Dr. Kathryn McWilliams
Professor, Physics & Engineering Physics, University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Kathryn McWilliams is first Canadian scientist to be granted a Royal Astronomical Society Honorary Fellowship. McWilliams is the director of SuperDARN Canada—the Canadian arm of an international project that uses radar to study Earth’s upper atmosphere. In 2019, she was elected chair of the SuperDARN Executive Council, the group responsible for leading the scientific collaboration among 10 countries. She also leads the NSERC CREATE International Space Mission Training Program, to develop the next generation of space personnel and technology.