News archive - October 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

Two Waterloo Engineering grads win Ontario Entrepreneur Awards

Dr. Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Waterloo Engineering with Award winners and entrepreneurs

Two Waterloo Engineering grads have won prestigious EY Ontario Entrepreneur Of the Year awards for their individual contributions and spirit of entrepreneurship.  Both entrepreneurs, John Baker and Matt Rendall, received their well-deserved awards at the Ernst & Young Awards Gala in Toronto on October 24, 2013.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Management Engineering student swings to OUA title

Devon Rizzo, a fourth-year management engineering student, shot rounds of 73 and 74, finishing three-over par, to win the women's title at the Ontario University Association's golf championship on October 22.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Waterloo Engineering Alumni are Finalists for prestigious Entrepreneur Award

Two finalists of the 2013 Ontario Entrepreneur Of The Year Award are Waterloo Engineering alumni, John Baker and Matt Rendall.  John Baker is a graduate of Systems Design Engineering, and Matt Rendall is a graduate of Mechatronics Engineering.  Rendall holds a Master of Business and Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) from the University of Waterloo's 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Globe and Mail calls UWaterloo Canada's Silicon Valley

The University of Waterloo is “Canada’s Silicon Valley” and the place to be “if you’ve got a big technology idea to turn into a billion-dollar company,” according to the annual Globe and Mail Canadian University Report released this week.

The report highlights Waterloo’s “massive co-op program”, the largest in the world, and points out that the university offers Canada’s only undergraduate degree in nanotechnology engineering.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Innovative project using 3D printer wins top wind energy award

Ahmed Abdelrahman, a mechanical engineering master's student, won the top Peer Recognition award in the Poster Presentation/Competition at the recent Canadian Wind Energy Association meeting and annual research meeting of the NSERC funded Wind Energy Strategic Network (WESNet) held in Toronto. His winning poster was entitled Experimental Testing of Load Alleviation using Trailing Edge Flaps: Rig Design and Instrumentation.

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