Dept. of Mining and Materials Engineering news
Congratulations to Paul Carriere, PhD candidate in Materials Engineering who received the prestigious NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship pictured here with his Supervisor, Prof. Stephen Yue.
Congratulations to our graduate students who received an award at the 11th REGAL Student’s Day (JER2014) organized by REGAL (Aluminum Research Centre regrouping 6 universities and 1 Cegep). (15) winners for a total of $13750.
Congratulations to our graduate students on their recent awards at the ASM student night poster competition. Pryidarshi Behera - ASM Special Award Clod Aranas - People’s Choice Award Hanqing Che - First Place in PhD Category
Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization. McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to Faculty & Staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years. Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).
Gérard T. Simon award winner Matthew Gallaugher also received the CFDM travel award from Pierre-Mathieu Charest (MSC Treasurer) at the 2014 annual meeting of the Microscopical Society of Canada.
Dr. Priti Wanjara, Team Leader of the Coatings and Metallic Products group, has been the distinguished ASM Fellowship 2014. This highest of honours recognizes scientific and Engineering contributions in the development and application of materials in the aerospace, automotive, marine and power generation industries. Dr. Wanjara accepted this award during ASM’s annual awards dinner on October 14, 2014, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during the Materials Science & Technology 2014 conference.
ISSNAF AWARD LAUREATE - MARTA CERRUTI Category: Physics, Astrophysics, Chemistry, Mathematics Marta Cerruti (McGill University, Materials Engineering) received the 2014 ISSNAF Award for Young Investigators for the research entitled "Bio-synthetic interface design for tissue engineering and drug delivery". Marta Cerruti had the honor of receiving the "Medaglia di Rappresentanza del Presidente della Repubblica Italiana".
Congratulations to Kinnor Chattopadhyay, Graduate Student in the Materials Engineering Department who won the Best Graduate Poster Award at the Conference of Metallurgists 2010 which was held in Vancouver, British Columbia. The title of Kinnor's winning poster was "Applications of Modelling and Simulation in Liquid Metals Processing".
Congratulations to Florencia Chicatun and Chiara Ghezzi, Graduate Students in the Materials Engineering Department who each won an award for Best Oral Presentation (Florencia in Bone I/II and Chiara in Cell Response I/II) at the 28th Annual Conference of the Canadian Biomaterials Society 2010 in Kingston, Ontario.
Congratulations to Bamidele Akinrinlola who received the Best Student Poster Award at the 2010 Canadian Materials Science Conference in June 2010 at the University of Waterloo. Direct Fabrication of Nanostructured Components Using Al-Mg Chips, produced By Machining Processes B. Akinrinlola, R. Gauvin and M. Brochu.
A contest designed to promote and reward excellence in mineral processing. 1st prize = $2,000 + Expenses to CMP Conference, 2nd prize = $1,000, 3rd Prize = $750. Open to undergraduate students. Participate by submitting a copy of a major essay, thesis, work term or research report on any topic in mineral processing.