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Feb. 2, 2016 MME teams win 1st and 2nd places at the 2016 OEC competition From the left, Eric Shi, Kenneth Geertsema, Wesley Fisher, and Daniel Lizewski.

The 37th annual Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) was hosted by the University of Waterloo from January 29th-31, 2016. The competition included 16 Universities from across Ontario. The competitors are selected by different Universities through qualification events or other selection criteria. In the junior and senior design competitions, teams of four are given a previously undisclosed problem and the teams are required to design, build, demonstrate, and present a solution to a panel of judges. The time allocated for design, construction, and in creating a presentation is 6 hours.

Nov. 10, 2015 University of Waterloo invention wins International James Dyson Award Voltera V-One

Voltera V-One, a custom circuit board printer developed by University of Waterloo engineering students, has taken top prize in this year’s International James Dyson Award competition, beating out a record 710 entries from 20 countries.

Aug. 25, 2015 Mechanical Engineering professor highlights inspirational women

Professor Mary Wells has brought women into the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) spotlight with a new book called Women of Impact.