News and Announcements
Omair Shafiq awarded Discovery Launch Supplement Award!
March 20th, 2019
Congratulations to Omair Shafiq for being awarded additional NSERC funding through the Discovery Launch Supplement. The supplement is provided as additional support to early career researchers for their first Discovery Grant. Congratulations Omair!
Two Graduate Students succeed in 3MT
March 13th, 2019
We would like to congratulate Jean-Daniel Medjo for finishing second at Carleton's 3-minute-thesis competition, and Aditi Singh for finishing 3rd. Both were interesting, passionate, on point (and on time) Congratulations! Jean-Daniel (PhD student) supervised by Prof. Marc St-Hilaire and Aditi (MASc student) in Human Computer Interaction supervised by Prof. Audrey Girouard.
Christa Buttera (IMD) wins co-op student award
March 13th, 2019
Congratulations to Christa Buttera, a third-year Interactive Multimedia & Design (IMD) student and winner of the 2016 Undergraduate Co-op Student of the Year Award. This follows on from last year's winner also from IMD.
Prof. Ali Arya receives FED Teaching Excellence Award
February 25th, 2019
Professor Ali Arya, a well known and loved teacher in the School of Information Technology, has received the Faculty of Engineering and Design Teaching Excellence Award. The award is given by the faculty once a year, and this year's recipient is much deserved. Congrats Ali!!
Dr. Omar Hesham, first IMD graduate to defend a PhD
February 20th, 2019
Dr. Omar Hesham, (BIT-IMD, 2009) successfully defended his PhD on Centroidal Particle Dynamics (for short-range collision avoidance in dense crowds) under the supervision of Prof. Gabriel Wainer. Omar is the first IMD graduate to complete a PhD (with several more on their way) since the program began. Congrats Omar!
Carleton Ranked # 5 in Maclean's List
October 11th, 2018
In this years ranking from Macleans continued to rank Carleton #5 in the list of Comprehensive Universities. Universities in the Comprehensive category have a significant amount of research activity and a wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, including professional degrees
Prof. Yu Elected Vice-President of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
September 18th, 2018
Professor Richard Yu has been elected as the Vice-President (Membership) of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society and the Chair of IEEE P2418.4 Standards Working Group (Blockchain for Connected/Autonomous Vehicles) at IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2018Fall, Chicago, Aug. 2018.
Prof. Girouard organises first CLUE Symposium
May 17th, 2018
Professor Audrey Girouard and her colleagues organized the first NSERC CREATE Collaborative Leaning of Usability Experiences (CLUE) symposium on May 17, which was held at the IBM Design Studio, Ottawa.
Daniella Briotto Faustino takes 1st Place for 3-Minute Thesis
March 21st, 2018
Daniella Briotto Faustino takes 1st Place for 3-Minute Thesis at Carleton University, and 2nd Place at the Provincial Competition for her presentation on `Bend Passwords` which uses a silicone device built with flex sensors. Daniella is supervised by Prof. Audrey Girouard. Congratulations!!
Graduate Student Wins Best Demo
October 29th, 2017
John McClelland, a Master's in Information Technology (Digital Media) student, won Best Demo at the ACM Spatial User Interaction (SUI) conference in Brighton, UK, on October 17, 2017. He presented a paper and demonstrated HaptopBend, a shape-changing passive haptic feedback system for virtual reality, co-authored with his supervisors Drs. Teather and Girouard. Well done John!