News for Systems Design

Monday, December 14, 2020

Four with engineering ties included in Forbes 30 Under 30

Young entrepreneurs who studied at Waterloo Engineering and launched companies to fill a void in the marketplace are part of Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2021.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Redirecting master's research for COVID detection

Linda Wang quickly pivoted her work last spring to develop technology to detect COVID-19.

Wang, who will receive her master’s degree in systems design engineering this week, helped create COVID-Net, now an open-source tool designed to screen coronavirus cases from chest X-ray images. 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Smaller brother of TALOS makes its engineering debut

The much-anticipated REEM-C recently arrived on campus and has already started an extensive training program.

The humanoid robot is described as the slightly smaller and lighter brother of TALOS, the full-size black and purple robot that was welcomed with great fanfare at Engineering 7 almost two years ago.
 

Friday, September 11, 2020

Professor receives outstanding engineer recognition

John Yeow, a Waterloo Engineering faculty member and the Canada Research Chair in Micro and Nanodevices, has been honoured with IEEE Canada’s Outstanding Engineer Award for 2020.

He was recognized for “his significant contributions to the research & development and commercialization of micro/nanodevices for medical and industrial applications.”

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.

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