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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Prof featured in Globe story on the future of driverless cars

Steven Waslander, a mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor at the University of Waterloo, shared his insights on the near future of autonomous and connected cars in a recent article in the Report on Business in the Globe and Mail. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Mechanical undergrad student wins Women in Engineering Scholarship

Mariko Shimoda Mechanical Engineering CEMF scholarship winner

Mariko Shimoda, a second-year mechanical engineering student at the University of Waterloo, is the winner of a scholarship from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) for the Ontario region. She is one of five remarkable women from regions across the country to receive the 2017 CEMF Undergraduate Women in Engineering Scholarship.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lab will help shape the future of industrial 3D printing

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The University of Waterloo is building one of the largest university-based facilities in the world to advance additive manufacturing (AM) and help companies adopt AM processes for innovative and customized products.

Backed by nearly $27 million in cash and in-kind support, the lab will enable Canadian companies to tap the enormous potential of AM, commonly known as industrial 3D printing, while also further developing the technology through research.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Improving physiotherapy using sensors and machine learning

People recovering from hip and knee replacements perform rehabilitative exercises better when they get immediate visual feedback, initial testing of new technology has shown.

A multi-year project at the University of Waterloo combined motion sensors with software programs to enable typically elderly patients to watch how they were doing on a computer screen compared to the target movement.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Prof featured in Canadian Business story on the evolution of AI

Voice assistants and AI change the way we interact with technology, but what are the risks? Waterloo Engineering professor Alex Wong was interviewed about the continual evolution of AI and voice recognition…and how UW can play a part.

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