Dr Feridun Hamdullahpur

Dr Feridun Hamdullahpur

President and Vice-Chancellor
University of Waterloo
Canada

Dr. Hamdullahpur was appointed president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo in 2011. He was named a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in 2014 and serves as the chair of the U15 group of Canada’s research-intensive universities, as well as the vice-chair of the world-leading Waterloo Global Science Initiative. For Dr Hamdullahpur’s leadership in education and innovation, he was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013.