• James Dietrich stands posing and smiling for the camera
  • Engineer-in-Residence

    Centre for Engineering Professional Practice and Engineering Education

    Room E3-575 EITC
    15 Gillson Street
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6



  • BSc, Electrical Engineering, University of Manitoba
  • MSc, Electrical Engineering, University of Manitoba


James Dietrich is a professional engineer and brings 25 years of engineering experience in microsystems fabrication and testing. Most recently, he has worked as a RF Test Engineer while managing the Advanced RF Systems Lab, and as a Microsystems Engineer, Integrated Circuit and MEMS Fabrication Engineer with CMC Microsystems Inc. since 2004. In that role, he has led projects at the interface of industry and university as well as within both sectors nationally and internationally. James has also taught in the Electrical & Computer Engineering curriculum at the University of Manitoba, and has co-supervised and examined capstone projects for a number of years.

As an engineer-in-residence in Electrical & Computer Engineering, James Dietrich will

  • Provide technical support to capstone project teams
  • Work with instructors in the Electrical Engineering design spine courses to ensure ongoing development and consistency
  • Support faculty members in developing smaller design spines that will strengthen the emphasis on design content in the senior electromagnetism and circuits courses