Person: Dr Wendy Palen

Dr Mohamed Ibnkahla

Dr Mohamed Ibnkahla has been appointed to the new Research Chair in Sensor Technology for the Internet of Things (IoT) at Carleton University. Ibnkahla is a professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering. The focus of his research is to develop new, innovative sensor networks and technologies for the IoT. Prior to joining…

Dr Wendy Palen

Dr Wendy Palen has been appointed board chair of Evidence for Democracy, an advocacy organization for openness and the transparent use of evidence in government decision-making. Palen is an associate professor of biological sciences at Simon Fraser Univ where she co-founded the Earth to Ocean Research Group. She holds a PhD in zoology from the…

Donna Garbutt

Donna Garbutt has been appointed CEO of Maxxam Analytics, a data analytics companies serving the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries. Garbutt has more than 25 years experience in the oil and gas sector and is a member of the Science, Technology and Innovation Council….

Steve West

Steve West has been appointed to the board of directors of TSO3, Quebec City-based life science company and developer of heat-sensitive medical devices. West is the former CEO of Nordion until its sale to Sterigenics International LLC, Mulberry FL, in 2014. He previously held senior positions with MDS….

Dr Uwe Schoenbeck

Dr Uwe Schoenbeck has been appointed to the board of CQDM. Schoenbeck is chief scientific officer, external research & development and innovation at Pfizer Inc. He holds a PhD from the Univ of Kiel in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and completed postdoctoral training at Harvard Univ….