Claude-Brulé---pic---Oct-2009Claude Brulé, BEng, MSc, CD
Senior Vice President Academic
Algonquin College
1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa ON K2G 1V8
Tel: (613) 727-4723 ext. 7703
email: brulec@algonquincollege.com

Claude Brulé has been the Senior Vice President Academic since August 2012 where he is.responsible for all of the academic Institutes, Schools, Faculties, and associated services. Prior to that, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Technology and Trades at Algonquin College (2007-2012), responsible for the School of Advanced Technology, the Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence, and the Heritage Institute, a rural campus in Perth, Ontario. Prior to that, he was the Academic Chair of the Information and Communications Technology Department (formerly the Computer Studies Department) since joining the College in August 1999. During that time period, Claude has led several large projects and initiatives at either the Faculty or College level. His most significant achievements have been related to his involvement, as the main point of contact for the user group, on three major high performance building infrastructure projects, including the $79M, approx. 200,000 sq ft Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence, a uniquely green, architecturally iconic complex designed to the exacting standards of LEED platinum.

Prior to joining Algonquin College, he was an officer in the Canadian Forces, in the Air Force occupational branch of Communication and Electronics Engineering in a career that spanned twenty-three years. He graduated from the Royal Military College in Kingston in 1982 with a Bachelor degree in Engineering Physics and again in 1990, with a Master’s degree of Science in Mathematics. Among his many tours of duty over the years, he was an instructor at the Canadian Forces School of Communications and Electronics (CFSCE) from 1985 to 1987, and later on, the Senior Staff Officer for Strategic Planning and the Chief of Staff of the same school from 1993 to1997. Between his two tours at CFSCE, he lectured in the Mathematics and Computer Science department as an assistant professor at the Royal Military College from 1989 to 1993. He is a graduate of the one-year Canadian Forces Command and Staff program from the Canadian Forces College in Toronto (1998). His last tour of duty, prior to retiring from the Canadian Forces in 1999 at the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel was with the Directorate of Aerospace Engineering – Radar and Communications Systems of ADM (Mat) in Ottawa where he was responsible for third line depot and contract maintenance agreements for the North Warning System assets under Canadian jurisdiction, as well as all ground navigation aids and ground-to-air communications systems at Canadian Forces airfields.