Events Calendar

Annual Lynda Shaw Memorial Lecture

Date:
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location:
Spencer Engineering Building (SEB)
Room: 3109
Cost:
Free

Closing the Engineering Gender Gap - Can it Be Done?

Mary Wells, Dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Guelph, will deliver the 27th Annual Lynda Shaw Memorial Lecture titled, Closing the Engineering Gender Gap - Can it Be Done? 

Professor Mary Wells earned her Metallurgical and Materials Engineering degree from McGill University and her PhD from the University of British Columbia in 1996. She joined the University of Guelph in 2017 as Dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Prior to the University of Guelph, she was a Professor in the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department at the University of Waterloo. Her research addresses the relationship between processing, structure and properties for advanced metallic alloys used in the transportation sector.  

Professor Wells has spent the past decade addressing the continued under-representation of women in the engineering profession. In 2013, she was appointed the chair of the Ontario Network for Women in Engineering. To improve the gender diversity of the engineering profession, she has led initiatives to both understand the root causes of the lack of participation of women in engineering as well as programs to address these barriers.

 

Contact:
Lesley Mounteer - Director, External Services
lmountee@uwo.ca
Event Type:


Powered by Blackbaud
nonprofit software