David Brush, a civil and environmental engineering lecturer, is the first recipient of Waterloo Engineering Society's Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award introduced to promote and reward faculty or staff's outstanding contributions toward undergraduate learning.
The Southern Rockies Watershed Project co-led by Monica Emelko, a civil and environmental engineering professor, was awarded the 2014 Council of the Federation Excellence in Water Stewardship Award for the province of Alberta.
Waterloo Engineering graduate James Forbes was presented with the Premier's Award for Technology in a ceremony held November 24 in November. The awards celebrate Ontario's outstanding college graduates.
EyeCheck, a startup that brings eye exams to impoverished and remote communities, was the big winner at the fall Velocity Fund Finals (VFF). The team is one of four Waterloo-based startups to win a $25,000 grant from Velocity, an entrepreneurship program at the University of Waterloo. EyeCheck also won an additional $10,000 as the competition’s top hardware startup.