Dr. Kamal Botros

Award Category: 
Lifetime Achievement Award
Recipient Year: 
2018

Dr. Kamal Botros moved to Canada from Egypt in 1975. He is a mechanical engineer with over 38 years of experience working on various fluid flow problems including equipment dynamics related to oil and gas processing. 

Dr. Botros is renowned for building a world-class shock tube facility for TransCanada with international cooperation.

Dr. Botros’ distinguished career includes six other inventions related to supersonic ejectors, sound suppression, polyethylene reactors and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. He also has over 200 journal publications, 800 technical reports and several textbooks and patents to his name. He received the prestigious Frank Spragins Technical Award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) in 2016. 

Dr. Botros’ legacy is enriched by his dedication to mentoring and teaching young and upcoming engineers and students in the industry. His community development contributions include leading the Coptic Church building project in Balzac, Alberta.