University of Calgary


Deanna Cameron Dubuque

Submitted by nlangton on Wed, 2008-09-03 11:23.

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Cameron Dubuque


Bio in progress.

Don Bell

Submitted by jllafren on Fri, 2007-10-19 15:02.

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In 1983 Bell was invited to the University of Calgary to teach voice and form an Opera Workshop. His previous position was at the University of Ottawa where he had first established a voice studio and later founded an Opera Workshop, which continues to the present.

Bell has a long history in the singing world, having established his international career with a Wigmore Hall recital and followed that with an operatic debut in Bayreuth Germany under the patronage of Wieland Wagner.

His career took him to 23 countries and included many international events, such as the opening of Lincoln Center under the baton of Leonard Bernstein, the American President John F, Kennedy's wife was in attendance; several royal appearances in London (UK) with the Queen Mother in attendance, and one in Cleveland Ohio, with Prince Charles attending, recordings with Joseph Krips, Leonard Bernstein, George Szell, etc. In later years he toured Australia and New Zealand with Sir Peter Maxwell Davis singing his "Mad King" composition across the continents.

Bell's teaching at the University of Calgary has included successful Opera Workshop productions, which united the departments of drama and music in a cooperative effort. (This was a first.) His researches include a vibrato onset study with Dr. Michael Dobrovolsky formerly of the Linguistics Department, and a voice MRI study with Dr. Richard Frayne of the Seaman Institute. Last year he received the Van L. Lawrence Fellowship from the Voice Foundation in Philadelphia for his technology in teaching voice.

This is Bell's fifth year on the Senate, having completed three years, and then with a year's interim, he rejoined as a community member/representative. He enjoys the challenges of promoting student's efforts to the Alberta community.

Anwar Haq

Submitted by jllafren on Wed, 2007-08-29 10:38.

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Dr. Anwar Haq's educational background includes MSc, PhD in Molecular Biology and an MBA. Dr Haq's over thirteen years of multidisciplinary experience in multinationals and academia has involved technical marketing, strategic business planning, managing major research projects and performing academic/medical research.

Currently Dr Haq is serving one of the largest research institutes, the Snyder Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary ( As an Executive Director, he provides strategic direction and facilitation to senior leadership on key strategic and tactical initiatives related to the Institute. Besides performing day-to-day operations Dr Haq provides a full spectrum support services to all the members of the Institute. He also sits on the Executive Council, Infrastructure and Finance Committees and the Strategic Advisory Board for the Institute.

Dr Haq is an avid supporter and educator of the Technology Transfer AND Project Management in Bio-Medical Research. For that, Dr Haq has also been organizing and delivering courses like, Fundamentals of Bio-business, Value Based Research and Project Management for science and business students.

Dr Haq is a member of Canadian Association for Management Consultants (CAMC), and National Business Incubation Association, USA (NBIA). Through NBIA, he has recently completed his certification in Incubator Management. With a special interest in strategy analysis, its building execution, turn-around tactics, IP evaluation and technology commercialization he also runs a management consulting company ‘BioShelf'.

As a proud and active member of the Senate, University of Calgary Dr Haq is also member of the Faculty of Science Council, Community Engagement, and Fund Development Committees. Dr Haq is married to Rukhsana Anwar and both have two teen age sons Aneeq and Tamour and a four year old daughter Alisha.

Frank George

Submitted by jllafren on Wed, 2007-08-29 09:59.

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Frank leads Shell's Campus Ambassador Program (CAP) team for the University of Calgary. He is Shell Canada's General Manager, Groundbirch & BC responsible for development and operations of our natural gas assets in NEBC.  Prior to that he was the Director of Technology for Shell Canada Limited. He has spent over 35 years with Shell in a variety of technical, operations and business roles.

Frank graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1976 and completed his Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Calgary in 1980.

Colin Dalton

Submitted by jllafren on Thu, 2007-05-24 11:27.
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Dr. Colin Dalton has over twelve years experience in the micro-nano fabrication and lab-on-a-chip research areas, first in the UK, and since 2003, in Canada. He was heavily involved in setting up the University of Calgary's $8M Advanced Micro/nanosystems Integration Facility (AMIF) cleanroom, which opened in 2005 and was expanded in 2007. Up until 2006, during the establishment of AMIF, Colin was working for the Alberta Cancer Diagnostics Consortium (ACDC), a multidisciplinary team from the Universities of Alberta and Calgary focussing on applying micro and nano technology to aid the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Colin currently manages AMIF whilst performing research into hybrid micro/nano technology devices in collaboration with the Medical Faculty. Colin also developed and teaches a graduate course in micro/nano technology for the Schulich School of Engineering, where he was recently appointed as an Adjunct professor.

Colin is an advisor to CMC Microsystems, a federally incorporated non-profit corporation, on hybrid integrated microfluidic devices, and since 2005 he has been involved with the UofC spin out company, Neurosilicon Inc, which markets a device for the non-invasive photoconductive stimulation of neurons on silicon chips for drug discovery applications. 

Colin is a member of the Institute of Physics, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Colin is involved with many volunteer/community activities, including:

  • Board Member of an Alberta funding agency
  • Advisor to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) on nanotechnology
  • Member of the Calgary Welsh Society
  • Member of the Venezuelan Canadian Association of Calgary
  • On the reviewing committee for CMCs Financial Assistance for Travel and Financial Assistance for microfabrication programs - offered throughout Canada for researchers and their students.
  • Judge at the:
    •  Canada Wide MEMS Competition
    • Calgary Youth Science Fair since 2004
    • IEEE MNRC Conference
    • TEXPO Research Competition