News archive - February 2013

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Engineering entrepreneurs take top Nicol competition awards

Business pitches by Waterloo Engineering students captured the top three awards at this year's University of Waterloo Nicol competition held at the Conrad Centre on February 26.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Wired article features alumni startup

According to Wired magazine, wearable computers are the way of the future, and University of Waterloo alumni are leading the R&D race.

Co-founder of Thalmic Labs, Stephen Lake (BASc, mechatronics), discussed the launch of Myo, the startup’s gesture control armband in a recent article published in Wired, saying the device “will one day control computers, smartphones, gaming consoles, and remote-control devices with simple hand gestures.”

Monday, February 25, 2013

Engineering alumni in the 2013 Waterloo Region 40 Under 40

Waterloo Engineering is pleased to congratulate three alumni named to the Waterloo Region Record's annual 40 Under 40, recognizing young leaders making a difference in our community.
Friday, February 22, 2013

Engineering research for a safer, greener vehicle receives financial support

A Waterloo Engineering research project that will lead to lighter and stronger automotive components will receive substantial funding from Automotive Partnership Canada (APC). The project is one of five that will benefit from a total of $21.4 million in APC support that was announced February 22.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Innovative engineering projects awarded NSERC funding

A research project that may significantly boost clean biofuel production in Canada is among three Waterloo Engineering initiatives to receive funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

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