Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance)
Yves Beauchamp is the Vice Principal (Administration and Finance), McGill University. Prior thereto, he was Full Professor of Industrial Engineering, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). Dr. Beauchamp was also Vice-Rector responsible for the development of the new Outremont campus of Université de Montréal and Director General at the ÉTS. At ÉTS, supported by a strong management team, he revitalized this university as a training ground for engineers, which became one of the largest in Canada under his leadership. He also held an academic position at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. He presently serves as the President of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Over the course of his career, Dr. Beauchamp has received numerous awards and acknowledgements, including the member of the Order of Canada, the Knight of the National Order of Québec, the Médaille de l’Assemblée Nationale of the Government of Québec, a recognition from the Order of Engineers of Québec for outstanding achievement in research and teaching, the Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and both Queen Elizabeth II Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals. He is a member of several professional associations and has been appointed to serve on numerous boards of directors. Dr. Beauchamp has also contributed to the development of his field through the publication of peer-reviewed articles, research reports published by the Québec Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute and other academic writings. Dr. Beauchamp holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Industrial Safety and Hygiene from Université de Québec à Trois-Rivières, as well as a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of West Virginia.