About the Foundation Members
Maike Luiken, Ph.D., SM IEEE, F-EIC
Sustainability and Applied Research
Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology
Maike Luiken obtained her Staatsexamen in Mathematics and Physics from
the Technical University in Braunschweig, Germany (1979) and her Ph.D.
in Physics from the University of Waterloo (1982).
Maike has over 30 years of professional experience in teaching, research
and educational administration, community and network building and
especially in connecting industry partners, government agencies and
researchers in advanced technology projects. She has worked in both the
public and private sectors in Canada, the USA (Tufts University) and
Germany. Maike is a founder of the Ottawa Photonics Research Alliance
(OPRA), the Ottawa Wireless Research Alliance (OWRA) and is a member of
numerous boards including Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) Canada, the
Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce and the Colleges Ontario Network for
industry Innovation (CONII). Her areas of expertise include sustainable
development, advanced data communications, leadership and management of
research projects in College and University environments, development of
educational simulations and leading edge on-line learning modules.
Maike is a SMIEEE and a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada.
She served as chair of the Ottawa Section in 2005 and is currently the chair
of the London Section. She chaired the IEEE Canada Student Activities
Committee in 2003 and 2004. She joined the IEEE Canadian Foundation
in 2009 and is a member of the Student Liaison Committee.