Innovation and sustained growth in the field of live video production have earned a Waterloo Engineering alumnus recognition as CEO of the Year in Ottawa for 2016.
David Ross, CEO and majority owner of Ross Video, will collect the award from the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ottawa Business Journal at a gala Nov. 10 attended by about 800 business leaders.
Waterloo Engineering has been ranked the best engineering school in the country by the U.S. News and World Report.
The new rankings compared 1,000 universities around the world. The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Engineering placed second in Canada behind Waterloo.
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The co-founder of a startup company based on research at Waterloo Engineering won a $25,000 provincial award this week for student entrepreneurs.
Chekema Prince, who earned her PhD in mechanical engineering at Waterloo in 2014, took home the Martin Walmsley Award for Entrepreneurship from the annual meeting of the Ontario Centres of Excellence in Toronto.
Four graduates of Waterloo Engineering took top honours in their categories this week at a prestigious awards gala for Ontario entrepreneurs.
Sponsored by professional services firm Ernst & Young and held in Toronto, the event recognized Waterloo alumni with successful businesses in fields ranging from video games to aluminum manufacturing.
Cited by judges at the 23rd annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year program for Ontario were:
A technology innovation with potential applications in biomedical, diagnostic and optical imaging took a top prize for a Waterloo Engineering master’s student at a contest in Montreal this week sponsored by CMC Microsystems.
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