2021 Award Recipients

TSF Virtual 2021 – Special Awards Winners

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Award

"The World of Pulsars"

Christine Simpson


University of Toronto Scarborough, Chemistry Society Award

"Ocean Acidification and Buffers: A Homemade Solution"

Adam Taback and Mazin Al-Ani


UTSC Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences Awards - Chemistry

"Which Liquid Has the Strongest Surface Tension?"

Ella Gilboa


UTSC Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences Awards - Environment

"The Flight to Freedom"

Amna Alvi


UTSC Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences Awards - Physics

"Cracking the Radiation Code"

Adrian Mak and Peter Alexis


The University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship

"Efficient Deep Learning Methods to Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease"

Yugi Qiu


The Charles Dyer UTSC Entrance Award

"A Hands-free Neural Network Telesurgery Robot controlled by Active Sensor-fusion of Video and EMG Data"

Andrew Pun


The Young Scientist Award – sponsored by Vivek Dani

"Efficient Deep Learning Methods to Diagnose Parkinson’s Diseaset"

Yuqi Qiu


Sigma Xi Book Award

"A Hands Free Neural Network Telesurgery Robot"

Andrew Pun


Sigma Xi Book Award

"Real Time Conversion of American Sign Language using AI and Deep Learning"

Sannjay Karthikeyan


Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) Award - 1st Prize

"Bio-remediation: The Pollution Solution: An Eco-Friendly Way to Degrade Contaminants"

Ishan Gehlaut


Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) Award - 2nd Prize

"Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) Award - First Prize"

Adam Taback and Mazin Al-Ani


University of Toronto Dept. of Earth Sciences- Matthew Shawn McConville Memorial Award - Junior

"Bio-remediation: The Pollution Solution: An Eco-Friendly Way to Degrade Contaminants"

Ishan Gehlaut


University of Toronto Dept. of Earth Sciences- Matthew Shawn McConville Memorial Award - Intermediate

"The Silence of Canadian Cities: Seismic Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns"

Artash Nath


University of Toronto Dept. of Earth Sciences- Matthew Shawn McConville Memorial Award - Senior

"The relationship between sea surface temperature and phytoplankton abundance"

Julie Sieg


The Ted Rogers Innovation Award

"Rapid Detection of Concussions"

Andrew Mao


The Charles Lee Design for Innovation Award

"Text to Braille"

Efe Tascioglu