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2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient – Dr. Gerry Price, P.Eng.
August 9, 2012 – 3:11 pm | No Comment

Dr. Price will receive this award during the 2012 Homecoming Banquet being held September 15 at the University of Manitoba. For more information on the banquet and other Homecoming Festivities, click here. All Engineering Alumni are …

A few words from the Dean
August 9, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment

Welcome to this second edition of What’s News in Engineering. If you haven’t yet had a chance to review the first edition, the articles are still available on this site and highlight …

New Engineer-in-Residence (Aero-Engine Testing)
August 9, 2012 – 8:55 am | No Comment

Recently, a $50M GE/StandardAero cold-weather engine test site opened in Winnipeg, complementing a $42M cold-weather engine-testing facility recently opened in Thompson, Manitoba by Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney. Demand for highly skilled aerospace engineers is …

Real Time Digital Simulator = real time collaboration
August 9, 2012 – 8:50 am | No Comment

RTDS Technologies is the industry standard for real time digital power system simulators used in over 30 countries worldwide. The RTDS Simulator was the culmination of research done at the Manitoba HVDC Research Centre, which was …

Transport vehicle research – full speed ahead.
August 9, 2012 – 8:45 am | No Comment

After receiving a tenure position with the Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Christine Wu was determined to find industry partners to do research collaborations with. When she received an …

New Engineer-in-Residence – Vern F. Campbell
August 9, 2012 – 8:40 am | No Comment

The Faculty of Engineering is thrilled to announce that Vern Campbell has accepted the position of Engineer-in-Residence at the University of Manitoba.
Vern is a Professional Engineer (APEGM), earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical …

Soaring to new heights – the Manitoba aerospace industry and the Faculty of Engineering
August 9, 2012 – 8:35 am | No Comment

While the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba has always enjoyed research support from Manitoba’s robust aerospace industry, in recent years that relationship has blossomed into something much more.
Toward the end of a …

U of M SAE Aero Team best in North America, 2nd in the world!
August 9, 2012 – 8:30 am | No Comment

University of Manitoba engineering students have soared to new heights with a big win at an international aerospace competition.
Members of the University of Manitoba Society of Automotive Engineers (UMSAE) Aero Design Team design and build …

Engineering professor named U of M Assoc. V-P
August 9, 2012 – 8:29 am | No Comment

The Faculty of Engineering is delighted to announce that Dr. James Blatz, P.Eng., (Civil Engineering) has been appointed Associate Vice-President (Partnerships) at the University of Manitoba effective July 1, 2012.
Dr. Blatz is a Professor in …

A woman of distinction
August 9, 2012 – 8:28 am | No Comment

Congratulations to Dr. Jeannette Montufar, P.Eng. (Civil Engineering) on winning the YWCA 2012 Woman of Distinction Award in the category of Leadership & Management.
A professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Dr. …

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