News for Future students

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Robohub featured in Robert Downey Jr. AI series

Waterloo Engineering’s Robohub is highlighted in an episode of the Age of A.I., a documentary series covering the ways artificial intelligence, machine learning and neural networks are changing the world.

Engineering 7’s state-of-the-art robotics research, testing, and training facility is profiled in Episode 6 entitled Will a robot take my job?, one of the world’s most googled questions.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Links to ridesharing could boost suburban transit use

Municipal transit services could increase ridership by co-ordinating with, not competing against, commercial ridesharing companies.

Waterloo Engineering researchers found that transit-ridesharing links in poorly serviced suburban neighbourhoods, where frequent bus service on fixed routes is cost-prohibitive, could help get people out of their cars by making transit more convenient.

Monday, October 21, 2019

RidgidWare offers everything from nuts and bolts to tools

When Katie Arnold needed solder for an engineering project she didn’t need to travel far to get it.

The fourth-year mechanical engineering student stopped by RidgidWare, an electronic components and hardware shop conveniently located across from the C&D and beside the Engineering Ideas Clinic in Engineering 7.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Waterloo hackers top the standings in North America

Hackers at the University of Waterloo topped counterparts at more than 2,000 other schools to take first-place honours in a North American league for the popular invention competitions.

The result reflected the fact over 3,200 Waterloo students took part in more than 150 events supported by Major League Hacking (MLH) during the 2017-2018 season and finished in the top three at 30 of them.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Engineering teams from across Canada to compete at Waterloo

Top Waterloo teams at this year’s Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) will compete against the best from across Canada on campus later this winter.

Waterloo Engineering students placed first and third in both the Innovative Design and Senior Design categories and second in the Junior Design category at OEC held at McMaster University earlier this month. The first and second place teams will move on to compete in the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) to be held March 1-3 in Engineering 7.  

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