Three Waterloo researchers elected to the College of the Royal Society of Canada
Three professors from the University of Waterloo are among the new members of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
Three professors from the University of Waterloo are among the new members of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.By Media Relations
Members have reached a high level of achievement at an early stage of their careers. They represent the emerging generation of scholars and leaders in science and the arts in the country. Membership is for seven years.
"Waterloo is home to researchers making groundbreaking discoveries at all stages of their careers," said Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of Waterloo. "The University is pleased to congratulate these talented individuals on this deserved recognition."
The Waterloo researchers among the incoming members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists are:
Zhongwei Chen, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
John Turri, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts
Tze Wei (John) Yeow, Department of Systems Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
There were 80 new members elected today. The induction ceremony will take place Friday, November 18 in Kingston, Ontario.
The primary objective of the RSC is to promote learning and research in the arts, the humanities and the natural and social sciences. To learn more about the Royal Society of Canada, please visit the website.
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Office of Indigenous Relations.