Killam Prize winner and Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellow Molly Shoichet’s top five ideas for getting more women in STEM.
Kudos to Professor Yao FCAE, an internationally recognized expert in data link and access protocol designs for satellite and cellular networks.
A number of Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellows were recently honoured by IEEE Canada.
Carleton University Professor Dr. Michel Nakhla won the A,G,L, McNaughton Gold Medal for outstanding contributions to signal integrity of high-speed systems and interconnects”
Dr. Praveen K Jain: Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science – Queen’s University, won the Electrical Power Award “for contributions to the theory and practice of high frequency power converters”
University of Ottawa – L’Université d’Ottawa Professor Hussein T Mouftah was awarded the C.C. Gotlieb Computer Award “for outstanding contributions to Computer Networks Science and Engineering Importance.”
Dr. Federico Rosei of Institut national de la recherche scientifique received the Outstanding Engineering Award “for contributions to the study of several classes of nano-materials”
Congratulations to Chris Huskilson FCAE. who has been announced as the 2017 winner of the F.H.Sexton Gold medal, awarded to an Engineers Nova Scotia member for exceptional achievements in engineering practice. The award will be presented at its Annual Meeting and Business Conference on September 14-15.
University of Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullahpur FCAE writes in the Globe & Mail on new manufacturing advantages.
Congratulations to Sushanta Mitra FCAE, who has just been announced as the new Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute of Nanotechnology. According to Dr. Mitra “It will be exciting to fit into the big shoes of my predecessor Dr. Arthur Carty FCAE”.
Jeannette Montufar, FCAE has been awarded the 2017 Institute of Transportation Engineers Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator Award
“Wilbur S. Smith, an Honorary Member and the 11th International President of ITE, was a legend in the transportation community, known and respected worldwide for his innovative transportation systems and his lifelong commitment to the furtherance of the profession. His illustrious career included serving as professor and associate director of the Bureau of Highway Traffic at Yale University. The Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator Award recognizes a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the transportation profession by relating academic studies to the actual practice of transportation.”
Schulich School of Engineering Professor John Chen FCAE has won the the 2017 CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize.
Congratulations to University of Manitoba VP Digvir Jayas FCAE, 2017 recipient of the Sukup Global Food Security Award. Dr. Jayas’ research and teaching career has focused on grain preservation spanning more than 30 years.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada has asked the Council of Canadian Academies to undertake a workshop assessment on learning experiences offered by business school. It was announced this week that John R. McDougall, FCAE, President, DALCOR Innoventures Ltd., and former President of the National Research Council of Canada, will be Chair of the newly appointed Workshop Steering Committee.