A graduate of Waterloo Engineering was among the big winners when Velocity held its winter pitch contest for early stage startup companies this week.
Rohit Rajan (BASc ’12, mechatronics engineering) and partner Omkar Deshmukh, the founders of Dolphyn, claimed one of four $50,000 investments up for grabs at the Velocity Fund Pitch Competition at Catalyst137 in Kitchener.
Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have used sophisticated text-mining technology to back up age-old advice on the importance of taking care of yourself.
Their analysis of 700,000 online journal entries with an artificial intelligence (AI) computer model found a strong association between feeling good and getting enough sleep, eating well and exercising.
More than 100 people turned out today for the official opening of a new $4-million automotive research facility at the University of Waterloo.
Dignitaries kickstarted the event at the Autonomous Vehicle Research and Intelligence Laboratory (AVRIL) by arriving in automated electric car that is being developed by student design team WATonomous.