News & Events 2017

McMaster Engineering Top 150+ Alumni for Canada’s Sesquicentennial (2017)

Dr. Kelvin T. W. Ng was named one of the McMaster Engineering Top 150+ alumni.

Click the link below for a complete list of the Mac Eng 150+ Top Alumni:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/131001009@N03/sets/72157661551986188/with/37706405382/


Sustainable Solid Waste Management Workshop II

Date: December 15th, 2017 (Friday)

Location: RIC atrium, University of Regina

Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Please join us on Dec 15th for a short 1-hr workshop on solid waste management. We will cover the following topics:

- Waste Management and Recycling in Saskatchewan

- Cigarette Butt Littering and Campus Smoking Policy

- Beautifying our Campus on the Annual Campus Beautification Day


Free pizza and pop will be provided. This event is open to public and ALL are welcome! Reservation is NOT required.


This workshop is financially supported by the Sustainability and Community Engagement Fund (SCEF) and assisted by our partners including the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, RPRIG, UREGSA, UofR Team Compost, RESS, Enactus, and the CSCE Regina Chapter.

Media coverage: "No butts about it – the University’s smoking policy encourages a cleaner, healthier, and safer campus " https://www.uregina.ca/external/communications/feature-stories/current/2018/02-281.html

SaskEnergy/TransGas Waste Reduction Week Presentation Series

Date: October 16th, 2017 (Monday)

Location: SaskEnergy Corporate Office

Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm


Presentation title: "What really happened to our waste diversion rates in Saskatchewan?"


Speaker: Dr. Kelvin T.W. Ng, Environmental Systems Engineering


SaskEnergy: http://www.saskenergy.com/

TransGas: https://www.transgas.com/Default.asp

Teaching Seminar, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Date: September 5th, 2017 (Tuesday)

Location: ED 312, University of Regina

Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm


Presentation title: "The Mistakes I've made teaching Engineering and How you can learn from them"


Speaker: Dr. Kelvin T.W. Ng, Environmental Systems Engineering


Coffee and snacks will be provided. Please bring your own lunch. All are welcome!


2017 Workshop on Sustainable Solid Waste Management

Date: August 15th, 2017 (Tuesday)

Location: RIC atrium, University of Regina

Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Please join us on August 15 for a short 1-hr workshop on solid waste management. We will cover the following topics: waste management in Saskatchewan, Nova Scotian diversion model, Leachate and groundwater quality; Highway Litter Project, GIS based waste collection, and Cigarette butt litters on campus.

Please bring your own lunch. Snacks and coffee will be provided. All are welcome!

This event is sponsored by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG).


2017 CSCE "Shining Starts" Student Chapter Award

Our U of R chapter of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering has been recognized by the CSCE Student Affairs committee for a "Shining Starts" award. Click here to read more: https://www.uregina.ca/external/communications/feature-stories/current/2017/07-10.html



CSCE Academic Career Night Spring 2017

Date and time: April 5th, 2017 (Wednesday); 7:00 ~ 8:30 pm; CL 112

Pizza and pop will be provided. All are welcome!

Speakers:

- Mr. Nicholas Kaminski, CSCE South Saskatchewan Section

- Dr. Kelvin Ng, EVSE Faculty Member

- Mr. Ben Freitag, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

- Mr. Damien Bolingbroke, EVSE Graduate Student

- Ms. Amy Richter, EVSE Graduate Student

Media: https://www.facebook.com/events/993268217475819/

5th Annual CSCE popsicle stick bridge competition at U of R (2017)

February 1st, 2017 (Wednesday) 5:00 ~ 7:00 pm (Rainbow Pit)

The Prize: First Place - $300, Second Place - $200, Third Place - $100


Registration: 5:00 – 5:25 PM

Competition: 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Awards/Networker: 6:30 – 7:00 PM


2017 Results:


First place overall ($300):

Team 1 - "Megastructure"(PG, MM). Total score: 35 (Max. load: 1064 N, Load-to-weight ratio: 6.89)


Second place ($200):

Team 7- "Eagle"(SW, ZX, MZ). Total score: 25 (Max. load: 602 N, Load-to-weight ratio: 4.87) * with prediction bonus *


Third place ($100):

Team 2 - "Go Bridge"(CP, HLV, DB). Total score: 25 (Max. load: 720 N, Load-to-weight ratio: 5.81)

Enactus Regina Campus Sustainability Seminar (2017)

Date: January 30th, 2017 (Monday)

Time: 6:00 ~ 9:00 pm

Location: CL 130