Monday, January 27, 2020

Engineering teams claim top awards at OEC

Waterloo Engineering undergraduate teams won four major awards in this year’s Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) in the Innovative Design, Programming and Re-engineering categories.

Hosted by the University of Guelph from January 17 to 19, OEC brought together engineering students from across the province to compete in eight unique challenges designed around the theme of Improve Life.

Waterloo Engineering teams won first and second place in the Innovative Design category. 

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Robohub featured in Robert Downey Jr. AI series

Waterloo Engineering’s RoboHub is highlighted in an episode of the "The Age of A.I.", a documentary series covering the ways artificial intelligence, machine learning, and neural networks are changing the world.

Engineering 7’s state-of-the-art robotics research, testing, and training facility is profiled in Episode 6 entitled Will a robot take my job?, one of the world’s most googled questions.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Links to ridesharing could boost suburban transit use

Municipal transit services could increase ridership by co-ordinating with, not competing against, commercial ridesharing companies.

Waterloo Engineering researchers found that transit-ridesharing links in poorly serviced suburban neighbourhoods, where frequent bus service on fixed routes is cost-prohibitive, could help get people out of their cars by making transit more convenient.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Professor elected VP of IEEE Nanotechnology Technical Council

John Yeow, a Waterloo systems design engineering professor, is the new VP of Educational Activities for the IEEE Nanotechnology Technical Council (NTC).

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

University mourns students and alumnus killed in plane crash

It's with deep sadness, the University of Waterloo confirms that two of its students are among the people who died in the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 in Iran last night. 

Marzieh (Mari) Foroutan was a doctoral student in geography and Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani was a PhD student in civil engineering.

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