An Illustrious Career Bolstered by Talent, Timing and Risk

David Auston (EngPhys 6T2, ElecE MASc 6T3) may chalk up his impressive career as a scientist and university administrator to luck. But one of his favourite quotes, from 19th-century British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, perhaps better explains his tremendous accomplishments: “The secret of success is to be ready when your time has come.” READ MORE