Rick Blute 

Richard Blute is a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Ottawa. Until recently, he was the Vice-Dean of Graduate Studies for the Faculty of Science. Rick is a member of the Ottawa Logic and Foundations of Computing Group and the Category Theory Research Centre in Montreal. He was also a trustee of the CAUT Defence Fund, an editor for the electronic journal Theory and Applications of Categories (TAC) and the print journal Mathematical Structures in Computer Science (MSCS).