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July 30, 2015 UW Robotics Teams sweeps this year's Robot Racing competition

UW Robotics Teams sweeps this year's Robot Racing competition

The 2015 International Autonomous Robot Racing Challenge is now complete, and it was a very exciting event with multiple teams showing big gains in terms of racing autonomy.  The weather was rather wet on Friday, but Saturday was gorgeous, sunny and hot, and we had a great day of drag and circuit racing.  All teams demonstrated true autonomy on the drag course, and both Waterloo and Western completed the entire circuit course loop autonomously.

July 8, 2015 Carolyn Hansson named to Order of Canada Carolyn_Hansson

Carolyn Hansson is named as a new Member of the Order of Canada for her contributions as a materials engineer whose efforts have reduced corrosion and improved the performance of reinforced concrete structures.

June 5, 2015 UWAFT – 3rd Place overall in Eco CAR 3 Competition Uwaft Logo

UWAFT performed extremely well at this year's EcoCAR 3 Competition that took place Seattle, WA May 29th to June 5th, 2015;  in what is by far the most competitive Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition yet.  UWAFT achieved the following resulting in over $10,000 U.S. in prize monies:

3rd Place Overall