The Fellowship for Excellence in Graduate Studies was awarded to Marc-Antoine Lauzon, a doctoral student in chemical engineering at the Université de Sherbrooke.

Marc-Antoine Lauzon has had an admirable career in his Ph.D. program in chemical engineering at the Université de Sherbrooke. He has a perfect grade point average (4.3 out of 4.3).

He is holder of the Alexander Graham Bell Doctoral Scholarship (CGS D) from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and received the Governor General’s Medal (graduate studies) in 2014.

Special Issue 2 - Spring 2016

Student Award of Merit

The winner of the third Student Award of Merit, Jérémy Brouillard, studies automated manufacturing engineering at the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS).
 
Since beginning his studies, Jérémy Brouillard has discovered a true passion for rugby, a sport he only started playing in 2012. Thanks to his great determination, he quickly improved and did more than just earn a spot on the ETS rugby team; he was elected its president in 2013. He then recruited players and coaches, found funding, organized meetings…His efforts yielded results, since his team was accepted into the university championships and made it to the semifinals!

Special Issue 2 - Spring 2016

Student Award of Merit

Liane Bernstein is interested in medical imaging methods, and this September, she will begin the Ph.D. program at MIT in Boston.

For Liane Bernstein, innovation is at the core of engineering physics, and engineering physicists have a responsibility to help design new technologies, to the best of their abilities, in order to improve the quality of life of humans and protect the Earth.

Special Issue 2 - Spring 2016

In this special spring issue, Streng.th invites you to learn more about the 2016 recipients of the Fellowship for Excellence in Graduate Studies and the three Student Awards of Merit.

The recipients of these awards received them during the Soirée de l’excellence en génie on April 18 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, in conjunction with the OIQ’s 2016 Annual Conference.

Special Issue 2 - Spring 2016

Student Award of Merit

Yixin Deng, an undergraduate student at McGill University, is convinced that the engineering profession revolves around two key principles: sustainable development and diversity.

She wants to apply this philosophy to the field of energy by promoting investment in green technologies within the oil industry.

Her flair for entrepreneurship has allowed her to create two businesses during her studies and act in various capacities at different companies in the oil industry.