News

2022


June

Engineering associate deans and alumna inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’s associate dean (research), associate dean (graduate studies) and an alumna are the newest fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

Engineering alumnus earns prestigious position at world-renowned organization

Dr. Kshama Roy’s (M.Eng.’12, PhD’17) professional career is taking off.

Engineering spring graduate wants to help save the Earth

Spring graduate Dr. Xudong Ye’s positive attitude is taking him places!

2021


October

Memorial engineering programs rising in world rankings

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is fourth overall and first in industry partnerships among comprehensive Canadian universities.

June

Return to campus set for July 13

To support the return to primarily in-person teaching and learning for fall semester 2021, all Memorial employees are expected to return to work on campus by Tuesday, July 13. Some employees may be required on campus earlier to support operational requirements, necessary services and Memorial’s core mandate.

May

From theory to real world: Almost $280,000 strengthens Memorial's innovation ecosystem

Memorial continues to support and enhance innovation and entrepreneurship in Newfoundland and Labrador.

April

Engineering research report celebrates innovation and excellence

Memorial University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science released its 2020 research report today, featuring the impactful and significant research of engineering professors and their students.

Public lecture to focus on N.L.'s technology sector and why engineers make great entrepreneurs

Newfoundland and Labrador’s technology sector is stimulating economic growth and fostering private-sector job creation directly and indirectly through support provided to industries such as health care, oil and gas, mining, energy, fisheries, aquaculture, and more.

Engineering expert part of ocean and transport green economy team

Memorial is playing an influential role in the future global green economy.

March

Engineering professor addresses infrastructure design under a changing climate

Climate change has been a global concern for generations. While the most recent global pandemic is dominating our thoughts and news stations these days, the threat of climate change remains a daunting reality.

Engineering students collaborate on a remote work term project with a community partner

How do two engineering students who have never met, design a greenhouse together during a pandemic?

February

Feb. 10 update

Update clarifying that Memorial will remain in a remote teaching, learning and work environment for the next two weeks. Information on travel restrictions; changes to density requirements; mental health resources.

Virtual panel on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

An award-winning researcher from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is participating in a national discussion as part of this year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Feb. 9 update for St. John's campuses

Based on the information released today by the provincial chief medical officer of health, Memorial University is supporting the province’s “circuit breaker” to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the St. John’s region.

Memorial is transitioning to a fully remote teaching, learning and work environment at the St. John’s, Signal Hill and Marine Institute campuses.

This change is in effect from Feb. 10-23. The university will continue to monitor the situation and will communicate any changes to this plan in advance.

Feb. 8 update for St. John's campuses

Based on the Feb. 8 COVID-19 update from the provincial Chief Medical Officer of Health, and meetings with Public Health about Memorial specifically, Memorial University has made some changes to operations on the St. John’s, Marine Institute and Signal Hill campuses. There are no changes at Grenfell Campus or the Labrador Institute.

Information about winter 2021 weather-related closures

As winter semester 2021 is primarily a remote teaching and learning environment, there are some changes to Memorial’s typical process for adverse weather. In the event of severe weather, buildings will be closed at the St. John’s, Signal Hill and Marine Institute campuses. Regularly scheduled on-campus classes and activities will be cancelled. Remote and online classes will continue. Staff should follow the usual snow day process for their unit. For more information, visit the Gazette.

January

Collaborative asphalt project to improve roads in N.L.

A project led by Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science researchers aims to improve asphalt used in pavement in the province’s capital.

Dr. Bing Chen inducted as Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’s Dr. Bing Chen has been named fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC).

2020


December

Engineering researcher receives the President's Award for Outstanding Research

Dr. Baiyu Helen Zhang, Canada Research Chair in Coastal Environmental Engineering and professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, has been honoured with the President's Award for Outstanding Research for 2020.

September

Update on winter 2021 semester

Memorial will continue to operate in a primarily remote teaching and learning environment for the winter 2021 semester. This decision was taken in a special meeting of the university Senate today. Read more in the Gazette.

