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Neil Simons Award in Applied Electromagnetics
Dr. Neil Simons (Ph.D./94) has established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba with an initial gift of $10,000. Northwater Capital Management Inc. has made a contribution to the fund. The available annual income from the fund will be shared equally among members of the team of undergraduate students who:
(1) have successfully completed Group Design Project (currently numbered ECE 4600) with a minimum grade of B; and
(2) as a team, have achieved a combined average degree grade point average of at least 3.0;
(3) from among those teams that also meet criteria (1) and (2), have completed the best project related to applied electromagnetics, as determined by the selection committee.
For the purpose of this award, applied electromagnetics includes: antennas, computational electromagnetics, rf and microwave circuits, electromagnetic devices for biomedical applications, etc.
The selection committee will be the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Committee of the Faculty of Engineering and will include the instructors for ECE 4600.
The Board of Governors of The University of Manitoba has the right to modify the terms of this award if, because of changed conditions, it becomes necessary to do so. Such modification shall conform as closely as possible to the expressed intention of the donor in establishing the Award.

Established: Senate, March 3, 2010
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