Engineers Canada to honour former Memorial University Dean of Engineering and Applied Science
On the evening of May 25 in downtown St. John's, 160 guests will attend the Engineers Canada annual Awards Gala. Eight recipients, including professor emeritus and former dean Ross Peters, will receive national awards for their contributions to the Canadian engineering profession.
Presented annually since 1972 to recognize outstanding Canadian engineers, teams of engineers, engineering projects and achievements, and engineering students, the Engineers Canada Awards highlight professional excellence, as well as the contributions of engineers to their community, and to the safety and well being of Canadians.
Professor emeritus and former dean of Memorial University Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science, G. Ross Peters, PhD, FCAE, FEC, P.Eng., is the recipient of the Meritorious Service Award for Professional Service. Despite being retired from MUN for more than 20 years, Ross remains a tireless promoter of engineering education in Canada and around the world and is available for media interviews.
Dr. Peters and the other recipients will share their own stories of achievement, excellence and passion for the profession at the gala event.
Note to media: All award recipients are available for interviews at the awards ceremony.