June 25, 2018
On June 8 2018, we celebrated the success of our graduates, faculty, staff and the community at another great convocation event.
June 25, 2018
Some of the FST faculty and staff (one who is also a doctoral student), contributed to the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems in Montreal, June 2018. Their contributions, both as organizers in the programs and presenters made the conference a great success. Well done, Oscar, Maiga and Hongxin!
June 25, 2018
On May 31st 2018, in St. John NB, Dr. Douglas MacLeod became a fellow of the RAIC. Douglas was nominated by several Architects throughout Canada for his dedication to the field of Architecture throughout North America.
"Fellowship is bestowed in recognition of achievements of excellence in architecture based on the following three categories: 1) design excellence represented by past awards; 2) outstanding scholarly contribution represented by research, publications, and education; or 3) distinguished service to the profession or the community."
Photos courtesy of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Dr. Douglas Macleod (Left)
May 03, 2018
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Ketcheson has been appointed NSERC Canada Research Chair in Hydrological Sustainability in our Faculty of Science and Technology. Check out his radio interview https://globalnews.ca/edmo…/program/the-ryan-jespersen-show/
August 04, 2017
Big changes are coming to the Faculty of Science and Technology’s Bachelor of Science and its majors (Applied Mathematics, Computing and Information Systems, and Human Science).
Starting in September 1st, 2017 the Faculty of Science and Technology is pleased to provide students the opportunity to select both their major and minor at the time of enrollment in Athabasca University’s BSc program.
BSc majors are available in Applied Mathematics, Computing and Information Systems, and Human Science. Students may also select the following minors: Applied Mathematics, Computing, Information Systems, Human Science, Biology, Geoscience, Physical Sciences, Learning Technology, Architecture, Game Programming, Game Development and Design, Web Development, Information Systems Management, Psychology, Finance Management, and Business Administration. Students may also elect to complete a double major. Students will still have the option to graduate with a BSc in general science without a specific area of focus, and also have the option of selecting a major without a minor.
If you have any questions, please contact the Student Success Centre.
March 31, 2017
Three MScIS Students have been selected as the top three winners in the 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition at Athabasca University.
1st place: Mohammad Belghis-Zadeh
“Improving Recommender Systems for Learning through Web Mining to Discover Relevant Learning Objects from the Web” (Dr. Sabine Graf, supervisor)
2nd place: Bertrand Sodjahin
“Machine Learning Techniques to Unveil and Understand Pseudomonas aeruginosa Survival Mechanism in Nutrient Depleted Water” (Drs. Vive Kumar and Shauna Reckseidler-Zenteno, supervisors)
3rd place: Diane Mitchnik
“Using Student Data to Determine an Effective Diagnostic Model for ADHD” (Dr. Vive Kumar, supervisor)
As a result of this competition, the 1st place winner, Mohammad Belghis-Zadeh, will be representing Athabasca University at the Western Canada 3MT competition at the University of Saskatchewan on April 28, 2017.
November 28, 2016
Thanks to Dr. Shauna Reckseidler-Zenteno and all the FST staff for their help!
The video can be seen here: https://youtu.be/ei2sU1nomog
August 21, 2016
Lachlan Gepp is doing his Bachelor of IT and Mathematics at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Lance is visiting Athabasca University under a Mitacs Globalink internship on Traffic Analytics. He recently participated in the full 42.2 Kilometer Edmonton Marathon (http://www.edmontonmarathon.ca/route-maps-s16190) and finished 5th in his age category.
June 07, 2016
Interview with the 2015 Minerva Mentoring Award winner Dr. Lisa Carter, Dean of Athabasca University Faculty of Science and Technology: awsn.org/lisa-carter
April 04, 2016
February 24, 2016
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 2:00PM (MST)
Title of Thesis: Telepresence Robot Enable Remote Lab in Distance Education
Supervisors: Dr. Qing Tan
Those interested in attending the oral examination can contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
February 13, 2016
November 18, 2014
The Faculty of Science and Technology is pleased to offer WHMIS, a new online course in workplace health and safety.
This opportunity has been made possible with our partnership with Gemini Performance Solutions, a company that specializes in the development of quality safety modules that are suitable for students, industry personnel and individuals who seek an affordable and flexible mode of delivery that is accessible anytime, anywhere.
Updated December 05 2014 by FST Technical Staff