News archive - 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Toyota donates to Ideas Clinic and Faculty of Engineering

To help shape the future of engineering, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) is launching a unique hands-on engineering innovation challenge designed for University of Waterloo’s engineering students.

The Toyota Engineering Innovation Challenge was part of TMMC’s funding announcement of $2.1 million to Waterloo Engineering -- the largest single financial donation ever made to a Canadian university.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Waterloo amazes on The Amazing Race Canada

From maze-walking robots to self-driving cars, Waterloo captures the nation

By University Relations

You might have noticed something familiar while flipping through the channels earlier this week.

For the first time ever, the University of Waterloo appeared as a Pit Stop on this season of CTV’s The Amazing Race Canada.

In traditional Waterloo fashion, innovative projects and head-scratching challenges designed by students were showcased on Canada’s most-watched summer series.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Nanotechnology Engineering Design Days

Student testing their scanning tunneling microscope.

First year Nanotechnology Engineering students took part in their Engineering Design Days activity on March 12 and 19, 2019.  The event was a huge success, and is currently being offered to Nano students in the 2B class in spring 2019.  This activity was recently featured on the Nanotechnology Engineering department website.  The full article is available here.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Experimental, risk-taking engineering education environment

Experimental, risk-taking engineering education environment

Project testing and much more takes place in the Engineering Ideas Clinic®, a two-storey focal point of the new Engineering 7 building designed for professors from different engineering disciplines to collectively teach theoretical concepts to students through experimental, hands-on learning.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Keysight Kitchen

Keysight Kitchen contents, winter 2019

Are you working on a capstone project, a student team, or a project of your own and are having trouble debugging the electronics?

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