Engineering

University of Windsor mechanical engineering students pose with the rocket they entered in The Spaceport America Cup. The team placed fifth in the 30,000 commercial off the shelf motor, solid propulsion category.University of Windsor mechanical engineering students pose with the rocket they entered in The Spaceport America Cup. The team placed fifth in the 30,000 commercial off the shelf motor, solid propulsion category.

Rocketry students reach new heights in international competition

A team of mechanical engineering students placed fifth in the world's largest intercollegiate rocket engineering competition.

The Spaceport America Cup attracted 121 teams worldwide to compete June 18 to 22, 2019 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

University of Windsor Rocketry Team member Katarina Berg says the competition has multiple categories based on motor type and either a target altitude of 10,000 or 30,000 feet.

Ram Balachandar (left) accepts the Camille A. Dagenais AwardUWindsor engineering professor Ram Balachandar (left) accepts the Camille A. Dagenais Award at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering in Laval, Quebec.

Professor recognized by national civil engineering society

UWindsor engineering professor Ram Balachandar received an award last month at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering.

Atilla Saadat holds an avionics bayAerospace student Atilla Saadat holds an avionics bay, which will log the altitude of a rocket he is building with a team of UWindsor students.

Aerospace engineering student aiming high

Atilla Saadat, a UWindsor student studying aerospace engineering, is one of four province-wide to receive an Ontario Aerospace Council scholarship.

Jonathan WuUWindsor professor Jonathan Wu has been inducted as a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

UWindsor prof elected to engineering academy

UWindsor professor Jonathan Wu has been inducted as a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.