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Friday, March 1, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
aqua hacking logo

Join the Water Institute on March 1, in DWE 3518 to learn about AquaHacking 2019: a multi-stage competition that engages entrepreneurs, raising awareness of water issues and fostering their commitment to solving them.

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 6:00 PM to Sunday, March 3, 2019 — 11:00 PM EST to Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 11:00 pm
Students competing

Students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to watch the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) 2019 competition events. Various competitions in design, consulting, presentation and debate will take place throughout E7 from Friday, March 1 until Sunday, March 3.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 — 11:00 AM EST
3MT Banner

Research students from the Faculty of Systems Design Engineering will be challenged to articulate the impact and breadth of their research in a 3 minute presentation, using 1 static PowerPoint slide during the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 — 1:30 PM EST
ARCH winner

Research students from the Department of Architecture will be challenged to articulate the impact and breadth of their research in a 3 minute presentation, using 1 static PowerPoint slide during the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 1:30 PM EST
CEE heat

Research students from the Faculties of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Management Sciences will be challenged to articulate the impact and breadth of their research in a 3 minute presentation, using 1 static PowerPoint slide during the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. 

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Professor Martyn Clark, Associate Director at the Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan and Editor-in-Chief of Water Resources Research, will present "The Evolution of Process-Based Hydrologic Models: Historical Challenges and the Collective Quest for Physical Realism."

More Information

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 8:00 PM EST
Movie night poster

Women in Engineering is celebrating International Women’s Day with a movie screening at Princess Twin Cinemas! Come out to watch Suffragette (2015) with a live panel before the show, free snacks and a chance to meet some awesome people!

Monday, March 11, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Chemical Engineering Capstone Design Team

Chemical Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will feature 35 projects from final year Engineering students ranging in topic from solar powered cooking to the production of artificial blood vessels. 

For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Chemical Engineering Capstone Design Projects page and join us on March 11 in Engineering 6, first floor atrium, to come and explore for yourself!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 — 5:30 PM EDT
Angela Mondou at harbour podium

Canada’s Future: Tech commercialization and Crossing the Chasm - How do we enable the Innovators? 

Angela Mondou, author, entrepreneur and founder of ICE Leadership Inc, a consulting company helping technology and aerospace and defence scale-ups, is a former air force captain, tech marketing executive and CEO, whose unconventional career has taken her from worldwide military operations to top ranked high-tech companies including Research in Motion, the creators of BlackBerry™.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Cryptography

Public Safety Canada (PSC) will be on campus on March 13 to deliver the Safeguarding Science Workshop for faculty and staff who are involved in research using biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear materials or technology.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
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All Systems Design Engineering alumni are invited back to campus for our annual Systems Design / Biomedical Engineering lunch, lecture, and capstone design symposium. Join us for a complimentary lunch, reconnect with the department, and enjoy a cutting-edge research presentation exclusively for Systems Design Engineering alumni. Professor Parsin Haji-Reza will speak about the unusual imaging domain of photo-acoustics, which he is pioneering. 

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Biomedical Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will showcase the latest biomedical innovations from final year Engineering students. Students will present and discuss their research from 1:00pm to 4:00pm with visual aids and tactile materials or prototypes to illustrate their research.

For more information on the research projects that will be presented, please view all 2019 Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design Projects and join us on March 14 in Engineering 7 to come and explore for yourself! 

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Systems Design Capstone Design Team

Systems Design Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will feature 19 uniquely ingenious projects including an application to help students find compatible roommates and a device that evaluates posture while exercising.

For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Systems Design Engineering Capstone Design Projects page and discover the symposium for yourself on March 14 in Engineering 7. 

Friday, March 15, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Mechatronics Engineering Capstone Design Symposium

Discover dozens of innovations from final year student research teams at Mechatronics Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium. Students will display research projects involving everything from an autonomous suturing device to a smoothie-making robot.

For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Mechatronics Engineering Capstone Design Projects page.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
Global Solutions Conference 2019 event information

On Saturday March 16 from 8:30a.m. 4:30p.m., the University of Waterloo and Impact Alliance will be teaming up to host the Global Solutions Conference!

