Developing and supporting sound business decisions
Waterloo Engineering’s data analytics experts use data found in various forms and sources to determine best practices and policies that increase operational efficiency, improve customer service and save companies money.
Recent data analytics projects include: developing policies to price goods using real-time data, creating dynamic patient scheduling policies, and determining job-shop production scheduling policies.
Faculty members have worked with the Ontario Ministry of Health, Cancer Care Ontario, Mayo Clinic, Grand River Hospital, Canadian Tire, Nestle, UPS, Dematic Ltd., in addition to many other industry partners.
- Sep. 11, 2020
A professor at Waterloo Engineering has had his Canada Research Chair renewed by the federal government.
- Apr. 9, 2020
Several software engineering students at the University of Waterloo are volunteering with a student-run, data-gathering platform to track and monitor COVID-19 outbreaks in Canada.
Flatten.ca, which has drawn national media coverage, involves students from Waterloo, the University of Toronto, McMaster University and the University of New Brunswick.
- Feb. 19, 2020
Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have used sophisticated text-mining technology to back up age-old advice on the importance of taking care of yourself.
Their analysis of 700,000 online journal entries with an artificial intelligence (AI) computer model found a strong association between feeling good and getting enough sleep, eating well and exercising.