Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Management Engineering capstone project wins first prize in international contest

Milan Preet Kaur was awarded first place at the INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition for her team's 2019

A management engineering Capstone Design project that explored the need for pay-and-display parking machines in Toronto took top prize in an international competition. Milan Preet Kaur, a recent management engineering graduate, presented her team’s Capstone project at the 2019 Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition, which took place at the 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Teaching innovation brings industry-sourced experiential learning opportunities to the classroom

Students in Shah's class

Umair Shah, a lecturer in the Department of Management Sciences has adopted an innovative approach to bridge the ‘industry-academe’ divide by piloting the use of the Riipen  platform at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Tech giant Amazon backs professor's AI research

Olga Vechtomova

Olga Vechtomova was the sole Canadian granted funding through the Amazon Research Awards program for faculty members at academic institutions in North America and Europe. There were 49 winners in all selected from proposals submitted in 2017.

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.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Management Engineers honoured with awards at 2017 convocation

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.