Person: Judith Whittick

Judith Whittick

Judith Whittick has been appointed chairman of the 17-member board of Precarn Inc , a national consortium for the development of intelligent systems technologies. Whittick has a long track record of business and technology management and is currently president of C-CORE, a St John’s NF-based natural resources engineering firm. She sits on several company and…

Dr Mike Thewalt

Dr Mike Thewalt has received a grant of more than $100,000 to undertake fundamental research into improving silicon technology. The Simon Fraser Univ physics professor received his institution’s largest grant under the recent competition of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. Thewalt will use the grant to construct a unique spectrometer for analyzing the…

Dr Pierre Coulombe

Dr Pierre Coulombe has been appointed to the governing council of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. Coulombe has a wide range of expertise in the public and private sectors. Currently a business strategy and financing consultant, he was president and CEO of Infectio Diagnostic Inc from 1996 to 2002. In the public sphere,…

Dr Pierre Bélanger

Dr Pierre Bélanger has joined the scientific advisory committee of the Observatoire des science et des technologies (OST). Bélanger is a professor emeritus at McGill Univ, where he spent a long career in the electrical engineering department, serving as department head and faculty dean. More recently he was McGill’s VP research and has participated in…