Alexander Deans, 18, has just been named one of McGill University’s most recent recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships. Created in 2011 by Canadian business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich, this annual scholarship program encourages promising high school graduates to embrace the ‘STEM’ fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – in their future careers. This year, there were 1,250 Schulich Leader nominees from across Canada vying for 50 new scholarships.
Dr. Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from the Mid Sweden University's Faculty of Human Sciences. This commendation, a result of her nomination by the interdisciplinary Gender Studies Forum at Mid Sweden University, will be delivered officially on October 9th, 2015.
The McGill Global Health Programs coordinates a variety of Award competitions to encourage students to grain experience in Global Health abroad. We are now welcoming applications for all of our Fall Competitions.
Veronika Horlik, Art Education instructor with our faculty's Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 RBC Emerging Artist People's Choice Award. The award particularly celebrates the artistic medium of clay. Horlik's winning submission is entitled PROUNS(SLASH), and is a 300-pound ceramic reinterpretation of Japanese video game Katamari Damacy, also drawing inspiration from Horlik's experience with the Canadian reforestation industry.
Prof. François Bouffard received a Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award from the IEEE Power & Energy Society
Prof. François Bouffard was awarded at the 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting in Denver, CO a Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award. He was given this award in recognition of his excellence in technical leadership and management in the area of power system economics and market operation.
Prof. Bouffard is an active member of the power system economics research community. He also serves as the chair of the System Economics subcommitte of the IEEE Power & Energy Society.
Congratulations to recent ECE PhD graduate Dr. Zahra Karim-Aghaloo for winning the 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Award sponsored by the Canadian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Society (CIPPRS). She received this award at the 12th Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision held in June 2015 in Halifax, NS.
Prof. Zetian Mi received the International Symposium for Compound Semiconductors Young Scientist Award
Congratutations are in order for Prof. Zetian Mi, who received the International Symposium for Compound Semiconductors (ISCS) Young Scientist Award. Prof. Mi was given this award for his contributions to the development of quantum dot and nanowire based near-infrared, deep visible, and ultraviolet light sources.
Established in 1986, the Young Scientist award acknowledges technical achievements in the field of compound semiconductors by a scientist younger than 40 years on the first day of the ISCS.
Well done Zetian!
Family histories have a real influence on career choices. This is particularly true of Berdj Garabedian, who is the 2015 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French-English). Mr. Garabedian received this distinction at the spring graduation ceremony when he was awarded his Certificate in Translation.
For the first time, the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) program and McGill Global Health Programs are distributing travel awards to medical residents! Without further due, here are our first cohort of winners.
- Ipshita Prakash
- Michael Fein
- Elise Vuille-Lessard
- Evan Wong
- Fadi Hamdani
- Han Yao
- Jessica Keen
- Kristin Popiel
Congratulations to the awardees and to all applicants!