Western materials engineer Hamid Abdolvand and his team discovered important factors into the deformation of metals used in automobiles and nuclear reactors, and developed new models to predict the lifetimes of these materials.
Dean Kernaghan’s portfolio opens with a quote: “You don’t have time to work fast.” Not only has he heard these words often from his mentor in the Engineering student shop, these are words he tries to live by.
A homegrown idea to create a 3-D printed ventilator might be the answer to a global problem first exposed in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A recent Western-led study says two meters might not be far enough away if someone lets an uncovered cough loose in your direction – meaning sneeze and cough etiquette is more than a simple social nicety, but a key to stopping the spread of diseases like COVID-19.
Mechanical and Materials Engineering professor Tengyuan Zhang, Associate Director of WIN 4.0 (Western’s Industry Network), is utilizing the latest industry revolution – cyber-physical systems – to give businesses the ability to anticipate what will happen in their facilities and address problems even before they happen.
Western remembers the lives of four graduate students – Hadis Hayatdavoudi, Milad Nahavandi, Ghazal Nourian and Sajedeh Saraeian – who died aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752.
The Western and London community gathered in a sombre memorial Wednesday to mourn the deaths of four Western students who were aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752 when it crashed near Tehran earlier that day.
This year’s annual Mayor of London Honours List boasted some ‘purple pride’ as alumni Arthur McClelland and Alex Kopacz were honoured by London Mayor Ed Holder.
From hearing loss and brain activity, to cancer and joints, to sustainable energy and social cues, six Western-led projects, involving 10 researchers within four faculties, received more than $1 million through the CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
Ground-breaking work by Western researchers may soon help golfers with arthritis get a better grip on playing with less pain and more control.
Alex Kopacz, BESc’13 (Mechanical Engineering), who had never seen a bobsleigh until the age of 23, is a Team Canada Olympian waiting his turn on the international stage in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Mechanical and Materials Engineering professor Hamidreza Abdolvand has discovered never-before-seen deformation and stress levels in two materials – titanium and zirconium – both technologically important to the aerospace and nuclear industries. The discovery may lead...
Four Western PhD candidates have been named among 166 nationwide recipients, across all three Tri-Council Agencies, of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.
Mechanical and Material Engineering PhD student Tengyuan Zhang hopes his latest project will not only make classroom experiences more fun for students, but also instil in them the kind of scientific spark he found and continues to enjoy.
Mechanical and material engineering assistant professor Liying Jiang has been named The University of Western Ontario’s Petro-Canada Young Innovator for 2011-12.