Full Name
Dr. Thomas Duever, P.Eng.
Job Title
Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
Ryerson University
Speaker Bio
Tom Duever is Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science and a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Ryerson University. In his 30-year career as a strategic leader, award-winning instructor and accomplished researcher, Dr. Thomas Duever has led two Ontario universities through significant facility expansions and programming innovations, changing how engineering is taught and practiced.

Since arriving at Ryerson University in 2014 as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science (FEAS), he has been leading initiatives within the Faculty to enhance the quality of the student experience. Under his guidance, he has helped create six new graduate programs as well as the FEAS All-In-Approach to education, an innovative whole-student support program. Support for co-operative internship opportunities has been increased and, due to his prioritization of career readiness curriculum, students are more fully prepared for the workplace.

In addition, opportunities for engineering entrepreneurship have been developed that have led to increased support for students through seed funding, mentorship and academic programming.

His numerous academic and professional collaborations have enriched teaching and learning and advanced the engineering profession, most recently in the areas of equity and inclusion.

Dr. Duever is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, a Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He holds PhD, Master’s and Bachelor degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo.
Dr. Thomas Duever, P.Eng.