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News archive - August 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021

MTE CivE 2021 Design Pitch Awards

2021 Capstone Collage

Spring 2021 saw another online edition of the MTE CivE Design Pitch Competition and the CIVE400 capstone teams put on a good show. A very impressive performance by all.  Congratulations! The winning teams are:  

 

1st Place: Team 10: EMBODY Consulting  

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Learning about sustainability beyond the classroom and the screens, the class of CIVE230 looked to the world for inspiration.

The class of CIVE230: Engineering and Sustainable Development have been at it again, learning remotely in Spring 2021. This is the second COVID-19 edition of the course!

Learning about sustainability requires systems-thinking and a curiosity to explore. When learning opportunities are created for students so that they may go beyond the course content by learning from the world around us and from each other, they get so much more out of the course.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Remembering Professor Emeritus Roger Green, bridge builder

Professor Emeritus Roger Green

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has announced that Professor Emeritus Roger Green died on August 11.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Q and A with the experts: The long-term effect of wildfires in Canada

Rebecca Saari

The most harmful air pollutant worldwide is fine particular matter. In Canada, the biggest natural source of this pollutant is wildfires. Winds can spread wildfire smoke over a wide area, affecting areas hundreds of kilometres downwind.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Researchers awarded $874,000 for tools, equipment | Engineering

Five professors at Waterloo Engineering will receive a total of almost $874,000 under a federal program designed to give exceptional researchers the tools and equipment needed to become leaders in their fields. The recipients are among 21 researchers campus-wide at the University of Waterloo announced today for almost $2.66 million in backing through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund. To continue reading this story click here.

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