Professor Abbas Milani from the School of Engineering was recently named as a new member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership.
Seven UBC faculty were elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada and two, including Prof. Milani, were named as new members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
The 2020 Fellows and incoming class of Members will be welcomed into the RSC at a celebration in November 2020.
New Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Abbas S. Milani
Professor, School of Engineering; Director, Materials and Manufacturing Research Institute
Abbas S. Milani is a leading expert in modeling, simulation, and multicriteria optimization of advanced composite/biocomposite materials and their manufacturing processes. His interdisciplinary work links theoretical concepts to real-world applications, thereby enabling innovations for industry across Canada in manufacturing high-quality and cost-effective products. He is a Killam Laureate and the founding Director of the Materials and Manufacturing Research Institute at UBC. He has authored over 300 publications, including five books.
Citation courtesy of the Royal Society of Canada.