Engineering

Competition sees students coast to victory while honing design skills

Scouts Canada volunteer helps students Malav Rathod and Amir SarikhaniA volunteer from Scouts Canada helps students Malav Rathod and Amir Sarikhani prepare for the first-ever Gravity Car Race held by the Master of Engineering Auto Student Advisory Council. Scouts Canada provided the racetrack.

More than 50 students took part in a gravity car competition Friday in the Centre for Engineering Innovation.

M.Eng students share co-op experience

M. Eng student Neel Nitinkumar Shah describes his co-op experience at Windsor Mold Group during a poster presentation on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017M. Eng student Neel Nitinkumar Shah describes his co-op experience at Windsor Mold Group during a poster presentation on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

A co-op placement provided more than practical work experience for Bhavesh Lakhankiya.

Not only did the master of engineering student gain invaluable experience working at Diageo Canada Inc. in Amherstburg, Ont., but Lakhankiya also said he learned something that can’t be taught in the classroom.

“As an international student, this was my first opportunity to work within the Canadian work culture,” Lakhankiya said, who grew up in India.

Engineering professor receives international accolade for combustion research

Andrzej SobiesiakReceiving the Dionizy Smoleński Medal from the Polish Academy of Sciences is a special honour for Windsor engineering professor Andrzej Sobiesiak, who studied with professor Smoleński as an undergraduate in Warsaw.

UWindsor professor of mechanical, automotive and materials engineering Andrzej Sobiesiak has received recognition from the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Engineering students honoured for helping Walkerton camp mitigate riverbank erosion

Board members of Camp Cherith thank UWindsor engineering studentsBoard members of Camp Cherith (standing) thank UWindsor engineering students Lauren Ramirez, Anne Baker, Karla Gorospe, and Rachel Muir for their help in fighting erosion of the camp’s grounds. (Not pictured: Kwame Afrani and Mike Kadhim.)

A team of engineering students has designed a structure that will help protect a children’s camp from erosion on the banks of the Saugeen River.

Program invites girls to explore engineering

participants in Go Eng GirlGo Eng Girl promises hands-on experience exploring engineering on Saturday, October 21.

Go Eng Girl promises hands-on experience exploring engineering on Saturday, October 21.