SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN STUDENT AWARDS

Student’s academic achievements may be further recognized by school awards. At the end of each academic year, the School will recommend outstanding students for School awards. All awards will be presented at the School of Industrial Design annual Graduation Exhibition in April.

Micheal Elmarson Memorial Award

Awarded annually, when merited, on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Industrial Design, to a student in the Industrial Design program who has demonstrated an outstanding environmental awareness in an undergraduate industrial design project. Established by students and staff in memory of Michael Elmarson, a Carleton Industrial Design student. Endowed in 1991.

2015/2016 Winner(s): Alison Hamid, Caitlin Wilcox

2014/2015 Winner(s): Tricia Flohr, Chad Veenkamp

2013/2014 Winner(s): Elena Sitnikova

2012/2013 Winner(s): Paul Chamandy-Cook

2011/2012 Winner(s): Mendel Skulski

2010/2011 Winner(s): Alëna Iouguina

2009/2010 Winner(s): Christopher Olthof

2008/2009 Winner(s): Anthony Chimbuya, Diana Isaza Shelton, Nicholas Kleemola, Albert Kwon

2007/2008 Winner(s): Joel Mulligan

Purvins Memorial Award

Awarded annually, when merited, on the recommendation of the Director of Industrial Design to a full- time student proceeding from one year to another in the Industrial Design program. Selection of the recipient will be based on creative applications of materials and technologies in industrial design projects. Donor: The family of the late Laimons Purvins who was a technical in the School of Industrial Design. Established 1990.

2015/2016 Winner(s): Josh Mackenzie-Haines

2014/2015 Winner(s): Rowen Bruetsch

2013/2014 Winner(s): Tevin Bell

2012/2013 Winner(s): Benjamin Miller

2011/2012 Winner(s): Kyle Lunau

2010/2011 Winner(s): Robert Sawatsky

2009/2010 Winner(s): William McDonald

2008/2009 Winner(s): Stefan Dickerson

2007/2008 Winner(s): Brian Bazett

George A. Lynn Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually on the recommendation of a jury appointed by the Director of the School of Industrial Design, for excellence in the design of medical equipment. Donors: The friends and family of the late George A. Lynn. Professor Lynn was a well-known Canadian industrial designer who, as one of the first Professors of Industrial Design, was a member of the faculty from 1975 until his untimely death in 1983. Endowed 1984.

2015/2016 Winner(s): Justin Chin, Chris Dang, Rhys Jones

2014/2015 Winner(s): Ivan Beljin, Pia Nyakairu

2013/2014 Winner(s): Dea Attar (MDes), Noha Fouad

2012/2013 Winner(s): Christine Goudie (MDes), Robert Sawatsky, JD Sherman

2011/2012 Winner(s): Khulood Alawadi, Pui Yan Yiu, Tamara Phillips (MDes)

2010/2011 Winner(s): Not Awarded

2009/2010 Winner(s): Catherine Campbell (MDes), Kevin Armour, Michael Defazio, Maisan Caines, Kerri-Lynne Chalmers, Tim Haats, Ian Murchison, Andrew Swanson, Michael Vranas

2008/2009 Winner(s): Not Awarded

2007/2008 Winner(s): Not Awarded

Marc Christian Gauthier Prize in Innovative Technologies

Awarded annually, when merited, to a student in the graduating class of the Bachelor of Industrial Design program at Carleton University on the recommendation of a jury appointed by the Director of the School of Industrial Design. Selection of the recipient will be based on the innovative use of technology in the design of the fourth-year major project. Endowed by the Gauthier family in 2003 in memory of their son and brother Marc Christian Gauthier (BID/83).

2015/2016 Winner(s): Patric Laub, Ryan McCrady

2014/2015 Winner(s): Jeffrey Wong

2013/2014 Winner(s): Remy Godzisz, Rylan Smirles, Michelle Zheng

2021/2013 Winner(s): Grace Lee

2011/2012 Winner(s): Mendel Skulski

2010/2011 Winner(s): Teddy Luong

2009/2010 Winner(s): Ryan Aubrey

2008/2009 Winner(s): Leng Sun

2007/2008 Winner(s): Silvan Linn

Wim Gilles Memorial Award for “Form-giving”

This award honours the teaching, wisdom, and memory of Wim Gilles (1923 – 2002), the founder of the School of Industrial Design, and is given each year to a graduating student of the School who appropriately demonstrates the elements of good ‘Form-giving’ in their Major Studio project.

