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Mona Berciu receives Canadian Association of Physicists Medal

Posted: June 17, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Mona Berciu for receiving a medal from the Canadian Association of Physicists.

Dr. Mona Berciu was awarded this year’s CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Physics. According to CAP, these medals honour faculty members who have a comprehensive knowledge and deep understanding of their subject and who possess an exceptional ability to communicate their knowledge and understanding in such a way as to lead their students to high academic achievement in physics.

It was noted that Mona received the medal “for her exceptional ability to communicate knowledge and understanding and lead students to high academic achievement in physics through her own example, for her leading role in the Welcome Women (WOW) initiative to recruit female students and for her efforts to generally improve the quality of physics teaching through such work as undertaken by the Carl Weiman Science Education Initiative.”


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