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- Nov. 19, 2019
Congratulations to Laurent Gerin for winning the Outstanding Young Professional Award – Gold Prize (first place) at INALCO (International Aluminum Conference) 2019, which was held in Tokyo, Japan this last week. Laurent’s presentation was selected first out of 34 presentations by young professionals (under age 35) at the conference, which featured ~190 delegates from around the world. The topic of Laurent’s presentation was “Static and Fatigue Testing of Partial Penetration and Flare Bevel Groove Welds in Aluminum Structures”.
- Nov. 18, 2019
The University of Waterloo Steel Bridge Team was happy to receive and test its new Rebel EMP 215IC multi-process welding unit from ESAB earlier this month. This donation will significantly enhance the capabilities of the team to fabricate their bridge for the 2021 Canadian completion, to take place on London, ON early next year. This welding unit will allow the team to carry out their bridge fabrication using any one of a variety of welding processes, including stick, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW.
- Oct. 29, 2019
Featured Story in the October 2019 issue of WEAL Magazine on REBECCA SAARI, who came to Waterloo as a civil and environmental engineering professor in 2015, uses sophisticated computer modelling to study the benefits of government air-pollution and climate policies in terms of human health. Her work on fi ne particulate matter, an airborne villain that is one of the leading environmental risk factors for premature death in the world, quantifies the economic impact of lower healthcare costs, higher productivity and other factors to help make the case for change.
- Nov. 25, 2019
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- Nov. 25, 2019
Microbial Solutions for Single Use Plastics
Join us for a science focused panel discussion on the topic of microbes and plastics featuring researchers and industry guests on November 25 at 3pm in DC 1302. Hear our exciting panel (David Levin, Hyung-Sool Lee, Komal Habib and Tej Gidda) give a brief (5-8min) outline of their work as related to the topic, followed by a moderator led discussion for the rest of the hour.
- Dec. 5, 2019
Join us at the Social Impact Showcase on December 5th, where we will be celebrating the diversity of our GreenHouse innovators and their journeys in social innovation and entrepreneurship. We will be announcing grants for some early-stage, high-potential ideas, and the Social Impact Fund winners will be sharing their stories.