• Ed Hohenberg smiling and posing for the camera.
  • Engineer-in-Residence

    Centre for Engineering Professional Practice and Engineering Education

    Room SP-326
    97 Dafoe Road W
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6



  • BSc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba
  • MSc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba
  • Certificate in Adult Education, Red River College


Ed Hohenberg is a professional engineer with expertise in automotive engineering, metallurgy and engineering education. Ed has worked in the automotive industry as an Engine Test Engineer, Powertrain Development Engineer, Vehicle Dynamics Engineering Zone Leader, and lastly as a Project Engineer in Advanced Product Planning, developing new and advanced vehicle technologies. While in industry, Ed was awarded patents and other industry awards for his engineering work. In 2001, Ed left industry to join the faculty of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Red River College, where he served an instructor, worked on automotive engineering applied research projects, and advised students on the Solar Race Car Team. Alongside his industry career and teaching career at Red River College, Ed has been a sessional lecturer for the Internal Combustion Engines and Automotive Engineering Design courses at the University of Manitoba. Since 2012, he has also served as Faculty Advisor to the Faculty’s SAE student organization, which has now grown to five teams, 300 student members, and is one of the largest student chapters worldwide. Ed volunteers on the governing board of the SAE Manitoba Professional Section, has been active and successful in several forms of motorsports, and has contributed technical articles to several automotive magazines.

As an engineer-in-residence, Ed Hohenberg:

  • Teaches courses in automotive engineering and design.
  • Advises and mentors students on automotive engineering design competition teams, most notably the University’s SAE Student Chapter.  
  • Advises thesis students in automotive engineering thesis topics.
  • Acts as a liaison between industry, students, and faculty members.