Events - December 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 — 5:00 PM 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.

Friday, December 11, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

A series of presentations followed by selected research groups pitching their ideas for commercialization to a panel of expert investors.  Registration is required for audience members and research groups who wish to give a pitch.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 — 3:30 PM EST

Explore pivotal moments that shaped Canada’s innovation university in a new book by Kenneth McLaughlin, distinguished professor emeritus.

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are invited to join McLaughlin at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9 in the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre for an engaging dialogue and discussion of his book. A book signing will follow.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 — 2:00 PM EST

Management Sciences will host Timothy Chan from University of Toronto as he delivers his seminar; Goodness-Of-Fit in Inverse Optimization.

We look forward to seeing you there. 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 — 4:00 PM EST

As digital gaming has increased in popularity and become a global practice, computer-assisted language learning (CALL) researchers and second and foreign language (L2) educators have begun reconsidering games as potential L2 teaching and learning (L2TL) resources. To provide an overview of this new field, this talk surveys the history and theory of games in CALL and presents the origins of the field, rationale for the use of games in L2TL, games purposed for L2TL, and major research findings.

Tuesday, December 8, 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, December 8, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr Carole Rossi, Research Director of the Laboratoire d'Analyse et d'Architecture des Systèmes (LAAS-CNRS), Université de Toulouse, France.

Nanoenergetics: A New Technological Area through the Integration of Reactive NanoMaterials into MEMS

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Friday, December 4, 2015 — 10:30 AM EST

Join us for a vigil to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, December 6 marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at the engineering school, l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. The women, many of them young engineering students, were killed by a man who claimed feminism was ruining his life.

Speakers at the vigil include:

Thursday, December 3, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a Distinguished Lecture by Dr Kang L. Wang, Distinguished Professor and Raytheon Chair Professor in Physical Science and Electronics in the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), United States.

Lecture: 3:00-4:00pm

Reception: 4:00-5:00pm​

Spin-Orbitronics for Energy Efficient Systems

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Tuesday, December 1, 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.

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