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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.


Curling researchers dig deep into sweep science
Western News | September 29, 2020

Curler and Western Engineering PhD candidate Megan Balsdon co-authored a study that may explain why some broom heads affect a rock's curl.


Research touts lower-cost, longer-life battery
Western News | August 17, 2020

New materials engineering research led by professor Andy Sun could translate into significant real-world benefits like longer battery life for cell phones.


Feds fund innovative Western research
Western News | August 14, 2020

Professor Hamid Abdolvand is among those at Western who will share almost $3.6 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.


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