Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Bill Anderson leads industry research partnership developing new technology for capturing hospital anesthetic gases

CBB member Bill Anderson and Chemical Engineering Professor leads an industry research partnership to develop new technology for capturing hospital anesthetic gases. This new technology will help battle climate change as it captures waste anesthetic gases exhaled by patients undergoing surgery.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Lora Giangregorio wins prestigious prize for pioneering work on osteoporosis

Lora Giangregorio, Kinesiology professor and team wins prestigious Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. A leading expert in bone health and exercise, her research is transforming the way clinicians, physiotherapists and patients manage osteoporosis.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Catherine Burns elected to Fellow with the Human Factors Ergonomics Society

Catherine Burns was elected as a Fellow to the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) during the annual meeting held October 26-30 in California.

Election to Fellow status is awarded by distinguished colleagues to recognize outstanding achievement, consistently superior professional performance, exceptional contributions, personal service to the Society, and other meritorious accomplishments by Society Members.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Shawn Wettig receives funding for research to fine-tune prostate cancer treatment using irradiated gold nanoparticles

Shawn Wettig, CBB member and Pharmacy Professor received funding from the Ride for Dad foundation who has committed $104,000 to help Wettig and his collaborators fine-tune a treatment that utilizes irradiated gold nanoparticles to target prostate cancer - one the most common cancer among Canadian men.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Zhou Wang wins Engineering Emmy® Award

Zhou Wang, CBB member and a professor of electrical and computer engineering at University of Waterloo, has won an Engineering Emmy® Award for developing computational models that accurately and consistently predict how people view image and video quality.

The Engineering Emmy recognizes the team for its creation of Structural Similarity (SSIM), a mathematical formula and computer algorithm that is now widely used throughout the television industry.

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