Dr. Michael G. Lipsett is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta. Mike had a career in industrial R&D and operations in the Canadian nuclear and oil industries prior to joining the U of A in 2006. He currently holds the Poole Chair in Management for Engineers and is Director of Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship for the Faculty of Engineering.
His research interests focus on automating diagnostics to improve the reliability of complex energy and environmental systems. He also develops robotic systems for remote and hazardous environments. Mike has 150+ published works on these and related topics.