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Ishwar K. Puri

Ishwar K. Puri

Dr. Ishwar K. Puri (Ph.D. and M.Sc. Engineering Science, University of California, San Diego; B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Delhi) is the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University. Dr. Puri is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is a licensed professional engineer (P.Eng) registered in Ontario.

An accomplished researcher, Dr. Puri is the author of over 300 archival and conference publications, reports, and book chapters in the fields of combustion, energy and transport phenomena, thermomagnetic convection and magnetic fluid transport, and the cancer stem cell hypothesis.

He has served previously as chair of the Canadian National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science and also of the Council of Ontario Deans of Engineering (CODE).