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Technology Thesis Award winners announced

by Sherri Hogan

Brian McLellan, President of the Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Prince Edward Island (ACETTPEI) and Kelly Sampson, Vice President of the Association, were at Holland College recently to present their Technologist Thesis Awards to graduates of the College's technology programs.

The technical thesis, also referred to as the Applied Research Project, is a mandatory component of all accredited technologist level programs. The College's Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology and Electronics Engineering Technology programs are all Nationally Accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board of the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists.

In recognition of the top thesis of the graduating classes, ACETTPEI presents these awards on an annual basis. Receiving the awards this year were:

Architectural Technology - Tim Hamel. Tim received the award for his project on a Prototypical Design of a Gymnasium, investigating air quality, acoustics and flooring materials.

Civil Engineering Technology - Mike Trainor. Mike received the award for his project on the Redesign of the Peter Pan Intersection, exploring three design options focusing on traffic flow patterns. The development of horizontal and vertical alignments and storm drainage plans were components of the thesis.

Computer Engineering Technology (CET) - Tyler Austin and Justin Good. Tyler and Justin received their awards for their project on the Design and Implementation of a Trans-city Network.

Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) - Lloyd Kerry. Lloyd received the award for his project on Ultrasonic Depth Measurement and Data Acquisition.

For more information about this release, please contact:
Sara Underwood, Media and Communications Officer
Tel: 902-566-9695
Date: Friday, May 21, 2004