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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

MME PhD student moves to second round of NSERC national contest *Watch Video Here*

Jian Zhao, a Ph.D. candidate from Dr. Xianguo Li’s research group in the department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, has successfully moved on to the second round of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) video contest called Science, Action! Students from around the country submitted a short video showcasing research in the natural sciences or engineering fields.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Michael Worswick named SAE Fellow

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SAE International has announced that Waterloo Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Professor Michael J. Worswick has been elected as a 2016-17 SAE Fellow. He was one of 22 fellow inductees recognized during ceremonies at the recent SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

PhD student Chris Salisbury receives R.E. Peterson Award

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering PhD student Chris Salisbury received the R.E. Peterson Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Super-sensitive measurement method could advance medical research, enviromental monitoring

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A new method for measuring extremely tiny objects could lead to cheaper, more accurate sensors for use in fields including medical research and gas detection.

Research at the University of Waterloo found that nanoscale devices using electromagnetism would be sensitive enough to determine the mass of viruses a hundred billion times lighter than a strand of human hair.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Engineering associate dean wins national award for supporting women

Mary Wells wins Engineers Canada award for encouraging young women to consider careers in engineering.

Waterloo Engineering’s Associate Dean of Outreach has received a national award from Engineers Canada for expanding outreach activities that encourage young women to consider a career in engineering.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

University of Waterloo lab will help shape the future of industrial 3D printing

Mark Barfoot, managing director at the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab at the University of Waterloo holds a sample 3D-pr

Mark Barfoot, managing director at the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab at the University of Waterloo holds a sample 3D-printed part for a space shuttle.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Developing The Ultimate Lightweight Alloy For Cleaner Cars

Car frame with alloy

Engineers from the University of Waterloo applied neutron beams in the developing a promising new magnesium alloy. In addition to being cost-effective, the material’s alloying elements ensure increased ductility and strength—paving the way for lighter, more energy-efficient vehicles.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

MME brings home two best poster presentation awards from annual American conference

Best poster winners at at the American Filtration and Seperations Society 2017 Annual Conference

Two of our MME graduate students just won Best Poster Presentation Award at the American Filtration and Seperations Society 2017 Annual Conference, April 10-14, Louisville, KY, USA. 

Joerg Ahne, PhD student, 2nd Place award, for his research work on "Electrospun Ceria Nanofibers for Diesel Soot Filtration." Joerg is co-supervised byZhongchao Tan and Eric Croiset.

Ben Tan, MASc student, 3rd Place award, for his research on "Evaluation of Laser Based Particle Sensors". Ben is co-supervised by Zhongchao Tan and Tao Chen.

Congratulations for your amazing work!