Tibor Turi, P.Eng.
Tibor is Regional Director of Business Development at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), previously the founding Manager of the Ontario Regional Office of the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. He was elected to the OSPE Board of Directors in 2017 and appointed as the OSPE representative to the National Engineering Month Ontario Steering Committee.
Tibor was a reviewer for the University of Toronto Connaught Awards as well as an industry expert on the OCE’s External Review Panel. He has also presented a number of papers at conferences such as Corrosion 2008 Conference and Expo, 2005 Conference of Metallurgists, International Conference on Thermomechanical Processing of Steels and the Canadian Materials Science Conference. He was an invited speaker at the Cold Climate Construction Conference and Expo 2007, presenting “Steel Plate and Welded Shapes and Profiles for Cold Climate Construction”. He is also a globally recognized expert on strategy and innovation with special speaking invitations abroad from various Canadian Embassies.He earned his B.Eng. and M.Eng. from McMaster University, his Ph.D. from Queen’s University, his Post Doctorate from the University of Toronto, and an Executive Certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.