Karen Cain

Name Karen Cain
School School of Engineering and 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 – 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 am actively engaged with institutional quality initiatives.