Michael Cappucci, BASc ’11, was one of three alumni named the Top Three Under 30 by Windsor’s Engineering Month Committee during a ceremony April 13, 2018 at the Fogolar Furlan Club.
Several University of Windsor engineering students and alumni were honoured during a local celebration of the engineering profession.
Windsor’s Engineering Month Committee hosts an annual awards luncheon to “bring public awareness to the diversity and importance of the exciting fields of engineering and technology and invite prospective students to consider these professions,” said Tina Hawco, chair of the Engineering Month Committee.
The committee is comprised of engineers and technologists from local municipalities, consulting engineering firms, the University of Windsor, St. Clair College, professional associations and industry.
Priscilla Williams, a PhD candidate in the civil and environmental engineering department, Michael Cappucci, BASc ’11, and Aaron Blata, BASc ’14, were named the Top Three Under 30 during a ceremony April 13, 2018 at the Fogolar Furlan Club for demonstrating higher than average abilities to undertake engineering projects, outstanding work ethic and leadership early in their careers.
— Published on Apr 19th, 2018
Anna Medved, a 15-year-old Grade 10 student at Sandwich Secondary, takes part in the university's first-ever coding workshop for girls.
Spots went quickly for the University of Windsor’s first-ever Go CODE Girl workshop for girls in Grades 7-11.
A packed room of 40 participants learned the basics of Python, a computer programming language, Feb. 24 at a free workshop hosted by the university’s Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science.
— Published on Mar 1st, 2018
A design competition for electrical engineering students brought their learning out of textbooks and into reality last week.
“It was interesting to apply the theory we learned in class to predict circuit behaviour and help troubleshoot,” said Emilie Bondy, whose team took home first place for designing a Multiple Option Input Responsive Beverage Mixer.
Bondy and her teammates, Muntasir Alam and Tristen Michaud-Laughton, received $180 in UWindsor Campus Bookstore gift certificates.
More than 100 electrical engineering students from professor Mitra Mirhassani’s third-year class, “Electronics II,” competed. As part of a course requirement, students were tasked with designing a product under a $30 budget using an analog circuit and various signal processors.
— Published on Dec 7th, 2017
Lakshmi Varaha Iyer, a recipient of the Governor General’s Gold Medal, receives congratulations from UWindsor president Alan Wildeman and chancellor Ed Lumley, Saturday at Convocation.
— Published on Oct 17th, 2017
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His lasting contributions to engineering education and research in health, automotive, and aerospace industries earned UWindsor dean of engineering Mehrdad Saif induction as a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
— Published on Jul 24th, 2017
Andrew Jenner, the team lead technologist for the Faculty of Engineering, shows Masha Dmitrenko the structures lab in the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation.
It’s not often the dean of engineering receives hand-written letters, let alone one printed in pencil describing robots that catch and clean up after litterbugs.
— Published on Sep 8th, 2017
Several engineering faculty and staff members were honoured for their commitment to innovation, teaching and service at a ceremony on June 13.
Dr. Mehrdad Saif, the dean of engineering, handed out four awards for outstanding faculty and staff performances in research, teaching and service at the engineering faculty’s 2017 Medals of Excellence Ceremony held in the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation.
— Published on Jul 10th, 2017
UWindsor professor Narayan Kar, Windsor West MP Brian Masse, science minister Kirsty Duncan, and K.W. Michael Siu, UWindsor vice-president for research and innovation, meet up during the Parliament Pop-Up Research Park, May 17 in Ottawa.
Meeting with Members of Parliament and government officials May 17 in Ottawa was a wonderful opportunity to showcase the research driving Canadian innovation — and to highlight the University of Windsor, says engineering professor Narayan Kar.
Canada Research Chair in Electrified Transportation Systems, he was one of the presenters during the Parliament Pop-Up Research Park, a project of the Council of Ontario Universities and the Ontario Council on University Research to share their latest discoveries with federal decision-makers.
— Published on Jun 9th, 2017
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