Women and girls in STEM: Role models make a difference

SCI-FI Science Camps, based in the University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering, offers several camps for girls so they can hone their skills in science, technology, engineeri...

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Highlighting our leaders and gamechangers during Black History Month

Recognizing these inspiring USask Engineering alumni, mentors, faculty, staff and students during Black History Month. Check back as we are adding more profiles throughout the mont...

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Academic and entrepreneur: Hugh Wood created opportunity for USask grads

Professor Emeritus Hugh Wood is being honoured by USask Engineering as the Distinguished Lecturer at the college's 2024 C.J. Mackenzie Gala.

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First-years help solve ice cracking problem at outdoor skating oval

Students tested various materials to reinforce speed skating ice

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Hackathon focuses on solving Sask. mining problems

Solve real-world problems in a 24-hour hackathon for undergraduate and graduate students

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USask Engineering prof adds AI expertise to innovative ag research project

Professor Seok-Bum Ko is contributing his expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) to the climate-forward projects.

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Ready to grow with Saskatchewan

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: The University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering produces well-trained, hard-working engineering grads. These engineers and the college's research exp...

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On the fast track

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: Layla Bekkaoui and Andrew Hardy say being on the Huskie Formula Racing team got them on the road to careers in the racing industry.

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RE-ENGINEERED first-year program getting top marks

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: USask Engineering students have positive feedback for the new program - and some suggestions for improvement.

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Reaching our full potential

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: The University of Saskatchewan’s newly launched fundraising campaign is an opportunity to achieve critical renewal at the College of Engineering.

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Kresta gratefully reflects on her five-year term as dean

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: USask Engineering dean Suzanne Kresta paused to consider her five-year term as dean.

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Learning beyond the classroom

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: We asked our undergraduate and graduate student societies and our most active student design groups to reflect on their goals, accomplishments and challenge...

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Softening the edges of engineering design

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: The principle of co-creation helps engineers discover solutions that will work at a technical - and human - level.

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Like father, like son

Alumnus Murray Hunter (BE’59 Civil) has established a $1 million scholarship fund in his parents’ names to support undergraduate students in Engineering, AgBio or Education who nee...

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There is an urgent need to humanize engineering

If we want to attract and keep women in the engineering profession, we need to focus on why we build, not just what we build.

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Dr. Hugh Wood honoured as Distinguished Lecturer for 2024 C.J. Mackenzie Gala

USask Engineering alumnus Dr. Hugh Wood has had a stellar career as an engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, community builder, educator and researcher.

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USask pioneering wearable kidney and other patient-centric solutions

Losing her father to kidney failure inspired Dr. Amira Abdelrasoul (PhD) to pivot her research direction and use her expertise in membrane science and nanotechnology to pursue a li...

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Zhang receives USask Distinguished Researcher award

Dr. Wen Jun (Chris) Zhang (PhD) was awarded the University of Saskatchewan's (USask) top honour of Distinguished Researcher.

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What's new in the Engineering Library Learning Commons

The Engineering Library Learning Commons is a top study and collaboration space for students in the College of Engineering.

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Education was key to success for Swamy

An engineer by trade, his heritage is just as important to Swamy, who received a Lifetime USask Alumni Achievement Award on October 19.

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5 things to know about Alumni Achievement Award winner Shauna Curry

Curry received the Outstanding Impact Award at the 2023 USask Alumni Achievement Awards.

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USask researcher says learning from Saskatchewan’s safest intersections can improve road safety

A graduate student in the University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering (USask Engineering) is on a mission to make Saskatchewan roads safer for pedestrians and drivers.

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Newest USask Schulich leader demonstrates determination and leadership

Talia Iwanchysko was named a University of Saskatchewan (USask) 2023 recipient of the prestigious Schulich Leadership Scholarship.

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Frankly speaking: Huskie a star on and off the field

At the USask College of Engineering, Ryker Frank hits the books as hard as he hits the hole on running plays in Huskie football games.

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Second-years, grad students receive USask Engineering Hard Hats

2023 marks the first time master’s and PhD students participate in the college ceremony

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USask Engineering leads the pack on Giving Day

USask Engineering's 42 donors made it the most engaged college on Giving Day, with the next highest having 21.

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Hardy Lab renovations in the spotlight on USask Giving Day

A major project to renovate the Hardy Lab to create the Engineering Design Hub is the only capital project featured during USask's one-day fundraising blitz.

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Gokaraju appointed Associate Dean Graduate Studies and Special Projects

Dr. Rama Gokaraju (PhD) is stepping into an interim leadership position with USask Engineering.

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Engineering professor leads SK team studying small modular nuclear reactors

A multidisciplinary team of Saskatchewan researchers was awarded federal funding for their groundbreaking work exploring various facets of the structure and operation of small mod...

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Feldman, Noble appointed department heads

Lisa Feldman and Scott Noble began their five-year terms as department heads in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Engineering on July 1.

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Simonson appointed interim dean of USask Engineering

Simonson's term begins July 1 and will last for up to one year or until a new dean is appointed.

