Events - February 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 5:00 PM to Sunday, March 1, 2020 — 5:30 PM EST
Hack the Plastics poster

Have you ever wanted to join a hackathon, but thought it was only for coders? Well, Hack the Plastics wants you! Hack the Plastics is a broad skilled hackathon that does not require a coding based final product and will happen from 28th Feb – 1st March, 2020 at the University of Waterloo. You will be tackling ways to fight single use plastic pollution using microbes and producing a technical solution, business plan, and pitch.

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST
MME Graduate Student Seminar Banner

Autonomous Driving at Intersections: A Critical-Turning-Point Approach for Decision Making.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 5:00 PM EST
E Co-op Information Session group

Learn more about Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op), a program that allows students to start their own business while earning a co-op credit.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Past team participating in Conrad Challenge

Invited teams of Engineering students will be competing:

  • for surprise Challenge Game theme when they arrive at E7-2317 (Conrad Hub)
  • for half-hour to earn House (Engineering Departments) points
  • for the Winter 2020 season (there are three games scheduled over lunch hour this Fall season)

Lunch will be provided to FANS and TEAMS! But you must pre-register to attend.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — 10:00 AM EST

Candidate: King Lord Commander Thevenin Laor

Topic: Canary Circuit For Electromigration

Date: February 26, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Nairn, David

All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

 

Speaker: Prof. Mohamed Bakr

Title: Effective Teaching of Engineering Courses Using Flipped Classrooms

Date: 25 February, 2020

Time: 3pm 

Location: EIT-3142

Invited By: Omar Ramahi

 

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

The Canadian Coastal Resilience Forum and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change are pleased to present our inaugural documentary screening of the film Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is a four years in the making feature documentary film from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky. The film follows the research of an international body of scientists, the Anthropocene Working Group who, after nearly 10 years of research, are arguing that the Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century, because of profound and lasting human changes to the Earth.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 — 10:30 AM EST

Candidate: Maged Aldhaeebi

Title: Intelligent Microwave-Based Modalities for Breast Cancer Detection

Date: February 25, 2020

Time: 10:30 AM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Ramahi, Omar

 

Please note that this is a CLOSED examination and as such, those in attendance must sign a non-disclosure agreement.

Friday, February 21, 2020 — 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 1, 2020 — 11:59 PM EST
Call for Papers Banner

The theme of the inaugural Canadian Design Workshop is  Designing Engineering Design Education in Canada. Participation by attendees will be in the form of podium or poster sessions, grouped by theme. Two-page abstracts are due March 1, 2020.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 — 1:00 PM EST

Candidate: Rollen DSouza

Topic: A Characterization of Transverse Feedback Linearization Using Exterior Differential Systems

Date: February 20, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Nielsen, Christopher

All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 — 1:00 PM EST

Candidate: Shuyu Ding

Topic: Applied Optical Method to Sense the Antenna Near-Field

Date: February 19, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: E5 5106

Supervisor(s): Safavi-Naeini, Safieddin

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 — 1:30 PM EST

Candidate: Qing Li

Title: Backplane Circuit Design with Amorphous Silicon Thin-Film Transistors for Flexible Displays

Date: February 13, 2020

Time: 1:30 PM

Place: EIT 3141

Supervisor(s): Sachdev, Manoj - Wong, William

 

Abstract:

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
MBET students

If entrepreneurship is in your future, let us help you get there.

Monday, February 10, 2020 — 1:30 PM EST

Candidate: Matheus Ferreira Zambroni de Souza

Topic: Mathematical Models and Frameworks for Market Participation of Compressed Air Energy Storage Considering Uncertainties

Date: February 10, 2020

Time: 1:30 PM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Canizares, Claudio - Bhattacharya, Kankar

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Professor Mahla Poudineh Profile with blue background

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is happy to welcome Professor Mahla Poudineh to the WIN family! Professor Poudineh will deliver a seminar in order to introduce herself and her research to our community. Please join us in giving her a warm welcome.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Clinical Trials Ontario Information Session

The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology and the University of Waterloo Office of Research Ethics are pleased to host an information session with Clinical Trials Ontario.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 — 1:00 PM EST

Candidate: Shuyu Ding

Topic: Applied Optical Method to Sense the Antenna Near-Field

Date: February 5, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: E5 5047

Supervisor(s): Safavi-Naeini, Safieddin

All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 — 10:00 AM EST
3MT poster

Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate students will present their research in 3 minutes using 1 slide in this 3MT Engineering heat.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 — 9:30 AM EST

Candidate: Haohao Liao

Title: Electromagnetic Fault Injection on Two Microcontrollers: Methodology, Fault Model, Attack, and Countermeasures

Date: February 4, 2020

Time: 9:30 AM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Gebotys, Catherine

 

Abstract:

Monday, February 3, 2020 — 1:30 PM EST

Candidate: Fangyan Sun

Topic: Synthesis of Graphene Nano-Materials and Application in Photovoltaic and Photodetector Devices

Date: February 3, 2020

Time: 1:30 PM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Sivoththaman, Siva - Tan, Chao

All are welcome to attend.

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