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Gerry and Barbara Price

Faculty of Engineering named in honour of monumental donation by Dr. Gerry Price and family

March 11, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba bears a new name, thanks to a transformative $20 million investment from visionary philanthropists Gerry and Barb Price

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An electric autonomous vehicle, parked

Robots to drive Miss Daisy

February 24, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba and United Kingdom researchers to investigate AI-based transportation solutions for older populations

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Winning team of Invent for the Planet including the event judges

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University students solve world problems at Invent for the Planet competition

February 19, 2020 — 
Team "HUB-It", winners of the Invent for the Planet idea and design competition, took home the grand prize of $1,000, three months of mentorship at the North Forge Technology Exchange and the chance to continue to the final round in the international competition in Texas on March 31 – April 2. 

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Four young women in formal wear pose for photo smiling, holding certificates and a glass award.

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Biomedical Engineering Team take home first place at the Western Engineering Competition

February 4, 2020 — 
They used their original powered footplate design and took it a step further by creating a feasibility study that looks into the economic, social, environmental, technical and commercial aspects.


2019 UM Welcome Day Volunteers - Orientation


Volunteer at UM Orientation 2020!

January 31, 2020 — 
Orientation volunteers and more experienced Orientation team leaders build skills in leadership and communication, and receive credit on their co-curricular record (CCR). 

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Dr. Oskar Sigvaldason to examine climate change & transforming energy systems at upcoming lecture

January 30, 2020 — 
Oskar Sigvaldason worked with Acres International, a global consulting engineering and management services company, for 38 years, including nine years as President.

Lotfallah Shafai

CBC: One of Winnipeg’s first Iranians didn’t try to convince people to move here, but they followed him anyway

January 13, 2020 — 
Prof. Lotfollah Shafai is a pioneer — an unintentional one, perhaps — of Winnipeg's Iranian diaspora, which now numbers in the several thousands

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Invent for the Planet coming to UM

January 13, 2020 — 
Invent for the Planet, a sustainability focused 48-Hour international idea and design competition, is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) from all faculties and post-secondary institutions across Manitoba.

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Congratulations Jitendra Paliwal

January 2, 2020 — 
Jitendra Paliwal is the new president of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba



Remembering engineering leader, alumnus Len Bateman, C.M., O.M.

December 18, 2019 — 
Born in Winnipeg in 1919, Bateman studied electrical engineering at the University of Manitoba, earning a bachelor’s degree in 1942, followed by a Master’s degree in 1948


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