Person: Dr Marc Garneau

Dr Norman Beaulieu

Dr Norman Beaulieu has been appointed the first chair of the Univ of Alberta’s new Informatics Circle of Research Excellence (iCORE) Wireless Communications Laboratory. Beaulieu will lead research on the physical network needed to permit increased transmission rates and connectivity to the telephone network and the Internet. Beaulieu joined the U of A’s engineering faculty…

Dr Marc Garneau

Dr Marc Garneau has been appointed executive VP of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the third person to hold the post in the Agency’s 13-year history. Beginning with a two-year term, Garneau will assist CSA president Mac Evans in the implementation of the Canadian space program and the development of future programs….