Tmt comp background



Eric Chisholm

Canada WEPOC Board representative / National Research Council of Canada (NRC - CNRC)

Eric Chisholm has had a passion for science promotion dating back to his university days. Over the course of his career he has run a science center, designed museum exhibits and sat on numerous national boards and committees which are involved in science outreach and the development of scientific and engineering capacity in youth. He has also represented Canada as an outreach point-of-contact for international projects such as the Square Kilometer Array and the Thirty Meter Telescope and has further been involved with international outreach efforts for several non-profit groups. Eric is also part of the TMT instrumentation team and in this capacity is the TMT instrument technical manager as well as the Project manager for one of its first light instruments, the Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS).