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The participants of the U of G CEPS 3MT® competition pose and smile for a picture in a hallway of Reynolds building.

U of G CEPS 3MT®

On Tuesday, March 28th, the CEPS 3MT® college heat welcomed 8 participants who had 3 minutes to present their thesis.

Left: Peyman Tahghighi, Middle: Regan Sheppard, Right: Eamonn Corrigan

Congratulations to:

Headshot of Dr. Rafael Santos

Sloan Foundation grant awarded to Dr. Rafael Santos

Dr. Rafael Santos, associate professor in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a $55,000 research grant for the second time from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. This year’s grant will fund his project titled, "Triple-intensified process for direct carbon-negative methanol synthesis from biogas". The Sloan Foundation is dedicated to supporting novel research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and economics.

Top down viiew Greenhouses at night

Dr. David Lubitz's Research Improves Energy Efficiency in Greenhouse Industry

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.

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