A third-year student at the School of Architecture will have her work showcased at an upcoming trade show in Toronto after taking first place in a province-wide design contest.
Padmini (Penny) Unni won $1,500 and other prizes in a competition sponsored by Formica Canada Inc., which makes commercial and residential surfacing products, to design its booth for the Architect@Work show April 3 and 4.
Researchers at Waterloo Engineering are developing a new virtual tool that could help planners choose the best places to install bikes lanes in cities.
The data-based tool builds on a field study that validated the safety benefits of bike lanes for cyclists and motorists.
Collected using sensors and a handlebar camera as researchers cycled hundreds of kilometres in Kitchener-Waterloo, the data showed bike lanes virtually eliminate vehicles getting too close to cyclists when they pass them.
It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the death of Mohammad “Mishkat” Islam, a second-year electrical and computer engineering student at the University of Waterloo. Mohammad passed away in hospital last week.
The University’s thoughts and support are with Mohammad’s family at this difficult time.
Members of the campus community who are impacted by this news and feel they may need support are encouraged to contact any of the following resources:
Counselling Services - 519-888-4567 ext. 32655
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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.
Alumni have established a scholarship in Xuemin (Sherman) Shen's name to show their gratitude for the electrical and computer engineering professor's dedication to his graduate students over the years.
A startup company that was co-founded by Waterloo Engineering alumnus Mike Matta has raised $16.3 million to continue growing and developing its business intelligence and surveillance video software.
Solink, one of the fastest-growing companies in Ottawa, synchronizes security video footage with information on sales transactions and analyzes the combined data using artificial intelligence (AI) to give retail business owners insight into their operations.
An online magazine has recognized the University of Waterloo as one of the five most innovative universities in North America and South America in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.