Matt Rendall (BASc '08, Mtron; MBET '09), co-founder and CEO of Clearpath Robotics, is a finalist in the Young Entrepreneur category of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award, which honours Canada's leading entrepreneurs from all areas of business. Rendall's company develops and manufactures unmanned vehicles used for autonomous vehicle research and data collection on land and sea.
Three members of Waterloo's electrical and computer engineering department received the best paper award at the 2013 Languages, Compilers and Tools for Embedded Systems (LCTES 2013) conference held June 20-21 in Seattle, Washington. The paper was authored by Sebastian Fischmeister and Anwar Hasan, both professors in the department, and Carlos Moreno, who was a doctoral candidate when the paper was submitted. Their winning entry is entitled Non-Intrusive Program Tracing and Debugging of Deployed Embedded Systems Through Side-Channel Analysis.
Susan Tighe, a civil engineering professor and the Canada Research Chair in Pavement and Infrastructure Management, was interviewed July 4 on CBC radio about the latest research taking place by Waterloo engineers to improve the quality of concrete and asphalt pavement roads.