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Cedric Briens   Research eNewsletter
Western Engineering is celebrating 60 years of research leadership and success, such as the announcement of Cedric Briens as the NSERC Syncrude/ExxonMobil Industrial Research Chair in Fluid Coking Technologies. (more)


Lab for water research video

Western Engineering Water Research Video

Watch how Western Engineering researchers are working to create solutions for the management and treatment of water supplies, and the remediation of wastewater. (more)


Charles Xu

Xu turning forestry and agricultural 'waste' into useable products

Charles Xu, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering professor, is using forestry and agricultural biomass to create bio-based materials for industrial applications. (more)


Slobodan Simonovic

New tool will help coastal cities minimize effects of changing climate

Slobodan Simonovic, Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, is developing a computerized tool to help assess risks and provide solutions to the effects of climate change on four cities. (more)


Researcher Success Stories


Research Centre Spotlight: Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research at Western
Fraunhofer staff operate a press at the research centre.

Through a partnership between Western University and the Fraunhofer Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), the Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research at Western develops materials that are lightweight or have low life-cycle impact for manufacturers in automotive, transportation, construction, defense and renewable energy sectors. (more)

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Meet a Researcher: Girma Bitsuamlak
Girma Bitsuamlak

Girma Bitsuamlak, a research director at WindEEE Research Institute and Tier II Canada Research Chair in Wind Engineering, is developing a computer model to support sustainable and resilient building design. (more)

Meet a Grad Student: Osama Abuhajar
Osama Abuhajar

Research by Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD graduate Osama Abuhajar will improve the future designs of box culverts. (more)

Contact Info

Tara Negrave
Research Officer, Western Engineering
Spencer Engineering Bldg.
Room 2076
London, ON N6A 5B9
Tel: 519-661-2111, x84469


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