Help limit the spread: Memorial endorses COVID Alert app

Recently the province of Newfoundland and Labrador adopted the new COVID Alert app to help prevent the spread of the virus. The app is designed to let Canadians know whether they may have been exposed to COVID-19. Memorial is endorsing the app and encourages faculty, staff and students to voluntarily download the app for free to help protect yourself and others.

August

Non-medical face masks mandatory beginning Aug. 24

Since early July, Memorial has strongly encouraged wearing non-medical masks while on campus. Beginning Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 masks must be worn in public indoor spaces in Newfoundland and Labrador as issued in a special measures order by Newfoundland and Labrador’s Chief Medical Officer. Therefore, non-medical masks will be mandatory beginning on Monday for Memorial faculty, staff, students and visitors.

July

Engineering professor receives recognition from national organization

A professor and head of the Department of Civil Engineering has been elected as a fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE).

Laboratory instruction for some engineering students

As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial is offering online/remote learning for students enrolled in the spring and fall 2020 semesters.

However, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science will deliver some in-person, on-campus laboratory instruction for select courses in the fall 2020 semester that include a laboratory component.

COVID-19 prevention best practices

The province has been successful at flattening the curve of COVID-19. It’s important to continue to be vigilant and ensure we keep in mind that preventing another outbreak or minimizing impacts will depend on our collective adherence to best practices.

Update on fall semester

On July 14 undergraduate students of Memorial University will begin the course registration process for the fall semester. In preparation for this task, we would like to remind the university community that teaching and learning will take place in a primarily remote and online teaching and learning environment in fall 2020.

Correction: Update on fall semester

Students in designated courses in Engineering will have limited forms of in-person, on-campus lab activities which will be communicated separately from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science to students. Incorrect information appeared in an earlier Newsline message.

June

Fall fees

Suspension of two student fees to continue in fall semester

Alert Level 2 update: living in our campus communities with COVID-19

As the province moves to alert level 2, Memorial has completed the process to provide faculty access to their individual offices on the St. John’s campus, the libraries are moving to expand services in all six of their branches and the Botanical Garden has opened for the season with health and safety measures in place.

Campus access: remaining buildings on St. John`s Campus

As a follow up regarding building access for faculty on St. John’s campus, beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, June 24, all remaining buildings including Physical Education, St. John’s College, Music, Spencer, Coughlan College and Ocean Sciences Centre will be ready for faculty members to return to their individual offices from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Doors will remain locked and access will be by key or card access, which can be coordinated with your unit's key requester.

Faculty access to additional buildings on St. John’s campus

As a follow up regarding building access for faculty on St. John`s campus, beginning Monday, June 22, buildings for Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Education, Queen’s College, Business, Henrietta Harvey and Biotechnology will be ready for individual faculty members to return from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Doors will remain locked and access will be by key or card access.

Faculty access to Bruneau, Engineering and Earth Sciences buildings starts Thursday

As a follow up to last week’s message regarding building access for faculty on St. John`s campus, beginning Thursday, June 18, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, Engineering and Earth Sciences buildings will be ready for individual faculty members to return from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Engineering graduate's positive attitude has helped her excel

Xiaoyu Dong loves a challenge.

The newly minted Dr. Dong arrived at Memorial in 2016 to begin a master of engineering (M.Eng.) degree, but in four short years she has completed not only her M.Eng. degree, but a PhD as well.

Plan for faculty return to campus

As a follow up to last week’s message, we want to provide an update regarding the plan to enable faculty to return to individual offices on a more regular basis.

Update: Guiding Principles for Living with COVID-19 in our communities and more

Newfoundland and Labrador continues to operate under Public Health COVID-19 Alert Levels, which outline services, businesses and functions allowed to operate at each alert level. The province is currently scheduled to move to Alert Level 3 on Monday, June 8. Work is ongoing at Memorial to implement a phased resumption of on-campus academic, research and administrative activities, in consideration of government’s five-level approach.

May

Memorial's Pension Plan during the COVID-19 pandemic

We are living in unprecedented socio-economic times. As a result, many pension plan members, both retired and still working, may be concerned about their pension and their own long term financial security.

As you might expect, the Memorial University Pension Plan, like many others across the country, has experienced some financial challenges due to the investment market turmoil brought on by the combined effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and world oil prices.

