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Western unveils $5M biofuels facility  
The University of Western Ontario opened a new $5-million biofuel facility Friday, October 16 and unveiled the first sale of a university-developed harvester that turns agricultural byproducts into a material for creating fuels, chemicals and fertilizers.
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A student speaks out with a message of hope  
Engineering student Jennifer Francis has a disability and it is chronic; but that's not going to stop her.
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In Memoriam - Gordon Chess  
The third dean of Western Engineering, Gordon Chess, died in London Oct. 9 at the age of 83.
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Western tops Globe survey for the eighth year  
Of the 19 categories published in the Globe and Mail, Western earned 12 grades of A- or better.
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Research News

Kopp featured at Eye on Innovation  
Western wind engineering expert Greg Kopp was a featured researcher in Ottawa at an event designed to provide Members of Parliament, Senators and senior government officials with the opportunity to gain insights into Canada's research successes and its capacity for innovation.
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Eight years strong: AUTO21 partnership yields continuing results for one company 
Magnesium Casting was one of AUTO21’s originally funded projects when the Network began in 2001. Led by Jeff Wood, a Western Engineering associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, the project explored how to enhance magnesium die casting processes.
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Research forecast calls for more wind 
A unique wind facility, directed by Western Engineering civil engineering professor Horia Hangan, will be the first of its kind in the world, allowing researchers already working with wind to take their research to the next level by studying the positive and negative potential of localized wind systems.
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Engineers to the rescue when body fails 
Associate chemical engineering professor Kibret Mequanint is growing blood vessels in his lab with the goal of potentially helping thousands of Canadians with vascular problems.
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Western Engineering

GE donates innovation lab to Engineering

GE Digital Energy has announced an innovation lab for power systems and communications to Western Engineering, allowing for hands-on experience with the latest power system protection and communications technology. The official lab opening will take place November 18 at 11:00 a.m. in TEB 320.

Reception to honour former Western Engineering Dean

R. Mohan Mathur
is the 2009 recipient of the OPEA Engineering Medal - Engineering Excellence Category. A reception will be held in his honour on November 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion, Richard Dillon Atrium. RSVP to Sue Chapman.

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

Past Events

WE Alumni & Friends Pre-Football Reception & Game
October 8, 2009

Date stone set outside Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion
October 15, 2009

Go ENG Girl
October 17, 2009

Toonie Tuesday for United Way
October 27, 2009

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