St. FX Computer Science Professor named a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Posted at 1:41 pm on July 5, 2017 | Filed Under: News

St. FX Computer Science Professor Dr. Laurence T. Yang has been honoured by his peers.  Yang is one of 52 new fellows inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering during a ceremony held in Ottawa recently.
It’s a recognition of achievement and career-long service to the engineering profession.    As an honourary fellow to the Academy, Yang will offer strategic advice on matters of importance to Canada.  In the past, fellows have produced major studies in the fields of education, energy and innovation.
Yang is an expert in the fields of parallel and cloud computing, embedded and ubiquitous systems and big data.  He’s a respected mentor and a leader in bi-lateral relations between Canada and China in post-secondary education and research.