Governance

Board of Directors - Voting Members

Ralph Resnick, Chair

America Makes

Founding Director, President and Executive Director of NCDMM

Mohammad Ehteshami

GE Additive

Vice President and General Manager

Mark Zimny

Promation

President

Benoit Leduc, PhD

Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Manager of Life Science Industries Directorate

David Muir, PhD

National Research Council Canada

Director, Research and Development

Ian Donaldson

GKN

Director, Advanced Engineering Applications

Vesna Cota

Tyco Electronics

Additive Manufacturing Specialist

Mathieu Fagnan

Pratt and Whitney Canada

Manager, Acquisition and Deployment of Manufacturing Technologies

Stefano Chiovelli

Syncrude

Senior Technical Advisor

Ehsan Toyserkani, PhD

University of Waterloo

HI-AM Network Director

Mathieu Brochu, PhD

McGill University

HI-AM Network Associate Director

Board of Directors - Non-voting Members

Linda Martin

NSERC

Manager

Vladimir Paserin, PhD

University of Waterloo

Network Manager-CFI

Farzad Liravi, PhD

University of Waterloo

Network Manager-NSERC

Laurie Wilfong

University of Waterloo

Financial Manager

Catherine Demers

University of Waterloo

Research Project Accountant

Scientific Advisory Committee

Milan Brandt, PhD

RMIT, Australia

Professor and Technical Director Advanced Manufacturing Precinct

Ian Gibson, PhD

UT Twente, The Netherlands

Chair Professor and Director of Fraunhofer Project Center

Timothy Simpson, PhD

Pennsylvania State University, USA

Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design and Manufacturing

Ali Bonakdar, PhD

Siemens, Canada

Advanced Manufacturing Leader

Vladimir Paserin, PhD

University of Waterloo, Canada

CFI Network Manager

Behrang Poorganji, PhD

GE Additive, USA

Materials Development Manager

Mohsen Seifi, PhD

ASTM International, USA

Director of Global Additive Manufacturing Programs

Francesco Iorio, PhD

Autodesk, Canada

Computational Science Research Director

Paul Bishop, PhD

Dalhousie University, Canada

Theme 1 Leader

Steve Cockcroft, PhD

The University of British Columbia, Canada

Theme 2 Leader

Ehsan Toyserkani, PhD

University of Waterloo, Canada

Theme 3 Leader

Mathieu Brochu, PhD

McGill University, Canada

Theme 4 Leader

Hani Henein, PhD

University of Alberta, Canada

Node Leader

Carl Blais, PhD

Université Laval, Canada

Node Leader

Hani Naguib, PhD

University of Toronto, Canada

Node Leader

Commercialization & Outreach Advisory Committee

Gary Brock, Chair

University of Waterloo

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Gary Biermann

Global Science & Technology Engagement at Lockheed Martin

Regional Technology Manager

Vladimir Paserin, PhD

University of Waterloo

Network Manager-CFI

Dave Dietz

University of Waterloo

Director of Engineering Research

Farzad Liravi, PhD

University of Waterloo

Network Manager-NSERC

Administrative Staff

Farzad Liravi, PhD

University of Waterloo

Network Manager-NSERC

Vladimir Paserin, PhD

University of Waterloo

Network Manager-CFI

Catherine Demers

University of Waterloo

Research Project Accountant

Meghan Schmuck

University of Waterloo

Research Administrative Assistant

Governance Structure
NSERC HI-AM Organizational Chart