Mahsa Shayan, a civil engineering doctoral candidate, was presented with the Katherine Hadley Memorial Scholarship by the Real Property Institute of Canada on April 16 at the Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop in Ottawa. The scholarship in environmental studies is given to a university graduate-level student undertaking research in environmental issues related to contaminated sites.
John Baker founded D2L in 1999, at the age of twenty-two, while attending the University of Waterloo as a systems design engineering student. Today the approximately 750 employee company is one of the leaders in the burgeoning e-learning market.
Tom Duever, a chemical engineering professor and former department chair, has been named dean of Ryerson University's Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science. His five-year appointment begins August 1, 2014. He will also become a tenured professor in Ryerson's chemical engineering department.
If you attended the 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference, you may recall noticing an Engineering flavour. The 2014 Teaching and Learning Conference is set to once again offer attendees a good selection of general and Engineering-specific teaching development topics.