Prof. Cheng Li, Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering has been inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). The announcement was made by President Yves Beauchamp of the CAE in a virtual ceremony on June 14, 2021. Prof. Cheng is among 50 new Fellows and 2 International Fellows elected into the academy this year.
Election to the Canadian Academy of Engineering is one of the highest honours in engineering. Fellows of the CAE are nominated and elected by their peers, in view of their distinguished achievements and career-long service to the engineering profession.
Cheng’s CAE citation reads: “Dr Cheng Li is an internationally renowned educator, researcher and engineering practitioner in mechanical engineering. Specialized in sound and vibration, wave manipulation and structural health monitoring, he made significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in these areas. In addition to a large number of high-quality scientific contributions, his research has had a direct impact on solving engineering problems through close collaboration with the industry. Dr Cheng has a prolific record of contributions to scholarly and professional organizations. He holds key leadership positions in learned societies and serves in some top-notch scientific journals in his area of expertise.”