2015 Departmental Award Recipients

The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences congratulates its 2014-15 undergraduate and graduate student award winners.  As always, we are thankful to the sponsors of these awards, and appreciate their support in recognizing the achievements of our students. CPS Chair, Professor Claudiu Gradinaru thanked everyone for attending the event and applauded the outstanding academic achievements of the recipients. UTM Alumnus, Nick Kuryluk gave an inspirational talk to the award winners. A complete list of the award winners can be found below.

Congratulations everyone!

2015 CPS Awards Reception 

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Name of Award

Award Recipient

Carl Manning Prize and University of Toronto Excellence Award Nabanita Nawar
David Kobluk Memorial Scholarship Award Richard Chow
Frederick R. Burton Scholarship in Earth Science Soumya Kumaria
Huguette J. Cohen Award Samer Doughan
Huguette J. Cohen Award Daniel Ball
Huguette J. Cohen Award Christine Le
Huguette J. Cohen Award Graeme Howe
Igor Bolta Scholarship Angela Kwan
Isabel and Tuzo Wilson Scholarship Melanie Delgado Brand
James J. Rae Chemistry Prize Jayant Rai
John Pounder Prize for Astronomy Laura Neuhofer
John Pounder Prize for Astronomy Syed Gilani
John Pounder Prize for Astronomy Adrian Natale
Lawrence V. Redman Prize in Chemistry Michael McAtamney
Moore Award in Chemistry Thurga Rajeswaran
Moore Award in Geology Samantha Morris
Moore Award in Physics  Ahmed Ellithy
NBTC, National Business and Technology Conference Sponsorship  Paul Devenish
NBTC, National Business and Technology Conference Sponsorship  Rabiya Noori
NBTC, National Business and Technology Conference Sponsorship  Samantha Tabone
NBTC, National Business and Technology Conference Sponsorship  Victoria Vuong
NSERC, Undergraduate Student Research Award Ahmed Ellithy
NSERC, Undergraduate Student Research Award Amanda Facciol
NSERC, Undergraduate Student Research Award David Hrovat
NSERC, Undergraduate Student Research Award Paul Penkul
NSERC, Undergraduate Student Research Award Spencer Smyth
The Chemical Institute of Canada Book Prize (ERINDALE) Neil Hyde
The Chemical Institute of Canada Silver Medal (ERINDALE) Alexandra Chee
The Chemical Institute of Canada Silver Medal (ERINDALE) Richard Fuku
The Chemical Institute of Canada Silver Medal (ERINDALE) David Hrovat
The H.W. Taylor Award in Physics Ellehah Sims
The Petar Hein Award in Physics John Castroverde
The Society of Chemical Industry Merit Award (Canadian Section)  Amandeep Taank
The Society of Chemical Industry Merit Award (Canadian Section)  Amrusha Shah
UTEA, University of Toronto Excellence Award Nabanita Nawar