Meet the Instructors

Yves Theriault

President and CEO, Performance Project Management

Program Manager for Education and Outreach, Qualcomm Institute

Yves Theriault has a diversified background that includes multidisciplinary expertise in life sciences, nanotechnology, systems engineering, pharmaceutical and biotechnological strategic product research and development, leadership, organizational performance, strategic program management and project management.

He is program manager for education and outreach programs at the UC San Diego-based Qualcomm Institute (QI). At QI, he develops and implements educational programs focused on convergence education, highly integrated multidisciplinary science and engineering program and project management, leadership in the science and technology environments and nanotechnology convergence and its multiple distributive applications. 

He also serves as executive director of education and outreach for the San Diego Nanotechnology Infrastructure, which is one of the 16 National Science Foundation-funded National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure’s centers of excellence in nanotechnology. Theriault is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and International Council on System Engineering (INCOSE).

He has also been an instructor at UC San Diego Extended Studies since 2007. He holds a doctorate degree in chemistry from University of Montreal, a certificate in project management and a certificate in systems engineering from UC San Diego and a PMP certificate from the Project Management Institute.

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