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A UMSAE formula car being driven by a student

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UMSAE Baja and Formula teams see checkered flag stateside

July 28, 2022 — 
Two University of Manitoba Society of Automotive Engineers (UMSAE) chapters have returned from competition stateside, returning like many other teams with awards, recognition and an unforgettable experience.


The U M S A T S rocketry team standing in front of their rocket in New Mexico.

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UMSATS Team Competes at Spaceport America in New Mexico

July 27, 2022 — 
The team attended the Spaceport America 2022 competition, the largest rocket engineering conference and competition in the world, along side over 1,300 participants representing 95 higher education institutes from 16 countries across the globe.


Distinguished professor and vice-president (research and international) Digvir Jayas.

Research and International News

Digvir Jayas to be inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

July 25, 2022 — 
Dr. Jayas will be recognized for his outstanding contributions to the agricultural sector

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The WE Design team of ten engineering students, each wearing orange shirts and standing alongside their wind turbine.

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Wind Energy Design Team takes win in Netherlands

July 14, 2022 — 
For the first time since the pandemic, the team was able to compete in person this year at the The International Small Wind Turbine Contest (ISWTC) in Delft, Netherlands against eleven other design team from universities across the globe.


A 50/50 split image of Dr. Shawn Clark (left) and Dr. Lanre Ojo (right). Both and standing while smiling and posing for the camera.

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Departmental leadership announcements

July 13, 2022 — 
The Price Faculty of Engineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Olanrewaju (Lanre) Ojo to the position of head of Mechanical Engineering and Dr. Shawn Clark as head of Civil Engineering, both for a five-year term.


Transit Station

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Investment in transit infrastructure opens door for sustainable engineering

July 12, 2022 — 
Recently, the Government of Canada, the Province and Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg announced a joint investment of more than $478 million to support the next generation of public transit infrastructure in Winniepg. Through this investment, the city will begin to transition to zero emission buses, design and build a new North Garage, improve accessibility for riders, and start design work on new rapid transit corridors.


Two golfers standing on the green getting ready to putt. The sky is bright with broken cloud.

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Thank you, engineering community!

July 7, 2022 — 
"Your support of this golf tournament directly supports our students by allowing us to create welcoming and productive spaces, support teaching technology, support student design competition teams" - Dr. Marcia Friesen

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Dr. Malcolm Xing standing and posing for the camera

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Professor Xing inducted into Canadian Academy of Engineering

July 5, 2022 — 
Dr. Xing is a leading expert in developing nano-gel self-assembly on cells and drugs for hair regeneration, controlled release, and cancer therapy.

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4 images of the Winnipeg city skyline, the Winnipeg sign, the plant earth from space and a large satellite pointing into the story, night sky.

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Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments Coming to Winnipeg

July 4, 2022 — 
The 10th Annual IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WISEE 2022) will be held on October 12-14, 2022 in Winnipeg.

A watercolour painting of horizontal lines that suggest a prairie landscape with a far-off horizon.

TeachingLIFE News

Land as teacher

June 29, 2022 — 
Land-based education means learning on, about and from the land

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