The symposium will be held online this year and our students are eagerly anticipating the opportunity to finally demonstrate the results of their innovation and expertise.
Future undergraduate students
The MME department is excited to announce the 2021 Mechatronics Engineering Capstone Symposium which will be held on Tuesday, March 30th 2021.
The symposium will be held online this year using the Cisco WebEx online-conferencing platform.
Our students are eagerly anticipating this symposium as the opportunity to finally demonstrate the results of their innovation and expertise.
The MME department is excited to announce the 2021 Mechanical Engineering Capstone Symposium which will be held on Wednesday, March 31st 2021.
The symposium will be held online this year using the Microsoft Teams group-chat platform.
Our students are eagerly anticipating this symposium as the opportunity to finally demonstrate the results of their innovation and expertise. Each team will be evaluated based on their ability to explain their project.
The Waterloo Innovation Summit is back and ready to tackle today's most pressing issues. On July 22 and August 19, Randall Lane, Forbes chief content officer and editor, explores how talent and innovation collide in the race to reset today's workforce and rebuild economies.
Mihaela Vlasea’s, high achievements were recognized by SME.org. The awards are centered on research and management efforts around manufacturing processes, environmental sustainability, additive manufacturing, smart manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, nanomanufacturing, biomedical manufacturing, metalworking fluids, civil and environmental engineering, and advanced materials.
It’s hard to imagine how Mariko Shimoda had time to become an engineer with all of her community involvement. The Mechanical Engineering graduate (BASC ’20) clearly excels and can juggle a lot and do it well - she was hired full-time by her co-op placement.
Over the past five years, Shimoda participated in the following volunteer roles:
Congratulations to our alumni at Otto Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics, who announced an additional $29 million (USD) Series C funding raise June 1st - led by the Kensington Private Equity Fund Private Equity Fund with participation from BMO Capital Partners, Export Development Canada (EDC), and previous investors iNovia Capital and RRE Ventures. This raise adds to the $54 million (USD) previously raised, for a total of $83 million (USD) in funding.
In isolation due to COVID-19Zhongchao (Chao) Tan, Professor of University of Waterloo’s Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, spent two months writing and self-publishing an English resource book because he understands first-hand the formal, non-native, English writing challenges to engineering international students who come to Canada from another country.
RoboHub technician and long time MME staff member, Robert Wagner, develops a swab booth to test people for COVID-19
The PPE-Free swab testing booth works by providing a hard physical barrier to significantly reduce the amount of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to test patients and protect healthcare professionals.