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The Windsor Engineering team raced two vehicles at the Electric Vehicle Grand Prix, hosted by Purdue University at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, taking both fourth and ninth places. The Windsor Engineering team raced two vehicles at the Electric Vehicle Grand Prix, hosted by Purdue University at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, taking both fourth and ninth places.

Engineering team races to the top in electric vehicle design competition

UWindsor Engineering team punched above its weight to take both fourth and ninth places in the Electric Vehicle Grand Prix. 

Mitchell Campbell, mechanical engineering student, launching UWindsor’s aircraft at the SAE Aero Design West Collegiate Competition. Mitchell Campbell, mechanical engineering student, launching UWindsor’s aircraft at the SAE Aero Design West Collegiate Competition.

Engineering team among top at aircraft design competition

A team of five mechanical engineering students won the SAE Aero Design West Collegiate Competition, micro class, for designing an aircraft that was required to pass 50 technical inspection and safety rules to be cleared for take-off.

The three-day competition, which was held recently in California, also included a design proposal, an oral presentation and four rounds of flight for 74 teams which hailed from as far away as Japan, says Team Captain Richelle Dolan.

student presents project boardCo-op coordinator Krista Switzer and engineering professor Colin Novak listen to a presentation by Harpreet Singh Joshi on his experience with auto parts supplier Mitchell Plastics.

Co-op work terms prove rewarding for M.Eng students

Students in the M.Eng – Automotive co-op program presented poster about their work experiences Monday in the Centre for Engineering Innovation.

Bill AltenhofEngineering professor Bill Altenhof holds up a piece of aluminum tubular frame that's been split by an axial cutting device.

Engineer designs device to dampen load from collision impact

Whether you’re driving a tank through a war zone or a minivan to the grocery store, you want the assurance of knowing your vehicle was designed to withstand any kind of collision, no matter how severe.