Monday, November 23, 2015

#UWCeilingBreakers: Challenging the status quo

Waterloo ceiling breakers magazine cover, owning an assortment of engineering women

A missing umbrella is no big deal until it rains. An executive panel full of male faces may be accepted without a second thought, until someone has the audacity to question the absence of diverse voices.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Defining Innovation: Find out how Waterloo is reshaping higher ed

Stack of books with the topmost one having the words defining innovation written on them.

At the University of Waterloo, innovation is in our DNA. Building one of the world’s top innovation universities takes talent, curiosity, drive, passion and a single-minded focus on creating real-world change.

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.

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.