Annual Report – 2019


Enrollment Trend

IBBME graduate student body has been experiencing steady growth in the past 5 years. At the beginning of 2019 academic year, the graduate body experienced a 14% growth compared to last year. The numbers shown were the student numbers in September of every year. The numbers were collected on September 18, 2019.


Enrollment Breakdown

IBBME is one of the leading research intensive units within Engineering. Approximately 56% of its graduate population consists of PhD students in 2019. Comparatively, FASE averages 36%. The IBBME numbers were collected on September 18, 2019.

FASE Distribution

IBBME Distribution


Gender Distribution

IBBME has a balanced female to male graduate student body ratio. The numbers from IBBME was collected on September 18, 2019.

FASE Distribution

IBBME Distribution

MHSc

MEng

MASc

PhD


Graduate Summary

There is a drastic increase in IBBME graduates in the 2018-2019 academic year. The numbers on the right of the bar graph indicate the number of graduates who have successfully defended their thesis in the academic year. The numbers from the 2018-2019 academic year was calculated from adding 2018 September, 2019 January, and 2019 May sessions. The numbers were collected on September 24th, 2019.


Graduate Breakdown

Graduate proportion is similar to the current student body breakdown, indicating a balanced exit rate amongst students within each program. Bracketed percentages indicate the proportion of students out of 97 total graduates in 2018-19. The numbers were collected on September 24th, 2019.


Graduation Time

Graduation time is dictated by degree type. PhD-C: Clinical Specialization. PhD-U: Direct-entry. PhD: students who had previously obtained a masters. The number of years was calculated as an average. The numbers were collected on September 24th, 2019.


Year Distribution

First year students are the most prevalent in the student body. Within the 332 students registered, 142 are first year students. While the student distribution is balanced in PhD, MASc, and MHSc programs, MEng had the highest proportion of first year students. Since this is one year program, the proportion of second year and above is expected to be low. The numbers from IBBME was collected on September 18, 2019.

Total Distribution

MHSc

MEng

MASc

PhD


Research Funding Trend

IBBME have received $10.51 million in research funding amongst 35 core faculty members. On average, funding per faculty member was approximately $0.3 million in 2019. The numbers shown on the right hand side of the bar graph is the total funding package that is active during September 2018 – August 2019.


Grant Distribution

IBBME continues to thrive with research funding from all sectors. Amongst all funding packages, approximately 43% are new funding initiatives. Majority of the funding are operating grants. The numbers represent the September 2018 – August 2019 period.


Funding Breakdown

Majority of the research, equipment, and personnel funding originate from the federal government of Canada. ‘Other Sponsors’ are categorized as fundings from education bodies, foundations, hospitals, international organizations, and societies. The numbers represent the September 2018 – August 2019 period.


Publication Record

IBBME has published 189 peer-reviewed papers in 2019 from our core faculty members. The data on the right was aggregated via SciVal, an Elsevier subsidiary. The data was collected on December 13, 2019.


Keyword Identifiers

IBBME has a diverse set of research topics. Publications produced by IBBME core faculty members from 2019 were aggregated and the frequency of recurring keyphrases was captured. The size of the font refers to the relative frequency in which the phrase occurs in publications. The following keyphrases were generated by SciVal.