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.
Ryan Gibson, Austin Cousineau, Ian Murray, Stuart Alldritt and Nicole Jiang won first place in the Innovative Design Competition, the W. R. Petri Engineering Design Award for Technical Excellence, and the CEC Award for Outstanding Environmental Awareness. Click here to read the full story.
ECE researchers receive over $1.8 million to partner with industry
Three electrical and computer engineering researchers are receiving more than $1.8 million to partner with Canadian-based companies and government organizations on strategic research projects.
The funding for Strategic Partnership Grants announced March 1 by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) brings expertise from academia and industry together to collaborate on research that will lead to innovation and commercialization.