News archive - September 2019

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.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Two ME capstone teams take home $50k each at the 25th Velocity Fund Pitch competition

Winning teams

At the first Toronto hosted Velocity Fund Pitch Competition on September 19th 2019, Watfly and Stacktronic win big for their early-stage startups.   Ten finalists were a part of the competition. 

Stacktronic: developing a scalable, flexible, and truly modular battery platform for electric vehicles. 

Friday, September 13, 2019

MASc and PhD Candidates from MME overall winners for their innovative design at the SME’s 2019 Digital Manufacturing Challenge

Award presentation

Lisa Brock and Gitanjali Shanbhag were the overall winners for their innovative design at the SME’s 2019 Digital Manufacturing Challenge.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Fourth year ME student, Kevin Qiu, presents at ASME conference

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Fourth year ME student, Kevin Qiu, presents at ASME conference

Qiu’s presentation centred around the work he had accomplished at one of his co-op placements, involving gear design. By using a mathematical model, Qiu and his colleagues discovered a method to optimize the design of gear geometries and make them more durable.  The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE) was held in Anaheim, California.

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