Memorial to offer remote program delivery for fall 2020

Memorial University will welcome new and returning students to a primarily remote teaching and learning environment for the fall semester. Full in-person, on-campus courses will not resume before January 2021.

COVID-19 update to university

As we approach Monday, May 11, and the scheduled move to COVID-19 Alert Level 4 as outlined by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, many of you may wonder what that means for Memorial. At this point, none of the restrictions currently in place at Memorial will change if the Level 4 status is implemented by the province on May 11.

April

Update from the Department of Human Resources

Further to previous messaging from the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) regarding the ramping up of remote work, managers should now be engaging with all staff to determine work that can be completed remotely.

Guide to Financial Supports and Programs

Student Life has created a comprehensive Guide to Financial Supports and Employment Programs.

Self-Service Grading Option page extended for 24 hours

As this has been an unprecedented semester and some instructors will not be able to submit Winter 2020 grades until April 25, the Student Self-Service Grading Option page will remain available to students for an additional 24 hours, closing on Sunday, April 26 at 12:00 p.m. (NDT).

Status of fall 2020 semester

Memorial University is actively considering scenarios for innovative program delivery for the fall 2020 semester. We are committed to providing students with full access to our quality academic programs, despite the challenges that may come.

Building update April 16: Further building access controls for all campuses

Message from the President and Provost

Due to the unprecedented emergency situation that has resulted in the declaration of a Public Health Emergency in Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University is enacting further measures related to buildings access on all our campuses to enhance social distancing and keep our community safe. By ensuring we are aware of who is on campus, we are better able to protect the health and safety of our faculty, staff and students who must come to campus.

Update on general admissions for 2020-21 academic year

On Tuesday, April 14, Memorial’s Senate waived the undergraduate general admission overall average requirement of 70 per cent for Newfoundland and Labrador high school students in the graduating class of 2020 who apply to attend Memorial University in the 2020-21 academic year (Fall 2020, Winter 2021, or Spring 2021).

Reminder: Personal protective equipment (PPE) collection

As a reminder, Memorial continues to identify and collect personal protective equipment (PPE) which may be held by units throughout the university.

St. John's campus revised building hours

Effective April 9, Memorial is phasing in reduced building access on St. John's campus, beginning with reduced building hours. Buildings will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday and will be locked on weekends and holidays. 

Student emergency funds

Many students are facing a range of stressful disruptions in their lives as a result of the worldwide health pandemic. Cancellation of all in-person classes, a full move to remote learning and having to quickly vacate residences – combined with isolation measures, job loss and travel bans – have created particular hardships for students who lack other supports.

A message from Dr. Vianne Timmons

As we start the week, I wanted to pause for a moment to express a sincere thank you to the hundreds of critical employees who have been working tirelessly and constantly since the start of Memorial’s COVID-19 response.

Update on student fees and PAS/FAL choice

Suspension of two student fees for spring semester and update on PAS/FAL choice

March

Spring registration update

Information on revised start date for Spring registration for graduate and undergraduate students

Message to the university community from Dr. Gary Kachanoski

This has been a momentous week at Memorial as the first week of remote instruction draws to a close. I want to send a heartfelt thanks to all of our students, faculty and staff for your patience, hard work and perseverance in making this transition happen. It has taken an army of people to get us here, and the job is certainly not over yet. We must continue to work together toward the successful completion of the winter 2020 semester for our students.

Update on Feild Hall residence, research and the Writing Centre

Update on Feild Hall residence; on-campus research and scholarly activities, fieldwork and interaction with research participants; and the Writing Centre

Statement on Feild Hall residence

The health and safety of our students is our primary concern during these unprecedented times. In consultation with Memorial University, The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) has given notice to Feild Hall residents notice to vacate the building. This decision was made based on health and safety considerations. Memorial has made an offer to relocate students to another residence, MacPherson Hall. The university is providing each of the residents a room at a discounted rate so that they will pay no additional rent. As well, the university will provide the students, at a discounted rate, access to the university meal plan.

Student Update

Information on counselling services and computer labs

Faculty and staff update on critical functions, remote work and prioritizing work assignments

Thank you for your patience and support as we continue to work together to transition our operations while maintaining our commitment to support students, faculty and staff. Over the past week you’ve likely had questions about what you should be working on from home. The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and your managers have been working to identity what functions are most critical at this time, and how we continue our work during this uncertain time.

