Teams with members from Waterloo Engineering claimed three of the four $5,000 prizes on the line today at the latest on-campus pitch competition for students with business ideas.
CodeGem, Ribbit and Scope were among nine finalists out to impress a panel of judges in three minutes as the Concept $5K Finals – formerly the Velocity Fund Finals – were staged at the Student Life Centre.
A graduate of the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo is a finalist for a $250,000 prize recognizing the world’s leading young activist.
Nashin Mahtani (MArch ’15), director of a web-based platform based in Indonesia that develops methods and open source software for community-led co-management in disasters, is one of five nominees in the running for the 2019 Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award.
A major study by researchers at Waterloo Engineering suggests that managing reservoirs for water quality, not just flood control, could help solve annual summer algal blooms in Lake Erie.
Based on analysis of data from more than 200 testing locations in Canada and the United States, the study found reservoirs on streams and rivers supply food for algae to grow at the worst possible time.
A medical technology startup co-founded by two Waterloo Engineering students topped more than 100,000 applicants to take first place and the $500,000 USD prize in an international competition staged in Saudi Arabia.
More than 350 people were on hand as Waterloo Engineering celebrated both timely support and impressive success at its 2019 Awards Dinner this week.
In addition to hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students recognized for excellence in their academic and extracurricular endeavors, additional funding was announced for four student startup companies through the Engineer of the Future Fund.
Officials from South Korea and the University of Waterloo gathered today to formally launch what they hope will become a long-term research collaboration focused on modernizing manufacturing through the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) technology.