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Peter Frise

speedometerUWindsor professors Peter Frise and Bill Van Heyst make the case for public investment in research to drive growth in the Canadian auto industry in an opinion piece published Monday. Photograph courtesy of Pexels.

Automobility program to advance industry innovation: professors

The new Automobility-CASE program will continue the tradition of Canadian innovation, say professors Peter Frise and Bill Van Heyst.
Peter FriseUWindsor professor Peter Frise helped write a report on the future of connected and automated vehicle technologies in Canada.

UWindsor lends automotive expertise to national study

UWindsor professor Peter Frise helped write a report on the future of connected and automated vehicle technologies in Canada.

Lucas Dodson walking along mountain pathWhile completing a co-op placement with the Schaeffler Group in Germany, engineering student Lucas Dodson explored more than 20 countries, including this trip through the Swiss Alps.

Overseas co-op placement provides life-changing experience

A co-op placement at the German headquarters of the Schaeffler Group can prove a life-changing experience for UWindsor students.

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.

AUTO21 bringing automotive sector to aerospace summit

Automotive manufacturers apply many of the same technologies as aerospace suppliers, making it a natural source of new business, says Peter Frise, scientific director of AUTO21.

The research network is helping automotive companies explore new opportunities within the aerospace sector, partnering with the Aerospace Industry Association of Canada to host an automotive pavilion at the Canadian Aerospace Summit, which opens today in Ottawa.

Engineering professor receives jubilee medal

Peter Frise is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation in style.

The UWindsor professor of mechanical, automotive and materials engineering and head of the AUTO21 Network of Centres of Excellence has received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recognizing his outstanding contribution to Canada’s manufacturing and automotive sectors. The Canadian government created the medal to mark significant achievements in celebration of the jubilee year.