Issue 27 February 2024

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Annual Research Report

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The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) is proud to present our Annual Research Report for 2022-23. 

Read: Annual Report

News and Updates

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Drs. William Smith, Mihai Nica and team are leading the revolution in carbon capture solvent discovery supported by a $1.5m NSERC grant.

Read: Carbon Capture
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Engineering students headed to Newfoundland for a truly Canadian event: the Great North Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR).

Read: Sledding to the Finish Line
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Step into the future with Cloud-based Digital Twin. Dr. Sheng Yang and team showcase a practical CBDT framework.

Read: CBDT Advancements
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Drs. Erica Pensini, School of Engineering, and research team are addressing sulfolane spills to foster a sustainable future.

Read: An Ecosystem Hazard

Other News

Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Ontario Minister Jill Dunlop visit CEPS research at U of G.

Department of Physics and Royal City Science to host Curiosity Carnival.

Orbax comments on once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Solar Eclipse in April.

Dr. Ali Dehghantanha discusses the data breach at Global Affairs Canada with the Toronto Star. 

Engineering Alumni Laura McDowell named commissioner of public works for York Region.


Science students host a Global Women's Breakfast in association with IUPAC to celebrate Women in STEM Feb 27, 2024.

Guelph 3MT  College Heat graduate student competition March 27, 2024.

Curiosity Carnival to showcase Physics Department portable planetarium, Feb 17th, 2024.


Dr. Paul Garrett recognized by TRIUMF and Canada Association of Physicists with Vogt medal.

Student Profiles

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Meet Rithik Choudhary and read about his accomplishments as a fifth-year Computing student.

Read: GryphHacks Co-founder
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VP of Communications for CEPSSC, Lian Miller, details her experiences with U of G Engineering.

Read: Lab Technician Co-op


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