Five universities talk about the critical need for graduate level engineers.
All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to participate in this public event.
Canada's top engineering schools have joined together to lead a national dialogue on developing skilled postgraduate leaders. Come learn more about the graduate studies opportunities available at University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, McGill University, University of Toronto, and the University of Waterloo.
Waterloo's event schedule
Information reception5:00 PM, E5 - Student Design Centre
You will be able to speak with admissions experts, faculty members, and/or alumni from each of the visiting universities: University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, McGill University and University of Toronto.
The University of Waterloo will have faculty members and current graduate students from each engineering department, as well as the Conrad Centre and IQC. This is your opportunity to ask questions, meet potential supervisors, and learn about research happening here at Waterloo that is improving the world around us.
Food and beverages will be provided.
Presentations and panel discussion6:00 - 7:30 PM, E5 - 3101/3102
Opening: Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Engineering
Moderator: Bruce Hellinga, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Hear from a panel of five speakers about innovative engineering research and the need for specialized skills with in industry in Canada:
João Soares, Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta
Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
CAIP Chair in Interfacial Polymer Engineering for Oil Sands Processing
Tariq Al-Khasib, Team Lead in LTE Firmware at Blackberry
He received his PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 2010.
Peter Levine, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering,
University of Waterloo
Dave Warnica, Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering,
University of Toronto
Mary Wells, Professor, Associate Dean of Outreach,
Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo
Networking reception7:30 - 8:30 PM, E5 -Student Design Centre
A wine and cheese reception will be held following the presentations. This is your opportunity to continue the conversation and network with leading experts.