News

Yifeng Graduated as the First PhD Graduate of the Faculty, and First PhD Graduate in a Program Solely Delivered by Ryerson University

 Ryerson President Sheldon Levy (left) and Yifeng He (right).
Ryerson President Sheldon Levy (left) and Yifeng He (right). (Photo taken on June 10, 2008)

Yifeng He, under the supervision of Dr. Ling Guan, and Dr. Xijia Gu, has successfully passed his PhD oral examination on April 10, 2008, becoming the first PhD graduate of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science, and also the first PhD graduate in a program solely delivered by Ryerson University.

Yifeng He conducted research on multimedia communications during his PhD study. He won the Best Paper Award at the Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia in 2007, the Departmental Graduate Research Excellence Award Tier 1 in 2007 and 2008, and received Ontario Graduate Scholarships from 2006 to 2008. Currently Dr. Yifeng He is a postdoctoral fellow at the Ryerson Multimedia Research Laboratory.

Ryerson University Chancellor G. Raymond Chang (2nd from left) awarded a PhD degree to Yifeng He (right), as Dr. Maurice Yeates (1st from left), Dean of Graduate Studies and Dr. Stalin Boctor (2nd from right), Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science looked on.

Ryerson University Chancellor G. Raymond Chang (2nd from left) awarded a PhD degree to Yifeng He (right), as Dr. Maurice Yeates (1st from left), Dean of Graduate Studies and Dr. Stalin Boctor (2nd from right), Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science looked on. (Photo taken on June 10, 2008).

Ryerson University Chancellor G. Raymond Chang (right) and Yifeng He (left).

Ryerson University Chancellor G. Raymond Chang (right) and Yifeng He (left). (Photo taken on June 10, 2008)