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Engineering Prof Receives National NSERC Honour

Engineering Prof Receives National NSERC Honour

A provincial outreach organization begun by a University of Guelph engineering professor has received the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Award for Science Promotion.

Name Change of College to College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

At the Senate meeting on May 23, 2017, President Vaccarino announced that as per the Senate-approved policy “Naming of Academic Entities and Awards”, the name of the College of Physical and Engineering Science will be changed to the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, effective immediately.

Finalist: Energy Harvest | Taste Your Future

Finalist: Energy Harvest | Taste Your Future

Taste Your Future’s “Stir Up a Career” contest is an exciting new initiative from Food and Beverage Ontario, an organization that represents food and beverage processors in Ontario. As part of our Taste Your Future campaign, we are reaching out to students to encourage them to choose a career in food and beverage processing, the largest manufacturing industry in Ontario.

 41x Team Won WEAO Student Design Competition

41x Team Won WEAO Student Design Competition

Everett Snieder, Emily Angermann, Nicole Ludzki and Madelaine Prince won the Water Environment Association of Ontario Student Design Competition. They presented their final design in Ottawa and placed first (out of 8 teams). They designed a stormwater management retrofit for Exhibition Place in Toronto. The team will represent Ontario at the Water Environment Federation Student Design Competition in Chicago in September.

Prof Named to Prestigious Research Network, Will Study Machine Learning

A University of Guelph engineering professor working to get computers to “think” like humans has been named to a prestigious new network created by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) for researchers “pursuing answers to the most difficult challenges facing the world today.”Graham Taylor

Flags at Half-Mast Tuesday in Memory of Student

The University of Guelph’s flags will be lowered to half-mast Tuesday, March 8, to mark the funeral service for student Eric Nielsen, who died March 3 following a car accident.

Nielsen was a fourth-year mechanical engineering student and the manager of the Gryphon racing team, a student group that designs high performance race cars for engineering projects and competitions.

Biomedical Engineering Students won National Award

Robert HunterA University of Guelph biomedical engineering student has won the prestigious 2016 Sunnybrook Research Prize worth $10,000. Robert Hunter beat out nine other finalists from across Canada. He presented his research on using biosensors for diagnosis, management and tracking of diabetes to a judging panel Jan. 8.

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