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Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Calgary

cmacnab@ucalgary.ca

Chris has worked at the University of Calgary since 2001.

He received a PhD from the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (1999) where he investigated control of flexible-joint space robots using neural networks.

 

He earned a BEng in Engineering Physics (1993) from the Royal Military College of Canada.

While living in Toronto, Chris worked as a control systems designer for Dynacon Enterprises, where he was part of a team that developed and tested a control system for an antenna on the space station.  He also worked for CRS Robotics, programming robot movements.

Chris is a Professional Engineer registered in the province of Alberta.

He enjoys teaching undergraduate courses, which over the years have included Control Systems, Engineering Design, Engineering Professional Skills, Roles and Responsibilities of the Professional Engineer, and Technology and Society.

Chris enjoys cycling to work on the beautiful Calgary bike paths.  He goes to the mountains frequently, hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter.  He likes to travel.

Chris visiting Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.

Chris visiting Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.