Events - 2012

Saturday, December 1, 2012 — 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
The inaugural CelluForce-Waterloo Design Competition will feature 20 teams of third-year nanotechnology engineering students presenting innovative applications of nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC). Used for a wide variety of consumer and industrial products in sectors ranging from healthcare and cosmetics to energy storage and generation, NCC technology offers considerable benefit to our world.
Friday, November 30, 2012 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
The Vault, One King West, Toronto, ON

You're invited to a unique vodka tasting in a luxurious historic bank vault!

Pearl Sullivan, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, invites you and a guest to a special educational vodka tasting event at this distinguished location in Toronto with your fellow Waterloo Engineering classmates. 

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 6:45 PM EST

Arriscraft Lecture Series – ARCHITECTURE OUTSIDE THE LINES – investigates the edge of professional architecture, where architects, clients, planners, and other participants in the building world talk about particular aspects of their work outside of the conventional boundaries of the architectural profession. In considering this work, by some of the remarkable individuals engaged in new forms of architecture and new forms of architectural enterprise – all in the Greater Toronto Area – the series mounts a constructive critique of the detached, professional model of architectural practice.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 — 5:30 PM EST
Table setting at the Engineering Student Awards Dinner 2011

The Waterloo Engineering Awards Dinner celebrates the achievements of our talented students and alumni.

By invitation only.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

WE Innovate is the year's biggest showcase of Waterloo Engineering innovation. Our world class researchers will be displaying emerging research in engineering - cutting edge technology that will shape the world of tomorrow. 

Industry partners, students and anyone passionate about innovation is welcome to attend. The event will be hosted in the student design centre of Engineering 5 on campus. Last year's event showcased more than 50 exhibitors.

Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, November 8, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Toma Toma Professional Gala

The University of Waterloo Chapter of Engineers Without Borders invite you to attend the Toma Toma Professional Gala to celebrate their Junior Fellows, their chapter and organization. 

Sunday, November 4, 2012 — 6:00 PM +08
tables at West Lake Garden Chinese Restaurant

Join us for a University of Waterloo alumni dinner at the West Lake Garden Chinese Restaurant in the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa.

Thursday, November 1, 2012 — 6:45 PM EDT

Margie Zeidler, of Urban Space, will present The Accidental Developer at Cummings Lecture Hall at the School of Architecture, 7 Melville St. S., Cambridge.

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CDT
Chicago skyline
Thursday, October 18, 2012 — 6:45 PM EDT

Donald Schmitt of Diamond Schmitt Architects will present Just-In-Time Design at Cummings Lecture Hall at the School of Architecture, 7 Melville St. S., Cambridge. 

Thursday, October 4, 2012 — 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Attendees mingle around at the faculty dinner
Saturday, September 29, 2012 (all day) to Sunday, September 30, 2012 (all day)
Waterloo Engineering jacket and yearbook

The reunion in 2012 is for the classes of 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007. We hope that you will be able to attend your reunion to reconnect with your classmates, your professors, your Faculty, and your University.

Friday, September 28, 2012 (all day) to Sunday, September 30, 2012 (all day)
Bill Lennox (BASc '62) wearing Waterloo Engineering jacket and holding yearbook

This special 50th reunion in 2012 is for the classes of 1962. We hope that you will be able to attend your reunion to reconnect with your classmates, your professors, your Faculty, and your University.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

The visiting professorship was founded in 1992 by the late Walter Bean, who was president of Waterloo Trust until its merger with Canada Trust in 1968. The professorship seeks to promote a legacy of community involvement and commitment to youth, education and community, and involves uWaterloo's faculties of Engineering, Environment and Science.

Friday, September 21, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Quantum nano centre

Please save the morning of Friday, September 21 and plan to celebrate with us as we open the doors to the University of Waterloo's newest building, the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre

Thursday, September 20, 2012 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Hear from recent Engineering grads about their experiences at Waterloo, and learn more about ideas that started here!

Presentations and Q&A with:

Saturday, September 15, 2012 — 12:00 PM EDT

Registration is now closed.

Women in Engineering welcomes all new women undergraduates, graduates and faculty members in Waterloo Engineering on Saturday, September 15, 2012

Join us for a day of fun, to meet you peers and current faculty, graduate and undergraduate students. Get to know what Women in Engineering (WiE) can do for you!

Starting at 12:00 noon, in the Davis Centre Quad on campus.

Come for food, activities, meet and mingle!

Thursday, June 28, 2012 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Dr. Trevor Dickinson, University of Guelph, will deliver a seminar titled "How rising temperatures have changed winter hydrology across Ontario."

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Jim Ford

Adel Sedra, Dean of Engineering cordially invites you to the unveiling of the plaque commemorating Professor James Ford.

For more than 30 years, Professor Ford taught chemical engineering at the University of Waterloo, specializing in heat transfer and solid-gas reactions.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 — 12:00 PM EDT
Image of Diane Freeman - Councillor - City of Waterloo & Alumna

presents a lunch-time talk by Diane Freeman, Councilor - City of Waterloo and Alumna:

Monday, June 25, 2012 — 11:00 AM EDT
Women in Engineering Logo

T-Shirts, Bandanas for sale in the CPH Foyer

Fun activities!

All are welcome!

Friday, June 22, 2012 — 8:30 PM to Tuesday, August 28, 2012 — 4:30 PM EDT

Engineering Students...Sir Sandford Fleming Foundation wants nominate your most deserving TA.  Contact your class rep for more details.  You have until the end of lectures to submit your form to the Engineering Undergrad Office.  Additional ballots can be obtained from Engineering Society, at reception in CPH 1320 or from the Sandford Fleming Foundation web page.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Please join us for cupcakes and refreshments as we say farewell to Dean Adel Sedra.

Saturday, June 16, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Thursday, June 14, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Guest speaker - Xingcheng Xiao from General Motors Global R&D Center will speak on the topic of "Advanced Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries"