Guelph Mechanical Engineering Student wins Certificate of Merit and Internship to Germany

Posted on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Ravi, Abdallah, Matthew and Louie
L-R: Prof. Ravi Ravindran-Professor at Ryerson University and Teacher of the Year recipient, Dr. Abdallah Elsayed-Assistant Professor at the University of Guelph, Matthew Bolan-2nd year mechanical engineering student at Guelph and Prof. Louie D'Orazio

On March 22nd, 2018, students, faculty and leaders in the Ontario metalcasting community met at the Hamilton Yacht Club for the annual American Foundry Society/Canadian Foundry Society/Foundry Education Foundation Scholarship Award Night. Undergraduate students from Ryerson University, Mohawk College and the University of Guelph received awards for conducting research related to the Canadian metalcasting industry.

Second year mechanical engineering student Matthew Bolan received a Certificate of Merit and a $1000 scholarship for research work related to aluminum alloys conducted under the supervision of Dr. Abdallah Elsayed.

Matthew is also a spending this summer at the Technische Universität Bergakademie-Freiberg in Freiberg, Germany under a Mitacs RISE-Globalink Research Internship . His internship will involve conducting research in removing iron impurities in aluminum casting alloys for lightweighing of automobiles.