Sunday, December 15, 2013

Student team works on next generation smart car

Eco car challenge

University of Waterloo engineering students hope to build a smart vehicle that understands and adapts to drivers' habits.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Waterloo research makes railway crossings safer with science

Waterloo engineering professors Liping Fu and Frank Saccomanno
Engineering prof leads work into software program that ranks the safety of Canada’s railway crossings.

Monday, October 28, 2013

$4.9 million for Waterloo automotive researchers

Reducing weight and fuel consumption while ensuring safety in mid-size cars is one of three initiatives led by University of Waterloo researchers that have received major government funding.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) recently announced that the Automotive Partnership Canada program will provide $4.9 million to support three projects being driven by Waterloo Engineering researchers who are part of WatCAR, the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Automotive Research.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Waterloo names Student Design Centre after former dean

Adel Sedra at the Sedra Student Design Centre
Student Design Centre – where students fall "in love with engineering" – is named in honour of Adel Sedra.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Cars that drive themselves

Steven Waslander at the UW Robotics bay

University of Waterloo project explores new world of the driverless commute