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Greg Kealey, dean of graduate
studies and University Research Professor, attended the 19th
International Congress of the
Peter Fenwick, member of Memorials Board of Regents, has been appointed director of communications and publications with the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, or AIMS, a Halifax-based think tank.
Dr. Claude Daley, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, was appointed director of the Ocean Engineering Research Centre as of July 1. A graduate of Princeton, Western, and the Helsinki University of Technology, Dr. Daleys research is in the area of ice mechanics and arctic ship structures. He has been teaching at Memorial in the Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering program for six years.
members from Memorial University were selected by the SSGRR in
Rome, Italy to share their ideas about Internet communications.
Biology and Education, and Dr. Ashoke Deb, Computer Science.
Located in a large isolated facility near Rome, the SSGRR (Scuola
Superiore G. Reiss Romoli) is the leading institution in Italy
for corporate training on computing infrastructure and information
management. For this six-day think tank, the SSGRR invited only
250 people from around the world; 100 industry leaders (including
Microsoft, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Lucent), and 150 academics.
The industry representatives were selected from SSGRRs
own list of best-known computing and information scientists and
engineers. The academics were selected by an independent team
of experts that reviewed the current literature for original
contributions to Internet research and development. The event
was held under the auspices of Telecom Italia Consortium.
The Tuck-Walters Award in Natural History was presented to Henry Mann, associate professor of biology at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. The award is sponsored by the Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and is given to individuals who have made an outstanding and enduring contribution to the advancement of natural history appreciation and protection in Newfoundland and Labrador, outside the parameters of their employment responsibilities. The presentation was made at the annual meeting of the Canadian Nature Federation held in Corner Brook in July.