Updates on enrolment verification, remote academic advising, bookstore resources

This update includes information about Registrar's Office and School of Graduate Studies processing times, remote academic advising options at all campuses and resources available for students from the bookstore.

Processing and service times for Registrar's Office and School of Graduate Studies

Most of the Registrar’s Office staff and School of Graduate Studies staff are working remotely. As a result, processing and service times for many of our services have increased, including requests for enrolment verification letters, official transcripts, supporting admission documents, etc. As we continue to practice social distancing, we are discouraging students from coming on campus at this time to drop off or pick up documents. Please do not visit our offices at this time.

Health Research Ethics Authority Research Ethics Office

The Health Research Ethics Authority (HREA) Research Ethics Office (REO) has been closely monitoring the developments related to COVID-19. In light of recent restrictions, the REO of the Health Research Ethics Board (HREB) wishes to advise researchers that, effective immediately, their research protocols must be modified or delayed to avoid face-to-face personal interactions with research participants.

UPDATED INFORMATION: Classrooms, teaching labs and study rooms closing on all campuses

Updated opening hours and occupancy limits for computer labs that remain open for students who do not have personal computer access for remote learning.

Update on spring semester, spring convocation and MUNSafe

Memorial’s spring semester, including intersession and summer session, will continue with remote instruction of all courses at all campuses. This means in-person on-campus courses will not resume before September 2020 Additionally, Memorial will will postpone Spring Convocation 2020 ceremonies that were scheduled for May 14 in Corner Brook and May 26-29 in St. John’s.

 

Classrooms, teaching labs and study rooms closing on all campuses

Effective tomorrow, Monday, March 23, instruction at Memorial University officially resumes remotely.

Accessible remote teaching and learning guidelines

The Blundon Centre has developed guidelines to assist faculty and instructors with incorporating accessibility into remote teaching and learning approaches.

Message from the President to the University Community

This has been an unprecedented week for our university and our communities. I hope you are each taking care of yourselves, practicing social distancing and hand washing, and doing your part to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Supporting research activities during COVID-19

As Memorial and the world assess the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial is committed to supporting our researchers in continuing their research activities.

Update for engineering co-operative education students regarding current and upcoming work terms

The Faculty's Engineering Co-operative Education Office has created this frequently asked questions document that will continue to be updated as decisions are made and information is available to be shared.

Academic updates

Spring semester registration, waived regulations and more information for students

Update for students, employees and instructors

Information for instructors, remote workers, students and employees.

Update on final exams for Winter 2020 semester

Students are advised that there will be no final exams taking place on campus in April. This includes both on campus and online invigilated exams. A proposal regarding final exams has been approved.

Update from the Office of the Vice-President (Research)

Activities for faculty, staff and students (undergraduate and graduate) in all research laboratories will be suspended from 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, onward.

Update for employees regarding work arrangements

Following the message earlier today regarding suspension of classes, employees should consult with their managers immediately regarding their work arrangement.

Update on suspension of classes and change in library hours - 12:55 p.m.

Based on ongoing consultation with units and a determination of their ability to be responsive, and the evolving public health environment, Memorial University has moved up the timeline for suspension of all classes. As of end of day Tuesday, March 17, all classes (in person and online) on all campuses will be suspended. Unless your individual instructor has advised otherwise, all academic programming, including midterms and evening classes, will go ahead today, March 17. Remote delivery of classes is scheduled to resume on Monday, March 23, as previously announced. Students with questions about their classes should contact their instructor.

Update on COVID-19 response - March 16

This important update includes information for students, faculty and staff. Of particular note: all students who reside on the island of Newfoundland are required to vacate student residences by end of day, Friday, March 20. Childcare Centre is closed immediately until further notice. Memorial is encouraging remote work with the understanding that university priorities are the health and safety of students, faculty and staff; maintaining the academic integrity of the semester; and critical university operations. To allow for social distancing and to help employees manage the current demands, employees are asked to work with their supervisor to facilitate remote work arrangements where operationally feasible. Unless you currently have arrangements with your supervisor, report to work as scheduled.

