Bob Hanna, FIEEE - IEEE Canada President
Dr. Hanna received the B.Sc. Degree (Honour) from University of Basra,
Iraq in 1971, the M.Sc. Degree (Distinction) from Queen Mary College,
University of London, England in 1973, and the Ph.D. from Imperial
College of Science and Technology, University of London, England in
1977, all in electrical engineering. Following a short teaching career,
in 1981 he joined Gulf Canada, now Petro Canada, as Central Engineering
Specialist providing technical expertise to the refineries in
implementing capital projects and equipment selection. In 1995, he
founded RPM Engineering, Ltd., a certified consulting company
specializing in Adjustable Speed Drive applications, power quality
studies and power system analysis. He has authored 35 technical papers,
including 16 IEEE Transactions/Conference papers and has been an invited
speaker to several utilities. He is a registered professional engineer
in the provinces of Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia.
Dr. Hanna became a Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers,
England in 1993, a Fellow of IEEE in 2004 and a Fellow of EIC in 2006.
He served as IEEE Toronto Section Chair in 2002 & 2003, and is currently
serving as President of IEEE Canada and a Director of IEEE.