Person: Dr Steve Liang

Bernard Courtois

Bernard Courtois is stepping down as president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) after a term of more than seven years. Courtois served on the ITAC board of directors since 1999 and was appointed to the top spot in January 2004. Prior to ITAC, he served in a range of positions…

Dr Mamdouh Shoukri

Dr Mamdouh Shoukri has been appointed to a second five-year term as president and vice-chancellor of York Univ, with his new term beginning July 1/12. Prior to joining York, Shoukri enjoyed a long career at McMaster Univ where he served as chair of the department of mechanical engineering, dean of the faculty of engineering and…

Dr Steve Liang

Dr Steve Liang has received $220,000 to develop a virtual environmental observatory from Microsoft Research and Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures. Liang heads up the Univ of Calgary’s GeoSensor Web Lab, which is contributing to the GeoCENS (Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Sensing) project. The funding will allow Liang to expand his GeoCENS work, whi