News archive - November 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Researchers awarded chairs and funding through CRC program  

Waterloo Engineering research received a boost with the awarding of two Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) included in a national announcement to help “keep Canadian research at the forefront of discovery today and in the future.”

Monday, November 12, 2018

Grad student and professor win prestigious paper award

An environmental engineering graduate studies student and his supervisor recently won the 2017 Water Resources Research Editors' Choice Award for a paper based on their research.

Monday, November 12, 2018

New X-ray technology in testing with cancer patients

A digital X-ray imager developed by a Waterloo Engineering startup is being tested on cancer patients with lung nodules in a pilot study at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener.

The new technology is faster and cheaper than traditional CT scans, and has the potential to detect lung cancer earlier and with less radiation exposure.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Engineering lab joins growing ethical AI partnership

A research group at Waterloo Engineering is the first Canadian academic member of a global organization dedicated to studying and formulating best practices on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

The Vision and Image Processing (VIP) Lab in systems design engineering was announced yesterday as one of 10 new organizations in the Partnership on AI to Benefit People and Society.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Architecture prof co-leads build project using robots

A professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo had a lead role in a recent project to build an experimental wooden structure using state-of-the-art robotic tools.

David Correa and a team of about three dozen architecture students and industry partners completed the elaborate bench during a five-day workshop on robotic timber fabrication at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver last month.

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