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Janusz A. Kozinski

Founding Dean, Lassonde School of Engineering

Professor Janusz Kozinski is Founding Dean of the Lassonde School of Engineering. As a globally trained academic leader, multidisciplinary researcher, creative thinker, arts enthusiast, entrepreneur and a speaker of five languages, Janusz embodies the traits of a Renaissance Engineer™. His professional training and research positions span the globe including Oxford University and Harvard University, where he completed prestigious executive management and leadership programs. In Canada as elsewhere, Janusz has been a trailblazing leader at every institution he has served. He served as Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, before moving to York University as Dean of the Faculty of Science of Engineering and latterly as the Founding Dean of the Lassonde School of Engineering, home of the Renaissance Engineer™. A true Renaissance Engineer™, he sees the necessity and beauty in bringing people together to not only solve the engineering problems of today and tomorrow, but to challenge each other to improve the social fabric of their societies.