The prestigious fellowship honours individuals who have given noteworthy service to the engineering profession through their work with either Engineers Canada or its provincial and territorial engineering regulators.
A collaboration between Waterloo Engineering researchers and the national wheelchair curling team has produced a new piece of equipment that could improve the sport for players the world over.
Now in its seventh iteration, the 3D-printed device screws onto the end of a wheelchair curling stick to give players better control by enabling them to pull rocks back before going forward to throw them.
Waterloo Engineering faculty members have become new fellows of IEEE and the Engineering Institute of Canada.
Kerstin Dautenhahn, a cross-appointed professor of electrical and computer engineering and systems design engineering, was named an IEEE fellow for her contributions to social robotics and human-robot interaction.