April 06, 2021
Western Engineering alumna Asha Parekh (BESc’07, MESc’11, PhD’15) never planned on co-founding medical device company Front Line Medical Technologies, but she was willing to take the risk of transitioning to entrepreneurship and hasn’t looked back since.
April 05, 2021
Western Engineering alumnus Michael D’Andrea, P.Eng, BESc’84, MESc’86, and CEE Professor Moncef Nehdi have each earned 2021 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards.
April 01, 2021
Western Engineering assistant 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.
March 22, 2021
Of the 11 Hydro One Women in Engineering Scholarships given annually to university students across Ontario, five were awarded to Western Engineering students this year.
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.
March 08, 2021
Western Engineering alumna, COO and Co-founder of Bridgit, Lauren Lake, BESc'13, served as the distinguished guest speaker at Western Engineering’s 30th Annual Lynda Shaw Memorial Lecture on March 4, 2021.
March 04, 2021
Over the past five years, software engineering professor Aleksander Essex and his team investigated Ontario’s online voting practices and procedures and found numerous issues and irregularities.
March 03, 2021
Nineteen Western students, 15 of which were engineering, recently participated in a global, experiential learning program where they developed solutions for real-world sustainability problems.
March 03, 2021
Biomedical engineering PhD candidate Mahsa Bataghva Shahbaz and Western medical innovation fellow Michael Lavdas, BESc’18 and MESc’20, recently received the top two places at Mayo Clinic Innovation Sprint. competition.
February 24, 2021
Software Engineering alum Arpit Bhanot, BESc’20, and his business partner Shawn Miller, BA’20, have launched a company called SizeWize to help customers and retailers find the right clothing fit for different bodies and styles.
February 24, 2021
Development Engineering Manager for the City of Kelowna, BC, James Kay, BESc/HBA ’01, is a lifelong learner and a firm believer in the idea that there is always room for improvement. Read our latest alumni Q&A with Kay.
February 17, 2021
Western alumnus Raymond Francis serves as an engineer on NASA’s science operations team for the Perseverance rover, which is set to land in Jezero crater on Mars.
February 11, 2021
Multiple teams comprised of Western Engineering undergraduate students recently competed at the 42nd annual Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) in its first ever online competition.
February 02, 2021
Western materials engineer 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.
January 28, 2021
Renix President Christine Haas, BESc’93, shares her experience as an entrepreneur, provides some advice for the next generation of leaders in engineering and entrepreneurism, and looks ahead at next steps for Renix.
January 18, 2021
Western is among six Ontario universities that have together created new fellowships for Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering.
January 14, 2021
Professor Joy MacDermid's research, done through Western’s Bone and Joint Institute in collaboration with engineering professors Louis Ferreira and Emily Lalone, has received recognition from the Arthritis Society as one of its Top 10 Research Advances of 2020.
January 13, 2021
Western’s Northern Tornadoes Project (NTP) conducted 409 investigations in 2020, verifying 77 tornadoes across Canada and increasing the verified count by a remarkable 166 per cent using advanced methods.
January 07, 2021
Western has established the Flight 752 Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Engineering and Science, funded in part by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization, in memory of the four Western students whose lives were cut short in the downing of Ukraine International Flight PS752.
January 04, 2021
Effective January 1, 2021, Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Dr. Jing Jiang was appointed to the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour.