News archive - May 2021

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Vision of transformed world comes to life at Venice Biennale

A University of Waterloo project, described by The New York Times as “overcoming social and political polarization by replacing hard walls with open environments,” is part of this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Architecture grad wins ‘emerging practitioners’ prize

An alumnus of the School of Architecture at Waterloo was recently announced as the winner of a prestigious award through the Canada Council for the Arts.

Samantha Eby (BAS ’14), who works as an architectural designer at Batay-Csorba Architects in Toronto, is the recipient of the 2020 Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

A message about Fall 2021 class format details from Dean Mary Wells

Today the Faculty of Engineering has shared detailed and program specific class format plans for September 2021 with our incoming and current students.

Each department has posted details in a LEARN course for current undergraduate engineering students and in a TEAMS channel for current architecture students. These details are based on the information we shared with the Registrar’s Office, which is responsible for University-wide schedules and classroom space.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Grad student lands spot in commercialization program

A graduate student at Waterloo Engineering has been accepted into a national-level research commercialization program based in Toronto.

Christian Mele, who is working on a master’s degree in mechanical and mechatronics engineering, was named to the summer 2021 cohort of Lab2Market to pursue a project on a wearable sensor matrix for the detection and prevention of pressure ulcers.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

New tool helps organizations prioritize building repairs

Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have developed a tool to help governments and other organizations with limited budgets spend money on building repairs more wisely.

The new tool uses artificial intelligence (AI) and text mining techniques to analyze written inspection reports and determine which work is most urgently needed.

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