The Conrad Centre is running an eight-week challenge for incoming Master of Business Entrepreneurship and Technology students to win scholarship money for their upcoming year and to also encourage community participation. The Innovator Challenge consists of three questions that will be asked every two weeks until the end of August.
Carl Haas, a civil and environmental engineering professor, has been elected to the National Academy of Construction. Haas was one of 25 out of 250 qualified individuals elected this year and the only Canadian to receive the honour. He was recognized for his "outstanding long-term contributions in the practice and science of construction technology, productivity and workforce improvement through research and professional leadership." The new academy members' induction will take place this October in Scottsdale, Arizona.
When Armen Bakirtzian was a fourth-year mechatronics engineering student at the University Waterloo, he began work on a tool that would help orthopedic surgeons like his own father align joints more accurately.