Posts Tagged: Western Engineering

Open-source hardware expert champions the future of recyclables and 3D printing

October 5, 2021

An expert in open-source hardware, 3D printing and solar power technology, Joshua Pearce is Western’s John M. Thompson Chair in Information Technology and Innovation.

New patch could give new life to weak heart

September 30, 2021

A new ultra-flexible cardiac patch may one day be used to restore function to a damaged heart following a cardiac arrest.

Life-saving snake venom stops bleeding in seconds

July 14, 2021

Western University bioengineer and his international collaborators have found a novel use for snake venom: a body tissue ‘super glue’ that can stop life-threatening bleeding in seconds

‘Inside-the-box’ technology solves organ and vaccine transportation problem

October 5, 2020

Following a fatal car crash, a registered organ donor could save the lives of many patients critically awaiting heart, kidney,…

Research touts lower-cost, longer-life battery

August 17, 2020

New materials engineering research led by Western could translate into significant real-world benefits like greater range for electric vehicles and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…