Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Dr. Vivek Goel, leading public-health researcher, named as next president and vice‑chancellor of the University of Waterloo

Vivek Goel

Dr. Vivek Goel is recognized in Canada and around the world as a leading public-health researcher, health-services evaluation expert, and champion for the use of research evidence in health policy making.

He also currently serves on the boards of the Vector Institute, TRIUMF, the Canadian Institute for Health Information, Canada Health Labs, and the Post Promise.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

New diabetes device monitors blood using radar and AI, not painful pricks

glucose moderating device

CBB members, George Shaker and Safieddin (Ali) Safavi-Naeini part of team that creates new technology that can quickly and accurately monitor glucose levels in people with diabetes without painful finger pricks to draw blood. 

New technology can quickly and accurately monitor glucose levels in people with diabetes without painful finger pricks to draw blood. 

A palm-sized device developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo uses radar and artificial intelligence (AI) to non-invasively read blood inside the human body.

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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

18th Annual CSChE Ontario-Quebec Biotechnology Meeting May 26-27 2016

CBB welcomes and is supporting the 18th CSChE (Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering) Quebec-Ontario Biotechnology Meeting held at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario on May 26-27, 2016.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Waterloo signs MOU with the Medical Device Commercialization Centre (MDCC)

The University of Waterloo and the Medical Device Commercialization Centre (MDCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.  This will allow medical device technologies developed at Waterloo to access the services of MDCC.

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