Dr. Douglas Thomson is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Manitoba. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University (1986). He has over 100 Refereed Journal Articles and 7 patents. He has held positions as Chief Technology officer (97-2000, MFI Technologies), Assoc. Dean (99-2004,2011-present), Professor and Director of the ISIS Canada support centre. He has been on the ISHMII council (Council overseeing ISHMII, which is the only international society devoted to the structural health monitoring of civil infrastructure) 2003-2009 Member of the ISIS Canada (NCE) Research Management Committee – ISIS Canada is a research network dedicated to finding solutions to Canada’s civil infrastructure problems.
His work, in collaboration with Professor Greg Bridges, was the basis for a new product, introduced by SUSS Microtech (Munich), for use in testing next-generation microelectronic devices (IBM, AMD) with nominal 65nm features (Test and Measurement World 2005) and also developed a wireless sensor technology, two patents on this technology have been granted and a license has been granted to a Canadian company. His present research interests are in passive wireless sensors and in dielectric sensors for infrastructure monitoring.
Executive that leads and manages the costs and procedures of the supply chain, installation and post installation support of structural health monitoring equipment to improve the ability to monitor bridge performance while significantly reducing bridge maintenance cost. Experience as an Executive Manager with Inogen to grow a company from start-up to publicly traded business.
BS United States Naval Academy and MBA – Supply Management and International Business University of San Diego
Leads the company in advanced structural dynamics, multi-flexible body dynamics, controls-structures interaction, analytical mechanics Fellow Lockheed Martin Space Systems
Principal Software Engineering Executive at Microsoft. He has over 30 years of software industry experience as a software developer, architect, and engineering manager in the areas of distributed operating systems and internet systems. His passion is leading teams in the development and optimization of high-performance systems. Currently responsible for the worldwide performance of Microsoft’s MSN and Universal Store web properties. His technical expertise includes distributed systems, large-scale cloud services, performance, monitoring, and operations. Proven track record leading teams to ship high quality software products and services. I have received seven US patents.
Hold’s a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Executive leader with experience in evolving markets, technology products combining hardware and software, and business execution. Helped build and lead the nationally-recognized small company CSA Engineering, including several years as President, and later served as a Business Unit Manager, Principal Engineer and Chief Technologist at industrial/aerospace motion control company Moog. Currently helps customers define long-term needs and brings appropriate technology and business models together to meet them, with a focus on government users accessing commercial services and products. He is a pioneer in smart materials and structures and technical expert in structural dynamics, sensors, actuators, electromechanical systems and signal processing. Eric has won and executed business with Apple, GE, Google, Intel, Intuitive Surgical, SpaceX, Tesla and dozens of other companies, worked at JPL and Sikorsky and served 8 years as a city Planning Commissioner. S.B., S.M. and Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics Massachusetts Institute of Technology