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CAPSTONE - Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science

May 2021

Concordia appoints Mourad Debbabi as dean of the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science

The cybersecurity expert will make the transition from his interim position to a new 5-year term.

Concordia volunteer Andrew Molson distinguished with National Order of Quebec

Award recognizes Molson’s business acumen, philanthropy and contribution to society.

Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation and Concordia partner to collect and share oral history

The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling embarks on a project to mark the centenary of the iconic painter's birth.

Mechanical engineering grad innovates his way to success

Mentorship and knowledge gained at Concordia helped Borna Hajimiragha, MEng 12, as an entrepreneur.

‘An experience I want to chase after in my career’

The 2021 Ubisoft Game Lab Competition spawned 21 video game prototypes, four with ties to Concordia.

Iran’s groundwater depletion is reaching crisis levels, warn Concordia researchers

Ali Nazemi and Samaneh Ashraf say nations like Canada must learn from the country’s calamitous overexploitation of its aquifers.

Charging thousands of electric vehicles simultaneously will be a big challenge for cities

Concordia researcher Claude El-Bayeh says growing the demand for EVs will require smart strategies to avoid overwhelming power grids.

Concordia now offers graduate degrees in chemical engineering

The Gina Cody School approves master’s and doctoral programs.

How gifts from donors improve the student experience

Supporting Concordia helps enrich services, research, activities and more


Monday, May 31
Universities, CEGEPs, businesses: Working together for a strong, innovative and socially responsible economy

Hear Concordia President Graham Carr and Xavier-Henri Hervé, co-founder and executive director of District 3, along with other sector leaders, at this virtual forum presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal


Save the dates for these June events!

June 8
President’s Town Hall with Concordia President Graham Carr

June 10
FUTURE OF: Fashion X Media 

June 16
Persuasion skills: How to increase receptivity and influence others

June 17
CU Celebrate


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