Dr. Hoa was given the title of Concordia University Research Fellow in 2006. He was appointed Concordia University Research Chair in Materials and Composites since 2001. He has been Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Industrial Chair in Automated Composites Manufacturing since 2012. This NSERC chair is supported by Bombardier Aerospace, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd., Emergia Aerospace, Composites Atlantic and Delastek Ltd. Dr. Hoa is Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada.
Dr. Hoa received The Ralph R. Teetor award from the Society of Automotive Engineers in 1980. He received the G.H. Duggan medal from CSME in 1996, the NSERC Synergy award in 2006, the ADRIQ (Association des Directeurs de Recherche Industrielle du Quebec) in 2006 and 2009, the Pratt and Whitney Research fellow in 2008, the Nano Academia from Nanoqubec in 2008, the American Society for Composites Destech award in 2011, and the Agora medal from the Palais des Congres of Montreal in 2011.
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Concordia University
Chair, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Concordia University,1994-2000, 2003-2006