Forty-nine Management Engineers were conferred their degrees at last Saturday’s convocation. Two students from the 2017 Management Engineering graduating class were also honoured with two of the faculty’s most prestigious awards for undergraduate students.
Anne Dawson was awarded the Alumni Gold Medal, which is given to one graduating student from each faculty. In the case of Engineering, this award is based on both outstanding academic performance and contributions to the faculty.
In a recent study, a team of researchers led by Management Sciences professor Lukasz Golab found that the implementation of smart metres in Ontario has resulted in only a small decrease in energy usage during on-peak and mid-peak hours. The findings were recently published in the Energy Policy journal.
Following up on a statement made in the 2016 presidential campaign trail regarding the North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA), the NY Times contacted our own Jim Bookbinder for his input on the consequences proposed.
The Department of Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo has launched a Graduate Diploma in Data Analytics (GDDA). The GDDA equips students with deep quantitative skills and technical expertise that can be leveraged by organizations to create competitive advantage in the era of big data.