News archive - February 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Yeow elected fellow of Engineers Canada

John Yeow, a systems design engineering professor, was recently named a fellow of Engineers Canada.  

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.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Three engineering subjects rank in the world’s top 100

Waterloo Engineering notched three top-100 results in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) worldwide university subject rankings released today for 2019.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Chair honoured with civil engineering computing award

Carl Haas, chair of Waterloo’s civil and environmental engineering department, is the recipient of the American Society of Civil Engineers'  2019 Computing in Civil Engineering Award.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Collaboration yields innovation for wheelchair curlers

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.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Professors awarded fellowships in engineering institutes

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.

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