UWindsor professor Waguih ElMaraghy, head of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, was inducted as a fellow of the Canadian Academy for Engineering during a ceremony June 21 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa.
The academy honoured Dr. ElMaraghy for his industrial work on the development of the award-winning bi-level GO commuter coaches, as well as his record of accomplishment in engineering education and research.
The Canadian Academy of Engineering comprises many of the country’s most accomplished engineers, who have expressed their dedication to the application of science and engineering principles in the interests of the country and its enterprises. Its members of the Academy are nominated and elected by their peers to honorary fellowships, in view of their achievements and service to the engineering profession.
ElMaraghy is also a fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the International Academy for Production Engineering, and Engineers Canada.