Bruce Wallace

PhD., Carleton University
M.Eng., Carleton University,
B.E.Sc., University of Western Ontario
Senior Member IEEE

Current Positions:

Executive Director, AGEWELL NIH SAM3
Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University
Affiliated Researcher at Bruyere Research Institute
Contract Instructor at Carleton University

Biography/Research Interests

Dr. Wallace is Executive Director of the AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub on Sensors and Analytics to Monitor Memory and Mobility (SAM3), an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, and an Affiliated Investigator at Bruyère Research Institute. He holds a B.E.Sc. from Western, an M.Eng. and Ph.D. from Carleton University, and has studied business at MIT Sloan and UNC Kenan-Flagler. He is an IEEE Senior Member with more than 20 patents.

He worked 24 years in the technology sector at BNR, Avaya and Nortel including research and development, product and business strategy, and as a business leader with global responsibility.

He leads SAM3 which is a collaboration between the Bruyère Research Institute and Carleton University in partnership with the AGE-WELL National Centres of Excellence. Its focus is research and innovation projects focused on technology-based solutions to enable an aging population to maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle. These solutions are co-created with industry, clinical, academic, and older adults and their families.

Within SAM3, he is focused on technology solutions to enable the independence of aging adults. This includes fundamental research on novel sensor designs that include force and pressure sensors through to algorithms using machine learning and AI techniques. The work of SAM3 is founded on a basis of multi-disciplinary research that brings together diverse skills of technology, medicine, social sciences, aging adults and their care team. Together, it builds solutions that are truly focused on the needs of society, and especially the aging population.



Tel: (613) 520-2600 ext. 4260
Department Office: McKenzie, Room ME4254
ARISE Lab Office: Room AR5200B


SAM3 Research Office: EBH Room 475J
SAM3 Smart Apartment: EBH Room 403Y
SAM3 Virage Simulator EBH Room 249Y
SAM3 York Simulator: EBH Room 246Y


wally @ sce dot carleton dot ca