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Faculty of Engineering COVID-19 Information 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering office will be closed for in-person assistance.  The staff remain committed to serving you remotely via email Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm.

Flood-impact map a Canadian First

Civil Engineering professor, Slobdan Simonovic, has developed the first Canada-wide maps showing how floodplains may become inundated in the next 80 years under various climate change scenarios.

Read the full article in Western Engineering News | November 3, 2021

PhD student uses grant to empower underrepresented youth in STEM

Environmental engineering PhD candidate Sadaf Mehrabi recently received an NSERC Student Ambassador grant to support the promotion of STEM to Canadian youth. 

Read the full article in Western Engineering News | October 7, 2021

Engineering professor Ayan Sadhu is developing technology for evaluating the health of bridge infrastructures using artificial intelligence

Sadhu’s team is developing vehicle-mounted sensors that, when driven across a bridge, would simultaneously send valuable signals back to the lab. The lab’s artificial intelligence system would then diagnose whether, and to what extent, cracks or other flaws have developed in the bridge structure.

Read the full article in Western Engineering News | August 11, 2021

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