Recognizing Excellence

Mathematics and Statistics Awards of Excellence

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics takes great pride in the caliber of our teachers and students. Frequently, the University of Calgary's wider community shares in that pride sufficiently to bestow upon our faculty and students awards for excellence. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics wishes to highlight some of the recent award recipients in the Department.

 


Awards of Excellence (Faculty)


Excellence in Research Scholarship (Established Career)

  • Antony Ware (2017-2018)
  • Kristine Bauer (2015-2016)

 

Excellence in Research Scholarship (Early Career)

  • Cindy Sun (2016-2017)
  • Gilad Gour (2014-2015)

Excellence in Research (Lifetime Achievement)

Karoly Bezdek (2016-2017)

Excellence in Community Engagement (Established Career)

Robert Woodrow (2016-2017)

Awards of Excellence (Graduate Students)


Certificate of Recognition for Academic Achievement by Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disability (ACCD)

Vanier Scholarship

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships were created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting those who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement and exemplary leadership.  The scholarship is open to all doctoral students in Canada.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

NSERC provides scholarships for doctoral and Master’s students in the natural sciences and engineering.  scholarship is open to all graduate students with Canadian citizenship or permanent residency. 

  • Jean-Simon Lemay, Master’s student, Mathematics (2016-17)
  • Nuiok Dicaire, Master’s student, Mathematics (2016-17)
  • Brian Chan, Master’s student, Mathematics (2015-16)

Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (AITF)

AITF Scholarships are designed to support high caliber students undertaking full-time graduate studies in areas of research important to Alberta.  The scholarship is open to all graduate students in Canada.

  • Muhammad Khan, Doctoral student, Mathematics (Vanier Top-Up, 2014-16)
  • Mark Girard, Doctoral student, Mathematics (2014-16)

Izaak Walton Killam Pre-Doctoral Scholarship

  • Muhammad Khan, Doctoral student, Mathematics (2014-16)
  • Mark Girard, Doctoral student, Mathematics (2016-18)

Eric Milner Scholarship and Prize

  • Hatef Dastour, Doctoral student (Milner Scholarship, 2016)
  • Mark Girard, Doctoral student (Milner Prize, 2016)
  • Maximiliano Liprandi, Doctoral student, Mathematics (Milner Scholarship, 2015)

Departmental Graduate Assistant Teaching Excellence Awards

The Graduate Assistant Teaching Excellence Awards recognize excellence in teaching among the GAT (Graduate Assistantship in Teaching) holders in the Department. Each fall and winter term, these awards are given to the top 5-6 Graduate Teaching Assistants in the Department, based on comments from the students they teach, feedback from the instructors for whom they TA, and other supporting evidence of excellence in teaching. Evaluations take into account a TA’s work ethic, knowledge on the subject, communication/presentation skills and attitude toward students. Recipients receive a modest token of financial appreciation from the Department.

Fall 2015 Winners

  • MohanaGowri Arumugam, Doctoral student, Statistics
  • Mark Girard, Doctoral student, Mathematics
  • Jean-Simon Lemay, Master’s student, Mathematics
  • Claudia Mahler, Master’s student, Statistics
  • Zachary Moyer, Doctoral student, Mathematics
  • Joshua Novak, Master’s student, Mathematics

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships

  • Brian Chan, Master’s student, Mathematics (2016-17)
  • Taylor Scory, Master’s student, Statistics (2016-17)
  • Samuel Reid, Master’s student, Mathematics (2016-17)
  • William Johnson, Master’s student, Mathematics (2016-17)
  • Longlong Huang, Doctoral student, Statistics (2015-16)
  • Zachary Moyer, Doctoral student, Mathematics (2015-16)
  • Erik Chan, Master’s student, Mathematics (2015-16)
  • Jean-Simon Lemay, Master’s student, Mathematics (2015-16)
  • Samuel Reid, Master’s student, Mathematics (2015-16)
  • William Johnson, Master’s student, Mathematics (2015-16)

Fred A. McKinnon Award

  • Ryan Morrill (2018-2019)
  • Matthew Adams (2017-2018)
  • Heather Hardeman (2017-2018)
  • MohanaGowri Arumugam (2016-2017)
  • Claudia Marie Mahler (2015-2016)
  • Sarah Couzens (2014-2015)
  • Marie-Andree Langlois (2013-2014)

 

Awards of Excellence (Support and Research Staff)


2014-2019

  • Melissa Wrubleski (2018-2019 Staff Excellence Award - Rookie)
  • Freddie Yau (2015-2016 Career Achievement)
  • Betty Teare (2014-2015 Career Achievement)
  • Danny Glin (2014-2015 Innovation & Change)
  • Betty Teare (2013-2014 Admin - Operational)
  • Danny Glin (2013-2014 Tech - Operational)