Engineering students showcase innovation

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The next big Canadian innovation could be among the engineering student projects on display at the annual Capstone Design symposia running until March 28 at the University of Waterloo.

Final year engineering students will be on hand to showcase their projects ranging from a train brake sensor testing system designed for VIA Rail to tattoo removal that’s minimally invasive and painless.

Over 750 students in 13 programs will present more than 150 projects they have spent months designing and building. New this year is the biomedical engineering symposium taking place on March 14.

On April 2, 15 qualifying teams will compete for $60,000 in a pitch presentation funded by the Esch Foundation. The winner of the Sedra People's Choice Award will receive an additional $3,000 in funding.

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