The big web giants have access to billions of pieces of our personal data. And with massive amounts of data, comes power. Can we prevent such wholesale access to our data, and, if so, how?
Meet the recipients of the 2017 Alumni Association Awards of Excellence, exceptional individuals who are giving back to the University and the community.
By trying out a variety of jobs, students like Esther Kim are expanding their horizons and adding value to their degrees. They are also invigorating workplaces, in Ottawa and beyond, with their energy and enthusiasm.
As innovators shake up the established financial services ecosystem, two alumni have carved out a niche in this rapidly evolving sector.
Jean-Michel Lemieux, senior vice-president of engineering at e-commerce solutions company Shopify, says curiosity and creativity keep him at the top of his software development game.
A uOttawa electrical engineering degree helped Sue Kolloru Barger build a busy international career, and fuelled her passion for championing women in technology.
Introducing Carole Beaudry (BSc. ʼ15) and Christina Vanderwel (PhD ʼ15, Mechanical Engineering) – two new alumnae ready to take the world by storm.
Engineering alumnus Raj Narula (BASc ʼ80) helps Canadian innovation and education flourish in India.
Engineering alumnus Kamil Mroz (BASc ’10) built upon his roots as a Polish-Canadian to start his own project management firm in Europe.
Engineering alumnus Sethuraman Panchanathan is one of 24 members on the influential U.S. National Science Board, advising President Barack Obama on science and engineering policy.
Makerspace, the Faculty of Engineering’s smash hit 3D-printing facility, is going mobile and coming to your neighbourhood.
Anthony Bagnulo, senior test engineer for leading electric car company Tesla Motors, is on a mission to stop cars from burning fossil fuels. And he’s brought other uOttawa grads to join him.
Chuck Rifici will receive the Faculty of Engineering’s first Alumnus/Alumna Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Alumna Mina Lux was on track to become a biochemical engineer when she changed course to become a digital marketing guru.
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