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USask Engineering Spring 2023 Convocation Award Winners

Congratulations to our college's top graduates of 2023!

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USask Engineering graduate earns Governor General's Silver Medal Award

Alex Mayhew also received the APEGS Gold Medal, awarded to the USask Engineering undergrad with the highest academic average.

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USask student satellite to be launched to the International Space Station

For nearly five years, students at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have dedicated countless hours to develop a cube satellite that is now scheduled to be launched into space...

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USask engineering student leader wins 3M fellowship

Shanleigh McKeown, described as a tour de force in the world of engineering student leadership, has won a 3M National Student Fellowship.

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Jamieson wins SOPD public speaking competition

The competition is open to students who have completed the Rhetorical Communication (RCM) 200 or 300 class at the Graham School of Professional Development.

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Engineering physics student wins prestigious McCall MacBain Scholarship

USask Engineering student Minh Au is one of 20 Canadian recipients of the McCall MacBain Scholarship.

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Feldman appointed to prominent industry committee

Feldman, a civil engineering professor at USask Engineering, was appointed to the Technical Activities Committee of the 30,000-member American Concrete Institute.

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USask team studies effects of sweeping in curling

The final report by the USask team studying the effects of sweeping on curling rocks will be published in 2024.

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Top capstone teams compete at design showcase

The Undergraduate Design Showcase, presented by the Saskatoon Engineering Society, highlights top student design projects from USask Engineering.

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Working hard to achieve success

Speiser wins 2023 USask Indigenous Student Achievement Award

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Via the StarPhoenix: Farmer leaving it all on the track

Farmer, who graduated with her chemical engineering degree in 2022, won two major Canada West awards as she wraps up her final year of U Sports eligibility.

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'Dream big and set your goals'

USask Huskies student-athlete Dylan Bauman will be honoured during the Indigenous Student Achievement Awards Ceremony on March 9.

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Feeding the petroleum industry with plant-based fuel additives

Young Innovators: Biofuel acts the same way as fossil fuel but is instead solely made of plant-based materials, which are more easily generated in nature.

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Meet your 2023 CJ Mackenzie Gala emcees!

Get to know Allison Grajczyk-Jelinski and Dylan Bauman, who will emcee the 46th Annual C.J. Mackenzie Gala of Engineering Excellence.

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Zapping brain cancer with long needles opens door to new treatments: USask research

USask researchers say a safer and more effective cancer treatment may be clinically possible.

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USask research finds zapped, infrared heated lentils more nutritious and 'greener' to process

By changing how lentils are processed, a USask research team was able to substantially improve how easily the lentils could be digested.

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Didani awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

The prestigious Vanier Canada scholarship is valued at $150,000 over three years.

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Distinguished Researcher seeks sustainable solutions to meet world energy demands

Ajay Dalai was recognized as Distinguished Researcher by the University of Saskatchewan.

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USask Engineering grad student explores using wastepaper as fuel for energy, heat

Using wastepaper as fuel for a waste-to-energy facility could be a viable option to recycling or landfilling, according to Jordan Wicks' research.

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Boulder map highlights hidden gems on USask campus

Updated map outlines three different routes to see a variety of boulders.

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Abdelrasoul honoured with two research awards

USask Engineering professor's work has led to groundbreaking advances in hemodialysis membrane science and technology.

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Meda named SES 2022 Educator of the Year

Students rank professor highly for delivering relevant and impactful material.

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Student entrepreneurs ready to showcase their startups

USask students in the SIGMA program will pitch their companies at the program's 'Demo Day.'

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Soltan appointed USask Engineering’s Associate Dean Research and Partnerships

Dr. Jafar Soltan (PhD) has been appointed Associate Dean Research and Partnerships at the University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering (USask Engineering).

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Canada Research Chair aims to create shift in engineering culture

Assistant professor Lori Bradford's goal is for future engineers to address social and cultural impacts equally with environmental and economic ones.

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USask Engineering announces leadership appointments

The University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering is pleased to share two new appointments to its leadership team.

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USask Engineering student groups hit spring competitions

Teams proudly represented USask Engineering in several competitions this spring.

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Specialized communication certificates shorter, more flexible

Three new specialized communication certificates are replacing the previous Certificate in Professional Communication (CPC).

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8 things to know about the Engineering Co-op Internship program

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: USask launched its new Engineering Co-op Internship Program in September 2020.

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McWalter honoured with Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching

Emily McWalter is an innovative teacher who seizes every opportunity to enhance her teaching, say her nominators.

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Chung elected a fellow to the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Professor Tony (C.Y.) Chung was one of 47 new fellows elected.

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USask Engineering Spring 2022 Convocation Award Winners

Congratulations to our college's top graduates!

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Sumner receives USask's Master Teacher Award

Dr. David Sumner (PhD) has many talents as an educator: his genuine interest in his students, his enthusiasm, his ability to teach complex subject matter, and of course his chalkbo...

