Industrial Engineering

Hoda ElMaraghyHoda ElMaraghy is shown here in the iFactory in the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation.

Engineering prof earns research ambassador award

A University of Windsor professor has been recognized as a national engineering ambassador for being a pioneering leader in her field.

Hoda ElMaraghy was recently named the 2014 Partners in Research Engineering Ambassador.

grasshopper teamNawaf Almutairi, Sameen S. Ali, and Said Said hold up their Grasshopper yard waste lawnmower grass clippings bag.

Students design innovate time-saving way to collect lawnmower clippings

It’s only a short matter of time before lawnmowers start firing up and area homeowners are dumping their grass clippings into yard waste bags.

Now a group of engineering students has developed a simple yet ingenious way to make the whole process a lot easier: they’ve put the yard waste bag right on to the mower.

Andrea Pedroza, Oscar Silva, Jordyn Mcdonald and Salem JabrAndrea Pedroza, Oscar Silva, Jordyn Mcdonald and Salem Jabr show off the watches and plaque they received for a second-place finish in the case competition of the Institute of Industrial Engineers national conference.

Second-place showing in national case competition “something to brag about” for industrial engineering students

A team of engineering students won a second-place showing in a national competition to improve emergency room organization in a Toronto hospital.
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.