News archive - December 2022

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Welcoming new staff members to engineering

Please welcome the staff members who joined our team in 2022. This list represents all new, regular staff positions within the Faculty of Engineering between January 1 and December 1, 2022.

Architecture 

Palak Chauhan, Client Support Specialist 
Julie Dring, Advancement Manager 
Sarah Mickelson, Financial Officer 
Rekha Ramachandran, Research Technician Development Coordinator 
Kelsey Richardson, Administrative Assistant 

Chemical engineering 

Friday, December 23, 2022

Alumnus recognized as rising star in AEC community

Each year, Building Design and Construction (BD+C) honours 40 individuals under the age of 40 in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) community as the next generation of rising stars. 

Waterloo Engineering alumnus Cheryl Saldanha (BASc ’09, civil engineering) has made the 40 Under 40 class list for 2022.

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Alumni make national list of AI startups to watch

Three companies founded by Waterloo Engineering alumni have made a national list of artificial intelligence (AI) startups to watch over the next year.

Avidbots Corp., DarwinAI and Otto Motors are among 20 startups highlighted by the Vector Institute, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to research in the field of AI, on its inaugural Vector AI20 for 2023 list.

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Prof honoured for contributions to engineering

A professor at Waterloo Engineering has been named a fellowship inductee by Canada’s longest-standing engineering society.

Dr. Alfred Yu is one of 22 new fellows selected by the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) for their “exceptional contributions to engineering.” His official fellowship induction will take place in April at the EIC’s annual gala.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Research team developing tiny patch for diabetics

Researchers at Waterloo Engineering are developing a new patch that would offer diabetics an affordable, accurate, pain-free, round-the-clock alternative to traditional tests that require pricking a finger for a blood sample every few hours.

And to make it even more user-friendly, potentially life-saving readings from the patch would be transmitted to people’s smartphones.

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