Newspapers Article/Interview

"The Moscow University" newspaper, #13 (3746), Moscow, Russia, December 1991. Section "Welcome: honorary student", article "Success for two", p.2.

The city of Calgary "Calgary Herald" newspaper, Saturday, July 29, 1995, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "World Class International Students Put University of Calgary on the Map," column "Marina Gavrilova: Computing Movement ", p.B6.

The University of Calgary "Gazette", Vol. 25, #13 Calgary, Alberta, Canada; October 2, 1995
Article "Killam Awards support Russians work on computer simulation", p.5.

"DKG News", Volume 52, No. 7 , Austin, Texas, USA; November 1995
Article "World Fellowship recipients begin studies in Canada, US", p.4.

The University of Calgary "Alumni Magazine", Vol. 27, No.2; Summer 1996
Article "Killam Awards support computer simulation."

The University of Calgary Engineering “Enginuity,” Winter 2004, “Electrical Engineering creating a face for biometrics”, p 11, 2004

The University of Calgary “On Campus,” Vol. 2, No. 9, November 2004, “In Pursuit of Excellence: GPC celebrates high flyers”, article devoted to my recognition for outstanding contribution to research, teaching and service (1.5% of all academicians are honored each year)

The University of Calgary Biometric technology Lab was featured by SP&T On-line News magazine, in Security Products & Technology News, Oct., 2004, p. 12 (

From bonds to bars: Biometrics Could Provide Added Security for Calgary Nightclubs” Ingenuity Magazine, January 2005

The University of Calgary “On Campus,” Article: “Love where you live? It could be hard on your heart!,” SPARCS Lab Opening its doors to U of C students, Vol. 2, No. 25, 2005

The Higher Learning North American magazine, Section ”Tech Tools @ Work”, Article: “Mission possible: Biometrics could soon be an everyday reality”, Sept/Oct 2005

The Calgary Journal, Regional publication, “Researchers link heart disease to urban lifestyles” on SPARCS activity profile, Oct. 26 – Nov. 8, 2005

UofC Today, UofCalgary publication, “Vanier Scholars”, May 1st, 2009 “ two University of Calgary doctoral students were among the inaugural winners of a generous and prestigious new federal scholarship.

Franz Zemp and Maruf Monwar were two of 166 national and international scholars to win the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. M. Monwar from BT Lab  supervised by Marina Gavrilova”

TV Appearances/Interview

TV Interview for SHAW Channel, as SPARCS Lab Founder, City of Calgary, “New Research Lab Sparks Interest from around North America”, aired on April 28th, 2005

TV appearance on Discovery Channel Energy Café TV Forum among invited UofC researchers, public, private sector and government representatives, facilitated by Avi Lewis (Gemini Award Winning broadcaster), recorded March 2nd, Aired April 16th, 2011

Documentary on Prof Gavrilova research, National Film Board, Canada, directed by Robert Awad, featuring 1 hour Interview by Claire Bourbonnais, recorded February 23rd, 2011

Portal Quebec News Announcement June 8 2011 “LIVE SCIENCE! - A NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MUSÉE DE LA CIVILISATION IN QUEBEC CITY - From June 8, 2011 to September 9, 2012 ””

Museum Exhibit

National Museum of Civilization (Quebec, Canada) Live Science exhibit “Power of Biometrics - From science fiction to reality” exhibit dedicated to Dr. Gavrilova research and personality (including display related to research, computer interactive exhibit and video by National Film Board, Canada)  – opening and press-conference June 7, 2011, runs to December 9, 2012, then travels at Science Centers across Canada.