News archive - 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Professor receives China’s top award for foreign experts

Keith Hipel, a systems design engineering professor, was recognized with the 2019 China Friendship Award this fall.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Creativity bubbles to the surface in first-year project

The hands of 160 students in a first-year Waterloo chemical engineering class have likely never been cleaner as they worked on a new course project.

This fall’s Chemical Engineering Design Studio 1 (ChE180) course included designing, formulating and producing handcrafted soaps.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Toyota donates $2.1 million to help drive innovation

To help shape the future of engineering, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) is launching a unique hands-on engineering innovation challenge designed for University of Waterloo’s engineering students.

The Toyota Engineering Innovation Challenge was part of TMMC’s funding announcement of $2.1 million to Waterloo Engineering -- the largest single financial donation ever made to a Canadian university.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Students honour 14 women murdered 30 years ago

Fourteen female Waterloo Engineering students lit white candles and stood shoulder to shoulder today in honour of the 14 young women who were murdered because of their gender at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal three decades ago.

The solemn, poignant ceremony in Engineering 7 on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women was held to both remember the massacre and remind people that, despite progress, necessary work continues on the underlying issues.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Scholarship brings student from India to Waterloo

A young woman from India is now studying at Waterloo Engineering with $100,000 in backing from a national scholarship program.

Chidi Umenwofor-Nweze, one of 35 prestigious Loran Scholars for 2019, started the systems design engineering program with experience including a summer stint working for the territorial government in Nunavut.

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