News archive - July 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Management Engineering and Management Sciences students win top prizes at CORS

Management Engineering and Management Sciences students have once again won top prizes  at the Canadian Operations Research Society (CORS) student paper competition. They presented their papers at the 2017 CORS conference, held in Quebec city.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Management Engineering student wins technical speaking award

Faisal El Hussein, a fourth-year Management Engineering student, placed second in the Sandford Fleming Technical Speaking Competition and was awarded a $400 prize. Faisal's presentation was on the state of conversational intelligence (commonly known as chatbots), a topic he has experience with through a prior co-op term.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Management Engineering team wins 2017 Baylis Medical Capstone Award

Management Engineering students presenting their project topic

A team of fourth-year Management Engineering students has won one of the prestigious Baylis Medical Capstone Design awards, valued at $5000. The competition is open to capstone teams from all Engineering departments undertaking a project with a biomedical focus.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Carpooling is more successful with people you like

A recent study by Prof. Bissan Ghaddar found that  encouraging carpoolers to ride with people they like could potentially decrease car use by 60 percent.

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