Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Waterloo tire recycling startup wins prestigious tech award

Costas Tzoganakis

A University of Waterloo startup launched to commercialize an invention by Costas Tzoganakis, a chemical engineering professor, has been named one of the 2014 TiE50 winners. The prestigious TiE Silicon Valley honour is awarded to only 50 companies among thousands competing worldwide.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Best paper award for systems design engineers

Parthipan Siva, a Waterloo systems design engineering alumnus, and Alexander Wong, Canada Research Chair in Medical Imaging Systems and co-Director of the Vision and Image Processing Research Group in the systems design engineering department, were honoured with the Best Vision Paper Award at the 11th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision held May 7-9 in Montreal.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Sparkdrive wins Waterloo Engineering's 90sC video competition

Sparkdrive team members

Sparkdrive is the winner of Waterloo Engineering’s inaugural 90sC student video competition, topping off an exciting 2014 season of Capstone Design.  

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

ECE student beats out thousands to become a KPCB product fellow

Val Chibisov

Val Chibisov, an electrical and computer engineering student, has been selected as one of just five Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Product Fellows out of 2500 applicants for the program from 200 universities across the U.S and Canada.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Venture Capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya to pair engineering students with Silicon Valley startups

Chamath Palihapitiya

Venture capitalist, Waterloo Engineering graduate and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya returned to the University of Waterloo on May 9 to announce a new Social Capital Fellows program that will pair top Waterloo engineering students with innovative startups in Silicon Valley.   

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