GS3 Speakers

Prof Catherine Mavriplis


NSERC – Pratt & Whitney Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering and Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Catherine Mavriplis PhD is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ottawa. Her research interests include numerical methods for fluid dynamics and interdisciplinary applications; combustion, MEMS and meteorology; aerospace engineering, including aerodynamics, transition and receptivity and high order methods and adaptivity.  She is also very involved in the
 advancement of women in science, engineering and mathematics careers.

Professor Mavriplis spoke about the NSERC programme for the Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering Program (CWSE), which was established in 1996, at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013 (GS3NA). The goal of the program is to increase the participation of women in science and engineering, and to provide role models for women active in, and considering, careers in these fields.