Events - 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 (all day)

The deadline for faculty members to disclose Intellectual Property (IP) and commercialization information using the Electronic IP Disclosure Form has been extended to April 30, 2019.

Monday, November 25, 2019 — 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM EST
graphic of weapon and information

Join Darwin AI CEO Sheldon Fernandez (BASc 2001, Computer Engineering) for this timely talk on misinformation in the digital age. Pizza lunch will be provided at 12:15pm, with the talk following at 12:30pm. All students, alumni, staff and faculty are welcome to register for this free event using the registration link below.

Saturday, November 9, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST
Young women in E7 event space

This full day conference for first and upper year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Pints with profs poster

This event is 19+.

Monday, October 28, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Stefan Nickel

Chair Discrete, Optimization and Logistics Institute of Operations Research at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Karlsruhe, Germany - Dr. Stefan Nickel will be discussing his paper, 'The Day After Optimal: Operations Research for Modern Logistics'.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Coffee and donuts with the Associate Dean, International

Please join Prof. Zhongchao (Chao) Tan for an informal chat over a cup of coffee. We would love to hear about your experience so far as an international student in Engineering, or about your interest in an International experience.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Maxwell Ramstead

A Douglas Utting Postdoctoral Fellow at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Dr. Maxwell Ramstead will be discussing his paper, 'Active Inference Across Scales: From the Brain to the Body and Culture'. 

Friday, October 11, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Daria Terekhov

From the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering at Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science at Concordia University - Dr. Daria Terekhov will be discussing her paper 'Inverse Optimization, Machine Learning, and the Operations Research Challenge' (Torch).

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Hult prize kickoff flyer

Hult Prize is the world’s biggest engine for the launch of for-good, for-profit startups emerging from university with over 2500 staff and volunteers around the world. In nearly a decade, the movement has deployed more than $50M of capital into the sector and mobilized more than one million young people to re-think the future of business as it continues to breed disruptive innovation on college and university campuses across 120 plus countries.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Past event with sign and people milling about

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Waterloo Engineering students are invited to say THANK YOU to our generous donors who make what we do at Waterloo possible, every day.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
GreenHouse health discovery lab flyer

GreenHouse will be hosting a Health Discovery Lab that will focus on improving the quality of lives of the aging population with health challenges. GreenHouse is a community for innovators who want to create social or environmental change.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Please join us in celebrating the beautiful life of Phil Everson (BASc 2017, Management Engineering) - February 9, 1993 - September 22, 2019.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
consortium group

Discover the value of engineering graduate studies

If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools!

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
WISE energy day

Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) invites you to Energy Day: a chance to meet and mingle with WISE researchers; connect the dots and get energized by talented young entrepreneurs and emerging leaders at the most innovative University in Canada; join academic, industry & government experts who have come together to share insights & new ideas for our energy future.

Friday, September 20, 2019 (all day)

Students are invited to apply to a Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) for the Fall 2019 term. Applications must be submitted to the Dean of Engineering Office in E7 7302 by 4:30pm on Friday, September 20, 2019 in order to be considered.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
WiE Welcome BBQ

Women in Engineering (WiE) welcomes all students, staff and faculty to Waterloo Engineering on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019. All are welcome!

The BBQ will start at 11 am and will go until around 1 pm. You can pop in whenever you get a bit of time! 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

UW Sustainability will be here with their waste sorting challenge. Stop by and test your sorting knowledge to find out if you're a waste warrior or a recycling rookie! The rules are simple: you'll have 30 seconds to sort 30 common items into the right bins!

Monday, September 16, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

UW Sustainability will be here with their waste sorting challenge. Stop by and test your sorting knowledge to find out if you're a waste warrior or a recycling rookie! The rules are simple: you'll have 30 seconds to sort 30 common items into the right bins!

Monday, September 9, 2019 — 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 6, 2019 — 11:55 PM EDT
Co-op problem award flyer

Co-operative Education and The Problem Lab are pleased to offer students on their work term the opportunity to win a First Prize Tuition Scholarship of $1,500 or Second Prize Tuition Scholarship of $750, applicable to your next academic term. The Co-op Problem Lab Award is earned by providing the best analysis of an important problem relevant to a co-op employer or the employer’s industry.

Monday, September 9, 2019 — 12:00 AM to Monday, September 30, 2019 — 11:55 PM EDT
Problem pitch competition flyer

The competition invites teams of up to 4 students to choose an important industry problem, and thoroughly research its history, scope, and impact, before pitching the findings to a panel of judges on November 14th to compete for a share of up to $30,000 in funding. To learn more and apply online, visit The Problem Lab website.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Candidate: Ajitesh Rajiv Singla

Title: Optimization Models for the Perishable Inventory Routing Problem.

Date: August 6, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Place: CPH 4335

Supervisor(s): Bookbinder, James  and Joe Naoum-Sawaya



Friday, August 2, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

Candidate: Tracey Judene Pretti

Title: A systems Approach to Examining the Co-op Education: A Case Study.

Date: August 2, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Place: MC 2009

Supervisor(s): Safayeni, Frank

Thursday, August 1, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

Candidate: Fahimeh Rahimi

Topic: Pareto Efficiency in Robust and Inverse Optimation with Application to Radiation Therapy

Date: August 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Place: CPH 2371

Supervisor(s): Abouee Mehrizi, Hossein - Mahmoudzadeh, Houra

Saturday, July 13, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Elora Quarry

Elora Quarry is a swimming spot only half an hour from Waterloo! Buy a ticket for a day of fun on the beach and in the water. Your ticket includes transportation from the University of Waterloo to Elora Quarry and back, as well as admission to the park! All proceeds from this event go towards the It Takes a Village campaign, which supports social enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa.


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