University of Calgary

University of Calgary

April 10, 2012 12:02 ET

University of Calgary- Fresh ideas to improve sustainability and quality of life: engineering student projects on display

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 10, 2012) - A solar farm that feeds energy to the electrical grid, a high-tech motorcycle interface for paraplegics, intelligent robots, autonomous aerial vehicles and designs for sustainable buildings. These are among dozens of team projects featured tomorrow at the Schulich School of Engineering 2012 Design Fair.

These designs have been months in the making and are among the final assignments for fourth-year students as they approach graduation and prepare to head off into the real world. Students will give demonstrations and answer questions.

WHAT Schulich School of Engineering Student Design Fair 2012
WHEN Wednesday, April 11, 2012
10 a.m. to noon
WHERE MacEwan Hall, MacEwan Student Centre lower level, University of Calgary
INTERVIEWS Students and instructors from the Schulich School of Engineering

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Contact Information

  • Schulich School of Engineering
    Jennifer Sowa
    Media Relations
    403.220.3724
    Mobile: 403.993.8679
    jsowa@ucalgary.ca