Dr. Rafiq O. Loutfy
Rafiq. O. Loutfy
Walter Booth Chair of Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Department of Chemical Engineering

Office: ITC 108
Voice: +1 (905) 525 9140 extension 26616
email: loutfyr@mcmaster.ca

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, knowledge management, alternate energy sources, solar cells, photovoltaic engineering.
  • B.Sc, Ain Shams University (1964)
  • M.Sc, Ain Shams University (1967)
  • Ph.D, University of Western Ontario (1971)
  • MBA, University of Toronto (1985)

Published Material and Patents

Employment History

Professor Department Chemical Engineering, McMaster University

2000-2004 Vice President, Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC)

1999-2000 Vice President, Corporate Business Strategy, Stamford Connecticut

1998-1999 Chief Technical Officer and Sr. Vice President of Xerox Business Group
Operations, Webster, New York.

1997-1998 Visiting professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto

1994-1997 Vice President, Xerox Research Centre of Canada

1991-1998 Vice President, Strategy Planning and Innovation.

1985-1991 Lab Manager, Xerox research Center of Canada

1980-1985 Area Manager, Xerox Research Centre of Canada

1974-1980 Member of the Research Staff, Xerox Research Centre of Canada.

Community Services

2005-present McMaster Joint IP board member

2000-present Board of Editors Member Research and Technology Management Journal

2003-2005 Advisory Board Member, Center Innovation Management, Athabasca University

2003-2004 Western Michigan University Printing Advisory Committee member

2001-2004 Advisory Board Member, Exceler@tor, Innovation Foundation, University of Toronto

1994-1998 Advisory Board Member, University of Windsor, Canada

1985-1991 Adjunct professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada