2019 Year in Review
Highlighting our most-read stories from 2019.
2019 was a year of discovery, exploration, community and outreach for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. From international awards to national television and influencing policy, we present a look back at some of our top read stories from the year (ranked in order of readership).
10. ICON Fall 2019
November 25, 2019
Four CEPS students worked with a cohort of more than 30 from across campus to tackle the question: Can Guelph break free from plastic? On November 22, they pitched their strategic approach to an audience of peers and politicians, including mayor Guthrie and senator Black.
November 8, 2019
The College hosted its annual Awards Night to celebrate its high achieving students. The evening also featured CEPS trivia, a reception and an opportunity to recognize philanthropic contributions from friends of CEPS.
October 3, 2019
Professors Shawki Areibi (School of Engineering) and Gary Grewal (School of Computer Science) received the Michal Servit Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL Conference), making them the first research group to win this award two years in a row.
March 23, 2019
The CEPS presenters who moved forward to the University of Guelph 3MT® Final Competition included: PhD Candidate Saipriya Ramalingam for her presentation titled Toxic Seafood and Beyond; and MSc student Jennifer Crha for her presentation titled Vaccines at Guelph.
December 11, 2019
Fourth-year Bachelor of Science (Physics major) student Melanie Hudakoc and her dynamic family were on an episode of the newly launched Family Feud Canada. Melanie leveraged her background in physics when competing on the show.
February 22, 2019
Four CEPS Master’s Students have received a Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence (VSAI): Syeda Manjia Tahsien, Hannah Szentimrey, Arslan Kazmi, and Wanron Sun.
January 31, 2019
Gold-based nanomaterials could reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide. Chemistry prof. Aicheng Chen and his research team converted CO2, one of the primary greenhouse gases, into carbon monoxide (CO), which is a chemical that is useful for several industrial processes.
June 24, 2019
The inaugural CEPS faculty awards were presented to seven faculty members on June 20, 2019. The winning faculty included Mario Martinez, Animesh Dutta and Andrea Bradford (Engineering), Hermann Eberl, Daniel Ashlock and Lorna Deeth (Mathematics and Statistics), and Vladimir Ladizhanksy (Physics).