|John Joseph Jonas|
December 8, 1932 |
|Alma mater||McGill University
University of Cambridge
|Awards||Order of Canada
National Order of Quebec
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Jonas received a Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgical Engineering in 1954 from McGill University and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Sciences in 1960 from Gonville & Caius College in University of Cambridge. He was a Professor in the Department of Mining, Metals and Materials Engineering at McGill University. As of 2006[update] he holds the Francqui International Chair at the Ghent University.
In 1993, his award as an Officer of the Order of Canada said he was "internationally renowned for having introduced a method of controlled rolling in the manufacture of steel sheeting". In 1995, he was awarded Quebec Government's Prix Marie-Victorin. In 2000, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec, and awarded the Canada Council for the Arts' Killam Prize.
- Order of Canada citation
- "Prix Marie-Victorin citation".
- "Citation". National Order of Quebec (in French).
- "News Releases - 2000 ... John Jonas ... $75,000 Killam Prizes", Canada Council for the Arts