Events - 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Guest speaker - Laura Palomares of the Biotechnology Institute from the National Autonomous University of Mexico will discuss the topic of "Viral Structural Proteins: From Vaccines to Nanotechnology"

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Adel at podium
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

A general information session for engineering students about the possibilities of doing academic exchanges in their 3A, 3B, and/or 4A term.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Guest speaker Jean-Pol Dodelet from INRS-Energie will speak on the topic of "Replacing Pt at the Cathode of H2/O2 (Air) PEM Fuel Cells with Highly Active Fe-based Electrocatalysts"
 

Friday, May 18, 2012 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

On Friday, May 18th 2012, Professor Kien Wen Sun from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, will deliver a lecture titled "Applications of Nanotechnology on Solar Energy Harvesting". This lecture is free and open to the public!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

ALL FACULTIES WELCOME! Come on out to our Open House and meet our teams. Joining a team is a great way to sharpen your skills, improve your resume and have fun! Refreshments provided

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

On Tuesday, May 15th 2012, Professor Guillaume Wantz from Bordeaux Institute of Technology, France, will deliver a lecture titled "Organic Photovoltaic Research at Bordeaux University: A Focus on Advanced Materials for Efficient and Stable Solar Cells". This lecture is free and open to the public!

Friday, May 11, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Guest speaker Can Li from the Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy will present a talk on "Homogeneous Catalysis in Heterogeneous Nanoreactors".

Thursday, May 10, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Modeling and Optimization of a Micro-Grid: Huatacondo, Isolated Village in Northern Chile Dr. Doris Sáez Department of Electrical Engineering University of Chile With a low population density and many natural resources, Chile's electricity supply shortage is a paradox. The Atacama Desert, Andes Mountains, long coastline and strong agriculture provide the country with abundant distributed renewable energy resources that could, according to recent estimations, largely surpass the fast-growing electricity demand.

Thursday, May 3, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Guest speaker Ahmad Ismail from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia will speak on the topic of "Refinery Produced Wastewater Treatment Using Submerged Ultrafiltration Membranes."

Thursday, April 26, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Dr. Leslie Klein, P.Eng. (BASc 1973), President and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Dr. Hamid Firooz (winner of the Park Reilly Medal) will present his research on "Surface Tension and Adsorption Kinetics of Volatile Organic Amphiphiles in Aqueous Solution".

Thursday, April 19, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Guest speaker - Dr. Timothy Bender (University of Toronto) will speak on the topic of "Crystal Engineering of Boronsubphthalocyanine for Organic Electronic Applications".

Thursday, April 19, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Apple 101 for uWaterloo Faculty & Staff Lunch & Learn Seating is limited, online registration is required before Friday, April 13 Love your iPad or your Mac, but you're not sure everything you can do with it? Wondering how these devices can help you with your work or studies? Learn how you can create and deliver educational content for teaching and learning during this interactive Apple 101 session with Rob Roy, Apple Systems Engineer

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

On Tuesday, April 17th, 2012, Professor Mark W. Matsen from UK's University of Reading, will deliver a lecture titled "Ultra-low friction between surfaces coated with polyelectrolyte brushes".  This lecture is free and open to the public!

Thursday, April 12, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

On Thursday, April 12th, 2012, Professor Vaidhyanathan Ramamurthy from the University of Miami, will deliver a lecture titled "Chemistry in a Nanocapsule: Controlling excited state processes through confinement and weak interactions".  This lecture is free and open to the public!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Sheldon  Fernandez (BASc 2001), Director of Infusion Development and CTO of PersonIf
Saturday, March 31, 2012 — 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
curling on sheet of ice

Whether you're a first time curler or a rock-throwing pro, be sure to join us for this year's Waterloo Engineering Alumni Curling Bonspiel! Singles, couples, and teams may be entered - beginners are welcome!

Saturday, March 31, 2012 — 9:00 AM EDT

The Annual Engineering Badge Day for Girl Guides is taking place in RCH on Saturday March 31st.  Over 100 girls are expected to attend and earn their engineering badges. 

Dean Adel Sedra will be presenting these badges to them at 3:00 pm.

Thursday, March 29, 2012 — 12:30 PM EDT
Women in Engineering Day Celebration March 29, 2012

Women in Engineering are celebrating WiE Day and invite everyone to join them.  A lunch-time talk by Jennifer Smith, VP Christie Digital will be held in E2-1303 at 12:30pm.  Please email Rohini before noon on Wednesday March 28 if you are attending.  Please indicate if you are a vegetarian.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 (all day)
First Robotics Race Vehicles
Friday, March 23, 2012 (all day)
First Robotics Race Vehicles
Thursday, March 22, 2012 (all day)
First Robotics Race Vehicles
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 — 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

Join us for at the annual March Break Open House, taking place on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about our faculty, meet faculty and students from all of our Engineering programs, tour our facilities, and find out more about the University's residences and other student services.

Waterloo's main campus will host all of our programs in the Physical Activities Complex (PAC), while the School of Architecture will hold a simultaneous Open House at the Cambridge Campus.

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