Yusuf Altintas became the first Canadian President of International Academy of Production Engineering (College International pour la Recherche en Productique - CIRP) since it was founded in 1951.
Fellow Achievements for The University of British Columbia
1) “Intercultural Communication in a Globalized World” in the 13th edition of the very successful book: Intercultural Communication. A Reader. (L. Samovar, R. Porter, E. McDaniel, eds.) Boston: Wadsworth, 2011.
Peter Suedfeld, The University of British Columbia, was elected as a full Member of the International Academy of Astronautics, based on his research on the psychological effects of spaceflight (promoted from Corresponding Member).
James Allan Evans, Professor Emeritus, The University of British Columbia, has published his book entitled The Power Game in Byzantium: Antonina and the Empress Theodora. (Continuum Publishing, London/New York, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-44-114078-4).