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Audrey Girouard

Prof. Girouard awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerate Supplement

Prof. Girouard was awarded $40K/year supplement under the NSERC Discovery Accelerate grant for her innovative research in design and evaluation of screenless deformable user interfaces. This deformation will include curving a flexible stylus to adjust the size of a brush for digital artists, bending a screen-free smartphone for visually impaired users, and stretching a bracelet to change the volume of music while running. Way to go Audrey!
For more information: Carleton Stories
(October 19th, 2017)
 
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Facebook Hiring Mission: NET Students

Two Facebook employees who graduated from Carleton University were on campus recently to promote a new program looking to hire Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) graduates from the Network Technology Program (NET). Coming from Facebook's San Francisco Carleton's, TJ Trask (BIT/09) and Carl Verge (BIT/13) set up a kiosk at the School of Information Technology's administration offices in Azrieli Pavilion on Oct. 11 and 12.
For more information: Carleton Newsroom
(October 13th, 2017)
 
Richard Yu

Prof. Yu Receives Funding for Research on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Prof. Yu has secured funding from the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP), a federal program led by National Defence's Science and Technology organization in partnership with Public Safety Canada, totaling $974,000 over three years for his research on securing new connected and autonomous vehicles.
For more information: Carleton Newsroom
(October 12th, 2017)
 
Skills Ontario

Student Wins Gold at Ontario Skills Competition

Charles-Antoine Brosseau, a student in the Network Technology Program, took gold in the Information Technology Network Systems Administration contest at the 28th annual Skills Ontario Competition. The IT Network Systems Administration contest assessed competitors' skills by testing their ability to build, configure and manage a network. The contest included working with virtual servers, work stations and networking equipment.
For more information: Carleton Newsroom
(May 16th, 2017)
 
Ashraf Matrawy

Prof. Matrawy's Paper wins Best Paper

Dr. Adbelrahman Abdou, Prof. Ashraf Matrawy, and Prof. Van Oorschot have been awarded the Distinguished Paper Award at the ACM ASIA Conference on Computer and Communications Security. The paper is `Accurate Manipulation of Delay-based Internet Geolocation`.
For more information: ASIACCS Conference
(April 10th, 2017)
 
Senior Project 2017

IMD Senior Project Success 2017

This year`s Interactive Multimedia & Design program`s Senior Project Fair on the 8th of April was a huge success. Nine groups presented their projects, an accumulation of 12 months of work. Projects ranged from a Visual FX film, to immersive Virtual Reality games, 2D and 3D platformers, an animation, and an augmented reality board game. Great work everyone!
For more information: Carleton Newsroom
(April 10th, 2017)
 
Taryn Laurendeau

Taryn Laurendeau named Carleton's Coop Champion

The Co-operative Education office will be formally recognizing Taryn Laurendeau as a Co-op Champion during the Co-op Student/Employer Of The Year awards on March 24th at 2:00 pm. Taryn has gone above and beyond to build her own success in the co-op program and has paid it forward directly to junior co-op student by developing positions for them at MPC. We are proud!
For more information: Carleton Coop
(March 21st, 2017)
 
PIR Awards

Prof. Girouard Wins Technology Ambassador Award

The Partners in Research National Awards in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Biomedicine honour excellence in Canadian research, as well as commitment to promoting the benefit of research through public outreach. Professor Audrey Girouard will be recognized at the May 9th ceremony with the Technology Ambassador Award - way to go Audrey!
For more information: Partners in Research
(March 14th, 2017)
 
Audrey Girouard

Prof. Girouard & Prof. Teather awarded $268K in CFI/ORF Funding

Professor Audrey Girouard and Professor Robert Teather have been awarded a total of $268K to create a human computer interaction research space that will enhance the design and development of innovative ways people can interact with digital media. The research will investigate new inputs and displays used in games, virtual reality, large displays and health care.
For more information: Carleton Newsroom
(February 28th, 2017)
 
