Waterloo.ai Mourns the Loss of Dean Pearl Sullivan

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Dean Pearl Sullivan

Pearl Sullivan, former Dean of Engineering at Waterloo and one of the greatest supporters for the AI Institute has passed Saturday, November 28, 2020. The Waterloo AI Institute mourns her passing as she was among the first who recognized the importance of launching the Institute jointly with the faculty of Math and with participation from other faculties at the University.

Dean Pearl has been a great visionary and has made a tremendous impact on various engineering programs at Waterloo. The following article which appeared in Waterloo Daily Bulletin yesterday summarizes her major achievements at Waterloo.