April E. Khademi,
B.Eng., M.A.Sc., Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
 
http://www.dsp.utoronto.ca/~akhademi/
Multimedia Lab
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto
 
Achievements

Graduate Student Endowment Fund (GSEF) Scholarship (2011)
* Awarded based on academic performance.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science/Tech (OGSST) - Ph.D. Funding, University of Toronto (2009-10)
* Awarded based on research excellence, academic achievements

Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowship, University of Toronto (2009)
* Awarded based on research excellence, academic achievements and teaching experiences.

Google Canada - Anita Borg Scholar (2009)
* Awarded the top Google Canada Scholarship for Women in Engineering
* Includes all expense paid retreat to Google (California) for technical/professional seminars

IEEE Canada Women in Engineering Award (2009)
* Awarded based on academic achievements, extra-curricular activities and promotion of engineering through IEEE

IEEE Toronto Section Outstanding New Leader Award (2008)
* For outstanding contributions to the IEEE Toronto Section (as GOLD Chair)

Loreal-UNESCO Canada Mentor Fellowships for Women in Science
* Recognizes the excellence of research as well as contribution to the promotion of scientific careers to young girls
* Only two awarded per year in Canada, with NSERC P-CGS as a prerequisite

Selected Student - IEEE Biomedical Imaging School (2008)
* Competively chosen to attend this premier summer school on biomedical imaging
* Lecturers consisted of world-renowned researchers, in some aspect of biomedical imaging

Google Canada - Anita Borg Scholar/Finalist (2008)
* Scholarship for women in technology, see: Anita Borg Institute and Finalist Notice
* All expense paid retreat to Google New York to attend Seminars and Tech-Talks
* Selected to present M.A.Sc. thesis work to Googlers, see: Photo, Doc and Presentation

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Funding (2006-9)
* Highest scholarship available to PhD students (engineering) in Canada
* Federal funding awarded for 36 months for the analysis of biomedical images

Governor Generalís Gold Medal (2007)
* Highest possible university-based award for a graduate student. See Photo, and Webpost (Nov 5, 2006 entry)
* Awarded through the Governor Generalís office of Canada

Best Teaching Assistant of the Year Award (2005 AND 2006)
* Competition among all Teaching Assistants from the Elec. and Comp. Engineering dept
* Won two years in a row! See Award1 (June 5, 2006) and Award2 (May 30, 2006)

Dennis Mock Student Leadership Award (2006)
* Awarded based on leadership roles on committees, influence on student/university affairs, improvement in the quality of life of students, overall contribution to the sense of community
* See Photo and Website (April 1, 2006 entry)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) - M.A.Sc. Funding (2006)
* Provincial funding awarded for the Analysis of Medical Images (CAD and compression)
* Awarded based on academic performance, scientific contributions, extra curricular activities

Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science/Tech (OGSST) - M.A.Sc. Funding (2005)
* Provincial/University based funding awarded for M.A.Sc. studies
* Only 1 awarded/year in Ryerson's Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept.

David Platnick Memorial Award (2004)
* Awarded for "General Proficiency and Excellence in Design Project Performance"

Best Undergraduate Technical Paper - IEEE's ICUE 2004 (2004)
* Best paper award for paper/presentation "Source and Channel Coding Techiques for the Reliable Transfer of Digital Mammograms"
* See IEEE Canadian Review paper competition results notification: Website

Aileen Clark Lambie Scholarship (2003)
* Awarded for "A Notable Contribution to the Faculty of Engineering"
* Competition was open to all female engineering students at Ryerson

Outstanding Achievement in the Third Year Award (2003)
* Scholarship awarded for achieving the highest GPA in the 3rd year Electrical Engineering

Invited Member - International Golden Key Society (2002)
* Awarded to students who are in the top 15 percentile of their program

Dean's List (2001-04)
* Awarded for exceptional academic achievements (GPA-based)

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