Thursday, March 29, 2018

Local high school students test their math skills at first TORCH competition at the University of Waterloo

A team of Waterloo TORCH competitors working to solve a problem

On March 17, 2018,  over 40 high school students from the Waterloo Region tested their math skills and learned more about the field of operations research at the The Operations Research Challenge (TORCH). The competition was jointly organized by volunteer graduate students in the Department of Management Sciences in the Faculty of Engineering and the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization in the Faculty of Math.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Students win first prize at provincial project management competition

A group of Engineering graduate students won first prize in the Wideman Education Awards, Ontario competition, which promotes socially oriented project work. Taru Agarwal, Diana Jaber, Jithin John Matthews, Rafat Tahboosh, Jing Wu, and Alizeh Zaman completed the project as part of a Management Sciences course - MSCI 651 - International Project Management, instructed by Prof. Peter Carr.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

FIRST Robotics sparks interest in Management Engineering

For two Waterloo Engineering students, their experience with FIRST Robotics in high school was the catalyst to their enrolling in the Management Engineering program.

Jordan Grant, 21, and Rebecca Rayner, 22, are in their third and fourth year of Waterloo’s Management Engineering program respectively.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

2018 Design Symposium winners announced

Management engineering class at their symposium

The 2018 Management Engineering Design Symposium was held on Friday, March 16. Eleven teams of 4th year management engineering students showcased their innovative designs. The event was very well attended, with all projects evaluated by a number of professors, graduate students, and management engineering alumni. In addition, projects were also evaluated by all other visitors, who helped select the People's Choice Award.