Monday, July 6, 2015

Engineering students win Electric Mobility Canada Student Competition

A Waterloo Engineering Team  won the 2015 Electric Mobility Canada Student Competition, an event co-sponsored by AddÉnergie and Electric Mobility Canada. The award came with a $4,500 charging station for Waterloo.

At the competition held in Halifax teams were presented with an electric vehicle (EV) power train configuration and battery charging issue to resolve. Each team prepared a presentation of its issue, a solution and a plan for adoption. The Waterloo team proposed a Metal/Air – LiIon Hybrid vehicle as the technical solution: 

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Systems design student honoured with University's co-op award

Josh Bradshaw

Josh Bradshaw, a second-year systems design engineering student, has been chosen by the University of Waterloo as Engineering's 2013 co-op student of the year.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Bangladeshi movie star in Waterloo to see son graduate from engineering

Anik Islam grew up in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a city of millions, with a mother whose fame meant every time they left their home, they were swarmed by her adoring fans. On June 15, it will be Islam’s turn to be on stage when he graduates on the dean's honour list from Waterloo's electrical engineering program. His number-one fan in the crowd will be his mother — renowned Bangladeshi film superstar, Babita.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Waterloo Engineers compete in NASA's 2013 retrieval robot competition

The University of Waterloo Robotics team came within a hair's breadth of successfully completing the Level 1 of the Sample Return Robot Challenge, a part of NASA's Centennial Challenges prize program.

The event, hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute from June 5-7 in Worcester, Mass., drew robotics teams from the United States, Canada and Estonia to compete for a total of $1.5 million in NASA prize money.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Civil engineering grad awarded prestigious scholarship

Musa Chunge, who will convocate with a BASc in civil engineering next month, has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which is one of the most prestigious international scholarships.   

Chunge was one of 51 recipients out of more than 3,500 applicants who were evaluated on criteria such as outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, commitment to improving the lives of others, and a good fit between the applicant's qualifications and aspirations and the postgraduate program at Cambridge for which the individual applied.

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