Monday, August 27, 2018

Waterloo’s autonomous vehicle program passes milestone of 100 km on public streets

Autonomoose vehicle

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have reached an important milestone by logging their 100thkilometre on public roads in a self-driving car.

Achieved last week in an industrial area of Waterloo, it is the culmination of almost two years of work since the research team won approval from the Ontario government to do on-road testing in an autonomous vehicle pilot program.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Researchers awarded $13.6 million in federal funding

Ehsan Toyserkani

Two research networks led by Waterloo Engineering experts were front and centre as more than $78 million in federal funding was announced today for collaborations between academia and businesses across the country.

Ehsan Toyserkani, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, will receive $5.5 million over five years for the Network for Holistic Innovations in Additive Manufacturing (HI-AM).