Mehrdad Saif

Alan Wildeman and Jianguo XiaPresidential summit: Alan Wildeman and Jianguo Xia sign internship agreements on behalf of the University of Windsor and Shanghai University of Engineering Science, respectively.

Research internship to strengthen ties to Chinese university in Shanghai

A delegation from Shanghai University of Engineering Science spent Friday at the University of Windsor to discuss opportunities for collaboration.

Mehrdad Saif, Frank A. DeMarco, president Alan Wildeman, and Carl St. PierreDean of engineering Mehrdad Saif, Frank A. DeMarco, president Alan Wildeman, and Carl St. Pierre pose at a lab naming ceremony May 28 at the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation.

Former UWindsor leader still making an impact

Although Frank A. DeMarco, a man of many hats, officially left his last UWindsor role 30 years ago, he continues to propel the University of Windsor forward.

The former UWindsor professor, researcher, coach, first dean of engineering, inaugural vice president and now, professor emeritus, was honoured on May 28 at the University of Windsor by former colleagues and students, friends, staff and members of his family, who donated $100,000 to the University’s engineering and science faculties in honour of his illustrious career.

staff of AUTO21The staff of AUTO21 marked its sunset Thursday (from left): director of operations Sandra Bortolotti, scientific director and CEO Peter Frise, former director of external relations Stephanie Campeau, executive assistant Jan Stewart, and manager finance and administration Mary Anne Henderson. Absent: Raed Kadri, Kristie Pearce and Tina Hague.

Automotive research network produced results for industry and for Canadians

A reception Thursday celebrated the 15-year run of the AUTO21 Network of Centres of Excellence.

Dean Mehrdad Saif (l.) and Provost Douglas Kneale (r.) presented engineering professor Vesselin Stoilov (m.) with a medal, honouring him at the newly-established awards program that recognizes the contributions of faculty and staff. Dean Mehrdad Saif (l.) and Provost Douglas Kneale (r.) presented engineering professor Vesselin Stoilov (m.) with a medal, honouring him at the newly-established awards program that recognizes the contributions of faculty and staff.

Windsor Engineering recognizes performance excellence

The newly-established Faculty of Engineering awards program recognizes the contributions of its faculty and staff. 

officials gathered for signingUWindsor president Alan Wildeman (seated, centre) signs a memorandum of understanding surrounded by witnesses (clockwise): acting provost Bob Orr, associate vice-provost for international cooperation Diana Kao, civil engineering professor Ram Balachandar, coordinator of advanced and professional studies for the Faculty of Engineering Majid Ahmadi, head of civil engineering Faouzi Ghrib, and dean of engineering Mehrdad Saif.

University virtually inks dual-degree agreement with Italian engineering school

The University of Windsor has signed an agreement with the Università degli Studi di Udine to establish a dual-degree program in civil engineering.

Bill Bishop, Jill Urbanic, Mehrdad SaifEngineering professor Jill Urbanic (centre) accepts congratulations from Bill Bishop of the Sandford Fleming Foundation and Windsor engineering dean Mehrdad Saif on receiving the Wighton Fellowship on Friday.

Professor honoured for innovation in teaching engineering

Engineering professor Jill Urbanic won a national award for her innovative teaching of laboratory-based courses.

First students enter Centre for Engineering Innovation

The promise of the Centre for Engineering Innovation definitely helped to convince Sarah Kwiatkowski to study at the University of Windsor. Now the promise is being fulfilled for the second-year electrical engineering major.

“I am so excited about having everything in one place—classes, labs, professors’ offices,” she says. “This building played a huge role in my decision to come here.”

Centre for Engineering Innovation opening: labs today, classrooms next week

Let the learning begin.

Engineering students will enter their new home today, as labs open for undergraduate instruction.

“It is a wonderful occasion for our students and faculty,” says dean of engineering Mehrdad Saif. “This new facility will set a new standard for the technical sophistication of teaching and learning for any university in Canada.”