Thursday, August 20, 2020

Overall water use isn’t reduced by summer limits

Sara Finley is a PhD student and a water efficiency consultant.

Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have found that outdoor watering restrictions in Canada do little to reduce overall water consumption during the summer.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Civil Engineering capstone team wins the 2020 Magna New Mobility Award

Capstone Revolt Group

For the first time, a civil engineering capstone team wins the 2020 Magna New Mobility Award. This award is open to all capstone design teams in Engineering for projects demonstrating significant innovation in the area of electric vehicles and new mobility infrastructure, and includes a $2,000 prize. The team, Darren Sheh, Ivan Lau, Julia Lo, and Ruici Liu formed “Revolt Group” and proposed a Carbon Neutral Gas Station Redesign for Electric Vehicles.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Professor Neil Thomson recognized by groundwater association

Neil Thomson

A professor at Waterloo Engineering has won an award from an international organization dedicated to advancing knowledge of groundwater and professionals working in the field.

Monday, August 17, 2020

CIVE230 Make a Sustainability Contribution by Co-Creating Content

Book Cover The Sustainability Contribution Project

The class of CIVE230 (Engineering and Sustainable Development) have been trailblazers in this remote learning environment in the Spring 2020 term. Learning about sustainability requires systems-thinking and a curiosity to explore. In the COVID-19 edition of the course, there were many chances to create new learning opportunities not only from the course content, but also from the world around us, the media and news, and from each other.

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