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CAPSTONE - Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science

April 2021

Handheld device takes aim at detecting COVID-19

Anas Alazzam, PhD 10, traces his passion for mini-devices back to Concordia.

From Concordia to Silicon Valley corporate leader

Charlie Kawwas, BEng 93, MASc 99, PhD 07, offered a keynote on his remarkable success as part of the inaugural Gina Cody School Day on March 18.

Freestyle skier and Concordian soars closer to the Beijing Winter Olympics

Aerospace engineering student Marion Thénault wins first career aerials gold.

Discovered: Organic compounds to replace heavy metals in batteries

Chemical and materials engineers Zhibin Ye and Xudong Liu create battery with sustainable high-energy organic cathode materials that enhance energy density.

The video game industry’s problems are mostly due to people, not technology

Concordia researchers studied 200 game post-mortems to identify the widespread challenges developers encounter.

‘My education equipped me with the building blocks I needed’

Michael Padvaiskas Ackerman, BComm 86, EMBA 96, helps life-saving medical innovations reach Latin America.

Family ties to Concordia inspire $20,000 gift in support of Stingers hockey

Mike Devereux, BA 04, and his partner Maggie (Katz) Devereux, BEng 03, fund 10 scholarships for the next five years.

6 women in executive positions at Concordia share their journeys

WATCH: This Women & Leadership webinar explores the dangers of the “glass cliff”, the importance of networking, challenges encountered by Indigenous women in executive positions, strategies to overcome gender bias, and the difference between a mentor and a sponsor.


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