Prof. Girouard awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerate Supplement
October 19th, 2017
Prof. Girouard was awarded $40K/year supplement under the NSERC Discovery Accelerate grant for her innovative research in design and evaluation of screenless deformable user interfaces. This deformation will include curving a flexible stylus to adjust the size of a brush for digital artists, bending a screen-free smartphone for visually impaired users, and stretching a bracelet to change the volume of music while running. Way to go Audrey!
Facebook Hiring Mission: NET Students
October 13th, 2017
Two Facebook employees who graduated from Carleton University were on campus recently to promote a new program looking to hire Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) graduates from the Network Technology Program (NET). Coming from Facebook's San Francisco Carleton's, TJ Trask (BIT/09) and Carl Verge (BIT/13) set up a kiosk at the School of Information Technology's administration offices in Azrieli Pavilion on Oct. 11 and 12.
Prof. Yu Receives Funding for Research on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
October 12th, 2017
Prof. Yu has secured funding from the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP), a federal program led by National Defence's Science and Technology organization in partnership with Public Safety Canada, totaling $974,000 over three years for his research on securing new connected and autonomous vehicles.
Student Wins Gold at Ontario Skills Competition
May 16th, 2017
Charles-Antoine Brosseau, a student in the Network Technology Program, took gold in the Information Technology Network Systems Administration contest at the 28th annual Skills Ontario Competition. The IT Network Systems Administration contest assessed competitors' skills by testing their ability to build, configure and manage a network. The contest included working with virtual servers, work stations and networking equipment.
Prof. Matrawy's Paper wins Best Paper
April 10th, 2017
Dr. Adbelrahman Abdou, Prof. Ashraf Matrawy, and Prof. Van Oorschot have been awarded the Distinguished Paper Award at the ACM ASIA Conference on Computer and Communications Security. The paper is `Accurate Manipulation of Delay-based Internet Geolocation`.
IMD Senior Project Success 2017
April 10th, 2017
This year`s Interactive Multimedia & Design program`s Senior Project Fair on the 8th of April was a huge success. Nine groups presented their projects, an accumulation of 12 months of work. Projects ranged from a Visual FX film, to immersive Virtual Reality games, 2D and 3D platformers, an animation, and an augmented reality board game. Great work everyone!
Taryn Laurendeau named Carleton's Coop Champion
March 21st, 2017
The Co-operative Education office will be formally recognizing Taryn Laurendeau as a Co-op Champion during the Co-op Student/Employer Of The Year awards on March 24th at 2:00 pm. Taryn has gone above and beyond to build her own success in the co-op program and has paid it forward directly to junior co-op student by developing positions for them at MPC. We are proud!
Prof. Girouard Wins Technology Ambassador Award
March 14th, 2017
The Partners in Research National Awards in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Biomedicine honour excellence in Canadian research, as well as commitment to promoting the benefit of research through public outreach. Professor Audrey Girouard will be recognized at the May 9th ceremony with the Technology Ambassador Award - way to go Audrey!
Prof. Girouard & Prof. Teather awarded $268K in CFI/ORF Funding
February 28th, 2017
Professor Audrey Girouard and Professor Robert Teather have been awarded a total of $268K to create a human computer interaction research space that will enhance the design and development of innovative ways people can interact with digital media. The research will investigate new inputs and displays used in games, virtual reality, large displays and health care.
Prof. Yu awarded $600K Strategic Partnership Grant
February 15th, 2017
Prof. Richard Yu has received a $600K Strategic Partnership Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to improve technology supporting 5G wireless networks and will address existing research challenges in order to make innovative 5G wireless networks more efficient and effective.