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Name  Monique Frize

Role  Engineer
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Born  7 January 1942 (age 73) (1942-01-07) Montreal, Quebec
Known for  academic and biomedical engineer
Education  University of Ottawa, Imperial College London, Universite de Moncton
Books  Laura Bassi and Science i, The Bold and the Brave: A, Ethics for Bioengineers, Health Care Engineeri, Health Care Engineeri

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Monique Frize, , née Aubry (born 7 January 1942) is a Canadian academic and biomedical engineer knowledgeable in medical instruments and decision support systems.


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Born in Montreal, Quebec, Frize received a B.A.Sc. degree (Electrical Engineering) from the University of Ottawa in 1966. From 1967 to 1969, she was an Athlone Fellow for post-graduate studies in the United Kingdom where she received a M.Phil. degree in Electrical Engineering (Engineering in Medicine) from Imperial College of Science and Technology in London. In 1986, she received a MBA degree from the Université de Moncton and a Ph.D. degree from Erasmus Universiteit in Rotterdam in 1989.

A clinical engineer for 18 years she was Director of the Regional Clinical Engineering Service in Moncton, New Brunswick. In 1989, she was appointed the first holder of the Nortel-NSERC Women in Engineering Chair at the University of New Brunswick and a professor of Electrical Engineering. In 1997, she was appointed Professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering at Carleton University and Professor in the School of Information Technology and Engineering at the University of Ottawa.

Awards and honors

In 1993, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada, in recognition of being "well-known in the field of biomedical engineering" and for being "a role model and an inspiration for women seeking careers in science". In 1992, she was made a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. She has received honorary degrees from the University of Ottawa, York University, Lakehead University and from Mount St-Vincent University. She received the Gold Medal in 2010 from Professional Engineers Ontario and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and she became Fellow of Engineers Canada in 2010. In 2013, she was awarded the honour of Fellow of the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society.


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