News for Chemical Engineering

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Remembering a former department chair

Ken O'Driscoll, a long-time chemical engineering professor and department chair, died earlier this month.

Born on Staten Island in New York, he received his bachelor’s in chemical engineering from Pratt Institute and his master’s and doctorate degrees from Princeton University.

He joined the University of Waterloo’s chemical engineering department as its chair in 1970.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

AMC at Waterloo is advancing industry-focused research

The Ontario Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (AMC), a joint partnership between McMaster University, University of Waterloo, and Western University, is helping to accelerate industry adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies, which will create jobs and strengthen the province’s reputation as a leading manufacturing region.

Since AMC was launched in April 2017, nearly 100 companies have benefited from the advanced manufacturing experts and state-of-the-art facilities at Waterloo. 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Frank Gu's research contributions honoured by RSC

Frank Gu, a Waterloo chemical engineering professor, is part of the 2017 cohort of the Royal Society of Canada's (RSC) prestigious College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Two engineering researchers awarded CFI funding

Waterloo Engineering faculty members Lan Wei and Aiping Yu were two of four researchers campus-wide who received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund April 15.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Engineering students showcase Capstone Design Projects

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.

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