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  1. Nov. 14, 2018Carbon emissions will start to dictate stock prices

    Companies that fail to curb their carbon output may eventually face the consequences of asset devaluation and stock price depreciation, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.

    The researchers further determined that the failure of companies within the emission-intensive sector to take carbon reduction actions could start negatively impacting the general stock market in as little as 10 years’ time.

  2. Nov. 8, 2018Batteryless smart devices closer to reality Wang and Abari demonstrate their Internet of Things hack at a computer.

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have taken a huge step towards making smart devices that do not use batteries or require charging.

    These battery-free objects, which feature an IP address for internet connectivity, are known as Internet of Things (IoT) devices. If an IoT device can operate without a battery it lowers maintenance costs and allows the device to be placed in areas that are off the grid.

  3. Nov. 6, 2018Interdisciplinary team, led by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Cowan, creates new software to support surface water monitoring and modellingWoman crouched in stream collecting a water sample/

    Studying how human activities and naturally occurring phenomena have an impact on the environment is critical for effective management. Environmental monitoring and modelling are two fundamental practices to help in understanding, predicting and effectively managing these activities and impacts.

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  1. Nov. 21, 2018Movement within art and math and where it takes usBridges Lecture Series logo

    In all creative endeavors, we are inspired by the work of others to move the frontiers of our intellectual interests forward. Our experiences, in work and life alike, challenge us to grow and evolve. This process allows us to realize the quintessential goal of education: to change ourselves.

  2. Nov. 27, 2018CryptoWorks21 Distinguished Lecture - Marc MorinMarc Morin

    The "blood, sweat, tears, toil and triumphs" of commercializing technology

    Marc Morin is the co-founder and CEO of Auvik Networks, creators of cloud-based software that makes it dramatically easier for IT managed service providers to monitor and manage their clients' IT networks. A serial entrepreneur, Marc has previously co-founded several successful companies, including PixStream (acquired by Cisco for USD$369 million) and Sandvine (Sold to Francisco Partners for CAD$582 million), and is a seed investor in a number of local tech companies.

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