VALERIE J. DAVIDSON

Career Summary

Degrees Conferred

1983

Ph.D.

University of Toronto

Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Toronto, ON

1977

M.Sc.

University of Guelph

Department of Food Science, Guelph, ON

1975

B.Eng.

McMaster University

Department of Chemical Engineering, Hamilton, ON

 

Professional

1979 - present

Professional Engineers of Ontario

2007 - 2010

Elected member of Board of Directors, Ontario Society of Professional Engineers

 

Awards

2007

Provost’s Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, University of Guelph

Nominated by University of Guelph for 3M Teaching Fellowship

2004

YMCA-YWCA of Guelph – Women of Distinction – Education & Training

2002

Canadian Council of Professional Engineers Award for Support of Women in the Engineering Profession

 Professional Experience 

September, 2008 –

    present

NSERC/RIM Chair for Women in Science and Engineering – Ontario region

September, 2003 – August, 2008

NSERC/HP Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering – Ontario region

July, 1998 - present

Professor, School of Engineering, University of Guelph

October, 1999 – December, 2002

Director,  Food Research Program, University of Guelph- OMAFRA Research Partnership

April, 1993 – December, 2001

Adjunct Professor, Department of Food Science, University of Guelph

September, 1988 – June, 1998

Associate Professor, School of Engineering, University of Guelph

September, 1986 – August, 1988

Professor, School of Engineering, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute

April, 1983 –  July, 1986

Senior Food Engineer, Griffith Laboratories Ltd., Scarborough, ON

October, 1977 – October, 1979

Research Engineer, Cambrian Processes Ltd., Mississauga, ON

 

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