Carleton University

  • March 26, 2014

    Suzan Bsat, grad student and entrepreneur

    As a Carleton University biomedical and mechanical engineering student, Suzan Bsat didn't expect her undergrad courses on computer programming to be put to much use. Then she applied for a contract job as a computer programmer while working on her master's degree.

    "A doctor wanted someone to spend a few weeks designing an app for his personal...
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  • December 2, 2013

    Co-op helps student start career

    James Melville is on his way to a career in mechanical engineering and he attributes Carleton University's co-op program to his success.

    Melville, 21, has landed a 16-month contract with Husky Energy to help conduct inspections on a northern Alberta plant that will eventually extract oil.

    "I'm basically an assistant project manager...
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  • November 7, 2013

    Carleton University engineers shine at 2013 Solar Decathlon Competition in California

    Carleton University, part of Team Ontario with Queen's University and Algonquin College, won first place in the coveted Engineering category at the 2013 Solar Decathlon Competition in Irvine, California.

    The Solar Decathlon challenged teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attract...
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  • August 13, 2012

    Carleton Commits to Accessible Design with Launch of READ Initiative

    Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to accessibility, Carleton officially launched the READ Initiative this August. READ stands for Research, Education, Accessibility and Design and true to its name, the initiative aims to identify challenges facing the disabled community and bring together engineers, architects and industrial designers to incorporate ...
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  • January 12, 2012

    Huawei-TELUS Cloud Computing Research Lab Opening

    On Jan. 12, 2012, the Huawei-TELUS Innovation Centre for Enterprise Cloud Services will be unveiled at Carleton University. The centre is being created through a $1.4 million investment made by Huawei and TELUS in 2011.

    The lab, located in Carleton's new engineering building, will be a venue for performing cutting-edge research in cloud compu...
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  • December 2, 2011

    Carleton University Opens Lab in Collaboration with Hydro Ottawa

    The partnership with Hydro Ottawa is a crucial component of Carleton's young and innovative program in sustainable and renewable energy engineering. The program offers students a professional focus on energy generation, transmission, distribution and conservation through relevant industry partnerships.

    With the opening of the Hydro Ottawa Lab...
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  • September 22, 2011

    Rover trains students on space tech

    Carleton University and a major international space company are training the next generation of space technicians in Ottawa as they work on a government contract to build a rover.

    With two past members of Carleton's rover development team now working for the European Space Agency, the team lead says the vehicle is preparing the students to ...
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  • August 5, 2011

    Carleton Researchers Awarded Ontario Research Grants

    Seven Carleton researchers doing work in fields as diverse as nanosatellites, indigenous art and wireless communications have received funding for their work from Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation. In total, Carleton researchers received nearly $1.4 million from the ministry. The largest grant was awarded to a group led by Halim Yanikomerog...
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  • July 25, 2011

    Carleton's professor of fire

    For the past four years, in a lab just outside Ottawa, George Hadjisophocleous has been setting stuff on fire - and then sitting back to watch. Call it arson in the name of science. As he studies how fire and smoke behave in everything from living rooms to office towers to subway cars, the Carleton University professor has one ultimate goal: to engineer...
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  • July 4, 2011

    Environmental Engineering students win second place in international competition

    A team of four Carleton Environmental Engineering students won second place at the 2011 Environmental Challenge International, held during the annual Air & Waste Management Association Conference June 21-24 in Orlando Florida. The team made up of a combination of undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineerin...
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  • June 14, 2011

    Huawei, TELUS and Carleton University Celebrate Partnership to Establish Innovative Enterprise Cloud Services Centre

    Huawei, TELUS and Carleton establish a research lab dedicated to enterprise cloud services. Located in Carleton University's new Canal engineering building, the Huawei-TELUS Innovation Centre for Enterprise Cloud Services will give students, faculty and industry an opportunity to research real-world problems associated with cloud computing such as secur...
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  • May 30, 2011

    More ways to learn about Carleton University Engineering

    Future Carleton Engineering Students! We have a new facebook page to keep you up-to-date on the exciting events happening at Carleton University. Check out student videos, pictures and links to blogs written by our engineering students. Search for us on facebook under "Carleton University Faculty of Engineering and Design" or follow us on twitter @Carle...
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  • September 22, 2008

    Carleton University Engineering Professor Leads Unique Canadian Study to Find Alternative to Chlorinated Wastewater

    Carleton University engineering professor, Onita Basu, will oversee a full-scale study that could decrease damage to fish and marine life when chlorinated wastewater is released into municipal water systems. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment approved the study that will allow Dr. Basu to research the use of peracetic acid to treat wastewater as...
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  • June 18, 2007

    Carlton University: Four Sprott Graduates Named to the Top 40 Under List recognizes up-and-coming Ottawa-area entrepreneurs and professionals

    Four Bachelor of Commerce alumni from Carleton University's Sprott School of Business were honoured by the Ottawa Business Journal this week in its annual list of the Top 40 Under 40 in Ottawa. Nominees were judged for business accomplishments, professional expertise and community involvement. A five-person panel chose the 40 finalists, all under the ag...
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