Events - October 2013

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Why does student attention fade? Why do students appear to be more attentive to some instructors? How do our lecturing strategies affect student attention?

Saturday, October 26, 2013 (all day)
the ceremonial mace of the University of Waterloo

Dr. Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Engineering, Registrar's Office, Engineering Alumni Affairs, and Office of Development and Alumni Affairs are pleased to invite you and your guests to an informal complimentary post-convocation reception at the Student Life Centre (Great Hall) to celebrate your milestone achievement!

Saturday, October 19, 2013 — 9:00 AM EDT
Saturday, October 19, 2013 (all day) to Saturday, October 26, 2013 (all day)

Waterloo Architecture is hosting the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) 2013 Annual Conference entitled: ADAPTIVE ARCHITECTURE. The conference begins with workshops starting October 19 with the main conference running from October 24 to 26. Registration is required to attend the sessions. Day rates have been added by popular demand, permitting those interested to join for shorter periods.  The exhibitions are open to the public.

Friday, October 18, 2013 — 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Join us as we dedicate the Student Design Centre in honour of Adel Sedra, Dean of Engineering from 2003-2012!

President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur and Dean of Engineering Pearl Sullivan are pleased to invite you to attend the naming of the Sedra Student Design Centre.

RSVP online or call 519-888-4567, ext. 32974

Complimentary parking in Lot B, Engineering 5

Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

All are welcome to attend this event at which systems design engineering students will present their fourth-year design projects to MBET students who will invest their business talents in selected projects. [more information

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Martin Luthar King said:

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.

Technology and Genocide – rarely, do you see these words in the same sentence. In mathematical jargon, they orthogonal correspondents: in different spheres or realms, lacking an obvious conceptual connection.

And yet there is a connection, one that is relevant, topical, and, in today’s climate, supremely important.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM MDT
Professor Frank Gu smiling headshot
Join the University of Waterloo in Calgary to hear Frank Gu, Canadian Research Chair, speak about advances in water treatment and oil sands tailing through nanotechnology research.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

All are welcome to attend this event at which software engineering students and those who have applied for the Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Award for Capstone Design will present their fourth-year design projects to MBET students who will invest their business talents in selected projects. [more information]  

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Re:Engineering Leadership

Come learn more about the graduate studies opportunities available at University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, McGill University, University of Toronto, and the University of Waterloo. All students and the general public are invited to this inaugural event.