News archive - April 2022

Friday, April 29, 2022

Student design team wins US $50K for housing project

A student design team at the University of Waterloo has been awarded US $50,000 to advance to the next stage of a high-profile competition to design and build energy efficient homes.

Warrior Home, which is made up of more than 50 students, many of them from engineering programs, was selected for funding in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge, an event sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Two architecture professors on Venice Biennale team

Two professors at the University of Waterloo are members of a team that has been chosen to represent Canada at the next Venice Biennale showcase of architecture.

Adrian Blackwell and David Fortin, both professors at the Waterloo School of Architecture, belong to Architects Against Housing Alienation (AAHA), which will launch Not for Sale!, an architectural activist campaign, at the Canada Pavilion in Giardini, Italy.

Monday, April 25, 2022

Centre's work to continue at new one led by alum

Launched to assist the City of Waterloo with a disintegrating household pipe problem in the 1990s, the University’s Centre of Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CAAT) is closing its doors at the end of this month.

Housed in Waterloo Engineering, the centre headed by Mark Knight, a civil and environmental engineering professor,  has addressed critical issues facing underground infrastructure installation, assessment, repair and renewal since 1994.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Waterloo selected to compete in four-year EV contest

A team from the University of Waterloo has been named to compete in a four-year event to engineer a next-generation, battery-powered electric vehicle.

Waterloo will tackle the EcoCAR EV Challenge alongside teams from 14 other North America schools including the Georgia Institute of Technology and Virginia Tech. It is one of only two Canadian universities selected.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Civil graduates win awards for their master’s theses

Two recent graduates of Waterloo Engineering finished first and second in an international contest sponsored for a non-profit organization dedicated to effective water management.

Kelsey Lee Kundert took the top prize of $3,000, while Nik Knezic won $1,500 in second place, for the best master’s theses as judged by the American Water Works Association, the world’s largest organization of water supply professionals.

  1. 2022 (115)
    1. June (36)
    2. May (18)
    3. April (12)
    4. March (20)
    5. February (15)
    6. January (14)
  2. 2021 (203)
    1. December (13)
    2. November (26)
    3. October (21)
    4. September (15)
    5. August (12)
    6. July (12)
    7. June (20)
    8. May (17)
    9. April (15)
    10. March (22)
    11. February (12)
    12. January (18)
  3. 2020 (159)
    1. December (12)
    2. November (16)
    3. October (17)
    4. September (16)
    5. August (11)
    6. July (13)
    7. June (24)
    8. May (16)
    9. April (11)
    10. March (10)
    11. February (8)
    12. January (5)
  4. 2019 (151)
  5. 2018 (100)
  6. 2017 (124)
  7. 2016 (97)
  8. 2015 (95)
  9. 2014 (133)
  10. 2013 (124)
  11. 2012 (117)
  12. 2011 (95)

Media Contact

Carol Truemner, Communications Officer (email | x33470)