Professor Emeritus Lorenz Sigurdson, Ph.D., P.Eng.
After teaching for 26 years, scientist, engineer, and educator Lorenz is now a Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta. Creativity has been the focus of his activities: whether it be problem solving, engineering design, consulting with tech startups, or unlocking the secrets of nature for engineering application. He has taught, mentored, or collaborated with thousands of people in Alberta and at the finest universities worldwide. His PhD students include the co-founder of a billion-dollar Silicon Valley tech company. While living in California, he has shared ideas with some of the world’s greatest thinkers. He has received teaching and appreciation awards, as well as recognition in Discover and New Scientist magazines.