Computer Science member receives leadership award
Computer Science Department Head Anne Condon is the recipient of the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration Technical Leadership ABIE Award. The award recognizes female computer scientists who demonstrate leadership through their contributions to technology and achievements in increasing the impact of women on technology. Condon was the NSERC/GM Chair for Women in Science and Engineering from 2004-2009. She is a fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery, and of the Royal Society of Canada. Click here for more information.
SALA prof designs installation for Harmony Arts Festival
Matthew Soules Architecture has designed Vermilion Sands, a temporary installation for the Harmony Arts Festival on West Vancouver’s waterfront. Soules is an assistant professor at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA). The project integrates living plant-life into a geometric three-dimensional pattern and explores the relationship between the natural and the artificial while providing a shaded social space for festivalgoers. View the installation during the festival from August 1 – 10, 2014 at the Millennium Park in West Vancouver. Click here for more info.
Materials Engineering student wins MetSoc Master’s Award for 2014
Ajanthia Gunaramam has won the 2014 MetSoc Master’s Award from the Metallurgy and Materials Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining. Gunaramam is currently working on her thesis titled “A Study of BFS Formation and Control in the Autoclaving of Argentiferous Sulfide Gold Ores” under the supervision of Professor David Dreisinger. Click here for more info.