$1.6 million software gift from Siemens

Apr. 21, 2015

Seimens has made a gift of automotive manufacturing software valued at over $1.6 million to benefit the Mechanical Engineering Department. The software will assist Dr. Zuomin Dong's research into hybrid electric vehicles, as well as the UVic Hybrid student team. The UVic Hybrid Team is a group of UVic engineering students that design, build, and compete with hybrid vehicles. Their vehicles challenge the status-quo of hybrid vehicle technology with performance and efficiency both far above conventional vehicles.