Unraveling the plastic threat hidden in our waters, Dr. Chang’s team has revolutionized the way we isolate, identify, and combat microplastic pollution.
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Global climate change is a hot topic in today's world, and it is easy to feel overwhelmed and helpless when we hear about its devastating effects. However, there is hope! Researchers from the University of Guelph, including Dr. Aicheng Chen, from the Chemistry Department, and Dr. Abdallah Elsayed, from the School of Engineering, have developed an innovative solution to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and combat climate change.
Are you ready to learn about cutting-edge technology that is revolutionizing the way we design digital circuits? Say hello to FPGAs - the Swiss Army knife of computer chips!
Greenhouses offer a 365 day a year growing cycle, increasing our food security and access to fresh produce year-round. Growing efforts by the industry are resulting in more sustainable production practices, including reducing energy and water use, and finding alternatives to plastic packaging.
Four U of G-led projects have received a total of $997,000 from the federal New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF), which supports interdisciplinary projects and encourages inventive approaches to research.
U of G students excel in creating novel food engineering solutions.
On April 10, 2023, the inaugural Guelph Food Engineering Conference was held in Adams Atrium at the School of Engineering. Led by Dr. Manick Annamalai, the day represented the significant growth of interest and research into Food Engineering.
On Thursday, April 6th, engineering students gathered in the Thornbrough building for the School of Engineering’s biggest annual event: Engineering Design Day. This year, family, friends, faculty, staff, alumni, and industry professionals got to see the accomplishments of the U of G’s engineering students from all 7 disciplines. The School of Engineering is proud to have made design the foundation of their studies, allowing U of G Engineers to create and design solutions that Improve Life.
Working in the School of Engineering, Dr. Eran Ukwatta uses AI to improve human health. We spoke to him about his research on using artificial intelligence to interpret medical images to assist with diagnosis and prognosis of disease.
In Essex County, Ont., the nighttime sky glows orange and greenhouses dominate the landscape. It’s the result of the rapidly growing greenhouse industry in Ontario, one that took up almost 1,800 hectares of land and paid close to $194 million for energy in 2021, according to Statistics Canada.
But in Essex County, a hotspot for greenhouse-grown fruits, vegetables and flowers, energy is still in short supply.