Events - October 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Buildings constitute a major component of end-use energy. Next generation technologies embedded in “smart” buildings will remain key to a low carbon energy future. 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 will focus on:

- The Business of Future Low-Carbon Buildings

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
students with e7 sign

Engineering 7 Grand Opening

Please join us on Monday, October 29, 2018 for the Official Grand Opening of Engineering 7, as we celebrate this significant addition to Waterloo Engineering and the successful completion of our Educating the Engineer of the Future campaign.

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Hemi Thaker
MASC 1988, Electrical Engineering

During his talk, Hemi Thaker will describe how he and his colleagues built a multi-million dollar tech company, and how he earned his title of ‘accidental entrepreneur’ through thinking differently and learning lessons along the way.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 (all day)
The official mace

Join us at the Student Life Centre in the Great Hall to celebrate your milestone achievement! The reception starts right after the convocation ceremony.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT
Co-Founders of Engineers Without Borders: George Roter and Parker Mitchell

The co-founders of the world-renowned humanitarian organization Engineers Without Borders, George Roter (BASc 1999) and Parker Mitchell (BASc 1999), will deliver a public lecture titled "Global Impact One Engineer at a Time: Why we Founded Engineers Without Borders" about their journey from their time as engineering students at the University of Waterloo, to the founding of Engineers Without Borders and its global impact, and their careers since and beyond.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Development of a dedicated head and neck positron emission tomography system

Dr. Shiva Abbaszadeh
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (all day)
Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT
Seattle skyline at dusk

Waterloo Engineering alumni are invites to reminisce about the University of Waterloo, network with classmates and fellow alumni, and hear first-hand what’s happening on campus from Paul Fieguth, Department Chair, Systems Design Engineering.
 
Drop by for a few minutes or stay all evening - this FREE event is open to all engineering alumni and current engineering students living or working in the Seattle area. Food and drinks will be provided and there will be prizes to be won

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Waterloo Engineering students are invited to say THANK YOU to our generous donors who make what we do at Waterloo possible, every day.

Drop by GIVE THANKS DAY to learn more about the thousands of Waterloo Engineering alumni and donors whose contributions impact and enhance your educational experience through scholarships, bursaries, academic and entrepreneurial programs, as well as buildings, classrooms and labs.

·     Write a NOTE of appreciation to a donor

·     Enjoy FOOD and refreshments, and free SWAG

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Dr. John S. Gero
Research Professor
Department of Computer Science and School of Architecture
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Research Professor
Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study George Mason University

Seminar Topics

The talk will cover the following topics:

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

The motivation of this event is to decrease taboo around discussing periods and start conversations. We are using free brownies as a way to bring people together to have these discussions. The use of the shark concept is the comparison of how menstrual cramps can feel like a shark is attacking your uterus; the shark bite is simple imagery that all genders can use to identify, imagine and empathize.

Education activities:

Services and groups on campus (e.g. on campus health services, woman’s center…)

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Happy hour

Alumni of the Faculty of Engineering are invited to a 5 à 7 casual gathering in Montreal. Feel free to drop-in for a drink and refreshments during this casual 5 à 7 at the Bier Markt after work to hear the latest news from your alma mater and to connect with classmates.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 — 10:00 AM to Monday, October 8, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT

Immerse, interact, and imagine in Philip Beesley: Transforming Space.

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