Events - May 2014

Saturday, May 31, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

The 2014 Waterloo Electric Vehicle Challenge demands high school students design and build their own electric car. Teams will compete in both 12 and 24 volt race and will participate in a design contest to prove their engineering know-how. For information on starting a team, volunteering, and visiting the event, visit the event website.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 (all day)

Registration for the 2014 race is now available.

The Faculty of Engineering’s Sedra Student Design Centre, in cooperation with Engineering Outreach (WE Connect) and the Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research (WatCAR) will be hosting the third annual High School EV Challenge on Saturday May 31, 2014.

Friday, May 30, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Computer

Friday, May 30, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering seminar; “Designing Novel Polyethylenes of Controlled Complex Chain Architectures by Palladium-Catalyzed Ethylene Polymerization” by Dr. Zhibin Ye, Bharti School of Engineering, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Session is also targeted to: PhD, Masters, and Grad students.

Every day, people do amazing things at Apple. What will you do?

Join us at the Intern and Full-Time Networking Event for BS, MS, and PhD engineering students. Remember to bring copies of your resume.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Join the warriors band weekly practice! The Spring term is here and the band is looking for new players!

Do you play an instrument? Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Join the Warriors band weekly practice!

Some instruments are provided

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Knowing your skills and abilities AND being able to clearly and confidently 
convey them to employers is critical to your success in the employment 
process. Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths and discover 
potential areas of growth. You will also devise a plan to enhance these skills.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Chemical Engineering Seminar by Nikolaos Anesiadis, PhD, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, entitled "A Synthetic Biology Application for Bioprocesses Optimization"

Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Stay current in your field of research! Learn how to automate your searches for new and relevant research by having search results and journal tables of contents sent to you on a regular basis. Find out about the alerting services available in Web of Science and CSA databases, RSS feeds, and the library’s search tool, Primo.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

On Thursday, May 29th, 2014, Dr .Zempachi Ogumi of Kyoto University, Japan, will deliver a seminar entitled; "In-situ Analysis of a Lithium-ion Battery Material LiCoO2 using X-ray Absroption Spectroscopy".

This seminar is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Join Velocity Alpha for a "What's Your Problem?" workshop with Larry Smith, economics professor at UW!

Don't miss Larry's workshop which will focus on showing students how to find and solve killer problems in their workplace.

Pizza will be served at 7:15 pm - registering for this event ensures you get a slice!

Hope to see you all there!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Arts & Business

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Can we trust our minds? Can we rely on it to investigate complex matters of human life? What are the differences between perception and conception? Should we observe to find answers or think and analyze?

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Hello W3'ers,

Don't forget to come out to the Grad House, Wednesday May, 28 to hear guest speaker Dr. Carla Fehr cover the topic " Could you be a feminist? Feminism 101, We look forward to seeing you all then.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Beth Esenbergs, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business 
Centre, will explain best strategies and tips on how to successfully start 
your own business. Bring your great ideas and questions!
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff.

Register for this workshop

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Civil, ENG - Architecture

Please RSVP if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it: http://www.ceca.uwaterloo.ca/students/sessions_details.php?id=2014May

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practise and improve.
 
NOTE: The workshop Interview Skills is a prerequisite for this workshop. 
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Co-op and Graduating Students - ALL - MATH faculty, ALL - ENG faculty

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Co-op Students - MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics

Want to work on advanced information-retrieval algorithms, massive scalability infrastructure and storage solutions, and large-scale applications for users on web and mobile devices? LinkedIn is looking for co-ops who want to learn, grow and work with some of the brightest technical talent in the world. Come to our information session to learn more.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful 
networking strategies in your daily life in order to enhance your career 
opportunities.
 
NOTE: The Work Search workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and discuss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers and across disciplines.

Every Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm, in the QNC 1501 seminar room, two students will each give a 20 minute talk, followed by a 10 minute discussion on each presentation.

This seminar is free and open to the public. Please note, there will be no session on May 20 due to the Victoria Day holiday. 

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