June 21, 2011

Lambton College Administrator Honoured by IEEE Canada

Sarnia, ON, June 21, 2011 – A Lambton College administrator has been honoured by her peers at the Canadian arm of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Dr. Maike Luiken, Dean of Applied Research and Sustainable Development at Lambton College, was awarded the 2011 IEEE Canada M.B. Broughton Central Canada Merit Award, in recognition of her outstanding services to the growth and sustainability of the London Section of the IEEE.

At Lambton College, Luiken is responsible for the development and implementation of collaborative applied research and commercialization projects with local and regional industry and business. She leads sustainable development activities at the College and is seconded on a part time basis as the Managing Director to the Bluewater Sustainability Initiative.

"We are very pleased to see Maike Luiken so honoured," said Judith Morris, Vice President, Academic and Student Success. "To receive this recognition from her peers is clearly an acknowledgement of the high quality of talent we have at Lambton College.”

The award was presented in early May 8 at the IEEE's 24th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Luiken was previously Chair of the Ottawa Section of IEEE Canada at that time she was the Vice-President - Research for the National Capital Institute of Telecommunications.

Luiken has been a very active volunteer with the IEEE locally, regionally and internationally for more than a decade.


Caption (r to l): Dr. Hussein Mouftah, Professor at the University of Ottawa and Chair of the IEEE Canada Awards Committee, Dr. Maike Luiken, Dr. Om P. Malik, Professor Emeritus at the University of Calgary and President of IEEE Canada