IBM recognizes three Carleton professors

arleton University has entered into the realm of elite high tech research according to one of the world’s largest information technology companies.

Three Carleton University professors were recently awarded IBM Faculty Fellowships, placing the school in such company as Harvard, Duke, and the University of Toronto as the only other schools to have three faculty members receive IBM Fellowships this year.

John Rogers (Electronics), Michel Nahkla (Electronics), and Leo Bertossi (Computer Science) all received this prestigious fellowship from the International Business Machine.

“Carleton University is proud to be included in the company of such institutions as Harvard, Duke, and University of Toronto,” says Feridun Hamdullahpur, Vice-President (Research and International). “It is further evidence that Carleton’s dedication to and support of worldclass research is producing excellence.”

IBM Fellowships are competitive awards that provide a no strings financial contribution in recognition of work in areas of interest to IBM.

“I am very pleased to have received this award,” said Nahkla. “It will allow us to hire more students and purchase equipment. We will be able to better leverage our overall research budget because of the flexibility this award provides.”

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