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Best poster award winners and honourable mention recipients celebrate their achievements following the university's 2018 Student Research Showcase.

Students bring big ideas to life

Highlighted by themes of everything from artificial intelligence to wrongful convictions, dozens of University of Ontario Institute of Technology students shared their research discoveries, practical ideas and conclusions in August during the annual Student Research Showcase.

Kandarp Gandhi researched smart home energy management at IIT Ropar.

University’s international research co-ops accelerate career prospects while promoting cultural awareness

Research co-ops prepare undergraduate students for post-graduate school and help them explore what a career in research looks like. Completing your co-op in another country takes that learning experience to a whole new level. Take it from Kandarp Gandhi and Kevin Francis, two University of Ontario Institute of Technology students in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who completed summer research co-ops at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar in Punjab, India.

Professor Igor Pioro, PhD (second row, fourth from left) and Jovica Riznic, PhD (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (first row, third from left) pose with a group of North American university students who won Best Poster awards at the International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (London, United Kingdom, July 2018).

University makes its mark at international nuclear conference

Led by Professor Igor Pioro, PhD, the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science assembled one of the largest delegations from a single university to July’s 26th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering in London, United Kingdom.

The 2018 Futures Forum included a short presentation by a team of Capstone students.

Seeking a brighter future for energy and the environment

On May 2, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology welcomed influential thought-leaders, researchers and industry experts to the President’s Futures Forum on Energy and the Environment. The symposium explored the urgent need for effective community planning to avert further ecological damage; the promotion of energy conservation; and how advances in smart technologies can help cities adapt to change.

Brad Easton, PhD, Professor (Chemistry), Faculty of Science is among more than a dozen University of Ontario Institute of Technology researchers receiving an internal research funding award from the Office of the Vice-President, Research, Innovation and International.

University strengthens commitment to scholarship and discovery

To coincide with the university’s 15th anniversary, the Office of the Vice-President, Research, Innovation and International has unveiled a series of new internal research funding awards to support faculty and reward research excellence.

From left: Carlos Sainz, Renault Sport Formula One™ driver; Chase Pelletier, 2018 INFINITI Engineering Academy Canadian winner and Automotive Engineering graduate, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, class of 2018; Tomasso Volpe, Global Motorsport Director, INFINITI (June 2018, Montreal, Quebec. Image courtesy INFINITI Canada).

Big wheels turning for Automotive Engineering graduate Chase Pelletier

Great opportunities in the world of auto racing await 2018 University Ontario of Institute Technology graduate Chase Pelletier. Only weeks after completing his Automotive Engineering degree, Pelletier has earned a highly coveted and exclusive opportunity to work in automotive and Formula One™ racing with the acclaimed INFINITI Engineering Academy and Renault Sport Formula One™ Team.