Person: Dr Robert Walker

Dr Maike Luiken

Dr Maike Luiken has been appointed dean of technology, applied science, apprenticeship and fire sciences at Lambton College in Sarnia ON. Luiken was previously VP research alliances with the National Capital Institute of Telecommunications in Ottawa. She has held several positions at Algonquin College in Ottawa including professor, director of the Algonquin Telecommunications Centre and…

John Tak

John Tak has been appointed president and CEO of Fuel Cells Canada (FCC), replacing Ron Britton who retired earlier this year. Tak has considerable experience in global trade, government and industry initiatives. He comes to the association from Mitsubishi Canada Ltd where he was in charge of its specialty chemical business. He also held positions…

Dr John Hepburn

Dr John Hepburn has been appointed VP research at the Univ of British Columbia, succeeding Dr Indira Samarasekera, who left last November to become president of the Univ of Alberta. Currently dean of the faculty of science, Hepburn’s appointment is effective October 1. He was a professor of chemistry and physics at the Univ of…

Dr Robert Walker

Dr Robert Walker has been appointed ADM S&T at National Defence and CEO of Defence R&D Canada (DRDC), replacing Dr John Leggat who retired earlier this year (R$, July 22/05). Walker is a 28-year veteran of DRDC, holding a number of senior of positions. His most recent position was DG R&D programs, which he has…

Tracy Smithson

Tracy Smithson and Paul Chevrette of DREV, Maris Rey of DREO and Jennifer Hum-Miller and David Rowlands from J2 Geo for work in collecting data to support programs and detection in heavy clutter;

Franklin Wong

Franklin Wong from DREV for developing techniques to predict service life of solid rocket motors;and; and,

Dr Robert Walker

Dr Robert Walker, DG R&D Programs at Defence R&D Canada Corporate. Walker received a personal achievement aw

Dr Jim Lee

Dr Jim Lee, Defence Research Establishment Ottawa (DREO), for his work with radar non-magnetron transmitters;

Keith Hendey

Keith Hendey and Brad Cain of Defence Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine for developing a suite of human factors engineering tools;

John Evans

John Evans and Paul Pace of Defence R&D Canada Corporate,and George Fournier from Defence Research Establishment Valcartier (DREV) for new a methodology related to unmaned aerial vehicles;