Bill Rosehart was appointed dean of the school on March 13, 2014. He served as Interim Dean from July 8, 2013 until his appointment. Prior to this, he was the head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Dr. Rosehart holds a BASc (Electrical Engineering), Master’s of Applied Science and PhD from the University of Waterloo. He joined the University of Calgary in 2001. He has won many awards including the SSE Service Excellence Award in 2009, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor of the Year Award for 2003-04 and the Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award. He has also received awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).
He is registered as a Professional Engineer through APEGA, was a member of the Governing Board of the Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineers’ (IEEE), Power Energy Society (PES) and was the PES Vice-President, Meetings and Conferences, from 2010 to 2013. A founding member of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA), he was on the CEEA’s Board (2011-2013). He is currently a member of the Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) board.