Thursday, November 28, 2019

Waterloo students build a bridge to their future

Students building a bridge

Encouraging students to consider a future in science

WATERLOO — Elementary students are handed a few wooden blocks and told to build an arch, supervised by university students.

The simple purpose is to teach them science. The deeper purpose is to build a future.

Educators want students to connect careers to schooling at an earlier age. Earlier awareness helps more students graduate high school. To contiue reading this story click here.

Monday, November 18, 2019

UW Steel Bridge Team Thanks ESAB for Donation of a New Welding Unit for the Fabrication of 2021 Competition Bridge

UW loves ESAB

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.

Monday, November 12, 2018

PhD student receives two prestigious awards

   Frederick Cheng, an environmental engineering doctoral candidate, recently won the 2017 Water Resources Research Editors' Choice Award for a paper based on his research.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Students showcase innovative Capstone Design projects

The next big innovation to hit the marketplace could be among the Waterloo student projects on display at the annual Capstone Design symposia beginning March 16. 

Senior-year engineering students at Waterloo will exhibit projects ranging from a technology that reduces agricultural water waste through intelligent irrigation systems to a device that may help people with Parkinson`s disease avoid falls.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

UW Civil Engineering Student Receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship

A Civil Engineering grad (BASc 2013) has recently received one of the most prestigious international scholarships available. Musa Chunge was awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship where he will be pursuing an MPhil in Engineering.

There was intense competition for the awards with over 3500 applicants and 51 scholarships offered.  The selection criteria consist of:

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