Prof inducted into Royal Society of Canada

UWindsor engineering professor Hoda ElMaraghy was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada during a ceremony Friday in Halifax.

Dr. ElMaraghy, a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Automotive, and Materials Engineering, is director of the Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Centre and held the Canada Research Chair in Manufacturing Systems for 14 years.

During its Celebration of Excellence and Engagement, the society recognized her as a “world leader in manufacturing systems.”

Distinguished scholars and artists are elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada on the basis of their exceptional contributions to Canadian intellectual life, according to its president, Chad Gaffield.

A video produced by Peter Freele of the Office of Public Affairs and Communications played during the ceremony. Watch it here: