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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U of S SCI-FI Camps funding boost will immerse youth in STEM

SASKATOON - The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will receive approximately $165,000 in new funding to support SCI-FI Camps, with the goal of engag...

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Engineering students take home gold at Western Engineering Competition

The College of Engineering is proud to share news from the Western Engineering Competition (WEC) held this weekend in Burnaby BC.

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College of Engineering adds 150 seats for undergraduate students

The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is excited to announce that it has added 150 seats for undergraduate students for the upcoming 2018-2019 acade...

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Mike Marsh, BE’79, announced as 42nd C.J. Mackenzie Distinguished Lecturer

The College of Engineering has a rich history spanning over the past 42 years of recognizing an alumnus who has achieved a position of eminence by honouring them at the C.J. Macken...

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Engineering Physics student launches rocket at CaNoRock 2017

Liam Gray, an engineering physics student, took part in an exciting program in Norway this year by designing, building, and launching a rocket at CaNoRock.

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Tomorrow, December 6, the College of Engineering encourages our students, faculty and staff to wear a white scarf or ribbon to honour the National Day of Remembrance and Action on ...

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College of Engineering recognizes support, partnerships at Evening of Appreciation event

Engineering student Lyndsey Thorson knows the difference donors can make to the undergraduate experience.

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Lest We Forget – Engineers who serve Canada

As Remembrance Day approaches the College of Engineering pays tribute to those students, faculty, and alumni who have served our country.

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Mechanical engineering alumnus and Indigenous Peoples Initiatives Coordinator Matthew Dunn named to the 2017 CBC Future 40

The College of Engineering is proud to share that Matthew Dunn (BE 2004, MSc 2010) and the college’s Indigenous Peoples Initiatives Coordinator has been named to CBC Saskatchewan’s...

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Professor Carey Simonson the U of S Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award winner

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering Professor Carey Simonson who has been named the U of S Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award winner.

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Researchers explore ways to remove antibiotics polluting lakes and rivers

Pre-treated barley straw is showing promise as an environmentally-friendly material that could be used to help soak up certain types of antibiotics polluting waterways.

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Distinguished alumni offer career advice during leadership panel event

Always remain curious. Value teamwork. Demonstrate respect. Work hard, but don’t lose yourself in the process. Find the learning in everything you do.

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Celebrating Engineering at the 2017 Hard Hat Ceremony

For aspiring electrical engineer Joydeepa Das, receiving her yellow hard hat marked another step toward realizing her dreams.

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Alumnae Angie Bugg (BE’85) honoured in Canada 150 Citizens project

Angie Bugg (BE’85) was recently honoured as part of the U of S Canada 150 Citizens project.

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Combining medicine and engineering to repair a damaged heart

The combination of the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron’s unique biomedical imaging and therapy (BMIT) beamline and the vision of a multi-discipline researcher from the Univ...

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U of S researchers awarded $10.7M by NSERC

Sixty University of Saskatchewan (U of S) faculty and 27 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows have been awarded a total of $10.7 million by the federal Natural Sciences and ...

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September Activities for Students

Engineering students, with the new academic school year around the corner, the College of Engineering has a full slate of events for September.

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Alumnus Ralph Young (BE’67) named as 2017 Alumni Achievement Award recipient

The College of Engineering is pleased to share that alumnus Ralph Young (BE'67) has been announced as a 2017 recipient of the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association Alumni A...

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College of Engineering Welcomes Distinguished Alumni for "Lessons in Leadership" Panel

The College of Engineering joins in the excitement of the fall semester beginning to share that on September 12th, our college be hosting another Leadership Panel with two high pro...

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Researchers develop technique to reuse carbon dioxide and methane

Reusing carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane waste emissions from industrial sources is closer to reality, thanks to recent findings from the Canadian Light Source and the U of S.

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Researchers develop technique to reuse carbon dioxide and methane

Reusing carbon dioxide and methane waste emissions from industrial sources is closer to reality, thanks to recent findings from the Canadian Light Source and a U of S research team...

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Engineering student wins $100,000 Schulich Leadership Scholarship

The College of Engineering is proud of first year engineering student, Regan Wilson, for receiving a $100,000 Schulich Leadership Scholarship.

