U of A Free Pizza & Pop Tomorrow!

Free Pizza, Pop, Career Advice & More!

Attention all U of A Engineering Students! To kick off your school year, the ISA (International Society of Automation) Edmonton Section is hosting a Tailgate Pizza Party & Student Membership Drive.

Enjoy… free pizza, free pop and sign-up to receive information from the ISA Edmonton Section. As well, ISA Edmonton Section Board Members that work in the field of automation and instrumentation (also former U of A graduates) will be on-site to chat with you about your studies, career plans and the benefits of ISA membership.

Note: If you signed-up last year, you need to sign-up again at the event to get the free food and drink (it takes 10 seconds). 

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019
Time: Anytime between 11:00am and 1:00pm
Location: U of A Engineering Quad

See you there!

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World Robotics Sailing Championship (WRSC)

The World Robotics Sailing Championship (WRSC) and The International Robotic Sailing Conference (IRSC) is the world largest fully autonomous sailing robot event. The competition is open to wind-powered unmanned surface vehicles up to 4 metres long. The conference provides researchers with the opportunity to present and exchange ideas on their work.

The 12th WRSC and IRSC, with the theme “Connected Maritime Intelligence“, will be held during August 25th-31st in Ningbo, China.

UofA- Sailing boat

We are preparing to form the team for the August competition. If interested grad and undergraduate students please feel free to contact us (preferable by June 15,2019).

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Local ISA Edmonton Scholarships – Apply!

The ISA Edmonton Section is proud to be the administrator of two of our very own scholarships: The Bohdan (Bob) Bahniuk Scholarship and the J.R. (Bob) Connell Memorial Scholarship; awarded based on satisfactory academic achievement and volunteer-related activity with the ISA Edmonton Section and/or in the community. 

The application deadline for the 2018/2019 school year is May 17, 2019. 

Apply Online Now! (it only takes 5 minutes)

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Government of Canada International Scholarships

Government of Canada International Scholarships 
ELAP | Caricom | SEED | Canada-Chile

The Government of Canada offers several scholarship programs to support candidates from abroad who wish to study, conduct research, or gain professional development in Canada on a short-term basis. These programs include:

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Student Night 2019 -Registration Open

The ISA Edmonton Section invites YOU to join us on January 28, 2019 for our annual Student Night at the Yellowhead Brewery. The theme for this year's event is expert panel advice!  Students, here's your chance to get career advice from a panel of automation industry experts employed by EnbridgeEPCORPembina Pipeline & Spartan ControlsNetwork with these experts and 15+ other automation industry professionals that sit on the ISA Edmonton Section Board.
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DPSLab citation metrics for 2018

Total Articles in Publication List:98
Articles With Citation Data:98
Sum of the Times Cited:625
Average Citations per Article:6.38
Last Updated:12/30/2018 18:38 GMT
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Number of Awards:

Award Value(s): Each award will be for the amount of US$750.00 and will be announced in January 2019 

Criteria Selection: 

• Instrumentation Engineering Technology Program – enrolled in a post-secondary automation related program in Western Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, or Northwest Territories) 

• Academic achievement (Minimum GPA 3.00 (75%)) in from previous year studies. 

• Essay (250 words) describing your industry involvement, future goals, and your ambitions in Automation 

• Must be a member of ISA (International Society of Automation) 

• Preference may be given to students with proof of financial need 

• With the successful application, an award letter will be issued with the award cheque in December of each year. 

• The award can only be received one time by a single individual 

Application Process: 

• Applications to be submitted to immediate past District 10 District Vice President from Western Canada • For 2018 this is Ian Verhappen ian.verhappen@cima.ca 

• Deadline for students to apply: February 4, 2019 

Selection Process: 

• The District 10 Scholarship committee consist of two (2) representatives from each active Section in Western Canada 

• Chairperson is immediate past District 10 District Vice President from Western Canada who will compile and distribute applications to Committee members by Remembrance day each year 

• Committee will determine the award recipient based on all criteria components 

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Recent Computer Process Control Jobs at SUNCOR

 TEMP EIT (8-month term), targeting recent graduates from the chemical engineering BSC and Msc programs


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DPS Lab publications

Citation Metric for our Lab- Note: Only articles from Web of Science Core Collection with citation data are included in the calculations








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Mobile Robotics, The Future 


How are mobile robotics transforming the future

of manufacturing & logistics? Find out!

Join the ISA Edmonton Section on Monday, November 27

 at MKT Fresh Food & Beer Market for our November technical talk,

 Mobile Robotics, The Future.   

Learn about how mobile robotics are being used,

if they're threatening jobs, when is a good time to invest, and more!

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