Student Awards

Engineering Student Wins Kishaadigeh Award

School of Engineering Water Resources Engineering student Emma McNeill is the recipient of the University of Guelph Student Experience Award, Kishaadigeh Award.

This award is presented to a First Nations, Métis or Inuit student who is engaged in co-curricular activities that enrich their educational experience and is achieving well academically. The recipient is also connected in meaningful ways to the larger community, actively encouraging others to become involved and is a role model for other Indigenous learners.

Engineering Student Wins Imaging Network Ontario Presentation Award

Headshot of MiriamSchool of Engineering Master of Applied Science student Miriam Naim Ibrahim received an Oral Presentation Award at the 20th Annual Imaging Network Ontario Symposium in March 2022 for her presentation: Automated Fatty Liver Disease Detection in Point-of-Care Ultrasound B-Mode Images. 

Engineering Student Wins Award for Environmental Advocacy

School of Engineering student Ally Zaheer has been awarded the 2022 Environmental Stewardship Award from the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students. The award recognizes an engineering student who has either founded or made significant improvements to an environmental protection or stewardship initiative.

Read about some of Ally's achievements.

Congratulations, Ally!

Physics Student Wins Canadian Association of Physicists Award

Headshot of Dan FloricaDepartment of Physics student Jay Florica has been awarded the 2021 Allan Carswell Physics Educator Scholarship from the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) in recognition of Florica's outstanding academic record and exceptional teaching potential.

Five CEPS Graduate Students Accepted to U of G's Highly Qualified Personnel Program

 Dmoenique Mastronardi, Leonardo Melo, Michael Pupulin, Peter Zytner, Sarah Rixon
Five graduate students in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences have been named Scholars in the University of Guelph's Highly Qualified Personnel program, funded jointly through Food from Thought and the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance.

Congratulations to the outstanding recipients who span the School of Engineering and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics!

Sixty-seven CEPS Students Receive 2021 Fall Awards

Each fall, the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) presents dozens of awards to undergraduate students based on their academic achievements, community contributions, and leadership. 

The CEPS Dean's Office, the School of Computer Science, and the School of Engineering presented 67 awards virtually to outstanding undergraduate students in Fall 2021.

Read the full story.

Julie Zettl awarded the Thomas Krug Memorial Scholarship

Julie Zettl is this year’s recipient of the Thomas Krug Memorial Scholarship. The Thomas Krug Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Thomas Krug, who showed immense commitment to environmental stewardship through his 30-year career at Geosyntec applying novel approaches to environmental remediation. Julie’s research project reflects Thomas’ commitment to environmental stewardship in northern Canada. She will take part in a study of groundwater quality in the Liard Basin near the community of Fort Liard. Dr.

Erika Ziraldo Receives the Honda Outstanding Student Paper Award

University of Guelph PhD engineering student Erika Ziraldo was awarded the Outstanding Student Paper Award in the Honda Student Session at the 2021 International Driving Assessment Conference. The award, sponsored by American Hoda Motor Company, Inc., provides a certificate and cash award to the winner. "Award recipients showcase the best and brightest internationally in the field of human factors driving research" said Daniel McGehee, PhD, Organizing Committee Co-Chair.