Projects: Calculus III
Role on Project: Content Developer, Instructor
Department: The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)
Institution: University of Toronto

Francis Dawson (S’86-M’87) received the B.Sc degree in physics and the B.ASc., M.A.Sc., and Ph.D degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto in 1978, 1982, 1985, and 1988, respectively. He worked as a process control engineer in the pulp and paper, rubber and textile industries during the period 1978-1980. From 1982 to 1984 he acted as a consultant on various projects. Development areas included high-frequency link power supplies, power supplies for specialized applications and high current protection circuits. Since 1988 he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto where he is engaged in teaching and research. His areas of research interest include static power converters and their applications, signal processing in power engineering applications, energy storage systems and device or process modeling. He has also participated as a Consultant or Project Leader in several industrial projects. Dr. Dawson is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and is an IEEE Fellow.