Three New S+T Hall of Fame winners announced
Three renowned Canadian engineer and scientists have joined the forty-eight scientists and innovators who have been inducted into the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees are Dr. Sidney van den Bergh one of Canada’s leading astronomers, Dr. Gerald G. Hatch, P.Eng., founder of Hatch Associates, one of the world’s leading private engineering companies, and Senator Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie, an expert and pioneer in biotechnology and genetic engineering.
The Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame honours individuals whose outstanding scientific or technological achievements have made a significant contribution to Canadian society. The induction ceremony took place during an evening reception at the 2011 Canada Science Policy Conference held at the Ottawa Convention Centre on November 17th, 2011. The Hall of Fame is run by the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation
To read the biographies of each of inductees, visit the Hall of Fame website here (link)