New joint McGill-Hydro-Québec research at the spotlight. For more information, follow this link: Bright future for self-charging batteries
On February 28th, 2017, Professor Emeritus John J. Jonas was the recipient of the prestigious Acta Materialia Gold Medal. Along with a solid, 24 karat, gold medal, Prof. Jonas received a $10,000 USD cash prize. This award recognizes his seminal contributions to understanding phase transformations and dynamic re-crystallization in steel when it is red hot and flying through a rolling mill at 100 km/hr.
Some exciting news! McGill moved from no 13 to no 6 in the category Engineering- Mineral & Mining released yesterday by QS. See this news announcement:
Alexandra Plante ’11 studied Materials Engineering at McGill. She participated in the Materials Engineering co-op program during university and accumulated a wide range of work experiences prior to graduation at companies including BlackBerry and Pratt & Whitney.
The Department of Mining and Materials Engineering is proud to announce that Heather Mantel, a U1 undergraduate student in the Materials Engineering Co-op Program, is this year’s recipient of the "Claudia Macedo Memorial SURE Award in Sustainable Engineering".
Congratulations to Prof. Jonas on receiving this award in recognition of research contributions and leadership in materials science. The presentation of this award will take place during the TMS Spring Meeting to be held in San Diego from 26th February – 2nd March 2017.
It is with great sadness that I report that Professor Philip Distin passed away on January 12, 2016, at his home.
The following memorial tribute was read at the February 9 Faculty Council meeting. The death notice can be found here.
Congratulations to our students from REGAL-McGill, Philippe Hendrix, Senlin Cui, Bamidele Akinrinola and Ogeday Rodop, who received awards for their posters at the REGAL Students Day 2015. REGAL-McGill was well represented with 17 students. REGAL is a Research Centre on Aluminium and regroups six universities and one Cegep.
AAC award : Philippe Hendrix
CQRDA award : Senlin Cui
Congratulations to Will Lepry, a PhD candidate in Prof. Showan Nazhat's group was the recipient of an award at the MEDTEQ meeting October 2015 for his poster presentation on the sol-gel derived borate based glasses.
Here we are again! For those of you of certain age…you may recall that I served as Chair some 20 years ago (!) from 1994 to 1999.
Congratulations to Paul Carriere, PhD candidate in Materials Engineering who received the prestigious NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship pictured here with his Supervisor, Prof. Stephen Yue.
Congratulations to our graduate students who received an award at the 11th REGAL Student’s Day (JER2014) organized by REGAL (Aluminum Research Centre regrouping 6 universities and 1 Cegep). (15) winners for a total of $13750.Neslihan Alpay Alu Québec AwardRyan Chou Dynamic Concept Awar
Congratulations to all recipients:
Pryidarshi Behera - ASM Special Award
Clod Aranas - People’s Choice Award
Hanqing Che - First Place in PhD Category