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An Ontario Tech Engineering Outreach instructor setting up a ZUMI robot.

How Ontario Tech University and OVIN are inspiring youth in the autonomous vehicle sector

In 2023, Ontario Tech’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Mitch and Leslie Frazer Faculty of Education, in conjunction with the university’s Engineering Outreach program joined forces with the Ontario Vehicle Innovative Network (OVIN), the Ontario Government’s flagship initiative for the automotive and mobility sector, through the Regional Future Workforce (RFW) Program.

Ontario Tech University's Regional Future Workforce project team, led by Dr. Mohamed El-Darieby (Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science; third from left) and Dr. Roland van Oostveen (Faculty of Education; fifth from left). Image taken at the entrance to Ontario Tech's ACE Core Research Facility.

How Ontario Tech is supporting Ontario’s innovative electric vehicle and mobility sector and developing the next generation of talent

Recognizing the need for greater diversity within the sector, OVIN’s Regional Future Workforce Program builds new bridges between industry and academia to equip the next generation of talent with the knowledge and skills required to support the evolution of the mobility and transportation sector. Ontario Tech University is a major part of the equation thanks to its institutional strength in automotive, energy, computer science, and educational research.

Dr. Juuso Nieminen (left) and Dr. Jessica Wong are Ontario Tech University's latest recipients of Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Two Ontario Tech scholars awarded prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Ontario Tech University’s School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is proud to be home to two scholars recently awarded the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, a prestigious Government of Canada award that funds the country’s top scholars to help them positively contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth.

Students at Ontario Tech University's north Oshawa location.

Leading the pack again: Ontario Tech tops among province’s universities for year-over-year percentage growth in applications

For the second consecutive academic recruitment cycle, Ontario Tech University is posting province-leading numbers for growth in overall applications for Fall enrolment. Following the January 12 deadline for Ontario high school students to apply to an undergraduate program at an Ontario university, the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) says Ontario Tech again leads the province in a key metric.

2022 Graduate Excellence Award Winners Dr. Joshua Hyman, Samantha Watson, Dr. Janette Hughes, and Erin Smith.

Ontario Tech celebrates the 2022 SGPS Graduate Excellence Award winners

The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) at Ontario Tech University annually distributes Graduate Excellence Awards to recognize and celebrate the inspiring individuals who encourage and support our graduate students on their way to becoming successful scholars.