A robot designed to safely defuse landmines without an explosion was one of six major winners at the Norman Esch Capstone Design Awards competition for senior Waterloo Engineering students held March 30.
An easy-to-use system that enables farmers to reduce agricultural water waste through real-time data cleaned up at this year's Canadian Engineering Competition held at McGill University March 4-6.
Designed by five electrical and computer engineering students, Project Reservoir is an agricultural water control and environmental monitoring system consisting of low-cost field sensors which collect real-time soil and environmental conditions.
Organized by Waterloo nanotechnology engineering undergraduate students, the first nanotechnology undergraduate conference provided a taste of the exciting and inspiring future of the field across a variety of disciplines that are impacted by nanotechnology.
Two management engineering teams won the top two awards in the undergraduate category at this year's Canadian Operations Research Society (CORS) 2015 Student Paper Competition held in Montreal. A third team placed in the competition's top five. All the students' papers were also their 2015 Waterloo Engineering Capstone Design projects.