UoGuelph celebrates first phase of new Engineering Complex

April 12, 2012

On Wednesday, the University of Guelph officially opened the first phase of its new Engineering Complex. The new 50,000-square-foot space features design studios, machine shops, and a sustainable energy lab. It houses new programs in biomedical, computer, and mechanical engineering, offered along with existing programs in engineering systems and computing, environmental and biological engineering, and water resources. UoGuelph's School of Engineering aims to double enrolment and faculty numbers over the next few years, particularly in sustainability and innovation. The university also announced Wednesday a $1-million gift from alumnus and Skyjack Inc. founder Wolf Haessler that will enhance the institution's engineering facilities and fund 20 new scholarships. UoGuelph News Release