Past Conference Awards

Winners Of CMBEC Student Paper Competitions

2014 – 37th CMBEC Vancouver, BC

  1. 1st Place
    GILLIAN COOK
    "Biomechanical Optimization of the Angle and Position for Surgical Implantation of the Depuy Silent Hip Implant"
  2. 2nd Place
    JING XU
    "Non-Invasive Flow Contrast Imaging of Blood Vessels in Human Retina"
  3. 3rd Place (tie)
    SAMANTHA GRIST
    "3D Cell Culture with Integrated Oxygen Control and Measurement"
    MELISSA BARAZANDEGAN
    "Self-Assessment of Insulin Sensitivity"

2013 – 36th CMBEC Ottawa, ON

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    Mr. K.C. GEOFFREY NG, University of Ottawa
    "Three-dimensional modelling and squat depth to examine geometric hip joint parameters of cam femoroacetabular impingement"
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    Ms. SANKUA CHAO, Carleton University
    "De Novo Peptide Sequencing Using General-Purpose Computing On a Graphics Processing Unit"
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    Mr. ADEEL ALAM, University of Toronto
    "Development of a sheath for an ultrasound probe used to monitor coagulation during prostate cancer treatment"

2012 – 35th CMBEC Halifax, NS

2011 – 34th CMBEC Toronto, ON

2010 – 33rd CMBEC Vancouver, BC

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    ADRIANA CAJIAO, University of British Columbia
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    MICHAEL WILLAND, McMaster University
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    JASON MOTKOSKI, University of Calgary

2009 – 32nd CMBEC Calgary, AB

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    MICHAE L POUGNET, University of New Brunswick
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    CHUN KIT-FU, University of Calgary
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc. (Note: 2-way tie for third place)
    JAMES ELBER DUVERGER, Montreal Health Institute
    KYLE NISHIYAMA, University of Calgary

2008 – 31st CMBEC Mon treal, QC

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    VINCENT CHABOT, Université de Sherbrooke
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    LISA D'ALESSANDRO, University of Toronto
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    MEHRAN TALEBINEJAD, University of Ottawa

2007 – 30th CMBEC Toronto, ON

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc. (Note: 2-way tie for first place)
    ERIN BUDD, University of New Brunswick
    LISA D’ALESSANDRO, University of Toronto
  2. 3rd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    JOSÉ ZARIFFA, University of Toronto

2006 – 29th CMBEC Vancouver, BC

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    ORCUN GOKSEL, University of British Columbia
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    HADI IZADI, Simon Fraser University
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Maquet-Dynamed Inc.
    BRINDA PRASAD, University of Calgary
  4. Honorary Mention
    NING JIANG, University of New Brunswick
    NABIL YAZDANI, Carleton University

2004 – 28th CMBEC Quebec City, QC

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    FRANZISKA DIETRICH, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    JEAN-FRANÇOIS THOUIN, Université de Montréal
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    TASIMA HAQUE, McGill University

2002 – 27th CMBEC Ottawa, ON

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    ADRIAN D.C. CHAN, University of New Brunswick
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    USHA KURUGANTI, University of New Brunswick
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    GERRY FUNG, University of Toronto

2001 – CONFERENCE CANCELLED

2000 – 26th CMBEC Halifax, NS

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    ROBYN MACQUARRIE, DalTech
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    NANCY L. BLACK, University of New Brunswick
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Dynamed Health Care Systems
    ADRIAN D.C. CHAN, University of New Brunswick

1999 – 25th CMBEC London, ON

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Trudell Medical International
    M. YUWARAJ, University of Toronto
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Trudell Medical International
    D.M. MACISAAC, University of New Brunswick
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Trudell Medical International
    AARON COURVILLE, University of Toronto

1998 – 24th CMBEC Edmonton, AB

  1. 1st Place sponsored by CMBES
    S.K. BOYD, University of Calgary
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    N. S. O'NEILL, University of Alberta
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    C.P. BARRETT, McGill University

1997 – 23rd CMBEC Toronto, ON

  1. 1st Place sponsored by CMBES
    NATHANAEL KUEHNER, University of Toronto
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    TATIANA NIKITINA, McGill University
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    NICOLAE SCHIOPU, University of Toronto

