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Friday, March 16, 2018

New partnership with China is focused on AV research

Waterloo Engineering has a key role in a new partnership with leading institutes in China to advance research in the areas of connected and autonomous vehicle technology.

The partnership between the University of Waterloo and the Qingdao Academy of Intelligent Industries (QAII) and the State Key Laboratory for Management and Control of Complex Systems (SKL-MCCS) was solidified in an agreement recently signed by all parties.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Manure could yield energy - and ease global warming

Farm manure could be a viable source of renewable energy to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming.

Engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing technology to produce renewable natural gas from manure so it can be added to the existing energy supply system for heating homes and powering industries.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Check out what may be the next big thing

The next great Canadian innovation could be on display at the annual Waterloo Engineering Capstone Design symposia taking place March 12 to 23 on campus.

Final year engineering students will be on hand to discuss their projects ranging from a system to help the blind navigate a touch screen using only a smartphone and a wearable device to a sensor that can rapidly detect an individual’s degree of marijuana intoxication.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Three students in finals of research video contest

Three students at Waterloo Engineering are still in the running for prizes in a research-related video contest sponsored by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

The contest, called Science, Action!, is offering 15 cash prizes – including a $3,500 grand prize - for the best 60-second videos by post-secondary students that show how NSERC-funded research will improve lives.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Engineering a big part of winning AI supply chain bid

Canada’s supply chains will get a powerful new boost from artificial intelligence (AI) as an industry-led network of partners teams up with Waterloo Engineering to help drive economic growth through technological innovation.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Two ECE professors awarded University Research Chairs

Electrical and Computer Engineering professors Guang Gong and Zhou Wang have both been honoured with the designation of University Research Chair.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Tech giant Amazon backs professor's AI research

A management sciences professor at Waterloo Engineering has been awarded US $80,000 in cash and services by tech giant Amazon to pursue research on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze customer product reviews.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Remembering the 'father' of systems design engineering

Retired systems design engineering professor George Soulis died on January 19, 2018 at the age of 92.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Engineering students from across Canada race concrete toboggans this weekend

It will be a downhill battle for Waterloo Engineering’s Mighty Geese and 18 other concrete toboggans at the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race hosted by the University of Waterloo this weekend.

About 500 engineering students from 18 universities and colleges across Canada and one from the United States are participating in the two-day event.

Friday, January 19, 2018

GM donates $200,000 for engineering scholarships

Waterloo Engineering is the first beneficiary of a $1.8-million fund launched by GM Canada today to encourage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields and inspire the next generation of innovators.

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