Events - November 2015

Friday, November 27, 2015 (all day) to Saturday, November 28, 2015 (all day)

What Is It?

WE Go.DEsign is a two day Engineering Design and Research Competition for women in grade 10 and 11 presented by the Goethe-Institut. The Grand Prize will be a language, engineering and culture trip to Germany during Summer 2016! There are two elements to the competition, a Research Symposium and a Design Challenge. Each element will be judged by Goethe Institut and University of Waterloo faculty and staff, with prizes awarded in each element.

Thursday, November 26, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST
The Water Institute's 2015-16 WaterTalks Lecture Series continues with Dr. John Reynolds, Tom Buell BC Leadership Chair in Aquatic Conservation, Simon Fraser University.

Dr. Reynolds will deliver a lecture titled: Salmon-fuelled ecosystems of the Great Bear Rainforest.
 
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Feeling stressed? Come join us on Tuesdays at lunch and enjoy a relaxing, stress-free space. We will have yoga mats, tea, art-supplies and other leisure activities and resources to help you find your calm.” One of the Engineering Counsellors (Kristine Meier, Fiona Dhanapala, or Cassie Smith) will be available for the hour, for engineering students who wish to have an informal chat about stress management strategies.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 — 10:30 AM EST

Find out the inside-scoop on the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) program by attending a free, live, online information session where you will learn everything you need to know about the program—including admissions requirements and tips, as well as success stories of alumni.

Monday, November 23, 2015 — 12:00 PM EST

Management Sciences will host Kris (Ferreira) Johnson from Harvard Business School as she delivers her seminar; Analytics for an Online Retailer: Demand Forecasting & Price Optimization.

We look forward to seeing you there. 

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 7:00 PM EST

TITLE: Between how and how much in architectural design.

LECTURER: Yasha J. Grobman

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a Distinguished Lecture by Professor Robin D. Rogers, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals, and Chemistry Professor at McGill University, Canada.

Lecture: 3:00-4:00pm

Reception: 4:00-5:00pm​

Invitation is the Gateway to the Biomass Biorefinery and Ultimately A Sustainable Bio-based Economy

Abstract

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

A tissue mechanist found in translation

Dr. Thomas Willett
Assistant Professor, Systems Design Engineering
University of Waterloo

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) is a program which allows students to start their own business while earning a co-op credit. E Co-op is open to students from all faculties with any type of business concept: no-tech, low-tech, high-tech, service, consulting and more. If you have an idea you want to take to market and have the passion to build your venture, Enterprise Co-op may be for you.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Feeling stressed? Come join us on Tuesdays at lunch and enjoy a relaxing, stress-free space. We will have yoga mats, tea, art-supplies and other leisure activities and resources to help you find your calm.” One of the Engineering Counsellors (Kristine Meier, Fiona Dhanapala, or Cassie Smith) will be available for the hour, for engineering students who wish to have an informal chat about stress management strategies.

Monday, November 16, 2015 — 12:00 PM EST

Management Sciences will host Sila Cetinkaya from Lyle School of Engineering as she delivers her seminar on Optimization.

We look forward to seeing you there. 

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST

“Flocculation of Mature Fine Tailings: Is there a Solution in Sight for the Canadian Oil Sands Environmental Challenge?”

João B.P. Soares

Campus Alberta Innovation Chair in Interfacial Polymer Engineering for Oil Sands Processing

Tier I Canada Research Chair in Advanced Polymer Reaction Engineering

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 2:30 PM EST

The Water Institute is pleased to host a seminar by Dr. Vikram Soni. Dr. Soni is a Professor and UGC Emeritus Fellow, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India.


Dr. Soni's seminar is titled: Towards Self-Sustaining, Natural Cities: Floodplain Recharge and Subterranean Mineral Water in India.
 


Abstract

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr Patrick Malenfant, Printable Electronics - Materials Thrust Leader at National Research Council of Canada (NRC).

Nanomaterials for Printable Electronics

Abstract

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 1:30 PM EST

​Feridun Hamdullahpur, President, University of Waterloo, and Pearl Sullivan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, invite you to celebrate the ceremonial groundbreaking of Engineering 7 and the official launch of the Educating the Engineer of the Future Campaign.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 1:30 PM EST

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 1:30 PM EST

​Feridun Hamdullahpur, President, University of Waterloo, and Pearl Sullivan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, invite you to celebrate the ceremonial groundbreaking of Engineering 7 and the official launch of the Educating the Engineer of the Future Campaign.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

FOR WATERLOO STAFF, FACULTY, AND STUDENTS:

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Feeling stressed? Come join us on Tuesdays at lunch and enjoy a relaxing, stress-free space. We will have yoga mats, tea, art-supplies and other leisure activities and resources to help you find your calm.” One of the Engineering Counsellors (Kristine Meier, Fiona Dhanapala, or Cassie Smith) will be available for the hour, for engineering students who wish to have an informal chat about stress management strategies.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 — 11:30 AM EST

“Tips on How to Write and Submit a Successful Paper”

João B.P. Soares

Editor-in-Chief, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Saturday, November 7, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
Red leaves in front of E5

Waterloo Engineering welcomes future students and their families to come discover our undergraduate programs, campus, student life and more at this year's Fall Open House!

Schedule of events for Waterloo Engineering

All activities start in J.R. Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall (RCH)

10:00am - 4:00pm: Waterloo Engineering admissions & co-op sessions (40 min presentations, 10am, 11am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm)

Saturday, November 7, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM EST
 

The first ever Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference (WUNC) will be held at the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre.

Friday, November 6, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Accelerating Academic Research into Commercial Impact"

Friday, November 6, 2015 — 9:00 AM to Saturday, November 7, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST
Thursday, November 5, 2015 — 7:00 PM EST

TITLE: Full Scale Study Models

LECTURER: Virginia San Fratello

Virginia San Fratello is an architect, artist and educator. She is a partner at Rael San Fratello and in Emerging Objects, which is a pioneering design and research company that specializes in 3D printed materials and objects for the built environment based in Oakland, California. San Fratello is an Assistant Professor in the area of Design at San Jose State University. She holds Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University in the City of New York.

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