Events - 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

On December 15th, WISE is pleased to host Sankaran Ramalingam, President, Energy and Fuel Users Association of India (ENFUSE) for a public lecture entitled, 'Energy Economics - Towards Sustainable Development & A Green GDP'. Current methods of calculating economic growth fail to account for environmental depletion, degradation and loss of biodiversity. In turn, industrial development and economic growth are reflective of the creation of material wealth but fail to cultivate environmental and social gains.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Experimental and Computational Optimization of a Wind Turbine Blade De-Icing System

Monday, December 12, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

These drop-in sessions are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as,  mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures. 


Engineering Counselling offers individual counselling to registered students. This service is confidential and voluntary. 

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Dr. Edward L. Dreizin
Distinguished Professor, Associate Chair of Graduate Studies
Department of Chemical Engineering
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ, USA

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

An event marking the twenty-seventh anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal tragedy honouring the women who lost their lives and commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

10:30 a.m. Diana Parry, Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, and Special Advisor to the President on Women’s and Gender Issues 

Monday, December 5, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

These drop-in sessions are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as,  mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures. 


Engineering Counselling offers individual counselling to registered students. This service is confidential and voluntary. 

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Fast Feedback Day

An open forum where teams present their ideas for fast feedback from a panel of experts. You can have your idea/company vetted by investors, industry subject matter experts and faculty experts.  

Friday, December 2, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Fall 2016 1A Student Design Fair

Come and see exciting student projects!

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST
Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

New insights into nanomaterials with applications from high temperature superconductivity to insulators

SPEAKER
Professor Judith L. Macmanus -Driscoll
Department of Materials Science
University of Cambridge, U.K.

Reception to follow in QNC 2501
 

Monday, November 28, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

These drop-in sessions are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as,  mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures. 


Engineering Counselling offers individual counselling to registered students. This service is confidential and voluntary. 

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Saturday, November 26, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST
TEDxUW logo

Explore the interconnectedness of our world at UW's official TEDx event

TEDxUW is a key player in the global TED movement, which aims to share ‘ideas worth spreading’, for free, across the world.

TEDxUW has brought many brilliant minds together in order to network, share ideas, and change and challenge perspectives on our ever-changing world.

Thursday, November 24, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

ConradConnect Live connects Conrad Centre entrepreneurs, both current students and alumni, with each other and with friends from the Waterloo ecosystem. Join us for this month's event focused on acquisitions, to learn from special guest entrepreneurs who have experienced the process firsthand - in some cases more than once!

Special guests include: 

Thursday, November 24, 2016 — 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM EST

You are invited to join the Forum and network with over 200 guests and exhibitors participating in the Innovation Showcase representing the microgrid and innovative technology industry. Participating in the Forum are corporate, government, industry and institutional representatives from: wind, solar, micro-hydro, geothermal, and storage systems, engineering, electric mobility (G2V, V2H, and V2G), energy storage and Information and Communication Technology (ICT), equipment manufacturers, utilities, consultants, federal, provincial and municipal governments, communities and students.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and disucss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers across disciplines.

12:00-12:30
Flexible GaN nanowire flexible blue light emitting diodes and trend for micron LED displays
Speaker: Mohsen Asad
Supervisor: Professor William Wong

Monday, November 21, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

These drop-in sessions are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as,  mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures. 


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Thursday, November 17, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Dr. Melanie Campbell, Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo

Thursday, November 17, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Gang Zheng, from the Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto Ontario, Canada

Abstract

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST

Charles Clark, Fellow, Joint Quantum Institute

Much of what we understand about the world comes from our eyes, which sense the colors from red to violet that are expressed in the rainbow.

Monday, November 14, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

These drop-in sessions are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as,  mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures. 


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Saturday, November 12, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Professor Vladimir Bulović
Associate Dean of Innovation
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

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