Educational Advisory Committee (EAC)

For administrative matters relating to Research Advisory Committee, see the EAC admin area.



The Educational Advisory Committee (EAC) will consist of one member from each of the participating universities and one from each of the funding industries. A Chair and a Vice Chair will be selected from the Committee, one from industry and the other from the universities.  The Program Coordinator will be an ex-officio member of the EAC.

Current members

Jenny Cox, NRCan
Karen Huynh, AECL
Willy Cook, University of New Brunswick
Emily Corcoran, Royal Military College of Canada
Mark Daymond, Queen’s University
Dan Gleeson, OPG
Cora Silvera, OPG
Robert Gaspar, University of Windsor
Paul Gierszewski, NWMO
Jason Goldberg, Bruce Power
Jin Jiang, Western University
Dave Novog, McMaster University


Roger Newman, University of Toronto
Eleodor Nichita, Ontario Tech
Dave Novog, McMaster University
Mahesh Pandey, University of Waterloo
Dan Pun-Quach, Kinectrics
John Sowagi, CANDU Owners Group
Dan Tello, CNSC
Peter Tremaine, University of Guelph
Ed Waller, Ontario Tech
Gina Strati, CNL


The EAC will report to the Board, with the EAC Chair attending Board meetings.  


The EAC will advise the UNENE Board and, where empowered by the Board, carry out its educational program in the following areas.

  1. The format, content, scheduling, logistics, financing and delivery of the UNENE courses offered by the universities.
  2. The admission requirements, accreditation by the appropriate authorities, and the inter changeability of credits for the course-based programs (Diploma, M. Eng., modular M. Eng.) offered or to be offered by the universities under UNENE.
  3. The selection of students for course-based UNENE Scholarship programs.
  4. The use of existing industry materials, programs and educational facilities for UNENE courses.
  5. Where possible, promote and encourage the involvement of industry instructors in the UNENE courses.
  6. The relationship of existing industry and other (e.g. CNS) courses to the UNENE educational program with a view to establishing beneficial links.
  7. Liaison with the CANTEACH initiative in COG with a view to using the material produced in the UNENE courses.