Engineering professor lauded by professional association

Waguih EIMaraghy has been inducted into Professional Engineers Ontario’s Order of Honour for his dedicated contributions to the engineering profession as a volunteer and educator.

The University of Windsor professor was honoured among select engineers across the province during a virtual awards ceremony June 19.

The licensing and regulating body for the province’s professional engineers cited Dr. EIMaraghy’s intense passion for the profession and community.

With more than three decades as a volunteer on its Academic Requirements Committee, EIMaraghy has pioneered and been instrumental in improving the Professional Engineer designation application process. He serves as the committee’s vice chair and chairs the distance education subcommittee, helping to develop guidelines and criteria for evaluating the credentials applicants acquire through distance education.

ElMaraghy is currently a member of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board and has served on the Canadian Engineering Qualification Board.

The order is an honorary society of Professional Engineers Ontario to recognize those who have rendered conspicuous service to the engineering profession.