Monday, August 8, 2022

Research finds ankles key to learning to hoverboard

Engineering researchers have some simple advice for people learning to ride hoverboards: it’s all in the ankles.

An experiment using sophisticated cameras and sensors attached to first-time riders revealed that ankle movements, not knee or hip movements, are the key to catching on to the increasingly popular devices.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Former student’s sports startup secures $10 million

A former student at Waterloo Engineering is a co-founder of a Toronto-based startup company that recently secured $10 million in funding to help fuel its growth.

Kevin Kim, who dropped out of the civil engineering program in his fourth year in 2011, launched Stadium Live Studios in 2020 to develop a digital playground for young sports fans.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Architecture students sweep national bridge contest

Students from the Waterloo School of Architecture swept the top three spots in a national contest to design a pedestrian bridge.

Owen Melisek and Silas Clusiau finished first in the Architectural Student Design Competition staged by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction. They were sponsored by Professor Terri Meyer Boake.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

IBET initiative to represent Waterloo in federal contest

An innovative new program that provides financial support, mentorship and networking to Black and Indigenous PhD students has been chosen to represent the University of Waterloo in a federal competition for bold and potentially game-changing projects to address persistent systemic barriers in the research ecosystem and academia.

Monday, July 25, 2022

Undergraduate learns about more than green energy

Rithu Muthalathu gained a lot more than insight into the subject at hand when he recently took part in his first academic research study exploring ammonia as a green energy carrier.

A fourth-year chemical engineering student, Muthalathu also learned that research is a journey with a way of taking you in unexpected directions.

"It was a unique experience as an undergraduate student," he said.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Engineering alumnus named to Forbes 30 under 30 list

Waterloo Engineering alumnus Sabrina Li (BASc ’15, environmental engineering) has been named as one of Forbes’ 2022 picks for Europe’s Top 30 under 30 list in science and health care.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

All-weather delivery robot could soon be on campus

University of Waterloo students may soon be able to order pizza or a burger from a nearby plaza and have it brought to campus by Canada’s first all-weather autonomous delivery robot.

LoopX, a Waterloo Engineering startup company that is developing the technology to do just that, received a $30,000 funding boost recently when it took top prize in the 5G Transportation Challenge sponsored by Rogers and the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Engineering lands six subjects in the world's top 50

Waterloo Engineering placed three subject areas in the top 20 and a total of six in the top 50 in world rankings released this week by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Map shows areas at risk of fracking-induced quakes

A professor at Waterloo Engineering helped develop a map showing which regions and population centres of Western Canada are likely to experience earthquakes induced by underground energy extraction.

Monday, July 18, 2022

In memory of SYDE Professor Koncay Huseyin

The Department of Systems Design Engineering (SYDE) is saddened to announce the passing of Professor Koncay Huseyin on June 2, 2022, at the age of 85.

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