Two Waterloo Faculty of Engineering graduate students have received prestigious Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships that will help them pursue and complete doctoral degrees and conduct significant engineering research. The recipients are Ahmed Abdel Aziz of electrical and computer engineering and Mohit Verma of chemical engineering.
Twenty engineering faculty members are being recognized with others across campus through the outstanding performance fund established by the university in 2005 to reward faculty members for outstanding contribution in teaching and scholarship.
ACCN recently interviewed Waterloo chemical engineering professor Marc Aucoin. He discussed his work with ACCN on the production system of viruses and virus like particles for vaccines and gene therapy.