Faculty Awards

SoCS Professor wins 2024 CSA Teaching Excellence Award

On March 19th, SoCS Professor Ritu Chaturvedi was awarded the Central Student Union (CSA) 2024 Teaching Excellence Award, along with SoE Professor Dr. Mohamad Abou el Nasr. This award is a student-nominated award that recognizes professors' "significant contributions to teaching through their dedication, innovation, and commitment to excellence". 

Congratulations Dr. Chaturvedi!

Dr. Richard Zytner recognized by the PEO

The Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) has awarded Dr. Zytner with the 2023 Ontario Volunteer Service Awards for 30 years of service. The award pays tribute to volunteers for continuous years of commitment and dedication to the PEO. 

Congratulations to Dr. Zytner for recognition of his dedicated service to the Engineering profession.

Congratulations to two CEPS Professors

The 2023 UGFA Award Winners were announced, and CEPS brought home the hardware!

Associate Professor Abdallah Elsayed from Engineering was one of five faculty recognized from across U of G and received the Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching. Assistant Professor, Mike Massa from Physics was the sole recipient of the Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Innovation in Teaching.

School of Engineering Staff Member Wins Award

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Bogdan Bunescu, Information Technology Manager for the School of Engineering, is the recipient of the 2023 PSA Emerging Leader Staff Award of Excellence.

CEPS Annual College Awards

The 2023 Annual College Awards recognize faculty and staff for their commitment to academic and research excellence. 

CEPS Excellence in Undergraduate Research Supervision Award 

Prof. Adrian Schwan​, Dept. Chemistry

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CEPS Assistant Professor Research Excellence Award

Prof. Sheng Yang​, School of Engineering

Two Engineering Faculty Recognized With University Teaching Leadership Fellows

The University Teaching Leadership Fellows are a distinguished and cross-disciplinary community of educators who act as institutional change agents by engaging in educational leadership, research, advocacy, networking, service, and mentoring to promote educational excellence. The Fellows will lead and support teaching initiatives and contribute to college and institutional cultures of open discourse and critical reflection about teaching, learning, and student success.

Dr. Aicheng Chen Receives the Ricardo Aroca Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada

Dr. Aicheng Chen, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, was presented with the Ricardo Aroca Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada for his contributions to the field of analytical chemistry.

The award, sponsored by the University of Windsor, is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of analytical chemistry while working in Canada.

Chemistry Staff Receive Exemplary Staff Award

Image of exemplary award staff recipients and University of Guelph leadershipThe Department of Chemistry lab coordinator team, comprising of Robert Reed, Kate Stuttaford, Jennifer Proulx and Dara Schaefer, have received the University of Guelph's 2022 Exemplary Team Recognition Award for their outstanding efforts to deliver high-quality learning experiences to students including pivots related to COVID-19.