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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Alumnus is first Canadian to receive IEC’s top honour

Tony Capel (BASc ’70 and MASc ’73, electrical engineering) is the recipient of the 2021 Lord Kelvin Award from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

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.”

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. 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Professors awarded fellowships in engineering institutes

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.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

ECE professor named a Royal Society of Canada fellow

Weihua Zhuang

Weihua Zhuang of Waterloo's electrical and computer engineering department is a new fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Canada's (RSC) Academy of Science.

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