Re:engineering Leadership: A Graduate Studies ConsortiumExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Engineering Leadership young woman working with a mechanical device

Five universities talk about the critical need for graduate level engineers.

All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to participate in this public event.

Re:Engineering Leadership

Canada's top engineering schools have joined together to lead a national dialogue on developing skilled postgraduate leaders. Come learn more about the graduate studies opportunities available at University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, McGill University, University of Toronto, and the University of Waterloo.

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Waterloo's event schedule

Information reception

5:00 PM, E5 - Student Design Centre

You will be able to speak with admissions experts, faculty members, and/or alumni from each of the visiting universities: University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, McGill University and University of Toronto. 

The University of Waterloo will have faculty members and current graduate students from each engineering department, as well as the Conrad Centre and IQC. This is your opportunity to ask questions, meet potential supervisors, and learn about research happening here at Waterloo that is improving the world around us.

Food and beverages will be provided.

Presentations and panel discussion

6:00 - 7:30 PM, E5 - 3101/3102

Opening: Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Engineering

Moderator:  Bruce Hellinga, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Hear from a panel of five speakers about innovative engineering research and the need for specialized skills with in industry in Canada:

João Soares, Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta
Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
CAIP Chair in Interfacial Polymer Engineering for Oil Sands Processing

Tariq Al-Khasib, Team Lead in LTE Firmware at Blackberry
He received his PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 2010.

Peter Levine, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering,
University of Waterloo

Dave Warnica, Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering,
University of Toronto

Mary Wells, Professor, Associate Dean of Outreach,
Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo

Networking reception

7:30 - 8:30 PM, E5 -Student Design Centre

A wine and cheese reception will be held following the presentations. This is your opportunity to continue the conversation and network with leading experts. 

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