Mining scholarship a turning point for female engineering student

Jodi Boser decided that receiving the $12,000 Mining Futures Award from the International Minerals Innovation Institute was a sign that she should continue pursuing her engineering...

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Student ingenuity on display at SES Undergraduate Design Showcase

Students present capstone design projects, competing for prize money and bragging rights

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A year of adaptation, innovation and grit

March 13, 2020 was the last day of routine operation at USask Engineering and the beginning of a year unlike any other.

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A passion for sustainable innovation

Electrical engineering student Samia Sami received the 2021 Global Citizen Youth Award from the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation.

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Via PostMedia Content Works: RE-ENGINEERED: Supporting student success

The University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering aims to deliver the most robust and effective first-year engineering program in Canada.

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More funding for COVID-19 wastewater testing

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team has been awarded $137,392 from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to conduct a six-month COVID-19 wastewater surveillance ...

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There's more to McInnes than meets the eye

Dr. Adam McInnes (MD) isn't afraid to jump into things with both feet.

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Dalai receives kudos for international collaboration

Ajay Dalai is the 2021 winner of the J.W. George Ivany Award for Internationalization.

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Via the Daily Oil Bulletin: Building better steel for cold climates

A College of Engineering researcher says new funding from NSERC and Evraz could see cold-resistant steel developed more quickly.

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USask's Dalai one of Canada's longest-serving CRCs

Dr. Ajay Dalai (PhD) was a petroleum engineer, early in his career at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Engineering, when he was asked to explore a new research pat...

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USask engineers developing air filter to deactivate COVID-19 virus

Chemical and biological engineering professor Jafar Soltan is working with PhD candidate Nazanin Charchi to develop technology that neutralizes the COVID-19 virus.

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USask Engineering researcher awarded Canada Research Chair

Xiaodong Liang is the new Canada Research Chair in Technology Solutions for Energy Security in Remote, North and Indigenous Communities

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Don't overlook ventilation as a COVID safety measure: USask HVAC expert

Carey Simonson, internationally recognized for his expertise in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technology, is pleased to see that people are talking about the imp...

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University innovation needed in times of crisis: Kresta op-ed

The pandemic has driven home the point that local problems often require local solutions, USask Engineering Dean Suzanne Kresta writes in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix.

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Fifteen USask Engineering students make 2019-20 All-Academic Team

Huskie Athletics honours record number of athletes, trainers and managers

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USask partners on made-in-Saskatchewan ventilator project

University of Saskatchewan Engineering was one part of the collaboration between USask and Saskatoon-based RMD Engineering Inc.

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USask Engineering researchers receive NSERC funds to make food, pipelines safer

A total of five University of Saskatchewan researcher teams are partnering with industry on a wide range of projects.

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New USask artificial intelligence makes 'smart' apps faster, more efficient

This research may lead to a different way to design apps and operating systems for digital devices such as tablets, phones and computers.

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Overview: First-year Student Town Hall

College leaders held a question-and-answer session on Oct. 30 with first-year students in the College of Engineering.

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Overview: October Student Town Hall

College of Engineering Dean Suzanne Kresta and Associate Dean Academic Bruce Sparling held a virtual town hall Oct. 21 with undergraduate students to discuss Winter Term 2021 and o...

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Tony Chung named a fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada

Dr. Chung is an internationally recognized expert in power system reliability, control and optimization, and development of smart grid technologies.

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USask Engineering welcomes newest Schulich Leader

University of Saskatchewan (USask) Engineering student Arliss Sidloski is the recipient of a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship.

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Engineering made-in-Saskatchewan solutions

Associate professor Travis Wiens connects the worlds of academia and industry.

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Engineering researchers take aim at airborne COVID-19 virus

NSERC has provided funding for several projects.

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Engineering labs go virtual

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Engineering is developing innovative ways to give their students virtual alternatives to a traditional hands-on lab experience.

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Maw receives national recognition for contributions to engineering education

Professor Sean Maw is among the inaugural class of fellows of the Canadian Engineering Education Association/Association Canadienne de L'Education en Genie (CEEA-ACEG).

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Razavi selected as University of Bristol distinguished visiting professor

The U of B's Benjamin Meaker Distinguished Visiting Professorship is its flagship international research partnership program.

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First years: Never fear, summer top ups are here!

By doing online summer top ups, you can be confident knowing you won't need to review high school material once classes begin.

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USask Engineering researchers awarded NSERC grants for innovative projects

Canada's Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has awarded researchers across USask $10.3 million for nearly 60 wide-ranging projects.

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USask filter may lead to safer drinking water

Chemical engineering PhD student Zoroufchi Benis has recently been awarded a prestigious 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

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USask Engineering Spring 2020 Graduation Award Winners

Congratulations to our college's top graduates.

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Overview: May Student Town Hall

Undergraduate students were invited to a virtual town hall to learn more about online classes in the fall.

