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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.

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.

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.

Friday, December 1, 2017

A day in the life of Cynthia Waltho

Cynthia Waltho, a PhD candidate in Management Sciences, was recently featured in a video highlighting what it's like to be a graduate student at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Management Sciences professor named a location analysis Rising Star

Prof. Alumur Alev accepts prize

Management Sciences professor Sibel Alumur Alev was recently awarded the Charles ReVelle Rising Star award at the 2017 INFORMS annual meeting in Houston, Texas.

The prestigious Rising Star award is awarded every two years to a person "who has made significant contribution to location analysis research and displays the potential to continue to do so."  Professor Alumur Alev was recognized for her research excellence in hub network design, reverse logistics, and supply chain network design.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Management Sciences alumni (MASc '79) visit the department

Alumni talk to first-year students

On October 3, 2017, five 1979 graduates of the Management Sciences Master's program - Patrick Abbott, Kent Hippolyte, Harald Mayer, Jorge Medina, and Stuart Stark -  visited the department and met with current professors as well as graduate and undergraduate students.

The five alumni learned about new department programs and offerings  and shared experiences from their long and distinguished international careers in the United States, Europe, Mexico, Canada, and the Caribbean. 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Management Sciences alumnus featured on Bloomberg Businessweek

Jagdeep Bachher

Jagdeep Bachher, a Management Sciences alumnus was recently featured on Bloomberg Businessweek. Since 2014, he has led the University of California's $100 billion pension and endowment fund as its chief investment officer (CIO).

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Management Engineering student named Heritage Hero

Jordan Grant

Jordan Grant, a third-year management engineering student was recently named a Heritage Hero by the Heritage Education Funds and featured in the company's Heritage Heroes campaign.  

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Management Sciences student honoured by Decision Analysis Society

Majid Karimi, who recently defended his PhD in Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo was one of the two runners up of the 2017 Best Student Paper Award of the Decision Analysis Society.

Majid's paper - On the Road to Making Science of “Art”: Risk Bias in Market Scoring Rules - was co-authored with his supervisor, Prof. Stan Dimitrov.