About Anthony (Tony) Vannelli

Dr. Anthony Vannelli, Ph.D., FCAE, P.Eng., M.Sc., B.Sc. is currently the Provost and Vice-President Academic at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Vannelli is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering. He has held academic administrative appointments including Dean of the College of Physical Science at the University of Guelph (2007-2016), Associate Dean, Research and External Partnerships at the University of Waterloo (2004-2006) and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo (1998-2004). Working with the university community and leadership, he focuses on strengthening and enhancing academic programs to maintain a strong student and faculty experience. In 2016, this lifetime work led to his appointment as a Fellow of the Academy of Canadian Engineering (FCAE). His active research program focuses on interdisciplinary areas that use mathematical optimization with applications to large-scale manufacturing and circuit layout problems in electronics.

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