Research Excellence Awards

Recognizing Research Excellence

The Christophe Pierre Award for Research Excellence recognizes excellence in research by academic staff in the Faculty of Engineering. It consists of a certificate of recognition and a monetary award which may be used as salary stipend or to support his/her research, teaching and professional activities.


Past Recipients

2020
Subhasis Ghoshal (Civil)
Noemie-Manuelle Dorval Courchesne (Chemical) (Early Career)

2019
Tal Arbel (Electrical & Computer)

2018
Roderick I.L. Guthrie (Mining & Materials)

2017
Xinyu Liu (Mechanical) (Early Career)

2016
Annmarie Adams (Architecture)

2015
Marco Amabili (Mechanical) 

2014
David V. Plant, (Electrical & Computer)
Dimitrios Lignos, (Civil) (Early Career)

2013
In-Ho Jung (Mining & Materials) (Early Career)

2012
Wagdi Habashi, (Mechanical)
Mi, Zetian (Electrical & Computer) (Early Career)

2011
Research Excellence Award

Dennis Mitchell: "I am honoured and grateful to receive the Research Excellence Award from the Faculty of Engineering. The contributions from many graduate students over the years, and the collaboration with Research Associate, Dr. William Cook, have made this possible. I am also grateful to McGill University for providing a stimulating environment for innovative research."

Research Excellence Award - Early Career

Ahmed M. El-Geneidy:"This award is an honor that I share with the amazing students who have worked with me over the years as part of the Transportation Research at McGill (TRAM) research group, and without whom my research would not have been possible. I wish to thank these current students and alumni, as well as my colleagues in the School of Urban Planning who nominated me for the award. Thank you also to the Faculty of Engineering for this very special recognition. It means a lot to me."

2010
Research Excellence Award

Jorge Angeles:"Receiving this award is a honour that I share with all those who have helped me, achieve this recognition. I wish to thank the colleagues who nominated me and those who supported my nomination. My research work has flourished since I joined McGill almost 26 years ago. Thanks to the research support that I found in the McGill environment, I could complete these projects at an unprecedented rate."

Research Excellence Award - Early Career

Nathalie Tufenkji:"This award is a reflection of the research efforts of the numerous dedicated students I have had the pleasure of working with over the last five years. I am grateful to my colleagues for the nomination and thank the Faculty for this honour."

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