Margaritis, professor of Biochemical Engineering, was awarded the Professional
Engineers of Ontario (PEO) Order of Honour Award at the Officer Level
at the prestigious PEO Order of Honour Awards Dinner Gala and Induction Ceremony
April 16, 2005.
Dr. Margaritis received his
front of approximately 500 guests at the London Convention
The Order of Honour is an honorary society of PEO which recognizes
outstanding individuals who have served the engineering
profession and made substantial contributions to the field.
PEO has 68,000 licensed professional engineers and is one of
the oldest and largest professional engineering associations
in the world. Dr. Margaritis was the only awardee at
the Officer Level for 2005. This is the second PEO
award bestowed to Dr. Margaritis who has received the 1991
PEO Research and Development Award Medal for his outstanding
research contributions in Biochemical Engineering.
Dr. Margaritis has also been
promoting the engineering profession for more than 20 years
now and has been involved in a number of committees. He
co-chaired the Local Arrangements Committee for PEO’s 2005
Annual General Meeting; served on the London
Chapter of Professional Affairs and Awards Committee; and
Chaired the London PEO Chapter, twice.
to right: Dr. Nils Peterson, Director General National
Institute of Nanotechnology, Dr. Paul Davenport, President,
The University of Western Ontario, Dr. Argyrios Margaritis,
PEO Order of Honour Awardee at the Officer Level, Chris
Bentley, Honourable Minister of Labour, MPP, and Franco
Berruti, Dean, Western Engineering.
to right: Robert A. Goodings, President, Professional
Engineers Ontario, Dr. Paul Davenport, President, The
University of Western Ontario,and Dr. Argyrios Margaritis,
PEO Order of Honour Awardee at the Officer Level.