News archive - 2022

Monday, May 16, 2022

AI models identify COVID-19 patients at greatest risk

New artificial intelligence (AI) models developed by researchers at Waterloo Engineering can help doctors prioritize care by predicting which COVID-19 patients are most at risk of dying or developing kidney injuries during hospitalization.

The sophisticated computer software identifies vulnerable patients by learning from previous COVID-19 patient cases with known clinical outcomes.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

3D printed projects exhibited at national gallery

School of Architecture student projects that test how building facades of the future can be 3D printed with clay are on display at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery located in downtown Waterloo.

The exhibit, entitled Material Syntax: 3D Printed Masonry Facade Systems, was coordinated by David Correa, a School of Architecture professor.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Dean Wells remembers student Oren Zernov

Dear Colleagues,

It is with the deepest sadness that I share the news of the passing of Oren Zernov, a University of Waterloo second-year Chemical Engineering student, on April 24th, 2022.

He was a diligent student who worked hard with great anticipation for becoming an engineer. Oren’s family has been heartened by the many positive letters and messages that they have received from his friends and fellow students.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Professor honoured for supervision of grad students

A longtime professor at Waterloo Engineering has been honoured after supervising well over 150 graduate students.

Claudio Cañizares, a professor of electrical and computer engineering since 1993, is one of three campus-wide winners of the Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Alumnus startup Tailscale is out to 'fix the Internet'

A growing startup company that was co-founded by two Waterloo Engineering graduates is in unicorn territory after securing US $100 million in new funding.

Tailscale Inc., which was launched just three years ago and currently has 35 employees, was founded by alumni Avery Pennarun (BASc ’01, computer engineering) and David Carney (BASc ’01, computer engineering) along with David Crawshaw.

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