News archive - June 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Professor Ralph Haas recipient of WCPAM Award

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Prof. Ralph Haas has been awarded the World Conference on Pavement and Asset Management (WCPAM) Award for 2017, at the conference held recently in Italy.

He was recognized for his pioneering research and development of innovative technologies for managing road networks, his contribution in the fields of pavement engineering, and his sustained excellence in education as Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Civil Engineering department at the University of Waterloo.

Friday, June 9, 2017

CEGES wins best Student Chapter

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We are very proud to announce that the Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering Society (CEGES) UW Chapter, has been named the President’s Best Student Chapter!

After a thorough review of annual reports from 26 student chapters by the Student Affairs committee, CEGES was awarded the top position amidst very keen competition.

The committee travelled to the CSCE Conference in Vancouver, to accept the award in person, and share their experiences with other chapter leaders.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Appointment of Professor Susan Tighe

photo image of Prof. Susan Tighe

 

"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Susan Tighe as Deputy Provost, Integrated Planning and Budgeting and Professor Diana Parry as Associate Vice-President, Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion, for two-year terms commencing 1 July 2017," wrote Vice-President, Academic & Provost Ian Orchard in a memo circulated to campus on Tuesday.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Capstone team takes first place at CSCE Conference

Capstone team

Winning Team: Lead judge Dr. Guy Felio, Prof. Susan Tighe, Laura Luna, Melissa Jennings, Erika Krutsch, and CSCE President Dr. Jim Gilliland (Elishua Ben-Choreen absent)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Student wins first place in poster competition

We are proud to announce that Kayleanna Giesinger, a 2A environmental engineering student, won a shared first place in the student poster competition at the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA) 2017 conference.

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