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