2019


October

Public lecture to discuss how road conditions in N.L. can be improved

If you’ve driven in Newfoundland and Labrador, you know that pot holes, ruts and cracking pavement are safety concerns for drivers.

MCE among top five emerging entrepreneurship centres in the world

The Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship (MCE) has been recognized as one of the top five emerging entrepreneurship centres in the world.

Inaugural iron pin ceremony welcomes first-year engineering students into the program

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science held its first iron pin ceremony.

September

Critical research: More than $5.5 million in federal funding to focus on enhancing oil spill response measures

The federal government is investing more than $5.5 million into multidisciplinary research led by Memorial that focuses on techniques and technologies to aid in oil spill response in Canada.

August

The big 5-0 - Celebrating 50 years of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science with Canada's first woman astronaut

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is celebrating its golden anniversary this weekend with more than 200 alumni and friends, including Canadian space legend Dr. Roberta Bondar.

We're golden: Celebrating 50 years of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

In the fall of 1969, a newly created Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial welcomed 155 students into a full engineering program for the first time.

July

Protecting Canada's oceans: Memorial-led team receives $1.65 million to address environmental problems in Canada's oceans and estuaries

A member of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is leading an international team that has been awarded $1.65 million in federal funding to protect Canada’s oceans and estuaries.

June

Celebrating 50 years of engineering education

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is celebrating 50 years of engineering education in the province and we want you to help us celebrate.

2018


November

Concept to solution: Student design improves music therapy at local nursing home

Engineering students Amir Elzaher and Jaffer Alkarim Jaffer were completing their work terms recently when the opportunity to work on some community projects with the Tetra Society came up.

October

Excellence recognized: Engineering honours outstanding alumni

Engineering alumni Kim Keating and Earl Ludlow are the recipients of the faculty’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2017 and 2018, respectively.

January

Crowd favourite

A team of winter-minded Memorial engineering students competed in the 44th annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) in Kitchener, Ont., from Jan. 24-28.

2017


November

Engineering professor is new Canada Research Chair

Dr. Helen Zhang, an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, is the Canada Research Chair in Coastal Environmental Engineering.

August

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Reunion 2017 postponed to later date

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has decided to postpone its Reunion 2017, which was originally set for September 8, to a date in October. 

Gordon Jin appointed chair of national committee

Gordon Jin, an academic staff member with the engineering co-operative education office was appointed chair of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering’s (CSCE) Honours and Fellowships Committee for a two-year term.

Registration is now open for Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Reunion 2017!

We had such a great time with you at Reunion 2016, we’re back this year with Reunion 2017! On September 8, come remember your days at Memorial and explore the university as it is today.

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science receives positive accreditation review of undergraduate programs

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has received good news of a positive accreditation decision for its six undergraduate programs from the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).

Memorial graduates recognized for exceptional achievements

Technology trailblazer. Memorial champion. Opera star. Community builder.

April

Dr. Leonard Lye inducted as Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada

Dr. Leonard Lye, associate dean, graduate studies, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, was inducted as a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) on April 1 for his exceptional contributions to the engineering profession.

March

Rajib Dey awarded prestigious Chancellor's Award with Fry Family Foundation Leadership Award

Rajib Dey had more than one reason to celebrate when he received his doctor of philosophy degree (PhD) at Memorial University this past October. Mr. Dey was also awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Graduate Award with the Fry Family Foundation Award.

Experiential engineers

Engineers have an obligation to use their technical expertise to make the world a better place. One of the ways they do this is by giving back to their communities. Memorial’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has partnered with local not-for-profit community groups to teach students how engineers can have positive impacts on their communities and reinforce the values that engineers serve the world.

February

Giant presence

Dr. Angus Bruneau, founding dean of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial, has passed away at the age of 81.

2016


July

A space to grow

Midway through the initiative to double the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science between 2012 and 2021, incremental space in the new Core Science Facility will mean additional space for laboratories, design studios and offices.

Core Science Facility tender cancelled; will be revised, re-issued

Memorial University has cancelled the major construction tender for its Core Science Facility (CSF) because the bids received for this work were higher than expected.

