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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Researchers find wetlands destruction linked to algal blooms

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Canada's current wetland protection efforts have overlooked how the environment naturally protects fresh-water resources from agricultural fertilizer contaminants, engineering researchers from the University of Waterloo's Water Institute have found.

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.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Engineering researchers receive over $3.3 million to partner with industry

Electrical and computer engineering professor Slim Boumaiza with fellow researcher in a University of Waterloo lab

Six engineering researchers are receiving more than $3.3 million to partner with Canadian-based companies and government organizations on strategic research projects.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Graduate student wins cold-formed steel design contest

Taylor Porter, a Waterloo civil engineering master's candidate, won second place in the 2015 International Student Competition on Cold-formed Steel Design.

Competition participants were required to design a cold-formed steel clip angle for maximum nominal shear strength per unit weight with high fabrication feasibility. This is a design challenge they could see in the workplace.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Taiwan Ranking recognizes Waterloo's engineering excellence

Researchers at National Taiwan University have recognized the University of Waterloo as an impressive force among Canada’s engineering institutions. Waterloo Engineering ranked second in Canada in the 2015 Taiwan Ranking’s engineering field, and first for Chemical Engineering. The University of Waterloo also ranked in Canada’s top five for the Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering subjects.

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