Please join us in congratulating Hillary Lia who has been named as Finalist for the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. Hillary is a third year undergraduate student in the Biomedical Computing Honour’s Program. She conducts research in the Perk Lab under the mentorship of Drs. Gabor Fichtinger and Tamas Ungi. Her research pertains to development of novel methods for computational surgical skill assessment and translation of those into training curricula in the Queen’s Clinical Simulation Centre. It is especially remarkable that Hillary earned this great honor as a third year undergraduate, the youngest among the nominees.