Co-op director's awards recognizes work term students and employers

May 31st, 2021

By Jackey Locke

Gordon Jin, academic staff member with the faculty's Co-operative Education Office, presents Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering student Elisha Farrell with an Outstanding Work Term Award.
Co-op director's awards recognizes work term students and employers

The Faculty of Engineering’s Co-operative Education Office recognized engineering work term students and employers at the Director’s Awards for Exemplary and Outstanding Work Terms ceremony.

The annual event celebrates and recognizes the progress and achievements of senior engineering students from the Class of 2021, who have exemplified excellence in both the performance and communications components on assigned work terms over the course of their program.

The event also recognizes the employers of the award-winning students for providing outstanding work term opportunities.

“We are very proud of our award winners,” said Anil Raheja, director, Engineering Co-operative Education Office. “From our wonderful students who have excelled during their work terms to our partner organizations for providing supportive and exceptional learning environments conducive to student success.”

This year’s award winners are below.

Exemplary Work Term recipients:

  • Ryan Butt, civil engineering
  • Mark Duffett, computer engineering
  • Moya Spencer, ocean and naval architectural engineering
  • Ian Walsh, mechanical engineering
  • Jonathan Winsor, electrical engineering

 Outstanding Work Term recipients:

  • Mark Belbin, electrical engineering
  • Jillian Breau, computer engineering
  • Jenna Broders, process engineering
  • Nigel Chaytor, civil engineering
  • Elisha Farrell, ocean and naval architectural engineering
  • Matthew Lawrence, mechanical engineering

The 2021 Employer Recognition Award Recipients are:

  • Agile Sensor Technologies Inc.
  • AMEC
  • Aker Solutions
  • Autonomous Oceans Systems Laboratory
  • Blackberry
  • Canada-Newfoundland & Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board
  • CAP Management Services Ltd.
  • C-CORE
  • Ciena Corporation
  • City of St. John’s
  • Department of Civil Engineering, Memorial University
  • Department of Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering, Memorial University
  • Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • ExxonMobil Canada
  • Google
  • Husky Energy
  • HYKE Technologies Inc.
  • Kiewit Offshore Services Ltd.
  • KLA Corporation
  • Kraken Robotics Systems Inc.
  • Lloyd’s Register
  • Lower Churchill Project, Nalcor Energy
  • Meridian Engineering Inc.
  • Mysa Smart Thermostat
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, Nalcor Energy
  • Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering, National Research Council of Canada
  • SEM Ltd.
  • Solace Power Inc.
  • Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • Tesla
  • Town of Grand Falls-Windsor
  • Wood

“Congratulations to all award winners,” said Dr. Dennis Peters, acting dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. “You make us proud and we are honoured to recognize your hard work and achievements. A sincere thank you to all of our work term employers for offering quality work term experiences to our students.”

The virtual event was held on May 20.

Contact

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000