The Engineer's Impact


Your inside look at faculty’s research and its effect on society

In this 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.

Assistant Professor Katarina Grolinger aims to make better use of IoT data by devising machine learning solutions for a variety of domains.

Professor Wenxing Zhou develops methodologies and tools to ensure the structural integrity of oil and gas pipelines under different threats.

Assistant Professor Ryan Willing has been involved in biomechanical engineering research for more than 10 years, with a special focus on human joint biomechanics and implant design.

Kelly Ogden joined Western Engineering in 2019, and is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.

Our inaugural faculty member is software engineering associate professor Aleks Essex, who specializes in cybersecurity.