April 09, 2020
Western Engineering alumnus and President of Zibi Canada Jeff Westeinde, BESc’89, PEng, and Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor and NSERC/UNENE Senior Industrial Research Chair Jing Jiang have both earned 2020 OPEA medals.
April 08, 2020
Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar has been honoured with a Distinguished University Professorship. The award acknowledges sustained excellence in scholarship over a substantial career at Western.
April 03, 2020
Effective March 26, 2020, Western’s Amit Chakma Engineering Building (ACEB) officially received LEED Platinum certification, making it only the third academic building in Canada to achieve that level.
April 02, 2020
Earlier this month, Clayton Cook and his University Machine Services team constructed a much-need bracket for a local neurosurgeon – a devise to hold a patient’s head in place during lifesaving surgery.
March 31, 2020
The advanced manufacturing team at University Machine Services (UMS) – an ancillary service based in Western Engineering - is producing low-cost, medical face shields that could be in hospitals for healthcare workers (HCW) within days if not hours.
March 10, 2020
Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Clare Robinson is the principal investigator on the Scholars Network for Building Disaster Resilient Communities project, a recently funded partnership between Western and Cuban institutions on physical and social resiliency around natural disaster management.
March 09, 2020
The newly constructed Amit Chakma Engineering Building received top honours from the Don Smith Commercial Building Awards.
March 09, 2020
Canadian-Iranian engineer, business leader and philanthropist Gina Cody served as the distinguished guest speaker at Western Engineering’s 29th Annual Lynda Shaw Memorial Lecture on March 5, 2020.
March 09, 2020
We caught up with Western Engineering alumna Pam Lewis, BESc’83, PEng, CD, to learn more about her journey from being held back from pursuing her passion over 40 years ago, simply because of her gender, to becoming a notable leader in the field of Aerospace Engineering.
March 02, 2020
Software Engineering professors Miriam Capretz and research partner Katarina Grolinger are collaborating with six partners, including London Hydro, on a $3-million project that could transform how utilities around the world predict and share energy use and supply.
February 26, 2020
Former Western Engineering Dean Mohan Mathur (1936 – 2020) passed away peacefully in British Columbia, Canada on February 6th, 2020. Mohan's Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, March 7th, 1.00 – 4.00 pm at the London Hunt & Country Club.
February 25, 2020
Western will play a key role in humanity’s return to the Moon, thanks to a major investment by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in a university-led advancement that could represent a flagship Canadian contribution to international missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond.
February 21, 2020
Western announced the creation of the Flight 752 Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Engineering and Science. The scholarship will forever serve as a tribute to these students and landmark of these days.
February 19, 2020
WIN 4.0 (Western’s Industry Network) is utilizing the latest industry revolution – cyber-physical systems – to give businesses the ability to anticipate what will happen in their facilities and address problems even before they happen.
February 07, 2020
During the week of January 29 – February 2, 2020, members of the Western Engineering Toboggan Team (WETT) travelled to Toronto to compete in the 46th annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race with teams of students from across the country.
February 06, 2020
The Western chapter of Engineers in Action, a non-profit organization, will help build their third footbridge in Bolivia this summer.
February 03, 2020
The Lynda Shaw Memorial Distinguished Lecture Series was established in memory of Lynda Shaw, a third-year mechanical engineering student at Western who was murdered near Highway 401 in 1990.
January 29, 2020
Former Western Engineering Dean (1987 – 1999) and nationally renowned electrical engineer Mohan Mathur is among the latest Canadians to join the Order of Canada for his outstanding contributions to engineering.
January 27, 2020
University researchers, and industry experts and representatives from government gathered on November 22, 2019 at Kinectrics Inc. for the 15th University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering (UNENE) Annual Workshop on Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Systems for Nuclear Power Plants.
January 24, 2020
Starting this year, the now $200-million Schulich Leader Scholarships program will provide 100 undergraduate scholarships across top Canadian universities.
January 21, 2020
In this new Q&A series, we’ll feature Western Engineering faculty members to gain a succinct overview of their research, understand its impact on society, and discover intriguing little-known facts.
January 20, 2020
Western Engineering alumnus and President of Neegan Burnside Limited Cory Jones, P.Eng., BESc’97, has spent his entire career working with Indigenous communities to implement water treatment and distribution systems.
January 15, 2020
Ghazal Nourian, 26, was working towards a PhD in Mechanical and Materials Engineering, and was one of four Western students who lost their lives when Flight PS752 from Tehran airport was shot down, killing all 176 people aboard.
January 15, 2020
On Jan. 8, Milad Nahavandi was one of 176 passengers on board Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 scheduled to fly from Tehran to Kiev. Nahavandi was part of Professor Charles Xu’s lab and was tasked with researching the process of converting sugar to chemicals, to be used in plastic.
January 15, 2020
Sajedeh Saraeian and her husband, Mohammad Javad Mianji, were among 176 passengers killed when their Kiev-bound plane was shot down shortly after takeoff from Tehran airport. Saraeian was one of four Western graduate students on that plane.
January 08, 2020
The Western and London community gathered in a sombre memorial Wednesday to mourn the deaths of four Western students who were aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752 when it crashed near Tehran earlier that day.
January 07, 2020
This year’s annual Mayor of London Honours List boasted some ‘purple pride’ as Western Engineering alumnus Alex Kopacz, BESc'13, was honoured by London Mayor Ed Holder in the Sports category.