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|Woman of action, Sophie D'Amours possesses a strong leadership, based on openness, vision and commitment.|
Rector, Université Laval
Mrs. Sophie D’Amours was elected Rector of Université Laval on April 26 2017. She is the first woman elected and the 26th person to hold this position. Mrs. D’Amours has been a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Université Laval since August 1995 and served as Vice Rector of Research and Creation from 2012 to 2015. Mrs. D’Amours has extensive experience in higher education, research and university management, both in Quebec and internationally. During the many strategic planning and management mandates entrusted to her, she has demonstrated a strong leadership, based on openness, vision and commitment. Mrs. D’Amours is Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee on the Quebec Research and Innovation Strategy and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Quebec Industrial Research Center.