Monday, November 11, 2019

4A Mechatronics students attend Forbes Under 30 Scholar Summit

Profiles

Rohan Agarwal and Mustafa Shahbaz were selected out of thousands around the world to attend the Forbes Under 30 Scholar Summit.  They were nominated and selected for their achievements at the University of Waterloo, and for their internship experience gained with the assistance of Waterloo's Co-op Department.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Yimin Wu creates "artificial leaf" that turns carbon into fuel

Yimin profile

Yimin Wu, whose paper achieved cover article status, 'Facet-dependent active sites of a single Cu2O particle photocatalyst for CO2 reduction to methanol', and has been published in Nature Energy this week.  The new technology was inspired by the way plants use energy from sunlight to turn carbon dioxide into food.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Thanks to all of the student and faculty volunteers at MME’s Fall Open House

Volunteers

We’d like to acknowledge and thank the student and faculty volunteers who contributed their time and energy this past Saturday.  
The team was busy all day giving tours, presentations, and speaking with an estimated 900-1,000 people looking for information on our department programs.  Thanks to the student team leads John Hanna (ME) and Kanvar Rakhraj (MTE), and faculty volunteers (James Tung, Cliff Butcher, Allyson Giannikouris, Baris Fidan, Kamyar Ghavam). 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

OMAC Presents $5,000 Grant to University of Waterloo Mechatronics Lab

cheque presentation

OMAC, the organization for machine automation and control, presented William Melek and Soo Jeon with the cheque at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. 

The Grant will support ongoing research in mechatronic automation in manufacturing. 

https://omac.org/omac-presents-5000-grant-to-university-of-waterloo-mechatronics-lab/

Friday, September 20, 2019

ME Capstone Teams win Ontario Brain Institute ONtrepreneurs awards

Joshuo Lobo of Stabilo Medical and Michael Philips of Vena Medical win the ONtrepreneurs awards

The ONtrepreneurs program supports start-ups to commercialize brain-related technologies and improve brain health.

Joshua Lobo: Stabilo Medical is developing a smart vest that allows stroke patients to exercise safely and properly in the absence of a therapist, drastically improving the rate and level of stroke recovery.

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