-founder of the first Canadian spin-off company in the area of nanomaterials. His research group is the acknowledged world leader in the synthesis, characterization, property evaluation and commercial application of nanostructured materials produced by electrodeposition methods. He has an exceptional publication record and has given exemplary service to professional organizations. Initiator of the Youth Outreach Program: “nanOntario”, Learning Nanotechnology from Ontario’s Great Outdoors, an award winner and an excellent mentor for young engineers, Professor Erb has supervised the research activities of over one hundred and seventy students and visiting scholars.
    Materials ,
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Nanocrystalline Materials; Grain Boundary Engineering; Structure-Property Relationships; Materials Characterization; Bio-inspired Materials
  • Nabil Esmail
    Nabil Esmail, Dean of Engineering & Computer Science at Concordia University is internationally recognized for his research in rheology, coating processes and transport phenomena. As a professor and dean, he has contributed to the education of thousands of engineers in Canada and from abroad. He has transformed the Faculty of Engineering & Computer Science of Concordia University into one of the largest centers of Canadian engineering academic training and research. He is recognized for his numerous contributions to the engineering profession and its vision for the future of Canadian engineering education.
    Aeronautical / Space , Chemical/Petrochemical
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Mechanical Engineering Fluid Mechanics Liquid Coating CFD Rheology
  • Ebrahim Esmailzadeh
    Professor Esmailzadeh is internationally recognized for his significant contributions to the engineering profession in Canada and abroad through his expertise and leadership as an educator, researcher, and engineer. He is a passionate and dedicated teacher and many of his graduate students have gone on to become professors themselves. He has published over 300 journal and conference papers and much of his research has been widely referenced by practitioners in both academia and industry. Throughout his distinguished career he has trained and supervised engineers and researchers, played a major role within professional societies, and facilitated international collaborations between industry and academia. In all of these activities he has been an ambassador par excellence for the engineering profession.
    Mechanical , Transportation
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    Vibrations; Vehicle dynamics; Nonlinear systems; Machine & system design; Electric and hybrid cars; Controls; Mechatronics; Structural dynamics; Heavy vehicle dynamics; Mechanical engineering
  • Samantha Espley
    Samantha Espley is a trailblazer for women in the mining industry. Currently General Manager of Mines Geology and Technical Services for Vale's Ontario Operations, she is the first woman to hold this role, and has been the first woman appointed to many of the senior technical and management positions she has held throughout her career. She has authored and presented several papers on advancing women in engineering and worked within the industry to increase diversity. Ms. Espley is a former president and founding director of Women in Science and Engineering Sudbury and has held leadership roles in many other engineering organizations such as the Professional Engineers of Ontario and Engineers Canada. She received the 2015 Engineers Canada Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession and was named one of 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining in 2013.
  • Greg Evans
    Professor Greg Evans of the University of Toronto, is internationally recognized for his leadership and expertise in applying engineering principles to the study of air quality. He has founded two research networks, the Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research (SOCAAR) and the Canadian Aerosol Research Network (CARN), and engineered instrumentation that has greatly advanced research in this field . Professor Evans has also made outstanding contributions to engineering education. recently leading the development of a graduate program in engineering education at U of T. He has received national and international awards for both his teaching and his research.
    Energy , Environment
    Applied Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    air pollution; education; climate; nuclear energy; environment
  • Robert Evans
    Robert Evans of UBC displays a rare combination of innovative research and practical engineering skills. Throughout his career, he has sought ways to apply his research talents in combustion, applied thermodynamics, IC engines, thermal power generation, and turbomachinery, to real world operational problems of great importance to Canada and the world. Most recently, this led to him taking a leadership role in the creation of UBC’s new Clean Energy Research Centre. Dr. Evans also makes significant contributions to academic life at UBC and the engineering profession through tireless involvement with professional bodies such as SAE, ASME, and others.
    Energy , Mechanical
    Basic Research, Teaching
    Academia,
    thermodynamics; energy; combustion; engines; turbomachinery