Person: Dr Pearl Sullivan

Sylvain Cofsky 2012

Sylvain Cofsky has been appointed executive VP of the Consortium for for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Quebec, effective January 1st. Cofsky joined CRIAQ as director of special projects in 2009 after spending five years at NanoQuébec. He is also executive director of the Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN), a Business-Led Network…

Dr Pearl Sullivan

Dr Pearl Sullivan has been appointed dean of engineering at the Univ of Waterloo for a five-year term. Sullivan, who is chair of the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (DMME), replaces Dr Adel Sedra whose second term ends June 30/12. As head pf the DMME, she led the department through a period of unprecedented…

Vic Gerden

Vic Gerden has been appointed executive director of the recently created West Canitest R&D Inc (WestCARD) aerospace R&D facility in Winnipeg (see Briefs on this page). Gerden was most recently executive director of the Manitoba Aerospace Association (MAA) . He has had a long career in the aerospace sector managing large teams and complex projects.…