The Science Dean’s List event was held on Oct. 2. Almost 200 students made the Dean’s list, meaning that the students have a GPA of at least 3.7.
The keynote speaker was Alumni Julian Taylor. Taylor the President and CEO of Sunsel, a manufacturing services company he co-founded with another SMU graduate 16 years ago (2004). Julian is also CEO of Andra Motion Technologies, which has developed a sensor that will give movie cameras advanced capabilities in focusing. They are working with Fortune 500 companies including Sony to introduce this to Hollywood and Bollywood in studios around the world. The two Halifax-based businesses are housed in new 74,000-square-foot facility in Burnside. They have attracted top local talent as the businesses grow.