Events - 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017 — 12:00 PM EDT

These drop-in sessions held on Mondays (12-1 p.m.) 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.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM MDT
Whiskey bar at Buchanan's, Calgary

Join us for a fun and educational whiskey tasting at Buchanan's Chop House and Whiskey Bar in the heart of Calgary. Network and connect with fellow University of Waterloo engineering and science alumni and hear the latest updates from each Faculty. This alumni event features an educational whiskey tasting, appetizers, and talk by Buchanan's whiskey expert. 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Housing in too many of Canada's remote communities is in deplorable condition. Peter Russell, president of RESTCo seeks to make this fact a mere memory. Join us April 19 for an in-depth discussion of approaches that can be taken to boost the production of low-energy housing through innovations in structure, fabrication, delivery, and associated infrastructure.

Speaker biography:

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

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

11:30-12:00
Dispersive Gate Readout in Silicon Qubits
Speaker: Eduardo Barrera
Supervisor: Professor Jonathan Baugh

12:00-12:30
Integrating molecular nanomagnets with carbon-based nanoelectronics
Speaker: Sean Walker
Supervisor: Professor Jonathan

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

SPEAKER: Xihua Wang, Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta

ABSTRACT: In this talk, I will show my group’s recent efforts in the design and fabrication of engineered micro/nanostructures on plastic and nanofibril paper substrates for solar energy harvesting and sensing applications.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Dr. S. Eswar Prasad
Chairman, Piemades, Inc & Adjunct Professor
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto

Monday, April 17, 2017 — 12:00 PM EDT

These drop-in sessions held on Mondays (12-1 p.m.) 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.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Professor Alberto Salleo
Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
Stanford University, California, United States

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Zhanfeng Cui
PhD, DSc, FIChemE, FREng
Donald Pollock Professor of Chemical Engineering
Director, CRMI Technology Centre, Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

Abstract:

Monday, April 10, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Supporting Nurses with Health Information Technology: Cognitive Functions of the Kardex and 'Brains' Artifacts

Biosketch:

Dr. Emily Patterson is an associate professor in the Division of Health Information Management and Systems in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Medicine at the Ohio State University. She also holds a courtesy appointment in the college of nursing. She received her PhD in Industrial Systems Engineering in 1999 and does research on human factors engineering, patient safety, and informatics.

Monday, April 10, 2017 — 12:00 PM EDT

These drop-in sessions held on Mondays (12-1 p.m.) 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.

Monday, April 10, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

PROFESSOR SHUIT-TONG LEE
Chair Professor and Founding Director
Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM)
College of Nano Science and Technology (CNST)
Collaborative Innovation Centre of Suzhou Nano Science and Technology (NANO-CIC)
Institute of Organic Optoelectronics, Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute
Soochow University, China

Reception to follow lecture

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Learn more about Waterloo's Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) program by attending our live online information session. MBET is a one year graduate business degree designed to meet a market need for innovative thinkers. In MBET, students learn inside and outside the classroom. Core business courses are integrated with practical experience, networking, and hands-on learning in the most entrepreneurial community in Canada.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

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

11:30-12:00
Binding Kinetics of Mucoadhesive Nanoparticles
Speaker: Aaminah Ahmad
Supervisor: Professor Frank Gu

Monday, April 3, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
mentor venture logo

Find out how your team can go from idea to funding in this "how to" session. Lyon Wong, Spectrum 28, outlines the steps to getting funded. Select teams are interviewed and funding readiness issues examined. It's two hours of "hands-on, how-to" knowledge involving real startups who are looking for funding.

Monday, April 3, 2017 — 12:00 PM EDT

These drop-in sessions held on Mondays (12-1 p.m.) 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.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Joan B. Rose, the winner of the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize and Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research at Michigan State University, presents "Monitoring Pathogen Concentrations in Sewage to Inform Treatment Goals and Public Health Risks."

Paid parking is available in several lots. Lot C is recommended, as it should have availability. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM EDT

Meet and mingle with our researchers. Connect the dots and get energized by our talented young entrepreneurs and emerging leaders at the most innovative University in Canada. This is a ‘meet-up’ of academic, industry & government experts who have come together to share insights & new ideas for our energy future.

Panel presentations, posters & discussions focus on:

• Energy Transitions For a Decarbonized Economy: How Fast and at What Cost?

• Low Energy Green Buildings: What Can Innovation Do?

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Congrats balloon

Graduating Students
Engineering Alumni Affairs cordially invites all engineering students graduating in 2017 to the Dean's toast to the Class of 2017 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The champagne toast will be at 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Students will: learn about AquaHacking, have their questions answered, learn about past winners and find out how they can be a part of this innovative movement

Free food and drinks

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Presented by:
Eric Luvisotto, Technology Transfer Officer, University of Waterloo, Waterloo Commercialization Office
 

The Waterloo Commercialization Office (WatCo) offers commercialization services and expertise to package and convert research innovations into commercially viable products and services.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Come and explore Systems Design Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

2017 Projects

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Student with wired glasses

What are the practical uses of artificial intelligence and how can it give the Canadian economy the push it needs without relying on the giant tech companies?

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Come and explore Software Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

2017 Projects

Monday, March 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM EDT

These drop-in sessions held on Mondays (12-1 p.m.) 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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