Meet Irene Sterian, P.Eng, President, ReMAP; Director, Technology & Innovation, Celestica, and CTO, Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Canada Supercluster. The Ursula Franklin Seminar Series is hosted by the Department of Material Science and Engineering (MSE), University of Toronto (UofT). Irene has been invited to UofT, her Alma Matter, to discuss women in Engineering education and Engineering as a profession with Undergraduate students.
About Women in MSE Seminar Series
The Ursula Franklin Women in MSE Seminar Series recognizes local female industry and academic leaders within the materials science and engineering community. Seminars provide the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students in the MSE Department to discuss all aspects of engineering education and engineering as a profession.
About Ursula Franklin
Ursula Martius Franklin, CC, OOnt, FRSC, physicist, educator, feminist and social activist (born 16 September 1921 in Munich, Germany; died 22 July 2016 in Toronto, Ontario). A specialist in the structure of metals and alloys, she pioneered the development of archaeometry, which applies modern techniques of materials analysis to archaeology. After working as a senior research scientist for the Ontario Research Foundation (1952–67), she joined the University of Toronto’s Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science (now the Department of Materials Science and Engineering) in 1967. She won many awards for her innovative scientific and humanitarian work, including the Pearson Peace Medal (2002). Source: TheCanadianEncyclopedia.ca
Date: Monday, March 19, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Bahen Centre Information Tech Building, University of Toronto
Address: Room 1230, 40 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario