Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A Canadian first: Self-driving vehicle circles Waterloo campus

The self-driving car at the University of Waterloo

Two Waterloo engineering students have completed an Enterprise Co-op term by creating the first autonomous vehicle to drive on a Canadian road.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

CFI funding supports clean cars of the future

Waterloo Engineering automotive research projects are receiving financial support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation's (CFI) Automotive Partnership Canada Fund. The two initiatives will help improve fuel efficiency: one by developing lightweight parts and the other by designing intelligent control systems.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

New $30 million computing facility will help engineers shape smarter, safer cars

Canadian Foundation of Innovation funding of $30 million for the development of an advanced research computing facility will enable Canadian researchers to gain a deeper understanding of how the scientific, social, health and economic worlds connect.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Engineering students win Electric Mobility Canada Student Competition

Team members

A Waterloo Engineering Team  won the 2015 Electric Mobility Canada Student Competition, an event co-sponsored by AddÉnergie and Electric Mobility Canada. The award came with a $4,500 charging station for Waterloo.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Waterloo’s $10M dream facility for smarter, greener cars

Professor John McPhee at the University of Waterloo

In April, construction crews began stripping down an old laboratory tucked among the engineering buildings on the University of Waterloo campus.

They are creating a research facility with three different labs, or cells, working toward a common objective: smarter, more energy-efficient automobiles, with reduced emissions.