Kudos to students Stéphanie Gerbeau and Aagnik Pant for being recognized as part of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Program (2015-2016). Moreover, in recognition of her excellent academic record, Stéphanie Gerbeau was among seven students across North America to be named John W. Estey Outstanding PES Scholar. Well done to both of you!
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Fei Shu, recently awarded the 2015 ASIS&T SIG/MET Student Paper Contest for the paper “Evolution of iSchool Movement (1988-2013): A Bibliometric View” by Fei Shu and Philippe Mongeon (McGill University and University de Montreal). As well, Fei’s paper "Twitter Activity and Scientific Collaboration of LIS schools and Faculty Members", co-authored with two PhD students from EBSI, won the Best Altmetrics Paper in the SIG/MET workshop at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in November 2015.
Recent ECE graduate Dr. Md Golam Kibria named Outstanding Young Scientists in the 2015 Green Talents Competition
Congratulations to Dr. Md Golam Kibria, who was recently recognized by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research as one of the 26 Outstanding Young Scientists in the 2015 Green Talents Competition. This worldwide competition is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Dr. Kibria recently obtained his Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Zetian Mi.
Congratulations to ECE student Badrun Nahar who received the Best Paper Award for her paper entitled “RotR: Rotational Redundant Task Mapping for Fail-operational MPSoCs”at the IEEE Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems Symposium, held on October 12-14, 2015 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This prize-winning paper is the result of Ms. Nahar's doctoral work under the supervision of Prof. Brett Meyer.
Congratulations to ECE student Nhung Tran who received the Outstanding Student Paper Award for her poster presentation “Impurity band conduction in Mg-doped AlN nanowires” in the 31st North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy conference held in Mayan Riviera, Mexico, Oct 4-7, 2015. Ms. Tran is supervised by Professor Zetian Mi.
Jennifer Wallace, Laboratory Technician in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been named as winner of the Principal's Award for Administrative and Support Staff, in the 'Technical and Libraries' category.
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student, Steven H. H. Ding, who has won 2nd prize in the Hex-Rays Plug-in Contest 2015 for "Kam1n0," a scalable data mining system for a range of computer security-related uses.
The Royal Society of Canada today announced 14 new Fellows from McGill University including Dr. Claudia Mitchell, James McGill Professor with the Faculty of Education's Department of Integrated Studies in Education.
Dr. Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from 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.
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.
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!
Congratulations to our Spring Travel Awards winners! Medical Class of '84 Student Bursary: Tina Madzima Medical Class of '65 Student Bursary: Alexandre Dostaler Ashworth Student Travel Award: Esther Vaugon and Jonathan Morasse Osler Medical Aid Foundation Scholarships: Annie Lalande and Collins Oghor Ambassador Paul Frazer Travel Award for Global Health: Vanessa Brombosz and Danielle Cazabon
Congratulations to Dr Roland Grad for being awarded the AFMC's John Ruedy Award for innovation in Medical Education!
On April 26, in Vancouver, during the Presidential Address Awards Ceremony at the Canadian Conference in Medical Education (CCME), Dr Grad has received his AFMC John Ruedy Award for innovation in medical Education. The award is given to an individual or group who has developed innovative print materials, electronic learning aids or other teaching aids.