Thursday, November 28, 2019

Successful Health Canada regulatory insights workshop 2019 hosted by CBB

Health Canada Regulatory Insights Workshop audience

The Health Canada Regulatory Insights Workshop 2019 was held on November 15, 2019 and was attended by 120+ researchers, industry professionals and students. Hosted by the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology, this unique event was in response to a pressing need for clarity and information regarding Health Canada regulatory processes and evaluations. The event featured two guest speakers from Health Canada, a panel moderated by CBB member George Shaker, and networking opportunities with leading health industry professionals.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

George Shaker's team develop radars and AI for vital sign monitoring in cars

George Shaker and his team's work using radars and AI for vital sign monitoring in cars to save children and pets from hot car deaths was featured on CNN.

[read the full article]. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Advancing Healthcare through Innovative Technology

Health Canada Regulatory Insights Workshop logo image

Advancing healthcare through innovative technology

Monday, October 7, 2019

CBB members Jennifer Boger and Mathieu Doucet design new framework that aims to avoid unintentional consequences of technology

We have an intimate relationship with technology. It is infused in our daily life, from our home and car to our finances and health care. As we welcome new technologies into our most personal spaces, there is a growing recognition that design-based thinking needs to consider ethics and the users it serves.

Monday, July 15, 2019

HOWZAT! Grad Students turn their love of cricket into a winning project

NSERC CREATE Student, Aravind Ravi, along with fellow graduate students Harshwin Venugopal and Sruthy Paul, build an AI system to find and save highlights from video foo

Friday, March 22, 2019

Shi Cao talks to 570 News about wearable technology applications and challenges

Shi Cao

Shi Cao, Assistant Professor from Systems Design Engineering was featured on 570 news Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke to talk about wearable technology, its applications and challenges.  Listen online at the 24:00 minute mark.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

John McPhee and researchers develop 3D-printed device for wheelchair curlers for better shot control

John McPhee thought it would be easy to design a device to give Canada’s competitive wheelchair curlers better control of their shots.

Eighteen months and seven prototypes later, he doesn’t mind admitting it hasn’t been easy at all.

The surprisingly complex problem has so far required hundreds of hours of work by McPhee, a systems design engineering professor at the University of Waterloo, and four of his students.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Clark Dickerson talks about how to make the push-up work for you

If you want to improve your golf swing, softball pitch, or tennis serve, the push-up is for you.

The push-up is a highly adaptable exercise that can be tailored to help individuals with specific needs, say a team of UWaterloo researchers who studied a modified push-up, called a ‘push-up plus.’

Friday, February 15, 2019

Seed Fund R2 Recipients

               

The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology is pleased to announce the award winners of the Seed Fund Round 2. 

The mission of the seed fund is to help drive scientific innovation, growth, and opportunity through the support of collaborative research across UW faculties.  

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