Norsat’s President and CEO, Dr. Amiee Chan was awarded a 2016 Engineering Excellence Alumni Award at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of Applied Science Centennial Celebration in Vancouver, BC. on Thursday, April 14th.
Engineering Excellence Alumni Awards recognize and celebrate the extraordinary commitment to the betterment of society from individuals and organizations within the Applied Science community. These individuals or organizations have made an impact on the community at large through both their field of expertise and through community involvement. The recipient must have a UBC Applied Science degree.
Other recipients of the 2016 awards include:
- Lifetime Achievement (alumni): Edward McBean BASc ’68 CIVL; Ralph Sultan BASc ’56 MECH
- Young Alumnus (alumni under 35 years): Sara Badiei MASc ’07 ECE
- Future Alumnus (current UBC Engineering students): Andrea Marshall; Sean McBeath
- Emeriti Faculty (retired or emeriti): John Grace
Dr. Amiee Chan was also awarded the UBC Applied Science Dean’s Medal of Distinction at the Centennial Celebration. The Faculty of Applied Science Dean’s Medal of Distinction was created in 2015 to mark the celebration of the UBC and Applied Science’s 100th anniversary. The medal serves to recognize individuals who have brought high honour to the Faculty and/ or who have made long standing/ significant contributions to advance its vision, mission and mandate. This medal was bestowed upon 100 distinguished individuals. To see photos and bios of all recipients click here.