Four University of Waterloo engineering professors are named fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
Waterloo’s Feridun Hamdullahpur, Zhou Wang, Carolyn Ren and Alexander Wong are joining this prestigious national organization. The RSC recognizes remarkable contributions in the arts, humanities, and sciences, as well as Canadian public life.
A blog post, written by a visually impaired person about the challenges she faced trying to use the office’s new touch screen coffee maker, was the inspiration behind a recent Waterloo Engineering Capstone Design project. WatVision took home top honours in the national leg at this year’s James Dyson Award for its clever, yet simple engineering principles.
On May 29th, 2018, Waterloo Engineering hosted a delegation of Presidents and Vice Presidents from 21 Chinese Universities and Colleges. The group, led by government officials toured campus to learn more about the Tsinghua University – University of Waterloo Joint Research Centre for Micro-Nano Energy and Environment Technology (JCMEET).
The University of Waterloo is partnering Tsinghua University in Beijing, China on a research collaboration centre that will advance science in the areas of nanotechnology, energy, and pollution control.
The centre—known as Tsinghua University – University of Waterloo Joint Research Centre for Micro/Nano Energy & Environment Technology—officially opened on March 29.