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Mech Faculty featured in APSC Paper Airplane Workshop + Competition

Mech Faculty featured in APSC Paper Airplane Workshop + Competition

On Friday, March 29th, the Faculty of Applied Science hosted a paper airplane workshop and competition, with insights shared by several Mechanical Engineering faculty members: Attendees were first treated to four brief but fascinating talks: Dean James Olson on the history and properties of paper; Pete Ostafichuk on paper airplane — or, to be more precise, paper glider — […]

Mech2 Hyperloop Design Challenge – where theory and execution collide

Mech2 Hyperloop Design Challenge – where theory and execution collide

On January 23rd, second-year mechanical engineering students faced off in the Hyperloop Rail Challenge, racing their autonomous vehicles around a course with twists, turns and steep grades. This is the first of two design challenges meant to harness their academic learning in practical problem solving of a real-world issue. According to Mech 2 Coordinator, Dr. […]