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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Researchers find wetlands destruction linked to algal blooms

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Canada's current wetland protection efforts have overlooked how the environment naturally protects fresh-water resources from agricultural fertilizer contaminants, engineering researchers from the University of Waterloo's Water Institute have found.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Graduate student wins cold-formed steel design contest

Taylor Porter, a Waterloo civil engineering master's candidate, won second place in the 2015 International Student Competition on Cold-formed Steel Design.

Competition participants were required to design a cold-formed steel clip angle for maximum nominal shear strength per unit weight with high fabrication feasibility. This is a design challenge they could see in the workplace.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

ECE professors and students capture best paper awards

Nafeesa Mahboob, an electrical and computer engineering doctoral canadiate, received the Basil Papadias Student Paper Award for the best student paper at the biannual IEEE PowerTech 2015 Conference held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

The paper was co-authored by her two doctoral supervisors Claudio Canizares and Catherine Rosenberg, both electrical and computer engineering professors. The award was presented with a plaque and 1000 euros.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Engineering graduate students to compete at university-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition

Two graduate students will represent the Faculty of Engineering on April 2, 2015 at the University of Waterloo's 3rd annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competitionCompetitors have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research to a non-specialist audience.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Women engineers recognized during National Engineering Month

Stacey Scott

Waterloo Engineering women were honoured during March's National Engineering Month with a faculty member, two graduate students, and an alumna included as part of #30in30, an initiative that featured 30 outstanding women in engineering over 30 days.

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