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Dr. Gary Polonsky, President Emeritus, UOIT.

UOIT applauds choice of Dr. Gary Polonsky as independent advisor for Pickering Lands

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is proud that its founding president will play a key role in deciding the future of the Pickering Lands. Dr. Gary Polonsky has been named by the Honorable Lisa Raitt, federal Minister of Transportation, as the Independent Advisor on the economic development of the Pickering Lands.

Chase Pelletier, who will enter his second year of Automotive Engineering studies in the fall, says UOIT was the perfect fit for his motorsports endeavours.

UOIT Automotive Engineering student on fast track to success

Big wheels are turning for University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) student Chase Pelletier. The turning wheels are not just the ones in his mind as he gains knowledge in his Automotive Engineering program at UOIT. They are also the ones he’s been racing on for nearly half of his life.

Toronto Fire Services personnel work perform an automobile extrication during a -20C blizzard inside the ACE climatic wind tunnel at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

ACE helping to make firefighting a safer occupation

UOIT has partnered with Toronto Fire Services in a unique research collaboration to examine the physical effects of harsh climatic conditions on the human body, specifically as they apply to firefighters on the job. The research findings will provide new insight into safer working practices and appropriate techniques to minimize safety risks for firefighters everywhere.

Polonsky Commons, UOIT north Oshawa location.

It’s back-to-school time at UOIT

First classes are still several weeks away, but incoming first-year students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) are being encouraged to get a head-start on preparing for university life.

The first-place team in the 2015 AMME Capstone Design Competition designed and developed the chassis, suspension and drive train system for the Autonomous Amphibious Robot.

Engineering students showcase projects at 2015 AMME FEAS Capstone Design Competition

Fourth-year Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (AMME) students demonstrated their knowledge by putting their work on display for fellow students, faculty, staff and the general public at the 10th-annual Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Design Engineering Exhibition. They also competed for cash awards in the ninth-annual Capstone Design Competition

Students in Education Library

Education Library services during Pan Am Games closure

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Education Library, located in the Education Building at 11 Simcoe Street North in Oshawa, Ontario, will close from Friday, July 10 through Friday, July 24. The closure is part of the operational changes to the university’s downtown services as a result of the Pan Am Games competitions being held at the General Motors Centre during this period.

Dr. Bonnie Schmidt, member of the UOIT Board of Governors, received the Order of Canada on July 1, 2015.

Dr. Bonnie Schmidt appointed to the Order of Canada

OSHAWA, ONTARIO – Dr. Bonnie Schmidt, a member of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Board of Governors, has been appointed as a member of the Order of Canada. Dr. Schmidt’s appointment was announced on Canada Day by the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.