Mechanical, Automotive & Materials Engineering

award winners and Cherie GagnonAccessibility manager Cherie Gagnon (right) congratulates winners in the Innovative Designs for enhancing Accessibility (IDeA) student competition.

Ideas to enhance accessibility earn recognition for students

Positive change can start with a simple idea.

Students took their ideas to solve accessibility-related barriers and competed in the 2023 Innovative Designs for enhancing Accessibility (IDeA) student competition, in February. The winners were formally awarded at UWindsor’s Accessibility Awareness Day Events on March 28.

group in classroomPeter Frise, right, welcomes new students in the Master of Engineering program to the University of Windsor.

Orientation session welcomes Master of Engineering students

Faculty, staff, and students welcomed more than 650 Master of Engineering (MEng) students at the 2023 Winter Orientation on Wednesday, Jan 4.

The session included a movie and sports event highlights with popcorn, a light lunch, the presentations themselves, and campus tours.

“It was exciting and fun to see so many enthusiastic new students attend the in-person orientation,” says Dr. Peter Frise, associate dean for professional programs. “The event filled all three of the big lecture theatres in the CEI and was a great success.”

Miniature robotsMiniature robots built by mechatronics students display a variety of designs for a variety of tasks.

Course combines mechanical and electronic skills

Professor Jalal Ahamed's class Mechatronics combinesmechanical and electrical engineering with computer science to deliver a unique learning experience.