News archive - March 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Capstone teams win funding in venture creation competition

Two Capstone Design teams earned a significant financial boost as winners of this year’s Palihapitiya Venture Creation Fund competition created to help transform projects into successful startups post-graduation.  

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Engineers make winning pitches at Velocity Fund Finals

Waterloo Engineering entrepreneurs made another strong showing today at the main event of the Velocity Fund Finals for winter 2019, taking three of the four $50,000 investments that were on the line.

Investment-ready startups SiteVue, ClearVoxel and Glove Systems had three minutes to distinguish themselves in a field of nine competitors in the pitch event at the Tannery Event Centre in downtown Kitchener.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

PhD candidate named a University exceptional student teacher

A doctoral candidate in the department of mechanical and mechatronics engineering has been honoured with an Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Engineering startups claim three of four $5K prizes

Early stage startup companies with ties to Waterloo Engineering took three of four $5,000 prizes up for grabs today at the first half of the winter edition of the Velocity Fund Finals.

Forsa, Pulse Home and TagBull were among 10 student teams – whittled down from an initial field of 40 - to make three-minute product pitches for a panel of judges and an audience of onlookers at the Student Life Centre.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Chair honoured with University's teaching award

Paul Fieguth, chair of systems design engineering, is being recognized with a Distinguished Teacher Award for his strong support of students both inside and outside the classroom.

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