Announcement of the President of the College

Dr. Alidad Amirfazli, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Lassonde School of Engineering at York University, was elected as the first President of the College of New Scholars. His term as President will begin immediately.

“Dr. Amirfazli is an excellent choice for the first President of the College, and I look forward to working with him over the next few months to begin to launch the new College programmes,” said RSC President Graham Bell.

As President, Dr. Amirfazli becomes the first member of the College Council, and he will be joined by a Secretary and two Members-at-Large in the coming months. He will also sit as a member of the Council of the Royal Society of Canada.

Please find Dr. Amirfazli’s biography, vision statement, and C.V. below:


Vision Statement