Faculty of Engineering

News Archive

January 2017

Professor El Damatty inducted as EIC Fellow
Western Engineering News | January 5, 2017
The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) announced recently that Professor Ashraf El Damatty, Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western has been inducted as an EIC Fellow..
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Wastewater solutions eyed for Ghana
Western News | January 12, 2017
Environmental Engineering graduate student Ahmed Abuhussein recently spent five months in the west African country of Ghana where he addressed gaps in applying treated wastewater in agriculture at city level.
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Western asks faculty, staff to 'Speak' up.
Western News | January 19, 2017
Western faculty and staff will again have their say about how satisfied they are at work.
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Kids in the Hall.
Western Alumni Gazette | January 23, 2017
Family Engineering tradition continues into a new generation.
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Western Engineering Toboggan Team set to compete in Winnipeg.
Western Gazette | January 26, 2017
The Western Engineering Toboggan Team (WETT) is once again poised to compete at the annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR).
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Engineering gifts to bring students together.
Western News | January 30, 2017
Through the Midas Touch Foundation, the Harquail family are helping provide collaborative work spaces for future students.
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February 2017

Western Engineering students advance to Canadian Engineering Competition.
Western Engineering News | February 2, 2017
The Faculty of Engineering congratulates the six undergraduate students who brought home top prizes recently at the 2017 Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC).
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Western Engineering professor Elizabeth Gillies has received the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship.
Western News | February 8, 2017
Western professor Elizabeth Gillies (Chemistry, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering) has received the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, an award which honours some of the country’s outstanding and highly promising scientists and engineers..
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March 2017

CEO alumnus boasts a career of connectivity.
Western News | March 2, 2017
Western Engineering alumnus becomes CEO of Festival Hydro.
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Western Engineering students win top honours at national engineering competition.
Western Engineering News | March 7, 2017
The Faculty of Engineering congratulates the six undergraduate students who brought home top prizes recently at the 2017 Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC).
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Award reception brings together students, faculty and alumni with Entrepreneurial Spirit.
Western Engineering News | March 8, 2017
The Faculty of Engineering hosted a reception to award the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.
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Linamar CEO speaks at 26th annual Lynda Shaw Memorial Distinguished Lecture.
Western Engineering News | March 9, 2017
On the day after International Women's Day, Linda Hasenfratz speaks at the annual the memorial lecture.
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ECE Professor Quazi Rahman recognized for excellence in teaching.
Western News | March 16, 2017
Professor Quazi Rahman received the Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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Engineering students flip for bottle craze.
Western News | March 23, 2017
Four Western Engineering students created an app that became the top download in nearly 20 countries.
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Western time capsule project celebrates Canada's 150th.
The Gazette | March 27, 2017
Western Engineering students to design sesquicentennial time capsule.
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April 2017

Professor Jim Johnson honoured for research contributions.
Western Engineering News | April 18, 2017
MME Professor Jim Johnson receives the 2016 Engineering Award for Excellence in Research.
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May 2017

PhD student Jon Kissi is keeping a sharp eye on the Red Planet.
Western Engineering News | May 2, 2017
Kissi becomes first engineer involved in NASA's HiRISE project.
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Entrepreneurs take root in desire for microgreens.
Western News | May 10, 2017
Engineering students Richard Lacroix and Jolien van Gaalen have developed an affordable countertop hydroponic growing system for microgreens.
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