Douglas Ruth, FCAE

Douglas Ruth, FCAE

Professor and Dean Emeritus, Associate Dean (Design Education), NSERC Chair in Design Engineering, and Director of the Centre for Engineering Professional Practice and Engineering Education, University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB)

Douglas Ruth holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and a PhD from the University of Waterloo. He spent four years with Petro-Canada Research and three years with GEOTECHnical Resources before returning to an academic position at the University of Manitoba. Doug is a Technical Achievement Award holder from the Society of Core Analyst (SCA) and has been a member of the board of SCA for over 20 years. He is a Fellow, and current President, of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, as well as a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, and Engineers Canada.

Doug describes himself as “a shameless promoter of all things engineering.”