iMERIT Summer School 2021 

May 31 to June 4, 2021 

A Summer Field School is held every summer term by the iMERIT grant program. The Covid-19 pandemic affected the delivery of this program 

Monday, May 31, 2021: 

  • Sheila Paterson, Chief Operating Officer, COVE (the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship 
  • Umar Farooq, Research Associate, Robotics Lab for Biomedical, Rehabilitation & Assistive Technologies, Dalhousie University, “Fuzzy Logic Based Control of Electromechanical Systems” 

Tuesday, June 1, 2021: 

  • Scott Everett, co-founder and CEO, Eigen Innovations Inc. Virtual tour of Eigen facility. 

Wednesday, June 2, 2021: 

  • Bill Carter, director, the Centre for Applied Ocean Technology (CTec), followed by a video about the Marine Institute Holyrood, NL, facility 
  • Yuxuan Jiang, Research Associate in the Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University, “Introduction to Deep Reinforcement Learning” 

Thursday, June 3, 2021: 

  • Neil Williams, a former director of CGI and a certified Project Management Professional and Management Consultant,  presented a seminar on project management 

Friday, June 4, 2021: 

  • IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section (CAS) presentation on the IEEE with emphasis on its Oceanic Engineering Society (OES)