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USask Engineering faculty recognized with USask awards

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) Staff and Faculty Awards recognize individuals who exemplify USask's commitment to be the university the world needs.

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Beneteau wins award for promoting diversity and inclusion in mining

Assistant professor Donna Beneteau is passionate about outreach and public education.

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Olmsted wins SOPD public speaking competition

The competition is open to students who have completed the Rhetorical Communication (RCM) 200 class at the Graham School of Professional Development.

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Practically changing the world

USask alumnus Dennis Whyte (BE’86) is leading efforts at MIT to make clean, economical fusion energy a reality.

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USask Engineering students win Indigenous Achievement Awards

Deserae Goodhand and Nevan Parsley were recognized for their academic achievement.

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Engineering grad Dennis Whyte wins USask Alumni Achievement Award

Whyte (BE'86 Engineering Physics) has spent his career pursuing the production of fusion energy.

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Liang's energy research is charting a new direction in Canada

Xiaodong Liang is the Canada Research Chair in Technology Solutions for Energy Security in Remote, North and Indigenous Communities. It’s the first chair of its kind in Canada.

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Odeshi always ready to reach out

“Someone has to break the barrier,” says USask Engineering’s new associate dean academic.

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Stadnyk wants engineering students to think about who they will be

As the distinguished lecturer at the 2022 C.J. Mackenzie Gala, Myron Stadnyk will share what he learned when he asked himself, "Who will I be?"

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From textbooks to hands-on learning

FROM THE DECEMBER 2021 THOROUGH MAGAZINE: Machinist turned mechanical engineering student creates lab kits that bring textbooks to life.

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Class of '68 Mechanical forges 50 years of memories

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: USask Engineering grads value the friendships they've built over five decades of reunions.

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"The future of engineering holds remarkable opportunities"

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: USask Engineering Dean Suzanne Kresta looks ahead to 2022.

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Honouring Indigenous context in engineering

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: USask Engineering believes that learning about Indigenous culture and worldviews and the importance of authentic consultation are engineering practice skill...

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Engineering the future of energy

FROM THOROUGH MAGAZINE: USask Engineering researchers are exploring how to bring reliable and clean energy solutions to Saskatchewan and the world.

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What's in the water? USask Engineering grad student explores contaminants in Saskatoon stormwater and snowmelt

"Stormwater can be as polluted as untreated wastewater or sewage when it enters our natural water bodies," said Hayley Popick.

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Winter term 2022 update - USask Engineering details

Further information about delivery of courses, research, and other College of Engineering work and activities

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Alumni gather in Calgary and Saskatoon

Luncheons feature "Engineers the World Needs" alumni panels

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USask Engineering initiatives win innovation awards

Projects led by faculty members Tate Cao and Seok-Bum Ko were recognized at the Science, Technology, Innovation and Collaboration (STIC) Awards in Saskatoon.

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USask and Olds College sign agriculture and livestock research MOU

Two of Canada’s leaders in agriculture and agri-food education and applied research, Olds College and the University of Saskatchewan (USask), signed a memorandum of understanding (...

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Meet the RE-ENGINEERED instructional team

With our RE-ENGINEERED first-year program now launched this fall, USask Engineering is proud to introduce the program's six-person team of instructors.

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USask Engineering hosts accreditation visit

The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) conducted its review virtually from Oct. 31 - Nov. 2.

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USask researcher participates in national water survey as part of oil sands research

SASKATOON - Scientists are studying ways for plants and their associated microbes to clean up wastewater from oil sands operations.

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USask Engineering grads students place third in AquaHacking Challenge

Students' ECOWATER project explores optimization of wastewater treatment plants.

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Engineering students celebrate milestone in their degrees

USask Engineering officially inducted its second- and third-year students to their chosen disciplines at the annual Hard Hat Ceremony.

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Alumni Ron and Jane Graham's $5.9 million gift supports Engineering, VIDO and more at USask

The University of Saskatchewan’s most generous alumni, Ron and Jane Graham, are supporting the College of Engineering, Huskie Athletics, the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organiza...

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2021 Schulich Leader begins studies in College of Engineering

Eva Sosnina is a University of Saskatchewan (USask) recipient of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship, the largest science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) sch...

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Deep water: researchers find more below than previously thought

Examination of deep groundwater reservoirs has implications for a wide array of challenges, including the search for life on Mars and understanding the origins of life on Earth.

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Looking ahead with Dean Suzanne Kresta

We spent a few minutes with Dean Kresta reflecting on key accomplishments since her arrival in 2018 and looking forward to what's next.

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USask Engineering answers the call

College of Engineering shows it's ready to step up and collaborate - at every level - with an industry partner.

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New first-year program is re-engineered for student success

Featured in the latest issue of Thorough magazine: The University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering is seeking to create the most effective first-year program in Canada.

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New look, new purpose for Engineering Library space

When the space reopens this fall, students will find more room for studying and collaborating.

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Yufeng Wang is building success in Saskatoon

Yufeng Wang came to USask as a scholar and emerged as a ground-breaking developer.

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