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News & EventsWater detectives: Scientists test wastewater for signs of virus
Western News | August 17, 2021
A new international collaboration, that includes assistant professor Chris DeGroot, investigates how wastewater can be used to detect signs of an emerging virus in a population.
An early warning system: Testing wastewater for COVID-19
Western News | April 1, 2021
Professor Chris DeGroot leads a study collecting wastewater samples from a number of strategic locations in London, Ont. and analyzed at Western’s ImPaKT Facility.
Western engineer explores 3D printing in space
Western News | March 18, 2021
Western Engineering professor Jun Yang's current project – a mix of space flight and medical applications research – is about perfecting artificial intelligence-enhanced methods for 3D printing in outer space.
New international study extends ‘lifetime’ of materials used in cars and nuclear reactor
Western News | February 2, 2021
Professor Hamid Abdolvand and his collaborators discovered important factors into the deformation of metals used in automobiles and nuclear reactors, and developed new models to predict the lifetimes of these materials.
‘Inside-the-box’ technology solves organ and vaccine transport issue
Western News | October 5, 2020
A team of researchers from Western University has designed, developed and constructed a new portable temperature regulating device, which can be used to transport a wide array of temperature-sensitive items including organs, vaccines and pharmaceuticals.