Associate Dean and Professor, Schulich School of Engineering
Dr. Qiao Sun is Associate Dean (Diversity & Equity) and Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) at the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering. She is passionate about advancing diversity in engineering by creating and maintaining a welcoming and inclusive culture. She also believes in the role technology can play in removing barriers and creating more access for marginalized groups in our society. Dr. Sun is a professor in mechanical engineering. She has worked for more than 20 years in modeling, analysis, and control of robotic systems. Her team uses data and machine learning to help diagnose machine and process health problems. She is currently working on prediction of machine failure based on a combined physics and data modeling approach.