Vancouver, Canada—October 30, 2007—The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) honours Professor David Dreisinger with the 2007 Meritorious Achievement Award in recognition of his distinctive and outstanding career achievements.
Dreisinger is a leading researcher of international acclaim at UBC and holds an endowed Industrial Research Chair in Hydrometallurgy. The recipient of the 2005 Extractive and Processing Science Award from the International Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, his achievements have led to numerous new and advanced technologies that have impacted metallurgic practices worldwide.
Due to his expertise in the diverse field of hydrometallurgy and his reputation as a teacher and disseminator of novel research ideas, he is considered to be one of Canada’s finest engineers in terms of his professional achievements.
His steady perseverance towards the achievement of challenging technical objectives over a long period of time make David Dreisinger a respected researcher and consultant in hydrometallurgy whose work has made a tremendous impact in the field of hydrometallurgical engineering.
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Founded in 1920, APEGBC is the regulatory and licensing body for the professions of engineering and geoscience and is charged with protecting the public interest. With over 24,000 members, APEGBC is one of the larger professional associations in B.C. and maintains high academic, experience and professional practice standards. APEGBC members deliver real world solutions to meet the technological and social challenges of the 21st century. For more information: http://www.apeg.bc.ca/.
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