Systems Design & BME Virtual Alumni Update

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)
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Keep up to date with the Systems Design Engineering Department!

All Systems Design Engineering (SYDE) and Biomedical Engineering (BME) alumni are invited to join a virtual department update on Tuesday, June 11 or Wednesday, June 12 hosted by Professor Lisa Aultman-Hall and several members of the department that are listed below. 


  • Department update

  • Introduction of new faculty members

  • Capstone project highlights

  • Co-curricular activities:

    • Ojala Communications Professional-in-Residence

    • Workshops of the Skills Building Institute

  • A look inSYDE videos


Lisa Aultman-Hall
Professor and Chair, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo

Lisa Aultman-Hall Headshot

Dr. Lisa Aultman-Hall is Professor and Chair of the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Aultman-Hall focuses on transportation systems, especially methods to collect unique databases for modeling and analysis of long-distance travel, transportation sector emissions, network resiliency, streetscape design, and non-motorized transportation. Until recently, she served several leadership roles at the interdisciplinary University of Vermont Transportation Research Center. Dr. Aultman-Hall is active with the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies where recent roles include chairing the National Transportation Data Committee and the 2018 National Household Transportation Survey (NHTS) Conference. Dr. Aultman-Hall brings modeling of real-world spatial behavior to the modeling of charging demand for electric vehicles with the Joint Clean Climate Transport Research Partnership (JCCTRP) led by the University of Quebec at Montreal. Her expertise in automated vehicles focuses on how they will be used for passenger travel including long-distance trips and elements of equitable access.


More information on additional speakers.


Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST


Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST

We’ll send a link to join the virtual session of your choice when you register.

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