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Enhancing UVic Engineering’s Infrastructure to better serve the community.

Dr. Tom Tiedje,

BASc (Toronto), MSc, Ph.D. (British Columbia), PEng

Fellow of American Physical Society, Royal Society of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering, Canadian Society of Senior Engineers

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Dean of Engineering,

University of Victoria

 

Dean of Engineering at UVic since 2008, previously at UBC as Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Head of Physics and Astronomy, Director of Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Lab. 1977-1987 Researcher and Group Leader Exxon Research and Engineering Company.

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA COOP REPORT AWARDS

 

Awards will be presented at the 06 October lunch meeting to the winners of the Co-Op Spring WorkTerm reports Awards of Excellence.  Members of the VIES/CSSE Fellows judged for the reports nominated by the UVIC Engineering and Computer Science Co-op Office for the Awards described below. To adjudicate the two distinct Awards, we referred to the original goals defined below to identify the ‘professional characteristics’ that the Awards are intended to highlight and encourage.

 

Sponsor: IEEE  for Communication Excellence

 

It is clear that communication skills are critical for professional success.  Without clear communications, engineering career paths are limited. It is never too early to pay attention to this important professional attribute.  The adjudicators put extra weight on the ability of the student to clearly identify the problem to be solved, the plan of work, sound conclusions and recommendations.  The benefits of the engineering work to the company or customer may be lost if clear recommendations that can lead to good, ongoing action plans are not communicated to the client.

 

Carly Stokes – Feasibility of Low Embodied Energy Softwood Lumber Drying Systems on the West Coast of British Columbia

 

 

Sponsor: CAMP 23 of the Corporation of the Seven Wardens for Client Impact

 

There is an engineering approach to solving problems beyond the application of advanced technical skills.  This award recognizes students who have been able to apply a methodical approach to solving a client’s problem which are primarily technical in nature, that has a clear impact on their employer's business. It usually takes into account the costs and benefits of the solution created by the student.  

 

Sema Hamidi – Construction of New Building vs. Renovating Existing Facilities for Canadian Navy Enhanced Navy Boarding Party & Boat Troop

Event Properties

Event Date 10-06-2017 11:30 am
Event End Date 10-06-2017 1:30 pm
Capacity 70
Individual Price Regular:$25 | Students:$10
Location
Oak Bay Recreation Centre
1975 Bee St, Victoria, BC V8R 5E6, Canada Victoria, BC V8R 5E6 Canada
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