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Huskies grads waiting to kick off pro football careers

Engineering grad Evan Machibroda is one of two Huskies who planned to be at a Canadian Football League training camp this month.

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New research advances microbeam radiation therapy

An innovative radiation treatment that could one day be a valuable addition to conventional radiation therapy for inoperable brain and spinal tumours is one step closer.

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Maw honoured with Celebration of Teaching Award

Dr. Sean Maw is the College of Engineering's 2019-20 winner of the Provost's College Award for Outstanding Teaching.

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The sky's the limit, thanks to donor support

Tyrel Kostyk's success inside and outside the classroom has been recognized with donor-supported scholarships.

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Jones gives it a Push in YXE

App firm founded by USask Engineering grad attracts international attention.

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Engineering team shares top prize in business plan competition

Splitting the prize was a show of support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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From business as usual to an empty building

It took only a handful of days for USask Engineering to move to remote operation.

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Engineering grad student wins USask's 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Master's student Shaunti Bergen is researching the use of fire-resistant hydraulic fluid in underground potash mines.

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USask Engineering advances new technology that turns waste into 'green' fuel

The synthesis gas or 'syngas' produced could be a cheaper alternative for generating heat, steam or power.

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USask engineering team designing 3D-printable N95 masks to address global shortage

Using 3D printers, a University of Saskatchewan (USask) engineering team is designing a comfortable, reusable and sanitizable N95 class respirator mask aimed at protecting emergenc...

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Machibroda wins Huskie All-Around Male Athlete Award

The award recognizes an upper-year male student-athlete “who during his entire career as a Huskie exhibited the highest qualities of sportsmanship and citizenship.”

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USask alum wins top water prize

Dr. John Cherry, who earned his geological engineering degree from the University of Saskatchewan (USask), was named the 2020 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for discoveries that ha...

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Overview: Undergraduate Town Hall

On Monday, April 6, College of Engineering Dean Suzanne Kresta and Associate Dean Academic Bruce Sparling held a virtual town hall meeting for undergraduate students.

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USask unites: Engineering donates N95 masks

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Engineering contributed N95 masks, gloves and more when USask called for donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) for hea...

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Ready to move forward

A thank you message from College of Engineering Dean Suzanne Kresta

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Kresta blazing trails at USask Engineering

Chemical engineer Dr. Suzanne Kresta became dean of the USask College of Engineering in January 2018. Read more in this article from the StarPhoenix's "Road to Higher Learning" fea...

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Capstone design expos showcase student innovation

Students from the mechanical and chemical engineering disciplines are hosting design expos

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The Plastics Puzzle Panel

Can we think beyond bans? A conversation about single-use plastics.

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USask Engineering launches research partnership with ag start-up

When your college is located in Canada’s agricultural heartland – that shapes its research priorities.

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Via The Sheaf: SaskInvent building on its growth

USask innovation group faces a turning point

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Nature inspires USask civil engineering student

The chance to work in nature, to protect nature and people is 'a wonderful thing,' says Harrison Bull.

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USask master's thesis wins prestigious international award

Amir Rezaeivahdati, who completed his Master's degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, recently received the 2019 Outstanding Master's Thesis award from The ...

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Toronto Star Op-Ed by Dean Suzanne Kresta

Canadian universities lead the OECD in delivering a skilled workforce

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Dalai receives 'Distinguished Professor' title

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) Distinguished Professorship Program was created to honour and celebrate outstanding achievement in research, scholarly or artistic work.

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USask's Billinton honoured for lifetime achievement

When Roy Billinton was 16, he arrived in Canada and began working with his father as an apprentice electrician. At night, he studied to get his Grade 12, so he could go on to unive...

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30 Years Later: Celebrating female engineers after École Polytechnique

USask engineering dean Suzanne Kresta helped spearhead a project to honour École Polytechnique victims and highlight what women have achieved as engineers in the 30 years since the...

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New program opens doors for student start-ups

Five teams were each assigned to explore the business potential of a new USask technology, as part of USask Innovation Enterprise's summer entrepreneurs program.

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Virtual failures offer real learning in USask engineering lab

Locally developed software helps students grasp key engineering concept

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Sask Polytech and USask expand learning pathways for mining engineering technology students

A partnership between Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering (USask Engineering) enables students to complete both a diploma and a degre...

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Oil and water: better monitoring needed to secure groundwater supplies, researchers say

SASKATOON - When it comes to groundwater quality, fracking receives much of the public attention but it's not the whole picture, according to hydrogeologists Grant Ferguson, who te...

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CFI awards USask researchers $1.3M for new tools to advance leading edge projects

SASKATOON - Eight University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $1.3 million by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for state-of-the-art equipment to supp...

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Schulich Leader scholars ready for next chapter

Morgan Beattie and Ashim Dhital have shared passions for family, balance and altruism that have led them to success.

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USask students launch balloon into near-space

The students are taking part in an international training program that is helping them become the next generation of space technology and engineering experts.

