Program Committee

The Program Committee (PC) guides the strategic direction of the Guided Light CREATE training initiative, in an advisory capacity. The members will play a role in challenging the program to think innovatively as they establish and execute the training program. Members will provide input and guidance in the conduct of program reviews, any related major changes in the program, and in the setting of performance indicators and program evaluation.


  • Éric Bernier, Leader for the Advanced Photonic Systems Group, Huawei Technologies Canada
  • Markus Bussman, Chair, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at University of Toronto
  • Robert Corriveau, President & Executive Director, CPIC
  • Polina Zavyalova, PhD Candidate & CREATE Trainee at University of Toronto