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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Waterloo startup aims to revolutionize food delivery industry

Yuqian Li delivering her pitch

They won’t graduate until next spring, but their startup has already taken flight.

The five founders of Gooloo recently earned a spot in the University of Waterloo’s Concept $5K Finals, where they explained their business model to a panel of judges alongside nine other student teams.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Flowy wins Concept $5K pitch competition

Flowy co-founder David Zhao presents at the Concept $5K final

At this year’s Concept $5K competition, three University of Waterloo roommates returned home with a coveted $5,000 prize to invest in their growing startup.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Making photovoltaic storage systems more financially attractive to homeowners

PhD graduate Fiodar Kazhamiaka and his co-supervisor Professor Catherine Rosenberg

Almost daily, scientists release another study documenting the growing influence of human-caused global warming. Driven by ever-increasing amounts of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, mostly from coal, oil and natural gas we burn for energy, the Earth’s average surface temperature has risen by almost 1ºC since the late 19thcentury, with much greater increases predicted ahead.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Researchers reach milestone in quantum standardization

Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a method that could pave the way to establishing universal standards for measuring the performance of quantum computers.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Johnny Wong and colleagues receive most influential paper award for work presented 10 years ago at CASCON 2009

Johnny Wong

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Johnny Wong, his former master’s student Ye Hu, and colleagues Marin Litoiu from York University and Gabriel Iszlai have received the most influential paper award for research they presented 10 years ago at CASCON 2009, the 19thannual IBM Centre for Advanced Studies Conference.

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