School of Engineering Staff Profile – Alec Smith
Name Alec Smith
Title Named Lab Manager during the 2018-2019 academic year (formerly Research Technician)
When did you start with the School of Engineering? July 2014
What is your role (tasks)? My role is to provide technical support for research related to fabrication in the machine shop and research conducted in our structures lab.
Tell us about yourself I graduated from the University of Calgary and did reservoir evaluation both on land and offshore. That work took me to places such as Louisiana, Scotland, Azerbaijan and Canadian destinations Inuvik, Tuktoyaktuk and St. John’s, NFLD.
Interesting fact My current street motorcycle is a two-stroke.
If you were to conduct your own engineering research, what would it be? In cylinder fuel injection for two-strokes.
When not in the office, what are your hobbies? I like to ski, both on water and snow.
Who would you recommend for an upcoming staff profile? Renee Leboe