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Posted Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:20 in Engineering

(L to R): Brent Bergeron, Josh Leon, Richard Florzione, Christine Marks, Peter Dey, Donald Jones.

Goldcorp donates $300,000 to establish Goldcorp Professorship in Mining Engineering at Dalhousie University

Vancouver-based gold producer Goldcorp is donating $300,000 to Dalhousie University’s Mineral Resource Engineering program to establish a new professorship that will increase teaching capacity, ...  Read more


Posted Tue, 07/23/2013 - 14:06 in Engineering

New Industrial Research Chair seeks ways to improve data transmission underwater

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Ultra Electronics Maritimes Systems (UEMS) have partnered to award a $2.5 million Industrial Research Chair (IRC) to Dr. Chr...  Read more


Posted Wed, 11/21/2012 - 09:56 in Engineering

Dr. Corbin working in his lab.

Finding ways to reduce costs and energy in aerospace manufacturing

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Pratt & Whitney Canada have partnered to award a $1.25 million Industrial Research Chair to Dr. Stephen Corbin of Dalhou...  Read more


Posted Thu, 08/09/2012 - 11:57 in Engineering

Dal researchers partner with York Bridge Enterprises to bring new energy efficient engine technology to market

Researchers in engineering at Dalhousie University have developed a lighter and more energy efficient engine technology. The university’s Industry Liaison and Innovation office (ILI) will officially...  Read more


Posted Mon, 07/30/2012 - 13:32 in Engineering

Student Kathleen Svensdon works on her robot in preparation for last year's competition. (2011)

Student-designed robots compete for final course mark in annual robot competition

For the last 21 years Dalhousie engineering students have competed in an annual robot design competition. This year's theme of the competition is "Robot Survivor! Out-Strategize, Out-Design and Out-Ex...  Read more


Posted Tue, 06/12/2012 - 10:49 in Engineering

Dalhousie's innovation wins again: lobster trap device named one of top 10 inventions of the year by Popular Science magazine

Dalhousie's Innovation and Design lab (iDLab), in partnership with Clare Machine Works Ltd., has developed a unique device called the Bait Savour. The invention was designed to solve a problem f...  Read more


Posted Mon, 01/23/2012 - 15:42 in Engineering

CFI funds help enable "sustainable manufacturing"

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced four Dalhousie researchers have received Leaders Opportunity Fund awards, totaling $382,879. Steve Corbin (Engineering), Xianping Dong (...  Read more


Posted Wed, 10/26/2011 - 14:11 in Engineering

Dalhousie Engineering Professor Lukas Swan does his daily commuting and errands in his electric-powered Ford Ranger

Putting electric vehicles to the test

As the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt are arriving in showrooms across the country, Dalhousie Mechanical Engineering Professor, Lukas Swan, talks about his electric trucks, and how this form of tran...  Read more


Posted Thu, 07/07/2011 - 13:43 in Engineering

Robot Rescue: Annual Engineering Design Competition

‘Robot Rescue’ is the theme of this year’s 20th Annual Electrical and Computer Engineering Design Competition. Students are asked to design the sensors and controllers that power the robot thro...  Read more


Posted Mon, 10/04/2010 - 12:20 in Engineering

Dalhousie University Researcher Answers Deep Panuke Call for Proposals

A Dalhousie University team led by researcher Dr. Georges Kipouros is working to develop a novel, low-cost portable sensor to detect the onset of corrosion under coating, insulation and paint on off...  Read more


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