Congratulation to Erika Ziraldo who won the SAE Myers Award for Outstanding Student Paper, which recognizes an exceptional student technical paper. Established in 1997, this award is given annually for the best technical paper presented by a student. The paper must be based on work done by the lead author(s) while a student. The presentation must be made by the student at a major SAE meeting. Technical papers presented from June through May of the following year are eligible for the award annually. Erika won for her paper entitled “Driver response to left incurring path intrusions at sign-controlled intersections”
Congratulations to Erika Ziraldo who was selected by SAE International as one of four winners of the SAE Student/Young Professional Technical Paper Competition (selected by SAE's Competition Review Panel from the two highest scored student and two highest scored young professional papers). Erika won for her paper entitled “Driver response to left incurring path intrusions at sign-controlled intersections”
Congratulations to Janik Habegger on winning an Ontario Graduate Scholarship
Congratulations to Shujath Khan on her successful M.Eng. Defense
Congratulations to Purvin Shah on his successful M.Eng. Defense
Congratulations to Erika Ziraldo on winning a Mitacs Accelerate Internship with Kodsi Forensic Engineering
Congratulations to Alex Barrie on his successful May M.A.Sc. Defense
Congratulations to Calvin Young on passing his Ph.D. Qualifying Exam in May
Congratulations to Drew Anderson on passing his Ph.D. Qualifying Exam in April
Congratulations to Lynn Dony on her successful January M.A.Sc. Defense
Congratulations to Alex Nolan on his successful January M.A.Sc. Defense
Congratulations to David Johnson on his successful December M.Eng. Defense.
Congratulations to Erika Ziraldo on winning the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) Undergraduate Student Paper Award at the 49th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) and the 6th CROSH Conference in Sudbury, Ontario in October. Erika won for her paper entitled "Design and validation of a prototype wearable device for automating low back injury risk factor quantification during manual materials handling". Erika's co-authors are Michele Oliver and fellow Engineering Capstone Design group members Hannah Arthurs, Elise Huet and Jessie Leith.
Congratulations to Dhrumil Mehta on his successful September M.Eng. Defense.
Congratulations to Danielle Filio on her successful July M.A.Sc. Defense.
Congratulations to Drew Anderson on his three year NSERC Postgraduate Doctoral Program Scholarship.
Congratulations to Sarah DeDecker who was selected as a Finalist for the American Society of Biomechanics Doctoral Student Presentation Competition to be held August 8-11th, 2018 in Rochester, Minnesota at the Mayo Civic Center. Sarah's paper is entitled 'Does fatigue affect wrist kinematics during a repetitive pick-and-place task?' and her co-authors are Bryan Piper, and co-advisors Karen Gordon and Michele Oliver.
Congratulations to Bryan Piper (5th from left) on winning First Place at the 2018 Canadian Bone and Joint Conference in the Novel Wearable Technology Solutions for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation category. Bryan won for his paper entitled 'Discrimination between hand/wrist occupational tasks using an instrumented wrist brace'. The award was presented in May 2018 and Bryan's co-authors were Michele Oliver and his M.A.Sc. Advisor, Karen Gordon.
Congratulations to Hannah Arthurs, Elise Huet, Jessie Leith and Erika Ziraldo who won First Prize in the 2018 Minerva Canada James Ham Safe Design Engineering Student Awards contest. They won for their Engineering Capstone Design project entitled "Ergolift: An Ergonomic Lifting Risk Assessment Device". The award was presented at the 2018 Partners in Prevention National Safety Conference in May.
Congratulations to Diego Gonzalez on his successful December M.Eng. Defense.
Congratulations to the DRiVE Lab on being named one of The University of Guelph's 150 Innovations in commemoration of Canada's sesquicentennial.
Congratulations to Danielle Filio on winning one of two Honorable Mention Awards for the Honda Outstanding Student Award presented at the 9th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment,Training and Vehicle Design in Manchester Village, Vermont in June 2017. Danielle presented her award winning paper entitled 'Head mounted displays versus wrap around screens: The effect of display modality on driver response to unexpected pedestrian crossings during simulated driving'. Her co-authors are Michele Oliver and Danielle's fellow graduate student colleagues, Lynn Dony and Diego Gonzalez.