Chair of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board of Engineers Canada
Dr. Luigi Benedicenti is the Chair of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board of Engineers Canada. He is also an ABET Program evaluator and has chaired accreditation visits organized by the Institution of Engineers in Singapore. Dr. Benedicenti is a full professor and dean in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick. He received his Laurea in Electrical Engineering and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy. He is a professional engineer licensed in New Brunswick and a licensed Italian engineer. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and maintains collaborative networks with colleagues in Europe, South East Asia, and North America.
During this discussion den, leaders from Engineers Canada will share their efforts to increase the representation of women in engineering through the 30 by 30 initiative. This initiative has a goal of raising the percentage of newly licensed engineers who are women to 30 percent by the year 2030; currently, this figure is at 17.9 […]