Dr. Jo Y. Wong is a noted research professor at Carleton University. Dr. J.Y. Wong received his Ph.D. from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England in 1967 and joined the Faculty of Engineering at Carleton University in 1968. In 1986, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne awarded him the degree of D.Sc. in recognition of his research achievements. He has been a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering. He has been presented with numerous awards including the prestigious George Stephenson Prize of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, England. Dr. Wong retired from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University in 1999 and became Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Research Professor.