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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.

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.

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