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Mining in microgravity

Planetary exploration may be a step closer to reality thanks to a group of stargazing students at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Engineering students discover dinosaur bones

Engineering students from the University of Saskatchewan Space Design Team (USST) have gained media attention for their discovery of dinosaur bones during their prep work for the C...

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Huskie Formula Racing students relish in stellar performance in U.S.

The Huskie Formula Racing team is comprised of students across various disciplines working to conceive, design and fabricate an open-wheeled formula-style race car to compete in th...

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Adam Bourassa and team to help NASA test atmospheric water vapour monitor

A recent article featured in CBC news highlighted the University of Saskatchewan's own Adam Bourassa and the rest of the team who are helping NASA test a water vapour monitor.

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Developing new technology for cheaper biofuel

New University of Saskatchewan chemistry research could pave the way for cheaper gas and booze.

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College of Engineering welcomes 64 of Canada’s top young innovators and entrepreneurs at SHAD Saskatchewan

The U of S is one of 13 partner universities involved with SHAD, an enrichment program for Canadian high school students focusing on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts a...

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Student improves licence-plate recognition technology

A University of Saskatchewan graduate student is building better licence-plate recognition technology to fight crime and improve security.

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Engineering student receives inaugural $15,000 USD fellowship

Bjorn Vors, a U of S civil engineering student from Tisdale, Saskatchewan, has been awarded the inaugural Daniel W. Falconer ACI Student Fellowship for the 2017/2018 academic year....

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Quarter Scale Tractor Team has strong showing in Illinois competition

The University of Saskatchewan Sled Dogs ¼ Scale Tractor Team recently made their 16th appearance at the 20th annual ASABE International Quarter Scale Tractor Student Design Compet...

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U of S to help northern Saskatchewan students access science and engineering programming

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) officially partnered with Northlands College today to offer a program designed to reduce barriers people living in northern Saskatchewan may...

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U of S launches engineering engagement program for Indigenous youth

The U of S has been awarded nearly $150,000 in federal funding to teach Indigenous youth about engineering principles underlying the technologies and designs in their own communiti...

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Engineering alumnus, Kay Nasser and wife, Dora Nasser, are Red Cross Humanitarians of the Year

The Saskatchewan Red Cross has selected engineering alumnus and Professor Emeritus, Kay Nasser (PhD’65) and his wife Dora Nasser (BED’69) as the 2017 Humanitarians of the Year.

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Kells earns Provost's Teaching Award

The College of Engineering is proud to announce that Professor Jim Kells of the Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering Department is the 2017 Provost's College Teaching Aw...

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Dr. Safa Kasap Awarded Saskatchewan Centennial Enhancement Chair

Dr. Safa Kasap of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has been awarded a Saskatchewan Centennial Enhancement Chair in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments ...

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UPDATE: USST’s STARFOX Team Finalists in Studying Dynamics of Mineral Screening in Space

USST's project STARFOX moves to the next phase of the Canadian Reduced Gravity Experiment Design Challenge (CAN-RGX) with the final Critical Design Review on April 18.

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Watch: Leadership Panel with three engineering alumni

On March 24, 2017, the College of Engineering welcomed undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff of the University of Saskatchewan to an open panel and 'Q &A' discussi...

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Biomedical Engineering Research Assistant, Rui Fang, wins second for Viewer’s Choice in Images of Research Competition

The third annual University of Saskatchewan Images of Research competition was held in the spring of 2017.

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SES Undergraduate Design Showcase

The SES invites all students, faculty, and staff to attend the SES Undergrad Design Showcase, Wednesday, March 29.

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Daniel Chen: Building the future of tissue regrowth

Daniel Chen’s work on tissue scaffolds takes place on a tiny scale, but could have huge implications for the future of health care.

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Float or sink?

Will it float or sink? This was the big question on the minds of participants at the hands-on boat building challenge as part of Aboriginal Achievement Week.

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Powerful possibilities

Weaning the world from its fossil fuel addiction is a mammoth task that not only includes coming up with new ways to generate energy, but also storing it and transforming it for so...

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Mechanical Engineering Student Achieves Indigenous Success in STEM

In celebration of Aboriginal Achievement Week, the College of Engineering and the College of Arts & Science co-hosted the Achieving Indigenous Success in STEM (Science, Technology,...

