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Member - Dr. Greg Naterer

Dr. Greg Naterer, B.Math., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng.; Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University


Dr. Naterer is an innovative leader in engineering education and research. Since his appointment as Dean in 2012, Dr. Naterer has successfully led the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science through a period of unprecedented growth in its “Vision 2020” strategic plan. He has made significant contributions to mechanical engineering, specifically in the fields of energy systems, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics, including over 260 journal papers, 6 patents and 3 books in these fields.


 Dr. Naterer has served in prominent national and international leadership roles in engineering research and education, including as Chair of the National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science (NCDEAS) and Editor-in-Chief of the AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer. Among his awards and honors, he received the EIC Julian C. Smith Medal of the Engineering Institute of Canada, the CSME Jules Stachiewitz Medal of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, and a Best Professor Teaching Award.

Dr. Naterer was born in Toronto, Ontario. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1995. Dr. Naterer is a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), and Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). He joined the C-CORE board in 2012. Dr. Naterer and his wife, Josie, have three children.