Hipel elected to prestigious National Academy of Engineering

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Keith Hipel, a systems design engineering professor, has been recognized with one of the highest professional engineering distinctions: election to the National Academy of Engineering

Academy membership honours those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education and to "the

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pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education."

Hipel, a Waterloo Engineering alumnus, was recognized for his "development and application of conflict resolution techniques from a systems engineering perspective."

Hipel's election to the National Academy of Engineering is the latest of his many honours, which include Waterloo's prestigious University Professor designation.

The newly elected class will be formally inducted during a ceremony at the NAE’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on October 9, 2016.