News archive - November 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Architecture prof cited for bamboo project in China

A professor at the School of Architecture at Waterloo is racking up awards as a member of the design team for an innovative project in China.

David Correa, a design partner at architecture studio LLLab, worked with the team on a canopy and a group of pod-like pavilions mainly made of woven bamboo.

Monday, November 29, 2021

Remembering a founding member of management sciences

Shoukry Saleh, a retired faculty member who helped build a Waterloo Engineering department, died on August 9 at the age of 91.

In 1968, he was one of four professors recruited by Archibald Sherburne, then dean of Waterloo Engineering, to establish the Faculty’s management sciences department.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Alumni company honoured as ‘best tech startup’

A company with strong ties to Waterloo Engineering was recently recognized by an organization dedicated to bringing technology communities together.

DarwinAI, which has developed technology to explain how and why artificial intelligence makes decisions, was named Best Tech Startup at the virtual North American Timmy Awards.

It was one of six awards handed out by Tech in Motion, which was created by IT staffing firm Motion Recruitment, to honour top technology employers.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Innovative research continues despite COVID

Enormous challenges presented by COVID-19 have been no match for many Waterloo Engineering students, professors and alumni who started or advanced their research during the pandemic.

For most, restrictions made them even more determined to tackle problems head-on and come up with innovative and life-enhancing solutions, some of which address coronavirus-related medical issues. 

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Waterloo cracks top 50 of global engineering schools

Waterloo Engineering moved into the top 50 worldwide - and took the number one spot in Canada - in rankings that were recently released for 2022 by digital media company U.S. News and World Report.

In an evaluation of more than 2,000 universities based on research performance and reputation, Waterloo was rated the 49th best engineering school in the world, up eight spots from last year, and first overall in the country.

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