Robert Irish

Associate Professor, Engineering Communications Program |

Robert Irish was the founder of the Engineering Communication Program at University of Toronto. He directed the program from 1995-2008. During his time at U of T, he has taught in every department of Engineering.  Currently, he teaches TEP322 Language and Power, first-year Design and Communication and Engineering and Society in Engineering Science. His recent work explores the intersection of Worldview, Ethics and Engineering.  He is the author of two textbooks: Engineering Communication: from Principles to Practice (Oxford, co-authored with Peter Eliot Weiss), and Writing in Engineering: A Brief Guide (Oxford, 2016).