Faculty and students join international summer exchange at China’s Peking University
MIE graduate student named top 30 under 30 by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Sep. 24, 12:00-1:00
Sep. 26, 3 PM
Mechanical Building, Room 102
Sep. 26, 4:00-6:00pm
: O’Grady’s Tap & Grill, 171 College Street, (2nd Floor)
Sep. 26 - 27, 9 AM to 5 PM
PhD candidate Lian Leng (MIE MASc 1T0, PhD 1T5) and Arianna McAllister (IBBME) were named the Canadian winners of the 2014 James Dyson Award for their invention, the PrintAlive Bioprinter. The machine – created in collaboration with Professor Axel Guenther (MIE/IBBME), alumnus Boyang Zhang (ChemE PhD 1T4) and Dr. Marc Jeschke, head of Sunnybrook Hospital’s Ross Tilley Burn Centre – prints large, continuous layers of tissue that recreate natural skin.
On September 10, during the FOAMS Conference in Iselin, NJ, Professor Chul B. Park received the "Outstanding Achievement Award" from the Thermoplastics and Foams Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers.
Professors Kamran Behdinan (PI) and Jean Zu (co-PI) have been awarded a 3-year NSERC CRD totaling $1,491,300 ($644,000 cash + in-kind), in collaboration with Pratt & Whitney Canada, for the project titled, "advanced technologies for aircraft engine vibration reduction".
Professor Shaker A. Meguid has been awarded a $500,000, three-year contract (from anonymous) for the project titled, "Characterisation and aging of smart polymers".
Organized by Technology Specialist Lindsey Fiddes, Centre for Microfluidic Systems in Chemistry & Biology (Professor Axel Guenther), the annual "Small Talks" event consisted of short student presentations from all research backgrounds and across the Faculty on microsystems related research.