Prof. Örmeci has an internationally recognized research program on wastewater and biosolids treatment and supervises a very active research group. Her lab provides a positive, stimulating, and hands-on learning environment, and her students receive prestigious awards and competitive scholarships. The students are given opportunities to present at national and international conferences, publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals, and have the first authorship. The training level in her lab is exceptional and the students have access to a fully-equipped research lab and use leading-edge methods in their research.

Prof. Örmeci received the Carleton Faculty Graduate Mentoring Award in 2011, which shows the recognition of her efforts for the training of students. Some of the achievements of our current and most recent group members are highlighted below.

Audrey Murray

  1. NSERC Graduate Scholarship
  2. Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  3. Best OCIENE Presentation Award
  4. Best Teaching Assistant Award
  5. Let’s Talk Science Most Creative Volunteer Award
  6. NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award

Sahar Soleimani

  1. Nomination for Senate Medal for Outstanding Graduate Work at Doctoral Level.
  2. NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship
  3. Air & Waste Management Association Steve Hart Best Student Presentation Award.
  4. Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  5. National Association of Corrosion Engineering Best Poster Presentation Award
  6. Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Best Conference Paper Award

Kerim Kollu

  1. Nomination for Senate Medal for Outstanding Graduate Work at Doctoral Level.
  2. Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  3. Jag Mohan Humar Fellowship
  4. Teaching Assistant Excellence Award

Natalie Linklater

  1. Ontario Graduate Scholarship (PhD)
  2. Adrian D.C. Chan Award for Volunteer and Community Service
  3. NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Graduate Scholarship
  4. Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Scholarship
  5. Ontario Graduate Scholarship (MASc)
  6. The Bill Hersh Memorial Scholarship
  7. Golder Associates Award

James Diak

  1. NSERC IPS Graduate Scholarship
  2. Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  3. Frederick William Balding Scholarship
  4. OCIENE Best Seminar Presentation Award (PhD)
  5. Teaching Assistance Excellence Award
  6. OCIENE Best Seminar Presentation Award (MASc)
  7. Golder Associates Award