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Professor Chi-Guhn Lee appointed Interim Chair of MIE
Professor Chi-Guhn Lee appointed Interim Chair of MIE
March 31, 2017 – Professor Chi-Guhn Lee has been appointed Interim Chair, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering for a three-month term, effective April 1, 2017. Professor Lee joined the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in 2001. He was tenured...
Sponging up oil from tailings ponds
Sponging up oil from tailings ponds
March 2, 2017 – Oil and water don’t mix — in theory. In reality, the two liquids can be almost impossible to separate, especially from complex chemical cocktails such as the wastewater produced by Alberta’s oil sands mining operations. Contaminated...
Engineering the educational experience
Engineering the educational experience
February 23, 2017 – An innovative collaboration between graduate and undergraduate students aims to leverage the engineering creative process to address educational challenges, from improving math instruction in high schools to easing anxiety among students transitioning to university. “Engineers...

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