Punjabi Prof Appointed Dean Of Ontario Institute Of Technology

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TORONTO- Indo-Canadian professor Dr Tarlochan Singh Sidhu has been appointed Dean of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Canada. Dr Singh will head the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the UOIT. He was professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.

Dr Sidhu completed his BE (Hons) degree from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, in 1979 and MSc and PhD degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, in 1985 and 1989, respectively.

Dr Sidhu’s earlier responsibilities include positions with the Regional Computer Centre at Chandigarh, Punjab State Electricity Board and Bell-Northern Research Ltd., Canada. He has also taught at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr Sidhu has published more than 200 papers.

Expressing delight over his achievement, Dr Abhijit Mukherjee, Director, Thapar University, said, Thapar University alumni had found great success in varied professional areas such as business, education, governance, societal services, etc.