Llyandra Jones

Video shows student catapults in action

Engineering students in professor Bill Altenhof’s second-year course in dynamics were required to build a working catapult out of nothing more than popsicle sticks, glue and string.

See the results in this video by George Kalivas of Public Affairs and Communications:

Science program to offer a slow-motion look at research

Want to see some research that really shows an impact? Tune into tonight's episode of Daily Planet on the Discovery Channel for a feature on the work of UWindsor kinesiology professor Dave Andrews and engineering professor Bill Altenhof.

Super Slo-Mo Tuesday, a segment that features scientific discoveries made with the use of high-speed video, will focus on their research on leg soft tissue motion following impact.