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coop internship video
Watch a video to learn more about Western Engineering students' experiences on co-op and internship placements. (more)


andrew hrymak

Best wishes in 2013

Western Engineering is looking forward to an exciting year, with the opening of world-class research facilities, new faculty members and a growing undergraduate student body filled with future leaders. (more)


mark carney

Carney reaches new heights in heavy lift engineering

Mark Carney, BESc'08 (Civil), was part of an extensive team who installed Toronto's Concord Cityplace Skybridge in June 2012. (more)


katherine down

Down not afraid of "doing things the hard way"

As a Production Engineer in Training at LANXESS Inc. - Olefins Business in Sarnia, Ont., Katherine Down, BESc'12 (Chemical), feeds her curiosity daily. (more)



Fraunhofer officially open for business

The Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research at Western opened Nov. 5. The facility will be used to develop new lightweight materials and advanced manufacturing processes. (more)


wind wizard

Book explores the research magic of Alan G. Davenport

A new book explores how this "Wind Wizard" took to the world stage and shaped the future of civil engineering. (more)


Student Success Stories


Alumni Announcements

Harold Allin, BESc'70, has been appointed Executive VP, Operations for California Steel Industries.

Thomas Apostolos, BESc’85, has been appointed President of Ricardo Inc., a global, world-class, multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy.

Souzan Dabbagh, MEng'08, Geotechnical/Materials Engineer, Environment & Infrastructure, was part of the consulting team at AMEC responsible for the geotechnical investigation and materials testing for construction at the Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research at Western.

James Douglas Hole, BESc‘67, received the 2012 L.S. Lauchland Engineering Alumni Medal from Western Engineering at the 3rd Annual Western Engineering Leaders' Reception in Toronto on Nov. 7 at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Edward Yew, BESc’04, has been appointed CEO of Rockex Mining Co, a Canadian exploration and mining company.

View a full list of notable alumni from Western Engineering.


Western Engineering offers two undergraduate co-op placement programs: Internship and Summer Engineering Co-op Program (SECOP). The faculty provides employers with a variety of services, including: free job postings; on-campus interview rooms; campus career and job fairs; and information sessions. Learn how you can help a current student put their knowledge to work.


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Upcoming Events

Save the date - Ed Nowak Commemorative Plaque Unveiling
Saturday, Feb. 2
11:00 a.m.
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Founder's Day
Thursday, March 7
Join us as we celebrate the date Western University was founded in 1878. (more)

March Break Open House
Saturday, March 9
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Save the date - Wind Wizard Cocktail Reception
Thursday, March 21
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory
Celebrate the history of the BLWTL and the new book, Wind Wizard. Buses will be available at the BLWTL at 4:00 p.m. to shuttle interested participants to the Advanced Manufacturing Park to tour the WindEEE Dome at 4:30 p.m. (more)

"MOSAIC: Art, Culture and Development" Charity Art Auction
Tuesday, March 26
7:00 p.m.
London Hunt and Country Club
Join us for a gala evening in support of Engineers Without Borders’ development work in Africa. (more)

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Recent Gifts

The Undergraduate Engineering Society recently created a new fund called the Western Engineering Student Endowment Laboratory Fund, to revitalize and update our undergraduate labs and facilities.

Western Engineering has received $312,000 from the Estate of George and Maxine Mills in support of bursaries for Engineering students.

Giving to Engineering

To make a gift, please contact:
Virginia Daugharty
Room 2073
Spencer Engineering Building
Phone: 519-661-4209
Fax: 519-661-3808
Email: vdaughar@uwo.ca

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