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Mechanical, Automotive & Materials Engineering

nano-fibresLayers of nano-fibres can produce high-efficiency mask filters, says materials engineering professor Reza Riahl.

Nano-fibres seen as solution for face mask filters

Materials engineering prof Reza Riahi is working with local manufacturers to develop high-grade face masks using nano-fibres.

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drawing of lungs infected with Novel CoronavirusHis design for a low-cost ventilator will improve health outcomes in Canada and around the world, says UWindsor engineering prof Jeff Dafoe.

Prof developing low-cost ventilator design

His design for a low-cost ventilator will improve health outcomes in Canada and around the world, says UWindsor engineering prof Jeff Dafoe.

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Arash Khabazipur sits before a computer screen displaying a simulationArash Khabazipur, a doctoral candidate in UWindsor’s Faculty of Engineering, is using a computer algorithm to research reducing soot by diluting fuel with gases such as nitrogen and hydrogen. He is one of 107 students at UWindsor who recently received internship grants for their research.

Doctoral student researching soot to find cleaner-burning fuel

Engineering student Arash Khabazipur is using a computer algorithm to research reducing soot.

Researchers in UWindsor’s Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy work on a state-of-the-art EV electric motor test system.Researchers in UWindsor’s Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy work on a state-of-the-art EV electric motor test system that will be used to conduct next-gen electric vehicle research.

Investment by industry and NSERC to spur UWindsor research into electric vehicles

Funding for an industry-academia collaboration will drive innovation in electric vehicle technology.

Ofelia A. JianuProfessor Ofelia A. Jianu of the Alternative Fuels and Energy Laboratory believes Windsor is well positioned for sustainable production of hydrogen.

Professor touts hydrogen as fuel of the future

Professor Ofelia A. Jianu of the Alternative Fuels and Energy Laboratory believes Windsor is well positioned for sustainable production of hydrogen.

Waguih ElMaraghyUWindsor engineering professor Waguih ElMaraghy has joined the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

Engineering prof joins accreditation board

UWindsor engineering professor Waguih ElMaraghy has joined the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

University of Windsor mechanical engineering students pose with the rocket they entered in The Spaceport America Cup. The team placed fifth in the 30,000 commercial off the shelf motor, solid propulsion category.University of Windsor mechanical engineering students pose with the rocket they entered in The Spaceport America Cup. The team placed fifth in the 30,000 commercial off the shelf motor, solid propulsion category.

Rocketry students reach new heights in international competition

A team of mechanical engineering students placed fifth in the world's largest intercollegiate rocket engineering competition.

The Spaceport America Cup attracted 121 teams worldwide to compete June 18 to 22, 2019 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

University of Windsor Rocketry Team member Katarina Berg says the competition has multiple categories based on motor type and either a target altitude of 10,000 or 30,000 feet.