Each year, the CSBE/SCGAB presents Awards and Grade of Fellows to celebrate and encourage excellence within the Canadian bioengineering community. Please consider nominating a member.

2021 Fellow Award

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Dr. Nazim Cicek, PhD, P.Eng., is granted the CSBE/SCGAB grade of Fellow, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the Engineering for agricultural, food and biological systems through research, student training, and service to CSBE/SCGAB. 

Dr. Cicek is a productive researcher and caring teacher. As a faculty member at University of Manitoba for the past 20 years, Dr. Cicek has developed a strong research program in the area of waste management. He has published 130 papers in refereed journals and received about $3M in research funding. As a teacher, Dr. Cicek cares about students. He is always there if students have any questions. He has supervised 33 graduate students and many undergraduate students. Dr. Cicek is highly regarded by the local communities for his expertise in waste management and sustainable energy sources. He has worked closely with several local organizations on various environment and energy related issues and wrote many popular articles for local newspapers, covering such topics as electric vehicles, carbon taxes, and public transportation. His contributions to research and education are well recognized locally and nationally. He received the CSBE/SCGAB John Turnbull Award, the CSBE/SCGAB Jim Beamish Award, and the Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award in the Category of Innovation and Research for Sustainability.