Influences of graduate research experience on academic career - Personal experience and reflection
Monday, August 27th | 15:50 – 16:20 | 404, 4F
Prof. Peihua Gu
Academician, Canadian Academy of EngineeringExecutive President, Professor, Shantou University
Peihua Gu is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Calgary, Canada. He was Provost and Vice-President (Academic) and Dean of Engineering, Shantou University (STU) since 2011 to 2018. He was seconded to Shantou University by the University of Calgary for the period of 2005-2010. Dr. Gu was Head of the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (1999-2005) and was Associate Dean (Research), Schulich School of Engineering (1997-1999), the University of Calgary. Dr. Gu was selectedthe Top 150 Alumni of Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University in 2018. In ELSVIER’s Most Cited Chinese Researchers, he was ranked Number 1 in the field of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering for 2014, 2015 and 2016 consecutively.
His main research contributions include establishment of Adaptable Design Method, development of Multisource and Multimaterial Freeform Fabrication (3D Printing) technology, various techniques and systems in free-form modelling, manufacturing and inspection as well as manufacturing planning. He is an author and co-author of over 270 technical publications.