Entries Tagged as 'Engineering'

Message to young women: “Make Your Move”

March 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Engineering, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Students

Make Your Move, a unique outreach opportunity being presented by WISE-Kidnetic Energy will be held on International Women’s Day, Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Winnipeg schools are identifying young women in grades 8-9 who have demonstrated leadership in community service, student government, sports and/or academics. These students will be each invited along with two of their friends […]

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Ford says U of M on right road

October 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Engineering, News Release, Research, Students

Ford Motor Company’s chief program engineer, Gil Portalatin, says the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Engineering is heading in the right direction by teaching students the importance of sustainability. Portalatin visits the campus today to give students, faculty and industry some insight into the company’s focus on fuel efficient vehicles including its industry-leading work on […]

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Electrical engineering research centre opening

October 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Alumni, Computing, Engineering, News Release, Research, infrastructure

The Faculty of Engineering is pleased to announce the official opening of the Stanley Pauley Centre which houses three major laboratories: the Intelligent Power Grid Laboratory, the Electric Vehicles Laboratory and the McMath High Voltage Laboratory.
Thanks to Mr. Stanley Pauley, who, through The Pauley Family Foundation, made a $4-million donation to the Faculty of Engineering […]

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Women in Engineering celebrated at Homecoming 2013

September 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Alumni, Engineering, News Release, Outreach, Peers, Staff, Students, homecoming

The theme of the Faculty of Engineering Homecoming Event on September 27, 2013, is “Celebrating the Women of Engineering.” As part of this event a prominent and permanent feature wall highlighting the accomplishments of women in engineering will be unveiled in the Atrium of the Engineering and Information Technology Complex at the Fort Garry campus.
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Newest Vanier Scholar Announced

September 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Engineering, Medicine, Research, Students

University of Manitoba graduate student Cameron Kaye is the recipient of a 2013 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.
These awards help recruit and keep in Canada top doctoral students from across the country and around the world. They are considered the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships. Kaye will receive $150,000 over three years toward […]

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Smallest Bison athletes win big at international competition

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Computing, Engineering, Images, Media, News Release, Research, Science, Students, Video, computer science

They’re small in stature, but big on talent. Developed at the University of Manitoba, the Autonomous Agents Laboratory’s robotics competition team-the SnoBots-has won the kid-size division of the 2013 FIRA HuroCup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

FIRA is the oldest robotics competition in the world, and the HuroCup is one of the most challenging competitions in existence: […]

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Indigenous knowledge to help solve water issues

August 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Engineering, Environment and Geography, Health, Indigenous, Natural Resources Institute, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Students, economics, graduate studies, human ecology, infrastructure, sustainability

First Nations science and engineering students will be at the forefront of tackling multi-billion-dollar water services gaps in their communities.
University of Manitoba soil scientist Dr. Annemieke Farenhorst will lead the $2.976-million H2O CREATE program, with assistance from the university’s Centre for Human Rights Research and in collaboration with Trent University, University College of the North, […]

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