Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology

FCAT and Science convocation

June 15, 2011

This morning’s convocation saw a parade of SFU’s new PhDs in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology and the Faculty of Science.

Their red gowns with blue Cambridge bonnets are regalia which which originated in the monasteries of the middle ages.

At the morning convocation, Dr. Karel Lucien Casteels received his doctorate from the Department of Mathematics and was awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal for achieving the highest academic standing upon graduation from a graduate program. His thesis was The combinatorial structure of the prime spectrum of quantum matrices.

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