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Lunch and Learn (June 6, 2019)

Building Sustainable Houses, Businesses and Youth Capacity to Solve the Housing Crisis in First Nation Communities a presentation by Shirley Thompson June 6, 2019 12:00-1:00 pm EITC E2-125 RSVP Link A partnership with two fly-in Island Lake communities in Manitoba is designing and building sustainable homes as well as a sustainable housing incubator business...

New Position Announcement: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning for Satellite Imaging and Climate Change

POSITION OVERVIEW: This is an interdisciplinary position at the intersection of artificial intelligence, deep learning, and climate change. The Ph.D. student will work on research projects focused on developing innovative computer vision, image analytics, artificial intelligence, and deep learning solutions for localization of critical infrastructure in northern Canada from satellite imaging. Using satellite data...

New Position Announcement: Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning for Satellite Imaging and Climate Change

POSITION OVERVIEW: This is an interdisciplinary position at the intersection of artificial intelligence, deep learning, and climate change. The Ph.D. student will work on research projects focused on developing innovative computer vision, image analytics, artificial intelligence, and deep learning solutions for localization of critical infrastructure in northern Canada from satellite imaging. Using satellite data...

CGS Luncheon Presentation

The CGS Manitoba Section is pleased to announce that Mr. Kirill Bobko, M.Sc. Student in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Manitoba will be giving a presentation over lunch on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Highway. Mr. Bobko’s talk will be on “Energy Efficiency of Below-Grade Envelope of...

M.Sc. Thesis Defense – Kirill Bobko

“Energy Efficiency of Below-Grade Envelope of the Stanley-Pauley Engineering Building in Winnipeg” Date: Monday, August 27, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. Location: E1-270 EITC Examining Committee: Dr. Olanrewaju Ojo, P.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, U of M Dr. Miroslava Kavgic, EIT, Civil Engineering, U of M Dr. Pooneh Maghoul, P.Eng., Civil Engineering, U of M (Advisor)

PhD Thesis Proposal – Mohammad Hodaei

“Role of Acoustics in Osteoporosis Prediction” Date: Friday, 17 August 2018 – 2:00 p.m. Location: E2-304 EITC Bldg., Ft. Garry Campus Examining Committee: Dr. P. Maghoul, Dept. of Civil Eng., Advisor Dr. N. Popplewell, Dept. of Mech. Eng., Co-Advisor Dr. J. LoVetri, Dept. of Elec. & Comp. Eng. Dr. M. Jafari Jozani, Dept. of...

Fuzhou University Summer Visit Program

A group of civil engineering undergrad students from Fuzhou University have come to the University of Manitoba as a summer visit program. Their schedule included three short courses in Environmental, Geotechnical (and Structural), and Hydraulics: Day 3: Pump Test Day 4: Geotechnical (and Structural) Engineering Day 7: Hydraulics On the 4th day of the...

M.Sc. Thesis Defense – Hongwei Liu

“Numerical Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering with Applications in Cold Regions” Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 – 2:00 p.m. Location: E1-270 EITC Examining Committee: Dr. Eric Bibeau, P.Eng, Mechanical Engineering, U of M Dr. Ahmed Shalaby, P. Eng., Civil Engineering, U of M Dr. Pooneh Maghoul, P.Eng., Civil Engineering, U of M (Advisor) Abstract: The objective...