Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Calgary
Chris has worked at the University of Calgary since 2001. She received a PhD from the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (1999) where she investigated control of flexible-joint space robots using neural networks.
She 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 she was part of a team that developed and tested a control system for an antenna on the space station. She also worked for CRS Robotics, programming robot movements.
Chris is a Professional Engineer registered in the province of Alberta.
She 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. She goes to the mountains frequently, hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. She likes to travel.