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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.

The Student Success Reception highlighted student participation and accomplishments in events such as the Rotman International Trading Competition.

FBIT celebrates student success

At its recent Student Success Reception, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's Faculty of Business and Information Technology celebrated and recognized hard-working students for their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to the faculty, university and community. In attendance were more than 100 students, as well as FBIT faculty, staff and industry donors.

Mannix Chan (far right), Bachelor of Science (Forensic Science) 2014 graduate and two Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteers prepare for a Let’s Talk Science Challenge event at the University of Victoria.

2014 graduate walks the talk when sharing his passion for science

All Mannix Chan was doing was heating up his lunch in the microwave in a cafeteria at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. While the timer was counting down, he saw a poster on the wall. That was eight years ago, when he was a first-year Science student balancing classes, labs and tutorials.

Researchers from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and INRS-EMT discussed the latest developments in advanced manufacturing and processing technologies, shared their research, and finalized a partnership agreement between the two universities.

Can modern research address our human health and sustainability challenges?

On May 1 and 2, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) and Office of Research Services welcomed experts from the Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre at the National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS-EMT), a university based in Québec City. Both organizations discussed the latest developments in advanced manufacturing and processing technologies, shared their research, and finalized a partnership agreement between the two universities.

Forensic Science Research Day 2018 participants.

Students present their discoveries at Forensic Science Research Day 2018

Hands-on learning opportunities go hand in hand with academic experiences for students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. For fourth-year Forensic Science students this includes Forensic Science Research Day, an annual event where students present the findings of their year-long research projects to an audience of peers, faculty, professionals and family.

Leadership By Design participants took part in an engineering coding activity led by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's Engineering Outreach office.

University hosts leadership-focused activities for local youth

Sixty high school students from across the Greater Toronto Area, along with mentors and parents, recently stopped by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology to explore how a university education can prepare them to excel in the workplace and become the leaders of tomorrow.

From left: Amanda Smith, Managing Director, Canadian Urban Institute; Don Lovisa, President, Durham College; Leo Groarke, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor, Trent University; John Henry, Mayor, City of Oshawa; Steven Murphy, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology; Brent Sleep, PhD, Chair, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto; and Joe Muldoon, Head of Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area.

TeachingCity Hub opens in Oshawa’s downtown core

The City of Oshawa and its education and research partners – Canadian Urban Institute, Durham College, Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering – celebrated today the first year of TeachingCity with the opening of the TeachingCity Hub.

Science Rendezvous 2018 takes place Saturday, May 12 at the shared campus location of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College.

Families: Enjoy free all-day fun May 12 at Science Rendezvous

Science Rendezvous, Canada’s all-day festival that takes science out of the lab and into the community, returns Saturday, May 12 to the shared campus location of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College.

Dr. Khalid Elgazzar, the university's newest Canada Research Chair (pictured, below right), will explore The Internet of Things: the link between Internet-enabled computing devices (items such as kitchen appliances) and advancements in wireless technologies.

Your refrigerator has left you a message…

Dr. Khalid Elgazzar, Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, explores the link between physical infrastructure and technology innovations. He aims to uncover new information on the expansion of Internet-enabled computing devices (things) and advancements in wireless technologies.

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