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Mehrdad Saif

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.”