News for Current graduate students

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Student honoured by City of Waterloo for giving back

Michelle Liu carefully plans each hour of each day three weeks in advance to figure out where she needs to be and when.

Between volunteering up to 40 hours a month in several different roles on and off campus and keeping on top of her graduate studies, she constantly checks her changing calendar.

“I call it 80 productive hours a week, divided between volunteering and my studies,” Liu says with a laugh.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Grad student and professor win prestigious paper award

An environmental engineering graduate studies student and his supervisor recently won the 2017 Water Resources Research Editors' Choice Award for a paper based on their research.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Researchers find wetlands destruction linked to algal blooms

Wetlands

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.

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