Posts Tagged: Western Engineering

New natural approach to strengthening soil against disaster developed at Western

May 14, 2020

Western University’s Abouzar Sadrekarimi doesn’t want you to feel the Earth move beneath your feet so he’s leading research that helps strengthen it. By adding urea and calcium to the…

Western University and General Dynamics join forces for medical face shield initiative

May 6, 2020

Based on an initiative, concept and design by Western University, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is now producing approximately 500 medical face shields per day to support Canada’s fight against COVID-19….

Western advanced manufacturing medical face shields for fight against COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Western University is supporting production of low-cost, substantively effective medical face shields that could be in hospitals for healthcare workers (HCW) within days if not hours. Face shields are vitally…

Western’s Northern Tornadoes Project goes coast to coast to coast with new national scope

June 13, 2019

Western University is set to become Canada’s leading authority on tornado tracking, research and analysis thanks to a major expansion of its renowned Northern Tornadoes Project (NTP). The expansion has…

New self-powered, smart implant may greatly reduce knee replacement surgeries

January 31, 2019

Knee replacement surgery is one of the world’s most common orthopedic procedures, but the implants don’t last forever. They can wear out, loosen or just fail to meet patient expectations…

Ever-abundant sulphur may be answer for more powerful (and cheaper) electric vehicles

January 24, 2019

There’s a more powerful (and potentially cheaper) alternative to the batteries traditionally used for electric cars, but it’s not a viable option (yet) because it runs too hot with increasing…

Northern Tornadoes Project launches most comprehensive analysis ever in Canada

January 9, 2019

A unique, Western University-led project to discover and decode tornadoes in remote Northern Ontario has spun into a nationwide mission to identify every Canadian tornado in 2019. The Northern Tornadoes…

Western to unveil new building for Engineering

October 11, 2018

Media are invited to attend as Western University officially opens the newly constructed, Three C+ Engineering building on Friday, October 12 at 11 a.m. The new building addresses the critical…

Andrew Hrymak named Western’s next Provost

April 27, 2018

One of Western University’s longest-serving deans has been tapped to lead the academic and budgetary affairs of the institution into the future. Western Engineering Dean Andrew Hrymak was named Provost…

New wearable tech from Western may hold big benefits for people with Parkinson’s

March 2, 2018

A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has a team of Western University researchers believing real change is on the way for the more than 6 million people in…