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Aboriginal Achievement Week

To celebrate Aboriginal Achievement Week from February 27 to March 3, the College of Engineering and the College of Arts & Science are co-hosting two events

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College of Engineering celebrates Canada's Agriculture Day

The College of Engineering is pleased to celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day.

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U of S researchers exploring soil ecosystems, biomedical coating

University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers have been awarded close to $1.5 million by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for collaborative...

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Like father, like son, for Huskie standout

All-star wrestler and student part of Canada West Wrestling Championships this weekend at the PAC.

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Dalai transforming restaurant waste into fuel

When most people look at discarded vegetable oil—browned and gritty from frying food—they likely see nothing more than waste.

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U of S engineering graduate on short list to become Canada's newest astronaut

Jason Leuschen, a mechanical engineering graduate is on the Canadian Space Agency's short list to become Canada's newest astronaut.

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Anselmi named president and CEO of Ottawa Senators

With an impressive track record of leadership in professional sports management, Tom Anselmi (BE’85) has been introduced as the new president and CEO of the Ottawa Senators.

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Two Usask engineering students to represent Canadian engineering students under the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students

The College of Engineering is proud to share that two College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan students, Zenon Kripki and Mitch Cassidy have been respectively elected Pre...

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Why do we still use road salt and what are the alternatives?

Carl Kuhnke, a transportation and infrastructure expert with the University of Saskatchewan, says road salt helps speed up the corrosion of rebar inside concrete.

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New Indigenous Signage and Graphics at the College of Engineering

The College of Engineering is committed to being an inclusive and respectful community for all people.

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Engineering alum Ron Graham and his wife Jane, continue generosity with a game-changer gift for U of S

When they heard that the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) was proceeding on a new ice facility to replace the aging Rutherford Rink, they decided to get involved to fix a long-s...

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Dr. Kay Nasser announced as the 2017 C.J. Mackenzie Gala of Engineering Excellence Distinguished Lecturer

On January 24, 2017, the College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan will be celebrating the achievements of alumnus and Professor Emeritus, Karim “Kay” Nasser, at the...

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Interviews with inanimate objects: Busy beaver

I’m the unofficial mascot of the College of Engineering.

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Engineering STEAM students raise grain elevator at 2016 Nuit Blanche

The USask STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) TEAM, or S(TEAM)2 , is a collaborative group of engineering and fine arts students; with the goal of bridging the ...

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Engineering Professor Emeritus and alumnus Nasser to receive U of S honorary doctorate

Karim (Kay) Nasser is well-known as one of the city’s leading property developers and philanthropists and a passionate long-time supporter of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S...

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Professor Emeritus, Robert Besant, receives lifetime achievement award

The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan is proud to share in celebration of Professor Emeritus, Robert Besant, who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award w...

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Hard Hat Ceremony: Students welcomed into programs

On September 14, 2016, over 330 second year engineering students were welcome into their programs at the College of Engineering’s annual Hard Hat Ceremony.

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PhD candidate wins international student poster competition

The College of Engineering is proud to celebrate the achievements of PhD candidate, Xingxing (Shane) Jin.

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Culture Connections

A new program supported by multiple units on campus hopes to promote cultural identity among Aboriginal students while exploring Chinese culture and language.

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U of S NSERC/SaskPower research chair to develop modern power grid

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) electrical engineer Tony Chung has been awarded a $2.2-million industrial research chair that will help Canada achieve a safe, relia...

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Johnston earns Provost's Teaching Award

The College of Engineering is proud to announce that Professor J.D. Johnston from the Department of Mechanical Engineering is the recipient of the 2016 Provost's College Teaching A...

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Alumnus Kay Nasser honoured by the American University of Beirut

Professor Emeritus Kay Nasser has been named one of the 150 History Makers by the American University of Beirut.

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Challenging Designs

Rick Retzlaff believes good design should solve a problem.

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U of S engineering students design with children in mind

Prototypes designed by Engineering students will be used as exhibits at the Children's Discovery Museum.

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U of S team working on improved cancer treatment

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research could yield more effective and less toxic chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer.

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U of S researchers adapt “camera pill” to examine horses

Professor Khan Wahid of the Chemical & Biological Engineering department is part of a research team that has adapted an endoscopy capsule for horses.

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SaskPower Research Chair Tony Chung attains IEEE Fellow

Professor Tony (C.Y.) Chung was chosen among a select group to be elevated to Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow effective January 1, 2016.

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