Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Management engineering alumna wins Young Women in Energy award

Molly Beckel, a graduate of the 2013 management engineering class was recently honoured with a 2018 Young Women in Energy award. Molly works as a Facilities Integrity and Reliability engineer for the TransCanada Corporation. She is active in the energy industry and serves as Calgary Chapter Chair for the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada, a pipeline advocacy group. 

Read the full article here.

Congratulations Molly!

Friday, November 30, 2018

First year Management Engineering student starts company to help other females in STEM

Mylene Tu

FEM in STEM, founded by first year Management Engineering student Mylene Tu, was one of four early-stage Waterloo student-run startup winners in the Velocity $5K competition.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Startup provides a pipeline to co-op housing

Jack Forbes and Zach Lima

A couple of disastrous co-op housing experiences were the inspiration behind a Capstone Design project that has developed into a startup company with the goal of ensuring students on work terms find decent and affordable accommodation.

PadPiper is an online site designed to help co-op students and interns locate verified furnished housing.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Key to improving MRI access is data-driven time management

New scheduling policies could double the number of patients able to access magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) testing within recommended waiting periods.

In a recent study involving analysis of 3.7 million anonymous patient records and computer simulations, management sciences researchers, led by Prof. Hossein Abouee Mehrizi, developed strategies that increased the proportion of patients receiving timely scans to 66 per cent from the current rate of 33 per cent.