A modern, forwarding-thinking university, Ontario Tech advances the discovery and application of knowledge to accelerate economic growth, regional development, and social innovation. We inspire and equip our students and our graduates to make a positive impact in a tech-focused world. For us, it’s not only about developing the next tech breakthrough. Understanding and integrating the social and ethical implications of technology differentiates us as university.


Professor Carolyn McGregor AM is Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Business and IT, Ontario Tech University and a two-time Canada Research Chair. Her pioneering research in Big Data analytics, AI, edge computing and data mesh infrastructures creates commercial ready platforms for critical care, astronaut health, firefighter training and tactical officer resilience assessment and development. Many organizations from startups to multinational corporations collaborate with Professor McGregor or request her strategic advice. She is the principal investigator for the Space Health study currently running on the ISS supported by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and was a principal investigator on the Axiom 1st all private astronaut mission (Ax-1). She is a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to science and innovation through healthcare information systems.

  • Carolyn McGregor

    Professor Carolyn McGregor AM

    Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

Event details

Date: May 18, 2023

Event contact

Philipp Kornitzky
Team Lead
Advanced Technologies Branch


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