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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, January 31, 2019

Engineering teams from across Canada to compete at Waterloo

Top Waterloo teams at this year’s Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) will compete against the best from across Canada on campus later this winter.

Waterloo Engineering students placed first and third in both the Innovative Design and Senior Design categories and second in the Junior Design category at OEC held at McMaster University earlier this month. The first and second place teams will move on to compete in the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) to be held March 1-3 in Engineering 7.  

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Researchers awarded chairs and funding through CRC program  

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.”

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Landmine diffusing robot among winners of prestigious Esch awards

Landmine Boys, one of six winning teams of major Norman Esch Capstone Design Awards

A robot designed to safely defuse landmines without an explosion was one of six major winners at the Norman Esch Capstone Design Awards competition for senior Waterloo Engineering students held March 30.

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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