Saturday, March 16, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
Group of Mechatronics alumni

All Mechatronics Engineering alumni are invited to the Waterloo Engineering alumni event TronCon to connect with mechatronics engineering current students as well as fellow mechatronics classmates. 

Monday, March 18, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Civil Engineering Capstone Design Project

There will be lots to discover and explore at Civil, Environmental & Geological Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium. Dozens of projects will display everything from local transportation issues to the colonization of Mars. 

For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Civil, Environmental & Geological Engineering Capstone Design Projects page and join us on March 18 to come and explore for yourself! Students will be present from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm to show and discuss their research.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Electrical and Computer Engineering Capstone Design Team

Electrical & Computer Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium features over 70 unique research projects, some of which include impactful technology to assist vision and hearing impaired persons, injured persons, and medical professionals. The incredible projects from Electrical and Computer Engineering students do not stop there, for more information, see the 2019 Electrical and Computer Engineering Capstone Design Projects page.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Conrad games logo

Please join us to kick off the Conrad Games!


Lunch will be provided to FANS and competitiors! But You must pre-register ASAP to attend!

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
3MT slogan

Come watch the finalists of the 3MT faculty-based heats present their research in the 3MT university-wide final competition.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 8:00 AM to Saturday, March 23, 2019 — 6:30 PM EDT to Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 6:30 pm

The highest level of robotics competition offered by FIRST. High-school students team up with the world’s best technology companies to build the most impressive robots you’ve ever seen. Built from scratch in only 6 weeks, these 5 foot tall, 140 pound robots compete in high intensity robo-sports. With bragging rights at stake for schools and the companies that support them, robotics takes on a pro-sports experience. Watch the best of the best in robotics come out to play.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
UWaterloo Intellectual Property Workshop Series

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
student looking at calendar

Need to start thinking about a Capstone Design project idea? Interested in solving the personal mobility problems of the future alongside General Motors?

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
Management Sciences Capstone Design Team

Management Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will showcase thoughtful and business savvy projects, both geared towards the individual (e.g. Gymy assists individuals with meeting their fitness goals), and towards the corporate customer (e.g. TestToad helps companies find willing test subjects within their desired demographic). There are many projects to discover, take a look at the 2019 Management Engineering Capstone Design Projects.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
Nanotechnology Capstone Design team

Discover innovations from final year student research teams at Nanotechnology Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium. Students will demonstrate nano-sized solutions that deliver a big impact to global problems.

For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Nanotechnology Engineering Capstone Design Projects page.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
water for all

Join the Water Institute for a full day of activities as we explore togetherhow to find viable solutions for marginalized people living without safewater.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Mechanical capstone design

With over 40 distinct research projects on display, Mechanical Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium is sure to impress. Research projects range from a self-cooling firefighter suit to an at-home device for extracting THC from marijuana and everything in between. View all 2019 Mechanical Engineering Capstone Design Projects for more information.

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
brain scan

Come learn about additive manufacturing (3D printing) at UWaterloo. Tour state-of-the-art labs and create your own 3D design.

The registration is limited to 25 early birds.

This event is only open for University of Waterloo Students and Post Docs

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Mike Lee (BASc '88), President of Fundica.com and R&D Partners

Students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive Office Hour with engineering alumnus Mike Lee (BASc '88, Mechanical Engineering), the president of Fundica.com and president of R&D Partners.

During this office hour, Mike Lee will outline his career path from Waterloo Engineering to Fundica.com and R&D Partners by way of KPMG Consulting and BCE. He will talk about current and future funding opportunities for start-ups, as well as the state of future start-up funding in Canada. Join fellow alumni and students for this virtual Office Hour to get advice on your career, ask questions, and get to know an executive at an award-winning online funding company. Please bring your questions! 

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Software Engineering capstone team

Software Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will feature 25 unique software projects involving everything from food and sports to lane detection and breast cancer research.

For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Software Engineering Capstone Design Projects page and discover the symposium for yourself on March 28 in Engineering 7. 

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