May

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science releases 2015 Annual Research report

The faculty's 2015 Annual Research Report now available online.

April

Combatting oil spills: Laboratory recognized worldwide for pioneering marine pollution control

Dr. Bing Chenn established and leads the Northern Region Persistent Organic Pollution Control (NRPOP) Laboratory - the first of its kind in Canada.

Engineering student wins bronze medal at national wrestling competition

Third-year civil engineering student Dennis Sutton is wrestling his way through university – but not in the way you think. Last month, the St. John’s native won a bronze medal at the 2016 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Wrestling Championships, hosted by Brock University.

March

Canstruction: You can make a difference

According to the Community Food Sharing Association’s website, there are currently thousands of people in Newfoundland and Labrador who don’t know where their next meal is coming from, and children in our schools who are distracted because they are hungry.

2015


December

Public lecture to talk about potential offshore oil spill accidents

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University will host a public lecture on Wednesday, Dec. 16 to talk about offshore oil spill response in harsh environments using enhanced dispersion and biodegradation.

New Teaching and Learning Chair in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Dr. Janna Rosales is the inaugural Chair for Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

November

So surreal: Engineering student is Canada's Smartest Person

Fourth-year electrical engineering student Katy Warren beat out seven other finalists on the Nov. 22 finale of CBC Television’s Canada’s Smartest Person and claimed the show's coveted title.

October

Is a Memorial engineering student Canada's Smartest Person?

Winning in the fourth round of CBC’s competition series, Canada’s Smartest Person, on Oct. 25, earned fourth-year electrical engineering student Katy Warren a spot in the finals to compete against six other finalists to claim the title of Canada’s Smartest Person.

September

Jonas Roberts awarded prestigious Chancellor's Award with the Fry Family Foundation Leadership Award

When Jonas Roberts crossed the stage at spring convocation to receive his doctor of philosophy degree, he had more than one reason to be proud. Dr. Roberts not only received his doctoral degree but he also received the Chancellor’s Graduate Award with the Fry Foundation Leadership Award.

July

New Wood Group Chair in Arctic and Harsh Environment Engineering appointed at Memorial University

Memorial University has welcomed a new research chairholder. Dr. Hodjat Shiri joined the Department of Civil Engineering as the Wood Group Chair in Arctic and Harsh Environment Engineering and assistant professor on June 15.

June

Dr. Amgad Hussein inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

A member of Memorial's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) this past May in recognition of his excellence in civil engineering and contributions to the profession.

Memorial hosting international workshop on information theory

The 14th Canadian Workshop on Information Technology (CWIT 2015) will be held in St. John’s from July 6-9. It will be the first time this biennial, research-oriented workshop will be held in Newfoundland.

Doug Oldford awarded Suncor Challenge Coin

Retiring Memorial engineering co-op coordinator Doug Oldford has a coin that money can’t buy.

National engineering academy inducts three individuals with ties to Memorial

The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) inducted a number of alumni, faculty members and longtime Memorial University supporters to its membership at its 2015 annual general meeting and symposium in Hamilton, Ont., June 4.

May

Gordon Jin inducted as EIC Fellow

Gordon Jin, academic staff member for co-operative education with the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, was inducted as a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) on May 26 for his contributions to the profession. He was one of 21 engineers in Canada inducted during the institute’s annual awards gala in Montreal.

March

Living the dream

For St. John’s native Mollie Jameson, the dream of one day working at Fisher Price has become a reality. After seeing an online job posting, submitting her resume and following up with a phone call that accidentally put her on the line with the company’s chief engineer, the fourth-year mechanical engineering student is currently completing her fifth work term at the American toy company and it is everything she had dreamed it would be and more.

Video series recognizes Memorial's ambitious goal of doubling research

Memorial University is proud to launch Research in Focus, a four-part video series that recognizes the university’s research aspirations for the next five years.

Biofuels: a clean energy alternative

Heating your home or powering your car using fuel made from scraps of wood and food waste is not necessarily a farfetched idea.

2014


September

Our double vision is 2020

Memorial’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is expanding to meet needs of the province

June

Valuing his time

A member of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has been recognized for his outstanding volunteer service.