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Memorial engineering students recipients of the Peter Kohler Scholarship for the second year in a row

Peter Kohler Scholarship recipients Skyler Loveless and Toni Jerrett

For the second year in a row, two undergraduate engineering students from Memorial are the recipients of the Peter Kohler Scholarship.

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Diving into the mysteries of Smith Sound

Potential shipwreck (circled) using side scan sonar.

The deep waters of Smith Sound, Trinity Bay, hold many mysteries. Why did Smith Sound have a strong and vibrant cod stock during the moratorium? What happened to vessels that sank in the 1890s during an ice storm? Are there really internal standing waves, or seiches, in the waters and what drives them? These are questions surrounding one of the longest fjords along the coast of the island, questions that no one has been able to answer. A team of researchers from Memorial’s Marine Environmental Research Laboratory for Intelligent Vehicles (MERLIN) is searching for the answers in hopes of uncovering the mysteries of Smith Sound.

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Memorial students win international ferry competition

Rendering of the winning design

Recently, students from Memorial won an international competition where they were tasked with designing a safe and affordable ferry. 

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Benchmarks is the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science's annual corporate newsletter. You can view the latest issue by clicking here.

Benchmarks: Winter 2013








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