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Name Karen Cain
School School of Engineering & Information Technology
Program Bachelor of Applied Technology (Honours) Architecture – Project and Facility Management
Academic and Professional Designations

Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering 

M.Eng, Mechanical Engineering 

B.Eng, Mechanical Engineering 

P.Eng., Member of Professional Engineers Ontario
Title Chair, School of Engineering & Information Technology
Program /School Portfolio
Architecture, Construction, Civil, Environmental
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Materials in Design, Manufacturing and Testing 
  • Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice 
  • Project Based Learning in Engineering Education
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Professor at Conestoga College for 11 years 
  • Member of Ontario College Math Council 
  • Member of Education Committee – Professional Engineers Ontario
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
  • OLED Display and Gold Sniffer Projects – Conestoga Applied Research Institute 
  • Presentation on Mathematics in Engineering – at  Grand Valley Mathematics Association 
  • Project Based Learning Paper and Presentations – Canadian Engineering Education Association Conference
Additional Information I enjoy developing programs that allow students to see the variety of possibilities for their future, working with faculty to create a learning environment that is engaging and supporting students’ success in their chosen fields.

also chair Conestoga’s Course Outline and Math Advisory committees, and is actively engaged with institutional quality initiatives.

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