ICT and advanced manufacturing - Prakash Bhartia

Prakash Bhartia
Executive Vice-President
Natel Engineering Co. Inc, USA

Prakash Bhartia is currently executive vice-president of Natel Engineering in Chatsworth, California.  Over a 25-year career with the Department of National Defence in Canada, he has held four director level and two director general level positions. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the Engineering Institute of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers.

Bhartia received a number of awards, including the IEEE McNaughton Gold Medal for his contributions to engineering. He was also appointed to the Order of Canada in 2002. Bhartia has published extensively, with over 200 publications, 5 patents and 9 books to his credit.

Bhartia graduated with a B. Tech (Hons) degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and a PhD from the University of Manitoba.