The Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology (CPATT) and the Norman W. McLeod Chair recently hosted the third annual graduate student poster symposium in the E5 Student Design Centre. Industry members, faculty, staff and students attended the event that featured 19 student participants who prepared posters on their current research projects. Work completed by graduate students Marcelo Gonzalez, Xiomara Sanchez and Andrew Northmore was recognized at the event.
On October 26, 503 Waterloo Engineering students received their degrees at the university's fall convocation.
Jeffrey Luc Glaister of systems design engineering was awarded with the Alumni Gold Medal for outstanding academic performance in a master’s program. Andrea Gail Murphy of the School of Architecture received the Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student. And Xiaohui Liang of electrical and computer engineering received the Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies award at the doctoral level.
Reducing weight and fuel consumption while ensuring safety in mid-size cars is one of three initiatives led by University of Waterloo researchers that received major government funding today.
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced that the Automotive Partnership Canada program will provide $4.9 million in support of three projects being driven by Kaan Inal, Michael Worswick and Kyle Daun, all Waterloo mechanical and mechatronics professors who are part of WatCAR, the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Automotive Research.