News archive - May 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Student team steels itself for national competition

After spending hundreds of hours working on their steel bridge in the Sedra Student Design Centre, Waterloo civil engineering students are confident they have what will stand up to the competition in Quebec this week.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Alumnus named to Forbes list for landmine innovation

Waterloo Engineering alumnus Richard Yim was recently named to the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list of 300 young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs across Asia.

Yim, who graduated from Waterloo in 2016 with a degree in mechanical engineering and completed the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology the following year, was recognized in the Social Entrepreneurs category, one of 10 categories with 30 honorees each.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Cheap, clean fuel cells could replace gasoline engines

Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have dramatically improved the durability of fuel cells, paving the way for the clean technology to replace gasoline engines in vehicles.

Making fuel cells last at least 10 times longer means they could be simplified and produced at a far lower cost. If mass-produced, that would make them economically practical to power cars and trucks.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Leading researchers to receive honorary degrees

Two renowned researchers will be recognized with honorary engineering degrees during next month's University of Waterloo’s spring convocation.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Researchers awarded $1.9M for strategic projects

Three professors at Waterloo Engineering have been awarded a total of almost $1.9 million in funding to collaborate with Canadian-based companies and government organizations on strategic research projects.

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