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Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion opens doors
Latest News

The Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion officially opened its 'green' doors 
The $22-million, 45,000 square-foot building houses research on green technologies, processes and materials and, at the same time, the building itself features advanced environmentally sustainable construction technologies and methodologies.
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Sarah Shortreed (BESc ’89) receives 2009 L.S. Lauchland Engineering Alumni Medal  
Western Engineering Dean, Andrew Hrymak and Western President, Amit Chakma presented Sarah Shortreed (BESc ’89) with the 2009 L.S. Lauchland Engineering Alumni Medal at the Annual Engineering Alumni Cocktail Reception during Homecoming 2009.
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Rajni Patel selected as a fellow in the Royal Society of Canada 
The RSC, now known as RSC: Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada, is the country's oldest and most prestigious organization of scientists and scholars. The RSC is dedicated to encouraging education and the advancement of knowledge in the natural and social sciences and the humanities.
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H1N1 flu Virus: New online tool tracking absences  
Faculty, staff and students who are sick are asked to use new online self-reporting tools for absences due to flu-like illnesses.
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Research News

Research more than skin deep  
Independent researcher Leonardo Millon and his team, under the mentorship of Engineering professor Wankei Wan (Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering), are creating synthetic anatomic models made of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) that provide a realistic surgical experience for students.
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Western's bird wind tunnel lifts off  
A new research facility containing the world's first hypobaric bird wind tunnel, allowing researchers to study avian flight while altering such variables as air pressure, moisture, humidity and altitude, has opened at The University of Western Ontario.
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Western Engineering

Western Engineering Welcomes

April Finkenhoefer has joined Western Engineering as the Administrative Officer in the Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering. She comes to us from the University of New Mexico where she worked as the Unit Administrator at the School of Medicine since 2005. Prior to this, she worked as an Admissions Counsellor at the University of Phoenix.

Past Events

2009 Geotechnical Research Centre Awards Ceremony
August 19, 2009
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8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE8)
August 23 – 27, 2009
Montreal, Quebec
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Western Engineering Summer BBQ
August 27
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Orientation Week 2009
September 8 – 10
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Dean’s Welcome Reception
September 23
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Upcoming Events

Click HERE to view Western Engineering's online calendar. This calendar includes a complete list of Western Engineering's upcoming events and deadlines.

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