Richard Yu

Prof. Yu awarded $600K Strategic Partnership Grant

Prof. Richard Yu has received a $600K Strategic Partnership Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to improve technology supporting 5G wireless networks and will address existing research challenges in order to make innovative 5G wireless networks more efficient and effective.
For more information: Carleton Newsroom
(February 15th, 2017)
 
Winnipeg General Strike

CSIT on Canadian Museum of History Donor Wall for 2009 Interactive Exhibit Work

The Canadian Museum of History (in Gatineau, Quebec) is creating a new Donor Wall that will open in Spring; Professor Whitehead's contribution for the "Winnipeg General Strike" project to the museum, in the name of the school is being recognised on the wall. The wall will also have a digital component where visitors can search the names and see images of the donated artifacts and supported programs.
For more information: Winnipeg General Strike
(January 5th, 2017)
 
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Network Technology Students win 1st Prize in Mayor's Cyber Challenge Cup

Lead by Algonquin Professor Robert Brandon, BIT's Network Technology students (Georges Ankenmann, Jason Reifstenzel, Joseph Mitchell, and John Morrison) beat out competition from the University of Ottawa, Carleton's Computer Science program, Algonquin College's Computer Systems Technician program, and La Cité, to come first place in Ottawa's Mayor's Cyber Challenge Cup. Their prize is a paid internship to some of the regions top cyber security firms.
For more information: Mayors Cyber Security Challenge
(November 19th, 2016)
 
Six IMD students at the CanCWIC conference

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.
For more information: Women in Computing
(January 23rd, 2016)
 
Audrey Girouard

Prof. Girouard wins Research Achievement Award

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!
For more information: Research Achievement Awards
(December 18th, 2015)
 
Eric Chan

Eric Chan Awarded

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.
For more information: Alumni Award 2016
(September 19th, 2015)
 
Anthony Whitehead

Prof. Whitehead Leading NSERC Create

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.
For more information: NSERC Create at Carleton
(May 20th, 2015)
 
Cisco NetRiders 2015

NET Student wins 2nd Place in CCNA Netriders

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)
 
Cisco NetRiders 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. Chris Smelser

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)
 
Audrey Girouard

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)
 

Global Game Jam

Global Game Jam is a 48-hour game development competition where participants will be told of a theme, form groups, make a game, and evaluated - all in 48 hours! The best games from 44 cities will be showcased at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, CA. All games will be archived by International Game Developers Association.
For more information: Global Game Jam - Ottawa
(January 26th - 28th, 2018)
 

GTA Open House

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.
For more information: GTA Open House
(November 18th, 2017)
 

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!'
For more information: SEDS Information & Registration
(November 25th, 2017)
 

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'
For more information: SEDS Information & Registration
(November 25th, 2017)
 

Design Day

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 1st, 2017)
 

Ottawa Parent's Evening

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.
 
(December 4th, 2017)
 

Portfolio Day # 1

Preparing your portfolio for submission, wondering what should go in, the best way to present it, what are the big mistakes to make? Carleton's School of Information Technology offers a half-day workshop on helping you prepare your portfolio - we won't tell you exactly what to put in it, but we will give you an idea of how portfolios are reviewed, what we are looking for, and how best to present your treasured pieces of work.
 
(January 13th, 2018)
 

Portfolio Day # 2

Preparing your portfolio for submission, wondering what should go in, the best way to present it, what are the big mistakes to make? Carleton's School of Information Technology offers a half-day workshop on helping you prepare your portfolio - we won't tell you exactly what to put in it, but we will give you an idea of how portfolios are reviewed, what we are looking for, and how best to present your treasured pieces of work.
 
(January 27th, 2018)
 

Portfolio Day # 3

Preparing your portfolio for submission, wondering what should go in, the best way to present it, what are the big mistakes to make? Carleton's School of Information Technology offers a half-day workshop on helping you prepare your portfolio - we won't tell you exactly what to put in it, but we will give you an idea of how portfolios are reviewed, what we are looking for, and how best to present your treasured pieces of work.
 
(February 10th, 2018)