Tom brzustowski

Tom Brzustowski, Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Princeton, 1963 RBC Professor, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, and Chair of the Board, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo. He was a professor in Mechanical Engineering at Waterloo from 1962 to 1987, teaching and carrying out research in thermodynamics and combustion, and was Waterloo’s Vice-President, Academic from 1975 to 1987. After that he served as Deputy Minister in the Government of Ontario from 1987 to 1995, first in the Ministry of Colleges and Universities, and later in the Premier’s Council. He was President of NSERC from 1995 to 2005. Tom Brzustowski is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and of the Royal Society of Canada, and holds honorary doctorates from numerous Canadian universities.