Deen named President of Royal Society’s Science Academy

McMaster’s Jamal Deen has been elected President of the Royal Society of Canada’s Science Academy.

Deen, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, has published extensively in the areas of micro-, nano- and optoelectronics and is a fellow of nine national academies and societies.

In 2013 he was given the McNaughton Gold Medal – the highest award for engineers in Canada.

That same year, he was also given a McMaster Engineering Research Award and a Vice Chancellor’s Award from the University of the West Indies.

Deen is senior Canada Research Chair in Information Technology and director of McMaster’s Mico- and Nano-Systems Laboratory.