BIT & HCI students attended Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing
Twenty BIT and HCI students attended the first Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing, held in Ottawa on January 22-23, 2016. They learned about computing outreach and skills development such as improving their presentations. Mixed into the program were discussions about being a women in this field. The students appreciated their many networking opportunities.
Prof. Audrey Girouard is one of Carleton`s Research Achievement Award for 2016; they are awarded to recognise outstanding research achievements. The awards were established in 1989 to enhance the quality of research and to recognize research excellence. Congrats Audrey!
Eric Chan [IMD-08] has been named the winner of this year`s Young Alumni Achievement Award. The honour recognizes a recent graduate under the age of 35 who has achieved significant accomplishments in their professional or personal achievements since graduation.
Anthony Whitehead received a $1.65 million grant over six years to conduct a team project called Collaborative Learning of Usability Experiences (CLUE). Within typical human-computer interaction activities, usability and usability testing focuses on determining how well people can use a system’s functionality.
Craig Labute, a 3rd year BIT-NET student, has earned 2nd place in the Cisco Networking Academy's CCNA level NetRiders competition for 2015. Craig receives a Cisco Certification voucher and is headed to Cisco headquarters in San Jose, CA, January 2016, for an all-expenses paid Study Trip to meet company executives and engineers
(March 27th, 2015)
NET Student Heads to CISCO, after placing in top 3
Carleton University's Phil Vatcher, a fourth-year student in the Network Technology (BIT-NET), recently returned from a trip to San Jose, CA. after placing among the top three in Cisco Systems' annual NetRiders Competition in May 2014
(February 15th, 2015)
Prof. Smelser Awarded NSERC Strategic Project
Professor Christopher W. Smelser is part of a team that was recently awarded a NSERC Strategic Project Grant totalling nearly $500000 to study specialized silica glass fiber. This project is designed to build on Dr. Smelser’s recent breakthroughs in artificial silica based non-linear optical components.
(November 24th, 2014)
Prof. Girouard wins New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award
Professor Audrey Girouard, who is specialised in Human-Computer Interaction and teaches in the IMD Program, has won the New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award from Carleton University; which is given to Professors that have demonstrated passion, creativity and student-centered approaches to teaching at Carleton.
(May 28th, 2014)
Philip Vatcher, wins 3rd place in North America`s NetRiders Competition
Earning his place during the elimination round in March against over 1700 competitors, Phil Vatcher advanced and competed against 102 other finalists from North America during the second round in May. Phil won 2nd place in Canada and 3rd in North America. He`ll be heading to San Jose in Jan 2015, to meet Cisco engineers and tour the Cisco campus.
Chris Burt [IMD-12/HCI-14] has come 3rd place in Carleton`s 3 minute thesis competition with his presentation or his speech entitled Having Fun Working Out: Adaptive and Engaging Video Games for Exercise.
(March 6th, 2014)
Prof. Marc St-Hilaire wins Teaching Achievement Award
This award was established in 1991 to enhance the teaching of the recipients and the quality of instruction at Carleton. Selection is based on demonstrated excellence in teaching and on the quality of the teaching development projects proposed. This year Professor St-Hilaire was one of 5 winners.
(March 4th, 2014)
Rideau Timescapes App Awarded Public History Prize
The Rideau Timescapes App, developed under the supervision of Prof. Anthony Whitehead, has been awarded the 2013 Public History Prize by the Canadian Historical Association
Carleton University opens its doors to you, to give you a direct look at the campus and the facilities. This day includes a campus tour and visits to the labs - including presentations at the School of Information Technology. Faculty members will give you demonstrations and an insight into what you should expect when you come into any of the programs.
(October 22nd, 2016)
Saturday Engineering & Design Session (PLT)
The Faculty of Engineering & Design is hosting their Saturday Engineering & Design Sessions on campus; these events are designed to allow propospective students to garner a glimpse of courses in the PLT program; this year's presentation is titled 'Lasers, some of the coolest things you will ever see'
The entire Engineering and Design Faculty will be at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga for this event; so all 4 programs under the BIT Degree will be represented. Come join us to get more information about the program of your choice as well as some demos of equipment.
(November 19th, 2016)
Saturday Engineering & Design Session (NET)
The Faculty of Engineering & Design is hosting their Saturday Engineering & Design Sessions on campus; these events are designed to allow propospective students to garner a glimpse of courses in the NET program; this year's presentation is titled 'A career that counts on you!'
Carleton University's Faculty of Engineering and Design invites you to attend Design Day. This day will give you insights into Carleton's Design programs: Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Bachelor of Industrial Design and Bachelor of Information Technology; the presentation will cover a showcase of work done by current and graduated students (including a touchtable and a thought controlled game, to name a few).
(December 2nd, 2016)
Saturday Engineering & Design Session (IMD)
The Faculty of Engineering & Design is hosting their Saturday Engineering & Design Sessions on campus; these events are designed to allow propospective students to garner a glimpse of courses in the IMD program; this year's presentation is titled 'Making it real: integrating CG into Live Action'
Parents and students are invited to the Carleton University's campus for our Parents' Evening to learn more about applying to university, admission requirements, scholarships and financial assistance, the transition to university life, and the university experience.