The School of Engineering celebrated its community of alumni and friends at the 10th Annual Honours & Awards Gala, recognizing the excellence they bring to engineering. The celebration took place in the Adams Atrium of the Thornbrough Building and welcomed more than 100 attendees including alumni, friends, family, faculty, students, and industry partners.
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M.S., Mechanical Engineering
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Andrew Lee has a passion for engineering and a goal to share that enthusiasm with younger students.
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.
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.”
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.
A 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.
The Machine Design Trade Show (ENGG*3280) was an amazing event. All projects worked fine and the students did great job. We had 10 judges from industry and 11 from SOE. Thanks to everyone who participated in this event. One project got the highest score from all judges and win the trade show prize.
A University of Guelph engineering professor has been recognized with an international award for his contributions to nanotechnology in food safety, agriculture and animal health.
Suresh Neethirajan received the Young Engineer of the Year Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. The society includes more than 40 Universities across the Northeast United States and Eastern Canada.
Created by Dynnergy, a group of mechanical engineering students from the University of Guelph, Flywheel Energy Storage System is an energy storage system for residential homeowners that can be directly integrated with the grid. The system stores energy during low peak hours and converts it back to electricity during high peak hours.