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REF NO.: 342
SUBJECT: Renowned Memorial University engineering researcher first Canadian to receive international award
DATE: July 26,2006
Dr. Rahman has been teaching for more than 44 years and 30 of those have been at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial. In addition to his teaching, Dr. Rahman is a consultant to many companies including the General Electric Company, Iron Ore Company of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. He has published 565 papers and is a registered professional engineer in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador, a member of IEE Japan, a fellow of IEEE, a fellow of IEE (UK), a life fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, and a fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada. Dr. Rahman was the second Canadian in history to receive the 2004 IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award for outstanding achievement and was also awarded the 1992 IEEE Industry Applications Society Outstanding Achievement Award.
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