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. 

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Congratulations Molly!

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.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Applicants to Engineering programs sell themselves differently based on gender

In new research by Management Sciences professor Lukasz Golab, it was found that engineering applicants sell themselves differently based on their gender. Males often described how their technical skills and experience matched the profession. In contrast, female applicants want a career that enables them to impact and improve society. These findings could help universities better market themselves to attract more female engineering applicants.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Bikeshare could increase light rail transit ridership

A new study co-authored by Management Sciences Professor Lukasz Golab found that coupling bikeshare with public transit could help increase light rail transit (LRT) ridership.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Fourth year students win 3rd prize at 2018 Ontario Engineering Competition

Team picture receiving their award

Fourth year management engineering students Stefanno Da Silva, Shivam Sharma, Tara Tsang, and Julie Yu placed third at the 2018 Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) in the Innovative Design category. This year OEC was held at the University of Ottawa from January 26 - 28. Their project is to develop a group trip planning application and is supervised by Professor Stan Dimitrov.