1996 – 22nd CMBEC Charlottetown, PEI

  1. 1st Place sponsored by CMBES
    SHANE GREEK, University of British Columbia
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    ROSS WAGNER, McGill University
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    JOHN LYSACK, Queen's University

1995 – 21st CMBEC Montreal, QC

  1. 1st Place sponsored by CMBES
    M. YUWARAJ, University of Toronto
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    MICHAEL WESTMORE, University of Western Ontario / Robarts Research Institute
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    CRAIG MICHAEL PARFITT, University of British Columbia

1994 – 20th CMBEC Vancouver, BC

  1. 1st Place sponsored by CMBES
    CAROLYN ANGLIN, University of British Columbia
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    M. YUWARAJ, University of Toronto
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    THOMAS SCHUESSLER, McGill University

1993 – 19th CMBEC Ottawa, ON

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Bionetics Ltd
    U. KURUGANTI, University of New Brunswick
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Bionetics Ltd
    A.C. COVA, McGill University
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Bionetics Ltd
    T.D. DOUKOGLOU, McGill University

1992 – 18th CMBEC, Toronto, ON

  1. 1st Place sponsored by INSET
    L.K. RYAN, University of Toronto
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    J. L. BÉRUBÉ, University of New Brunswick
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    D.T. WESTWICK, McGill University

1991 – 17th CMBEC Banff, AB

  1. 1st Place sponsored by INSET
    DECLAN SLEMON, University of Limerick, Ireland
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by INSET
    SYLVIE DORÉ, McGill University
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    Tie: S.RATHEE, University of Alberta
    DAVID WILSON, McGill University

1990 – 16th CMBEC, Winnipeg, MB

  1. 1st Place sponsored by INSET
    CHAE J. LEE, University of British Columbia
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    P.G. CHARETTE, McGill University
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    M. SLAWNYCH, University of British Columbia

1989 – 15th CMBEC, Toronto, ON

information unavailable

1988 – 14th CMBEC, Montreal, QC

  1. 1st Place sponsored by CMBES (2-way tie)
    SYLVIE DORÉ, McGill University
    RICHARD N. YOUNG, McGill University
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    BILL KRAEMER, University of Western Ontario
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by CMBES
    MICHEL LORANGE, Université de Montréal
  4. Best Poster
    SYLVAIN MARTEL, McGill University

1984 – 10th CMBEC, Ottawa, ON

  1. 1st Place sponsored by IMED
    PATRICIA WEISS, McGill University
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by Smith & Nephew
    EVELYN MORIN, University of New Brunswick
  3. 3rd Place sponsored by Travenol
    JEAN M. LAURENS, École Polytechnique de Montréal

1982 – 9th CMBEC, Fredericton, NB

  1. 1st Place sponsored by Medicine/Honeywell
    MICHAEL LEE, University of Western Ontario
  2. 2nd Place sponsored by CMBES
    DANIEL STASHUK, McMaster University
  3. 3rd Place sponsored jointly by Haro Electronics & CMBES
    D.J. DOYLE, University of Toronto

CMBEC Outstanding Research Competition Winners

2014 - 37th CMBEC, Vancouver, BC

Nick MacKinnon
"Multimode Imaging Applied Toward Diagnosis of Skin Cancer"

2013 - 36th CMBEC, Ottawa, ON

Derek H Rosenzweig, McGill University
"Generation of cartilage-like constructs using continuous expansion culture primary chondrocytes seeded in dense collagen gels"

2010 – 33rd CMBEC, Vancouver, BC

Sponsored by UBC Biomedical Engineering
Stephen Hunt, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Sean Romanuik, Simon Fraser University
Jing Xu, Simon Fraser University

2009 – 32nd CMBEC Calgary, AB

Aliasgar Morbi, Carleton University

2008 – 31st CMBEC Montreal, QC

Réjean Fontaine, Université de Sherbrooke

Outstanding Biomedical/Clinical Applications Award

2010 – 33rd CMBEC, Vancouver, BC

Sponsored by UBC Biomedical Engineering
Ken Glinz, Vancouver British Columbia