Sunday, November 2, 2008

Tyseer Aboulnasr

Professor, Dean of Engineering, University of Ottawa, 1998-2004

"[…] knowledge gives you a tremendous amount of power and with power comes great responsibility". - Tyseer Aboulnasr

Joined the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Ottawa in 1987 as Assistant Professor and became Full Professor in 1997; served as Associate Dean from 1996–1998 and as Dean from 1998–2004.

First woman to chair the Council of Ontario Deans of Engineering, 2001-2002.

Recipient of the Ottawa-Carleton YWCA Woman of Distinction Award in 1999.

Named one of the top 100 influential people in Ottawa in 2001.

Fellow of the Humanitarian Institute of Canada in 2001.

Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and Engineering Institute of Canada.

In 2005, named to the prestigious Order of Ontario.

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