Faculty of Engineering

News Archive

January 2015

Western team to advance in Hult Prize competition includes Engineering student
Western News | January 23, 2015
Shivani Chotalia, an HBA and Green Process Engineering student, is on one of two teams of Western students who have advanced to the regional finals of the sixth annual Hult Prize Challenge, putting the eight students in line for the competition's $1-million prize, the organization announced today.
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Funding fuels hunt for deeper answers
Western News | January 20, 2015
Western Engineering researchers Lauren Flynn and Abouzar Sadrekarimi will receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to take their research to the next level.
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Engaging the public on micro grids and integration of renewable energy
Western Engineering News | January 14, 2015
Professor Jin Jiang and PhD candidate Dennis Michaelson, of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently gave a presentation to committee members and the general public at the Community Ecological Committee of the Portlands Energy Centre in Toronto.
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PhD candidate honoured for developing remote access to teaching equipment
Western Engineering News | January 9, 2015
Matt Cross is aiming to bring Western's leading-edge engineering lab equipment into universities across the country and was recently honoured for his work to develop remote access capability for robotics.
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It's getting 'Hoth' in here
Western News | January 8, 2015
Western Engineering’s Concrete Toboggan Team is heading to a galaxy far, far away – well, actually, the Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, B.C. – for the 2015 Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race, Jan. 21-25
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Turning 'gunk' into a liquid gold
Western Engineering News | January 7, 2015
Finding a way to improve the efficiency of how heavy oil is upgraded is a challenge Cedric Briens is excited to take on as the NSERC Syncrude/ExxonMobil Industrial Research Chair in Fluid Coking Technologies at Western University.
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