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Meant to be Seen

Grant Moore wins First Prize in MTBS CG Arena Contest

Meant to be Seen (MTBS) is a stereoscopic 3D certification and advocacy group, and their CG Arena contest was opened up for submissions of stereographic images. Grant Moore, a 4th year IMD student, took the honours to win first prize with his stereoscopic rendering of a spear throwing ogre. Well done Grant, keep up the good work.[25.Aug.2008]
Web Design Index

Web Design Index 8 features two top students

Eric "Eepmon" Chan (graduated in 2008) and Aman "Skribbs" Singh (currently out on COOP) have been featured in Web Design Index 8, a publication that contains 1002 of the most outstanding, innovative and inspiring sites from the web. [14.Aug.2008]
Computer Arts Graduate Showcase

Eric Chan featured in the Computer Arts Showcase

Eric "Eepmon" Chan (who graduated in 2008) has been featured in the Computer Arts Graduate Showcase with 3 of his designs (Chaos Bloom - Anti Flower, City Lights, and Brainstorm v2); his work has been presented alongside 48 other top pieces from around the world. [05.Aug.2008]
Eric Chan XBox360

Eric Chan designs XBOX360 Austria's Themes

Eric Chan aka eepmon in cooperation with Xbox 360 were presented on last weeks Austrian Xbox Summer Party in Vienna. Eepmon created designs for the four different themes of the video games and entertainment system: "music, sports, family and blockbuster games". The colourful designs will be used for upcoming Xbox 360 events and promotions in Austria. [30.Jul.2008]

Dylan Depass & Allan Yong featured on Adobe

Two students from the IMD program, currently out on coop, have been featured on the Adobe website. Allan Yong (out for his first work term) and Dylan Depass (just finishing his 4th work term) have been featured in a Adobe's career website promoting the company's work environment. [30.Jul.2008]
John Treusch

John Treusch awarded 2008 Noreen Young Arts Bursary

John Treusch, one of our current 4th year students in IMD, has won the Noreen Young Bursary Award again; having previously won it in 2007 and 2006. The bursary is awarded to students from Mississippi Mills studying in a post secondary education in the Arts. Well done again John! [27.Jun.2008]

Graduating Class of 2008

This year's graduates received their degrees and diplomas during their convocation ceremony. Congratulations to all those graduating this year and good luck with your future endeavors. [10.June.2008]

Senior Project Group going to SIGGRAPH2008

One of our Senior Project Groups (EmoCapsule, an Interactive Art Installation using a website to gather user emotions and display emotional trends in a variety of visual formats. The dominant emotion is used to dynamically generate emotion-based content for the space) submitted their project to the SIGGRAPH SpaceTime Student Interactive Competition and Exhibition and have been accepted at this prestigious competition. Well done Alicia Landry, Eric Chan, Hannah Johnston, and Jordan Shaw [5.Jun.2008]
University Medal

Hannah Johnston awarded University Medal

Hannah Johnston, a graduating Interactive Multimedia and Design Student, will be awarded the prestigious University Medal. The University Medal is awarded by Senate to the top student in each degree, in this case the Bachelor of Information Technology [1.Jun.2008]
Senate Medal

Tanushree Mohan & Alicia Landry awarded Senate Medal

Tanushree Mohan, a graduating Network Technology student, and Alicia Landry, a graduating Interactive Multimedia & Design student, will be awarded the prestigious Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement. The Senate Medal is awarded to all graduating students with a sufficiently high CGPA. Congratulations Tanushree and Alicia! [1.Jun.2008]

Aman Singh Wins FITC Award

Aman Singh, a 3rd year IMD student currently out on COOP at Design Axiom in Toronto, has won the FITC People's Choice Award for 'Most Promising Canadian Student Portfolio' [23.Apr.2008]

Prof. St-Hilaire awarded NSERC RTI Grant

Prof. Marc St-Hilaire and Prof. Thomas Kunz were awarded a $32,208 research tools and instruments (RTI) Grant from the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The main goal of this project is to acquire a wireless sensor network testbed, which is composed of several tiny wireless sensing nodes, base stations and processing centres. [15.Apr.2008]
Hannah Johnston

Hannah Johnston Awarded NSERC CGS

Hannah Johnston, a 4th year about to graduate from the IMD program, has been awarded a prestigious NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship [8.Apr.2008]

Prof. Arya awarded SSHRC Grant

Prof. Ali Arya was awarded a $37,000 research grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Image, Text, Sound and Technology (ITST) program for his project titled Virtual Environment for Analysis and Presentation of Native Dance. The project aims at preserving, understanding, and representing art and culture of the First Nations of Canada through digital interactive media. [7.Apr.2008]
Eric Chan Art Work

Eric Chan in Format Magazine

Eric Chan, one of graduating 4th year students in IMD, is rarely out of the news; here he is again in an article by Format Magazine discussing details about his art and artist life. [7.Apr.2008]
International Council for Sport Science and Physical Education

Prof. Whitehead featured on ICSSPE

Prof. Whitehead's research into motion sensor networks has once again caught attention; this time with the International Council for Sport Science and Physical Education. The article titled "Charged Up Over Electronic Sports" provided commentary on the interactive nature of games and the motion input sensor network specifically for helping people who need interactive and progressive sports but are unable to go to classes due to shyness, lack of time etc [7.Mar.2008]

Prof. Whitehead on A-Channel Morning News

Prof. Whitehead's research into motion input sensor network has caught the attention of the A-Channel Morning New: Future Gadgets Show. In their future gadget's show, Prof. Whiteheads motion input sensor network for video games was showcased. [29.Feb.2008]
CBC Radio

Prof. Whitehead on CBC Radio One's "In Town and Out"

As part of Carleton University's annual Game Day, CBC Radio One's "In Town and Out" has done an interview with Prof. Whitehead about the CU Game day (which features presentations by a host of game companies, including this year: Microsoft Canada, Transgaming, Magmic Games, Fuel Industries, and Mindstorm Labs) and the recent trends in video games. [26.Jan.2008]
Globe and Mail

Prof. Whitehead featured in Globe and Mail

Professor Anthony Whitehead is featured, along with graduating student Hannah Johnston, in a Globe and Mail article. The article cover's Prof. Whitehead's research looking at using multiple low-cost sensors attached to the body to provide a more interactive element to games, specifically ones that keep you fit [21.Jan.2008]

Prof. Matrawy Awarded OCE Funding

Prof. Ashraf Matrawy has been awarded research funding through an OCE (Ontario Centres of Excellence) competition to investigate "Stealthy Worm Attacks". Funding is provided by OCE and the Research and Innovation department of Alcatel-Lucent Canada. This funding is supporting a one-year project led by Professor Matrawy to investigate stealthy worms and characterising their behaviour. [10.Nov.2007]

Prof. St-Hilaire and Prof. Yu Cisco Certified

Prof. F. Richard Yu and Prof. Marc St-Hilaire are now Cisco Certified Academy Instructors; Prof. Yu will teach NET4006 and Prof. St-Hilaire will teach NET4008 both at CCNP level [4.Sep.2007]