News archive - November 2019

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Mechanical graduate students win their way to Italy


Congratulations to Devon Hartlen, Hossein Pishyar, Raphael Boulis and Bruna Do Nascimento Figueredo for their noteworthy achievement.

The Italian Technology Awards program is a competition that invites applications from graduate students attending international universities (outside of Italy) who are conducting research on an array of topics relevant to innovations and challenges facing various manufacturing sectors in their countries or globally. 

Monday, November 18, 2019

Carolyn Hansson awarded Howe Memorial Lecture Award

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The 2019 AIST Howe Memorial Lecture Award went to Carolyn Hansson in May, following her delivery of the Lecture at AISTech.  She was awarded the Howe Memorial Lecture “for exceptional research and technology transfer related to the integrity of infrastructure for society. Her holistic approach to investigating the corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete has broadened the understanding of this critical aspect of construction.

Monday, November 11, 2019

4A Mechatronics students attend Forbes Under 30 Scholar Summit


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

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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


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). 

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