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Saskatchewan's Apollo legacy

USask engineers made significant contributions to the NASA space program

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Chen inducted into Canadian Academy of Engineering

Daniel Chen is recognized as a trailblazer in tissue engineering

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College of Engineering scholar wins prestigious national award

University of Saskatchewan (USask) Biomedical Engineering student Adam McInnes has been awarded a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for research that will advance regenerative med...

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World's first wearable kidney the goal of USask-led research team

An artificial portable kidney that could be worn by patients with renal failure is to be created by a University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team, with federal funding.

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College of Engineering opens doors to broader range of students

High school students no longer need to take Calculus 30 in high school to apply to the University of Saskatchewan's (USask) College of Engineering, which is striving to attract mor...

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People of the Plan: Seeking Saskatchewan Solutions

Industry innovation and collaboration have always gone hand-in-hand for Dr. Carey Simonson (PhD).

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Engineering researchers and manufacturer develop technology to detect pump wear

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team and fluid power systems company, Wil-Tech Industries Ltd. (WTI), are partnering to develop monitoring technology for predicting t...

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Angie Bugg: Engineering Excellence

Angie Bugg (BE’85) has never let being a woman in a typically male-dominated field keep her from doing the things she wants to do, but she does recognize many women may feel those ...

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Ning (Tate) Cao Appointed as La Borde Chair

The College of Engineering is happy to welcome Ning (Tate) Cao as our newest faculty member in the School of Professional Development. Beginning Friday, March 1, Tate will assume t...

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USask-led team develops climate control technology for year-round home comfort

USask post-doctoral fellow Farid Bahiraei is working with mechanical engineering professor Dr. Carey Simonson (PhD) and industry partner Soheil Akbari of SenergyK Innovative Creati...

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Canadian astronaut launches USask Spectrum science and engineering expo

Grade school and university students filled the chairs in Convocation Hall at the University of Saskatchewan last week for an opportunity to speak through a live video feed with Ca...

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People of the Plan: Trailblazer in tissue engineering

Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Daniel Chen (PhD) is working with an interdisciplinary USask research team from across campus to combine engineering and health sciences in the...

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Carey Simonson recognized by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies

Carey Simonson is an outstanding graduate student mentor. A Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, he has supervised over 50 gradu...

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Engineering Faculty Members Awarded SHRF Santé Awards

Dr. Daniel Chen and Dr. Emily McWalter were recognized individually for their outstanding research

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U of S students win recognition in international math contest

A group of University of Saskatchewan students distinguished itself in the world’s largest undergraduate mathematical modeling contest this spring.

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$2.8-M NSERC-Cisco chair aims to transform the Internet of Things

University of Saskatchewan (U of S) engineering researcher Ha Nguyen has been awarded $1.38 million by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)—and m...

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Professor Chris Zhang named a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Dr. Chris Zhang was recently named a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), an organization which is comprised of Canada's top engineers.

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U of S research builds bones with 3D printer

Strand by strand, and layer by layer, Daniel Chen’s research team is inching closer to repairing and rebuilding bones with the use of 3D printing technology.

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Engineering success

Suzanne Kresta, dean of the U of S College of Engineering, has been inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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Professor Daniel Chen named to Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada

The College of Engineering is pleased to extend the heartiest of congratulations to Dr. Daniel Chen, Professor of Mechanical Engineering with the Division of Biomedical Engineering...

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Astronaut training program leads U of S student to “Mars”

University of Saskatchewan graduate student Doug Campbell, who dreams of a career in space, is currently on a “space mission” to Mars, simulated deep in the Utah desert.

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U of S Huskie Formula Racing team tracks down Top 20 finish

The University of Saskatchewan’s Huskie Formula Racing (HFR) team is riding high after gearing up to post a Top 20 finish while competing against the top student design teams in th...

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Jim Bugg earns Provost's Teaching Award

Professor Jim Bugg of the Mechanical Engineering Department has been awarded the 2018 Provost's Teaching Award.

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Civil Engineering MSc Student, Bjorn Vors, receives $5,000 USD scholarship

Bjorn Vors, a U of S civil engineering student under the supervision of Professor Lisa Feldman, recently received the ACI Foundation’s Stewart C. Watson Memorial Scholarship valued...

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Teaching Excellence Awards - Congratulations to Debora Rolfes and JD Johnston

The College of Engineering is proud to announce that two of our faculty have received Teaching Excellence Awards from the USSU. Professor Debora Rolfes (Ron and Jane Graham School ...

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Engineering mentor has been awarded the APEGS Brian Eckel Distinguished Service Award

APEGS has awarded Louis-Pierre (L.P.) Gagnon with this year’s APEGS Brian Eckel Distinguished Service Award.

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Congratulations to Canadian Engineering Competition Winners

The College of Engineering's best and brightest brought home two titles from this year's Canadian Engineering Competition.

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Professor Daniel Chen Among 12 Researchers Awarded SHRF Grant

The College of Engineering's own Professor Daniel Chen has been awarded a SHRF Collaborative Innovation Development grant.

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