Robert G. Auld and Reg Friesen Competitions

Sunday, 16 October 2016
14:00-18:00
QCCC, Room 206A

Robert G. Auld Student Paper Competition

Sponsored by the Robert G. Auld Fund

This competition allows students to speak on any aspect of chemical engineering. This can include work experience as well as a design or research project. This presentation is of a technical nature.

The 2016 winners of the Robert G. Auld Student Paper Competition are:

  • 1st place Ziyu Bao, University of Toronto
  • 2nd place Christina Bitar, University of Ottawa
  • 3rd place Benjamin King, University of Ottawa

Eligibility

This competition is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled in a Canadian chemical engineering program.

Deadline

September 26, 2016

Award

First prize: $300 and a certificate
Second prize: $200 and a certificate
Third prize: $150 and a certificate
Prizes will be announced at the Student Banquet.

Abstract Submission

Submit an abstract including the title, presenters name(s) and university, and a brief summary (100 to 200 words) of your talk.

Talk Format

The oral presentations will be 10–15 minutes in length (depending on the number of participants) including a 2–3 minute question period. Projector and laptop will be provided.

Judging

There will be a panel of 3 judges representing industry, government and/or academia.

Questions and abstracts should be sent to: awards@cheminst.ca

Reg Friesen Student Oral Paper Competition

Sponsored by the Chemistry Education Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada

This competition is intended to encourage students to present papers of general interest concerning the following: critical evaluation of their educational experiences; innovative learning/teaching strategies and materials; other topics that address chemistry or chemical engineering education. This is a non-technical presentation.

The 2016 Reg Friesen Student Oral Paper Competition winners are:

  • 1st place Scott Proulx, University of Ottawa
  • 2nd place Leah Goettler and Albert Liu, University of Alberta

Eligibility

This competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in a Canadian chemical engineering program.

Deadline

September 26, 2016

Award

First prize: $350 and a certificate
Second prize: $150 and a certificate
Prizes will be announced at the Student Banquet.

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should include the title, presenters name(s) and university, and a brief summary (100 to 200 words) of your talk.

Talk Format

The oral presentations will be 10 - 15 minutes in length(depending on the number of participants) including a 2-3 minute question period. Projector and laptop will be provided.

Judging

A panel of judges representing industry, government and academia.

Questions and abstracts should be sent to: awards@cheminst.ca