Waterloo Engineering's new 1,400-kilogram payload crash sled was featured in action on a recent episode of Daily Planet. The crash sled provides vital information about the impact resistance and energy absorption capacity of light weight automotive structures. Interviewed on the program is Michael Worswick, a professor and Canada Research Chair in the University of Waterloo’s mechanical and mechatronics engineering department. Worswick is leading a research team that is working to develop lighter, safer automobiles.
A team of four environmental engineering students took first place in Task 3 at the22ndAnnual International Environmental Design Contest hosted by theWERCConsortium and theInstitute for Energy and the Environmentat New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico.The team
Gillian Staples-Burger, who recently completed an MASc in civil engineering, won the Best Student Presentation at the Water Environment Association of Ontario Annual Conference held in April. Staples-Burger's supervisor was Wayne Parker, a civil engineering professor and associate dean, cooperative education and professional affairs.