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Dr Mick Bhatia

Dr Mick Bhatia has been recruited to head up a recently created institute for human cancer and stem cell biology research at McMaster Univ. Bhatia formally begins his duties Jan 1/06 in a facility, housed in the new Michael G DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery and financed with a $105-million donation from retired industrialist…

Dr Dan McGillivray

Dr Dan McGillivray has been appointed managing director of the Centre for Earth and Environmental Technologies (ETech), formerly known as CRESTech. McGillivray has been interim managing director since last October, following the departure of Dr Steve Moran. He joined CRESTech in 1997 in the position of director of business development. Prior to joining the Ontario…

Dr Mike Dixon

Dr Mike Dixon has been named chair of the Canadian Space Agency’s space exploration advisory committee for a three-year term. Dixon is a research partner with ETech, chair of the Univ of Guelph’s department of environmental biology and director of the university’s Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility….

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 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;

Garry Heard

Garry Heard of defence Research Establishment Atlantic (DREA) for work on underwater acoustic sensors;

Dr Terry Foster

Dr Terry Foster of DREA for developing ship coatings that reflect incident solar energy;

Davild Di Filippo

Davild Di Filippo, Gary Geling and Steven Hughes of DREO for work on advanced radar system modelling and simulation;

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,