Spotlight on Graduate Research

Ken Bishop, Landau Gage vice president of operations (l.) and Research Centre for Integrated Microsystems manager Dr. Rashid Rashidzadeh (r.) pose with their newly developed device “contactless coordinate measuring machineKen Bishop, Landau Gage vice president of operations (l.) and Research Centre for Integrated Microsystems manager Dr. Rashid Rashidzadeh (r.) pose with their newly developed device “contactless coordinate measuring machine.”

Real world experience leads to payoff for student research team

A successful collaboration with the Landau Gage Company has helped a UWindsor research team sell their product and secure a research grant, while landing two team members a job and internship. 

PhD student Nooshin Nekoiemehr (l.) and engineering professor Guoqing Zhang (centre) accepted congratulations from chief judge Dr. Richard Caron (r.) for receiving the first practice prize at the national conference of the Canadian Operational Research SoPhD student Nooshin Nekoiemehr (l.) and engineering professor Guoqing Zhang (centre) accepted congratulations from chief judge Dr. Richard Caron (r.) for receiving the first practice prize at the national conference of the Canadian Operational Research Society, June 16.

UWindsor team designs award-winning cargo optimization tool for Air Canada

A UWindsor’s research team took the first practice prize at the national conference of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), June 16 in Montreal. 

UWindsor PhD student Naomi G. Williams (l.) and research partner Anika Altiman (r.) pose with their poster tailored to incorporate Indigenous languages and art in a campaign to reduce the risk of vehicular injury among Indigenous people in Walpole Island UWindsor PhD student Naomi G. Williams (l.) and research partner Anika Altiman (r.) pose with their poster tailored to incorporate Indigenous languages and art in a campaign to reduce the risk of vehicular injury among Indigenous people in Walpole Island First Nation, as part of their entry in 2015 Auto21 Highly Qualified People competition.

Walpole Island safety project wins kudos for PhD candidate

A UWindsor PhD student recognized for her work to incorporate Indigenous languages and art in a campaign to reduce the risk of vehicular injury among Indigenous people in Walpole Island First Nation.

UWindsor Visual Arts Masters Candidate Arturo Herrera book, Intercambio de Recetas (Recipe Exchange), creates a picture of how some migrant workers feel about the time they spend in Canada each year, as well as how they connect with loved ones back home. UWindsor Visual Arts Masters Candidate Arturo Herrera book, Intercambio de Recetas (Recipe Exchange), creates a picture of how some migrant workers feel about the time they spend in Canada each year, as well as how they connect with loved ones back home. Photo credit: courtesy of the artist.

Artist’s collaboration tells migrant story through food

UWindsor Visual Arts Masters Candidate Arturo Herrera shines light on migrant workers with his latest artistic venture.

 

Christine MadligerDoctoral candidate Christine Madliger helped to organize a symposium on conservation physiology.

UWindsor scientists organize international conservation symposium

PhD candidate Christine Madliger and her supervisor, biology professor Oliver P. Love, organized the symposium Physiology in changing landscapes: an integrative perspective for conservation biology, to challenge biological scientists to try new techniques when researching how organisms are responding to changes in the environment.

Shanawaz Ali Mohammad and Ken Bishop stand with the laser-based custom measuring machineShanawaz Ali Mohammad and Ken Bishop stand with the laser-based custom measuring machine they are exhibiting at the annual conference of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association.

Gauge company hires grad student who designed laser-guided measuring machine

Ken Bishop and his crew at Landau Gage had a great idea for an innovative new quality control product for the auto industry, but knew they needed help making it a reality.

Thanks to a graduate student in engineering and a federal government program that pairs up bright young researchers with potential employers, Bishop’s company has a new prototype they can show off, and a new employee to boot.