Last Wednesday, MASc candidate Dan Duong presented his thesis seminar titled “Accelerating and Decelerating Flows in a Complex Channel”. Supervisor Dr. Stavros Tavoularis was on hand during the presentation and then they both kindly let me take their photo. Well done, Dan, and congrats on getting close to finishing!
Last Wednesday, MASc candidate Arpit Ainchwar presented his thesis seminar titled “Determination of cycle time constraints in case of link failure in closed loop control in Internet of Things”. Supervisor Dr. Dan Necsulescu was present for the talk and obligatory photo op. Thanks to both Arpit and Dr. Necsulescu!
Mohit Sain, working under the supervision of Dr. Dan Necsulescu presented his MASc seminar yesterday. The title of his talk was “portable monitoring and navigation control system for helping visually impaired people”. It was a very interesting talk! Congrats, Mohit!
PhD candidate Chengming Luo presented his thesis seminar titled “Automatic Guidance of Agricultural Wide-Span Implement Carrier” last Tuesday. Chengming worked under the supervision of our very own former Dean, Dr. Claude Laguë. Dr. Laguë was present for the seminar and I got the chance to take a photo of student with supervisor. Thanks for an interesting talk and congratulations to Chengming for getting close to finishing his PhD!
To kick off our summer series, Sébastien Gagné presented his MASc seminar titled “Essais de perméabilité assistés par capteurs de résistance et d’écoulement”. I almost forgot to grab the post-seminar customary photo but luckily I managed to get one of Sebastien with his supervisor, Dr. Francois Robitaille, before Sebastien went back to Montreal. Thanks, Sebastien!
Friday saw a first for our MCG seminar series – we welcomed a student from civil engineering to present. Aynsley Griffin presented has MASc work, titled “Evaluation of corrosion detection methods in reinforced concrete structures”. Supervisor Dr. Beatriz Martin-Perez was present and I introduced her to the MCG tradition of getting her photo taken with her graduate student. Thanks to both Aynsley and Dr. Perez-Martin for participating in our seminar series and its traditions!
Today was the 2017 edition of the annual Faculty of Engineering graduate student poster day. It’s always one of my favourite days of the academic year. Congratulations to all the students that took part – I’m proud of all of you! Click on the photos for a larger version.
On Friday, Ahmad Alsayed presented his MASc seminar. The title of his talk was “Pitch and altitude control of an unmanned airship with sliding gondola”. Thesis supervisor, Dr. Eric Lanteigne was present – well done Ahmad and Dr. Lanteigne!
Last week, MASc candidate Hubert Villeneuve presented his thesis work, giving a talk titled “height estimation of a blimp unmanned aerial vehicle using inertial measurement unit and infrared camera”. The work was done under the supervision of Dr. Eric Lanteigne, who was also present for the talk. Well done, Hubert, congrats on presenting your work!
Kicking things off in 2017 was Simon Baril-Gosselin who presented his PhD thesis work on “Fabrication of carbon fibre opposites reinforced with carbon nanotubes”. Unfortunately, PhD supervisor Dr. François Robitaille was teaching and unable to attend. However, there was an enthusiastic audience and our grad students were kind enough to supply us with coffee and cookies (because all scientific talks are made better by coffee and cookies.
I collected the photos I took in 2016. Clearly, I should have taken more photos!