Dr. Lotfollah Shafai (Credit: University of Manitoba)
University of Manitoba Professor Lotfallah Shafai has been selected to win the 2011 Killam Prize in Engineering in recognition of his contributions to the field of electromagnetic communications. Dr. Shafai’s work has contributed to a variety of technologies, including wireless and satellite communications, remote sensing, radar metrology, radio astronomy, medical diagnostics and electromagnetic mapping of Arctic sea ice. [University of Manitoba]
The Manitoba Métis Federation and the Louis Riel Institute have donated $100,000 to Brandon University. The money—which will be matched by the Manitoba Scholarship & Bursary Initiative—will go towards awards distributed by the Louis Riel Scholarships & Bursaries Endowment.
The Louis Riel Scholarships & Bursaries Endowment supports scholarships and bursaries for Manitoban students of Métis status.
Manitoba Métis Federation’s Louis Riel Institute Donates Funds for Scholarships & Bursaries [Brandon University]