Friday, July 31, 2020

Prof recognized for work with AI and medical images

A researcher at Waterloo Engineering has been recognized by an international magazine dedicated to laboratory medicine for his work using artificial intelligence (AI) and medical imaging to diagnose cancer.

Hamid Tizhoosh, a professor of systems design engineering, was named to the 2020 Power List released annually by The Pathologist.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Four alumni firms win government support to expand

Four local companies with roots at Waterloo Engineering will receive a total of more than $10 million in federal funding to help grow and expand around the world.

Intellijoint Surgical, SSIMWAVE, KA Imaging and TeTechS are among eight Waterloo Region companies in all named for backing in an announcement by Mélanie Joly, the minister of economic development.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Architecture director ponders big pandemic questions

As director of the School of Architecture at Waterloo Engineering, Anne Bordeleau is turning her mind during the COVID-19 pandemic to some of the big questions it raises for her profession and for society as a whole.

In a question-and-answer feature released today, Bordeleau considers broad implications for future building designs, the choice of building materials and other architecture-related issues.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Engineering student, alumni credit co-op for success

Ingrid Roorda, Jay Shah and Alan Wang all have at least one thing in common - high praise for the co-operative education system during their time as undergraduate students at Waterloo Engineering.

Roorda is a fourth-year mechanical engineering student. Shah has had great success as an entrepreneur and a mentor since earning a mechatronics engineering degree in 2011. Wang graduated from computer engineering last year and now works at a Toronto technology startup.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Engineering prof leads research on anti-COVID spray

A professor at Waterloo Engineering is leading research on the development of a spray that would kill the virus that causes COVID-19 on contact.

The spray would be used to coat personal protective equipment and high-touch surfaces to immediately deactivate the virus and help contain the spread of the disease.

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