Waterloo electrical engineering alumni are debuting connected, wearable workout gear to the public in Spring 2014.
Backed with $3.5 million in seed funding from fellow electrical engineering graduate Chamath Palihapitiya's Social+Capital Partnership, Athos offers wearable technology that is fully integrated in workout clothing.
"The shortage of engineers with postgraduate education and skills . . . can and absolutely must be reversed," says Waterloo Engineering's associate dean of graduate studies and international agreements in a Globe and Mail editorial published November 25.
Carl Haas, a civil and environmental engineering professor and the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Construction and Management of Sustainable Infrastructure, was inducted last month into the National Academy of Construction. The ceremony took in Scottsdale Arizona.
Amir Khajepour, a Waterloo mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor and the Canada Research Chair in Mechatronic Vehicle Systems, received a prestigious Engineering Medal – Research and Development from the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers at its awards’ gala. The event was held in Toronto on November 23.