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Congratulations to the 2019 Phys Phest Winners

Phys Phest Best presentation awards

MSc

Sylvia Luyben receiving best MSc Talk award from Dr. Eric Poisson
Sylvia Luyben receiving best MSc Talk award from Dr. Eric Poisson
  • First prize: Sylvia Luyben, Electrostatic interactions in polymeric dynamical self-consistent field theory

Congratulations to the Phys Phest 2018 Winners!

Thanks to all students who participated in our annual PhsPhest event. It was a great day!

Best Ph.D. Talk

  • Hurmiz Shamana, "Unusual Polysaccharide Rheology of Aqueous Dispersions of Soft Phytoglycogen Nanoparticles"

Best M.Sc. Talks

Phys Phest 2017 Results

PhysPhest is a celebration of the research being conducted in the Physics Department by M.Sc. and Ph.D. students who are completing their first year in the program. This year, PhysPhest was held on September 6th with 10 students presenting their research to the department in a series of short (~ 10 - 12 minute) talks. The best speakers were selected by the general audience.

The top speakers for 2017 are:

Phys Phest 2016 Results

PhysPhest is a celebration of the research being conducted in the Physics Department by M.Sc. and Ph.D. students who are completing their first year in the program. This year, PhysPhest was held on September 7th with 11 students presenting their research to the department in a series of short (~ 12 - 15 minute) talks. The best speakers were selected by the general audience (48 votes).

The top speakers for 2016 are:

PhysPhest 2014 Results

PhysPhest 2014 was held on the September 3rd. The top three speakers were selected by the general audience, the results are as follows:

  • First place --- John Malcolm
  • Second place --- Jonah Miller
  • Third place --- Erin Shelton

The Department of Physics is extremely proud of your presentations!

PhysPhest 2013 Results

PhysPhest 2013 was held on September 4th. The results are as follows:

  • First prize --- Philippe Landry
  • Second prize (shared) --- Joel Klassen & Matthew O'Halloran
  • Third prize (shared) --- John (Ryan) Westernacher-Schneider & Jihae Baek

The Department of Physics is extremely proud of your presentations!

Congratulations to Phys Phest 2012 award winners!

First prize was awarded to Robert Moscaritolo for his presentation MATLAB as an Analysis Tool for Quantifying “Bacterial Crowd Surfing”

Honourable Mentions went to Joseph Kuchar for his presentation Computing the Static Self Force in Exotic Spacetimes and Calvin Tabert for his presentation Dynamical Conductivity of AA-Stacked Bilayer Graphene

Congratulations to Phys Phest 2011 award winners!

Phys Phest, a symposium of talks by M.Sc. students who are completing their first year in our program, was held on September 7th.

The audience was treated to eight excellent presentations on a diverse range of high-quality research. The presentations were judged by members of the audience.

First prize was awarded to Kyle Reiter for his presentation, "Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging of the Enzymatic Degradation of Cellulose Fibers".

Excellent student presentations at Phys Phest 2010

Phys Phest, a symposium of talks by M.Sc. students who are completing their first year in our program, was held on September 8th. The audience was treated to eleven excellent presentations on a diverse range of high-quality research. The presentations were judged by members of the audience.

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