News archive - June 2014

Friday, June 27, 2014

NSERC boosts funding for Waterloo researchers on the verge of a breakthrough

Professor Hany Aziz in the lab

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) selected nine researchers from the University of Waterloo for increased funds to support their research deemed to be novel or potentially transformative, and likely to contribute to groundbreaking advances.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Mansour awarded PEO medal

Raafar Mansour
Raafat Mansour, an electrical and computer engineering professor, is a recipient of the 2014 Professional Engineers of Ontario Research and Development Medal.
 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Master's candidate wins presentation award

Silvia Vlad
Silvia Vlad, a civil and environmental engineering master's student, was honoured with the Michael R. Provart Environmental Award at the Ontario Water Works Association/Ontario Municipal Water Association Joint Annual Conference held in London, ON.
Monday, June 23, 2014

Software engineers helped fix Obamacare website

David Hu
 
A Waterloo software engineering student and grad were part of the team that repaired HealthCare.gov, the web site used for uninsured Americans to sign up for what's known as Obamacare.  
 
David Hu took part in the project during his final software engineering term. Pictured right, Hu graduated from Waterloo Engineering this month.
Friday, June 20, 2014

Professor places first in routing-driven placement contest

Andrew Kennings of electrical and computer engineering was a member of the team that placed first in the ISPD 2014 Detailed Routing-Driven Placement Contest held as part of the International Symposium of Physical Design.  
 
The symposium held this year in California provides a forum to exchange ideas and promote research on critical areas related to the physical design of VLSI systems.The contest was sponsored by Mentor Graphics Corporation.
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