Dr. Woodhouse was a professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, after serving as dean of that faculty for two five-year terms from June 2007 to 2017. Her appointment as VP Research began on July 1, 2018.
Dr. Woodhouse is a professional engineer, holds several patents, and co-founded a biotechnology company. In addition to her academic background, Dr. Woodhouse has almost a decade of experience in private sector manufacturing and experience with the granting councils, in particular the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), chair of a Canadian Institutes for Health Research grants panel, and the Ontario Research Fund Advisory Board. She has also received numerous awards, including the Premier’s Research Excellence Award and the Professional Engineers Ontario Engineering Medal. She is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.