2015/2016 Winner(s): Ben Miller

2014/2015 Winner(s): Julian Richardson

2013/2014 Winner(s): Kyle Lunau

2012/2013 Winner(s): Allan Maltais

2011/2012 Winner(s): Ryan Michaelis

2010/2011 Winner(s): William Lau

2009/2010 Winner(s): Yong Baek

2008/2009 Winner(s): Dennis Cheng, Michael Grigoriev

2007/2008 Winner(s): Scott Bodaly, Justin Frappier, Yana Klimava

The Professor’s Award

This award is given by the faculty to a student in 4th year who not only does excellent work but adds a special dimension to the class.

2013/2014 Winner(s): Nathaniel Hudson, Laura Moor, Sean Parker

2012/2013 Winner(s): Emma Peat, JD Sherman, Lindsay Wilcox

2011/2012 Winner(s): Sin Mok

2010/2011 Winner(s): Erin Jewell, Torrin Mullins

2009/2010 Winner(s): Rebecca Brunette, Julia Lim

2008/2009 Winner(s): Mariana Garcia Coni

2007/2008 Winner(s): Neville Ko, Sabine Mukaze

The Dean’s Awards for Innovation through Collaboration

This award is given to the students whose 4rthyear major projects include innovation that is built on collaborative initiatives. The recipients of the award will be selected by the Projects Committee of the School of Industrial Design Faculty Board and awarded on the opening night of the Annual Graduation Exhibition.

2013/2014 Winner(s): Nick Crawford, Luis Garcia, Jennifer Vandermeer

2012/2013 Winner(s): Ruby Hadley, Carmen Liu, Andrew Theobald, Alyssa Wongkee

2011/2012 Winner(s): Camphat Chau

2010/2011 Winner(s): Ruby Ho

2009/2010 Winner(s): Matthew Lytle, Daniel Van Willigen

2008/2009 Winner(s): Rebecca Brunette, Stefan Dickerson

2007/2008 Winner(s): Melanie Bailette, Sarom Prom, Jessica Tien, Bonnie Van Tassell

Allan Buchanan Scholarships

Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Dean of Engineering & Design, to outstanding students proceeding from one year to another in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, School of Architecture and the School of Industrial Design.  Endowed in 2005 by the family of Allan Raymond Buchanan in loving memory of his strengths as husband, father and grandfather, as well as in recognition of his contributions to the Ottawa community as a professional engineer, entrepreneur (co-founder of Lumonics Inc.), innovator, life-long learner, informal “educator” and concerned Canadian citizen.

2015/2016 Winner(s): Josh Mackenzie-Haines

2014/2015 Winner(s): Rowen Bruetsch

2013/2014 Winner(s): Daniella Mowbray

2012/2013 Winner(s): Samantha McGarva

2011/2012 Winner(s): Elena Sitnikova

2010/2011 Winner(s): Chad Veenkamp

2009/2010 Winner(s): Elena Sitnikova

2008/2009 Winner(s): Alan Wing Hor Cheng

2007/2008 Winner(s): Not Awarded

Certificate of Merit/Recognition/Excellence

The award will be given, when merited, to the student who is deemed to have made the most progress in understanding design and applying this knowledge to their studio projects and, the quality of the work is well above average. The awards would be handed out at the year end dinner party.

2015/2016 Winner(s): Alex Guo, Stacey Lin, Lisa Simla, Melody Chen

2012/2013 Winner(s): Rowen Bruetsch, Erik Zurowski, Sean Parker, James McFarlane

2011/2012 Winner(s): Rebecca Murphy, Tricia Flohr, James Mcfarlane, Kim Thomson

2010/2011 Winner(s): Marc V-Brosseau, Elena Sitnikova, Xinran Fan, William Lau

2009/2010 Winner(s): Elena Sitnikova, Xinran Fan, William McDonald,
Ryan Aubrey, Payam Shalchian

2008/2009 Winner(s): Alan Wing Hor Cheng, Alena Iouguina,
Timothy Haats, Diana Isaza Shelton

2007/2008 Winner(s): Paul Durocher, Anne Charbonneau, Erin Jewell, Sara Fortier, Yana Klimava