Team BuCKeT will be competing this year at the 2020 Student Design Compitition at Ryerson University. This Competition takes place on Sunday March 29 at 10:00am. They will also be showcasing their work at the CEE Capstone on Mar 24 under the Project Title: Innovative Stormwater Management in the City of Richmond Hill, Mill Pond.
The Student Design Competition (SDC) is an annual challenge that provides an opportunity for student teams to apply their knowledge to a current real world problem.
An engineering master’s candidate has been awarded one of two scholarships awarded to civil engineering students in Ontario. Michelle Liu was honoured with a $2,500 Manuel Fine scholarship from the Deep Foundations Institute’s (DFI’s) educational trust. While working on her undergraduate degree in civil engineering at the University of Waterloo, Liu became interested in the environmental challenges faced in northern communities.
Calvin Veenkamp, a second-year environmental engineering student spent four months wading in and out of the inter-tidal zone of the Oosterschelde near the Yerseke, a small town where the main industry is shellfish cultivation.
Our department suffered a grievous loss on Wednesday January 8, 2020. Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani, one of our doctoral students, was onboard flight PS725 that crashed in Iran resulting in the tragic deaths of all those aboard. Our thoughts are with his family, his recent bride, Hanieh, and his friends. We mourn his passing.
Managing reservoirs for water quality, not just flood control, could be part of the solution to the growth of toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes, especially Lake Erie, every summer.
In a major study involving data from Canada and the United States, researchers at the University of Waterloo identified reservoirs on streams and rivers as sources of food for algae at the worst possible time.
Last night the Waterloo CEE Staff/Faculty/Grad Student hockey team battled valiantly. However, youth ultimately triumphed and the 2A civil class team won a close fought 4-3 match. Thanks to all who participated and came to watch! The Staff/Faculty/Grad Student team is looking forward to a rematch, when the 2A class returns from coop in Spring 2020.
To meet the needs of rapid urbanization and technologically more complex cities, the University of Waterloo has launched the Urban Engineering initiative to bring more rigorously trained engineers into leadership positions to respond to urban challenges. Nadine Ibrahim, is the Turkstra Chair in Urban Engineering creating excitement around urban engineering among students, faculty and industry.