IBET named first runner-up for global diversity award

The Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology (IBET) PhD Project, led by Waterloo chemical engineering professor Dr. Tizazu Mekonnen, received first runner-up out of three shortlisted projects for the Global Engineering Deans Council’s (GEDC) Diversity Award.

Established to celebrate diversity in engineering education, the GEDC presents the award annually to a global initiative that inspires underrepresented students to pursue and succeed in engineering programs.

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