A Carleton University Civil Engineering design project group supervised by Ata Khan won first prize in Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) Mike Sheflin Student Paper Competition held on Friday, April 10, 2019. At this annual event, Carleton University and University of Ottawa Civil Engineering students showcase their best efforts in the area of Public Works.

The winning project from Carleton University was titled “Hurdman – General – Riverside Medical Campuses Autonomous Vehicle System”

This  competition honours Mike Sheflin, who served as Commissioner of Public Works at the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton (renamed as the City of Ottawa). The Hunt Club Road Bridge across Rideau River is named after Mike Sheflin.

Left (back row): Sam Veitch, Ian Hall, Mike Sheflin, Junshen Feng, Yasser Hassan, Jack Vandenberg, Ata Khan.  Front row (from left): Omar ElGergawy, Tim Young, Baily Jones, Omar Elsafdi