Dr. Jamal Deen, RES'EAU-WaterNET invesigator and Tier I Canada Research Chair in Information Technology at McMaster University, has been elected President of The Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada.
Dr. Deen is considered a leading expert on micro-, nano- and optoelectronics, and is co-principal investigator on RES'EAU's Project 2.3, Novel Micro-Scale Sensors for Free Chlorine Measurement in Water Treatment Plants and Distribution Systems.
RSC Presidents-Elect will assume office during the Annual General Meeting of the RSC on the weekend of November 20-23, 2014 at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec City.
Founded in 1882, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada. Its mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to advise governments and organizations, and to promote a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world.