A second-year student at Waterloo Engineering is the winner of a $5,000 scholarship from an organization that has promoted engineering as a career choice for young women in Canada for more than 25 years.
Laura Bingeman, who is studying systems design engineering, was selected for the award by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation as an ambassador and role model to further the cause through her example and extracurricular activities.
Academic excellence and passionate extracurricular interests have paid off handsomely for two incoming Waterloo Engineering students.
Mackenzie Collins of Bay Roberts, Newfoundland, and Colin Daly of Hamilton, Ontario, will each receive $80,000 over four years through the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships program for high school graduates pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
A tight timeline was only fitting when engineers at the University of Waterloo took on a special project for the Canadian track cycling team headed to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Lending their expertise in a world where winners and losers are typically decided by tiny fractions of a second, Professor John McPhee and research engineer Carin Yeghiazarian had just one week in June to produce a small but technically complex piece of hardware.
Jay Shah - a former startup co-founder and University of Waterloo alumnus - is the new director of Velocity, Waterloo’s flagship entrepreneurship program. Shah joins Velocity from Google, where he worked since the tech-giant acquired BufferBox, the company he co-founded in 2012.