The Engineering IDEAs Clinic
Bringing Real World Into the Classroom
- Oct. 31, 2017
Waterloo Engineering expands programming for students with $3 million for more team projects and experiential learning outside the lecture hallBy Brian Caldwell Faculty of Engineering
James Smith knelt at the foot of a mechanical contraption and slowly turned its crank to test the strength of a blue Styrofoam bridge he built with teammates at the University of Waterloo.
- Oct. 27, 2017
Educating engineers at the University of Waterloo got a major boost today with the announcement of more than $3 million in funding over five years for a variety of immersive, hands-on programs.
Activities organized by the Engineering IDEAs Clinic will range from two-hour, in-class projects such as taking apart internal combustion engines, to two-day, open-ended problems requiring students to work in teams and draw on all of their academic lessons to find solutions.
- May 3, 2017
Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
Sanjeev Bedi, founder of the Engineering Ideas Clinic, is well known for his energy, mentorship, and connectivity with students.