The induction ceremony took place on June 20, 2013 in Montreal in conjunction with the Academy’s 2013 Annual General Meeting and Symposium.
Dr. Hatzikiriakos is one of the most accomplished experimental rheologists in Canada and the world today. He is widely known as one of the pioneers of rheology who has brought new,innovative and challenging ideas to the field. He has developed unique world-class expertise in the areas of polymer rheology, processing and surface science with a plethora of successful interactions and consulting activities with major companies (DuPont, ExxonMobil, Chevron). Two new companies were created in British Columbia based on his work. He is a true scholar, dedicated scientist, and a mentor of a number of successful professionals (he has graduated 15 PhD and 14 Master students). He has published over 200 technical papers (three best paper awards) and he has served the Canadian Society of Rheology as president.
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