Dr. Wael Ahmed Receives Top Innovation Award

Image of Wael Ahmed and team, along with Research Innovation Office team members, with their prize on campus.

Dr. Wael Ahmed and colleagues in the School of Engineering have designed an energy-efficient airlift pump which receives one of two U of G Innovation of the Year Awards for 2021.

Since 2016, the annual awards from the Office of Research and the Research Innovation Office recognize researchers for creative strategies or products that make a difference in people’s lives and have made or have the potential to generate value for Canada.

Learn more about FloNergia Inc., the company incorporated to commercialize this innovative technology.

Read the full release about the award winners, including the other prize winner, Dr. George van der Merwe and team in the College of Biological Science.

Congratulations to Ahmed and van der Merwe.