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Dean John Newhook Receives Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellowship

Posted by Engineering Communications on June 29, 2021 in News
Dean John Newhook
Dean John Newhook

The Faculty of Engineering Dean, John Newhook has been announced as a recipient of a fellowship from the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) is the national institution through which individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to engineering in Canada, provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada and to Canadians. The CAE is an independent, self-governing, and non-profit organization established in 1987. Fellows of the CAE are nominated and elected by their peers, in view of their distinguished achievements and career-long service. Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering are committed to ensuring that Canada’s engineering expertise is applied to the benefit of all Canadians.

The fellowship recogizes Dr. John Newhook Ph.D. P.Eng. as a world renowned researcher who has major contributions to the field of Civil Engineering. He has developed new technologies for structural health monitoring, and has made major contributions to the field of bridge design, including advancements in soil-steel bridges, and the use of novel materials in bridge design. He is also recognized as a leader in both Canadian Engineering Community and the University Research Community. He has spearheaded the development of a number of important national and international research initiatives and has been a leader in a number of national professional societies and associations.

This information is being shared from a media release from the Canadian Academy of Engineering