Short Biography: Bassam Jubran was educated at Cardiff University (formally University of Wales), Britain, graduating in 1980 with B.Sc. Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering. He obtained a PhD, also from the University of Wales, in 1984. Bassam has over 28 years of experience in leadership, research and teaching positions. He is currently a Professor of Thermo-Fluid Engineering at Ryerson University, a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Professor Jubran served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Engineering Research, and was on the editorial board of the International Journal of Low Carbon Technologies. He is currently on the editorial board of the International Journal of Mathematics in Engineering, Science and Aerospace. He received the Hisham Hijjawi Award in the field of Energy and Informatics, 1997 and the Shoman Award for Young Arab Scientists (Engineering Sciences), 1994. Dr. Jubran has published more than 100 refereed Journal papers and over 50 conference proceedings papers. Bassamís lifetime funded research portfolio exceeds $5.5 million, with a research focus on energy and thermal management.