Person: Dr Detlef Mertins

Dr Philippe Calais

Dr Philippe Calais has been appointed president of Neurochem Inc. The announcement fills the second executive vacancy created by the departure of president and CEO Dr Louis Lamontagne last December. The CEO position was filled at that time by Dr Francesco Bellini, who is also the Montreal-based firm’s board chairman. Calais was previously GM of…

Dr Kim Allen

Dr Kim Allen has been appointed as CEO and registrar of the Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), representing 65,000 licensed engineers He will be responsible for administering the Professional Engineers Act, which grants licences, sets standards and regulates engineering in the province. Prior to joining PEO, he was CEO of Universe2U Inc, a public company. He…

Dr Stella Atkins

Dr Stella Atkins has been appointed to the science committee of the Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Atkins is director of Simon Fraser Univ’s Centre for System Science. She will serve on the panel for four years, attending three meetings annually. The committee has a mandate to foster international contact by advancing electronic communication within…

Dr Detlef Mertins

Dr Detlef Mertins has been awarded the 2002 Konrad Adenauer Research Award. Mertins is a professor with the Univ of Toronto’s faculty of architecture. The award is presented annually to a Canadian scholar in the humanities and social sciences by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation….