Events - 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

A panel presentation for Waterloo staff, faculty, and students featuring:

Friday, December 15, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

SPEAKER: Dr. Ya-Hsiang Tai of National Chiao Tung University

Friday, December 15, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Dr. Kalaichelvi (Kalai) Saravanamuttu
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
McMaster University

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Stress reduction hour includes, gentle yoga, guided meditations, and mindful breathing. Facilitated by Fiona Dhanapala, Engineering Counselling.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Join GAMIC at the University of Waterloo for the Regional Quarter-finals.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Stress reduction hour includes, gentle yoga, guided meditations, and mindful breathing. Facilitated by Fiona Dhanapala, Engineering Counselling.

Monday, December 4, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
  • 10:30 Welcome by Dr. Catherine Burns
  • 10:40 Presentations by Dr. Burns and the CBB Team
  • 11:00 Guest Presentation and guided coffee tasting by a local coffee roaster
  • 11:20 Networking Reception
  • 12:00 Closing
Friday, December 1, 2017 — 12:00 PM EST

The purpose of the ConradGames in Engineering is to simply engage and encourage Undergraduate Engineering Students in Entrepreneurship and Innovation mindsets.

Invited teams of Engineering students will be competing:

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Professor John Hartig, Fulbright Scholar serving as the Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Global Governance at Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, presents, "Bringing Conservation to Cities: Lessons From Building the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge."

Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Stress reduction hour includes, gentle yoga, guided meditations, and mindful breathing. Facilitated by Fiona Dhanapala, Engineering Counselling.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

You Talked. We Listened.

After extensive consultation with WIN members, we are calling a Town Hall meeting to reflect on what we’ve heard and to further discuss and confirm what you’d like to see from WIN over the next 3 to 5 years

We look forward to hearing from you.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

SPEAKER: Professor Qiang (Steven) Wang, Carleton University

ABSTRACT:

Saturday, November 25, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

The first-ever Biotechnology and Bioengineering Conference (BioTEC 2017) is taking place here at the University of Waterloo! Attendees will get a chance to hear from researchers and industry professionals from leading companies like Baylis Medical and top schools like MIT.

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Bruno Ehrler, from the Hybrid Solar Cells Group, AMOLF, Science Park, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Stress reduction hour includes, gentle yoga, guided meditations, and mindful breathing. Facilitated by Fiona Dhanapala, Engineering Counselling.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Catherine Murphy, from the Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

This presentation will provide insight into Ontario’s electric grid, including its history to present day and where it’s headed in the future. Growing challenges include system capacity and weather events while technology that provides for two way power transfer and grid independence has the ability to address these and other future issues. The potential impact of greenhouse gas reduction will also be discussed. Finally, an overview of the various funding programs for renewable energy and GHG reduction projects will be provided.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Dr. Amit Goyal & Dr. Thomas Thundat, from the institute for Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water (RENEW), University at Buffalo, New York, United States

Monday, November 20, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Yigal Gerchak
Professor of Industrial Engineering
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
ygerchak@eng.tau.ac.il

Saturday, November 18, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST

WNC is a student-organized conference that provides an opportunity for students, employers, and entrepreneurs to learn from one another, strengthening our mutual understanding about how nanotechnology is taught and how it is used in industry, in innovative research, and how it is powering new ventures.

Registration has now closed.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

SPEAKER: Professor Omar M. Ramahi, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo

ABSTRACT:

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Dr. Todd Hoare
Associate Professor and University Scholar, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
Canada Research Chair in Engineered Smart Materials (Tier 2) 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Andrew Brown
Data Scientist, New Hippo Health
Vancouver, BC
andrew.brown@newhippo.com

Abstract

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Stress reduction hour includes, gentle yoga, guided meditations, and mindful breathing. Facilitated by Fiona Dhanapala, Engineering Counselling.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:20 AM EST
Rasmus Lerdorf (BASc 1993, Systems Design Engineering)

Distinguished Alumni Seminar:
“From Waterloo to Etsy via Brazil and how PHP happened along the way”
by Rasmus Lerdorf (BASc 1993, Systems Design Engineering), Distinguished Engineer at Etsy

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