Dean's Advisory Board - Member Profile

Arthur HeidebrechtDr. Arthur Heidebrecht

Dr. Art Heidebrecht has recently retired in 2016 from McMaster University after being involved since 1974 when he was appointed Professor of Civil Engineering. He was Dean of Engineering for eight years and was Provost and Vice-President Academic for five years. Art is also professor emeritus of Civil Engineering at McMaster.

Art played a pivotal role in establishing the Bachelor of Technology Program, which was launched in 2006. The B.Tech program is offered in partnership with McMaster and Mohawk College, with graduates receiving both a college diploma and a university degree.

Most recently, Art held the position of the Director of the Booth School of Engineering Practice at McMaster.

In addition to being a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board, Art is a Board Member for IEC, and is a Scientific Advisory Board Member for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES).