Waterloo Engineering faculty members have become new fellows of IEEE and the Engineering Institute of Canada.
Kerstin Dautenhahn, a cross-appointed professor of electrical and computer engineering and systems design engineering, was named an IEEE fellow for her contributions to social robotics and human-robot interaction.
Waterloo Engineering research received a boost with the awarding of two Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) included in a national announcement to help “keep Canadian research at the forefront of discovery today and in the future.”
The next big innovation to hit the marketplace could be among the Waterloo student projects on display at the annual Capstone Design symposia beginning March 16.
Senior-year engineering students at Waterloo will exhibit projects ranging from a technology that reduces agricultural water waste through intelligent irrigation systems to a device that may help people with Parkinson`s disease avoid falls.
Catherine Burns is a new fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society recognizing outstanding achievement, consistently superior professional performance, exceptional contributions, personal service to the society, and other accomplishments.