Thursday, June 25, 2020

MME Researcher wins backing to develop COVID detector

Carolyn Ren - Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

A researcher at Waterloo Engineering has won $265,000 in federal backing to develop a palm-sized device capable of detecting COVID-19 infection within 30 minutes.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

MME Prof, Mihaela Vlasea, sole Canadian winner of the 2020 SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Awards

Mihaela Vlasea in MSAM Lab

Mihaela Vlasea’s, high achievements were recognized by SME.org. The awards are centered on research and management efforts around manufacturing processes, environmental sustainability, additive manufacturing, smart manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, nanomanufacturing, biomedical manufacturing, metalworking fluids, civil and environmental engineering, and advanced materials.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

#MMEProud: Recent graduate Mariko Shimoda is a superstar!

Mariko Shimoda and Engineering Friends

It’s hard to imagine how Mariko Shimoda had time to become an engineer with all of her community involvement. The Mechanical Engineering graduate (BASC ’20) clearly excels and can juggle a lot and do it well - she was hired full-time by her co-op placement.

Over the past five years, Shimoda participated in the following volunteer roles:

Friday, June 19, 2020

MME Congratulates Class of 2020

Congratulations Message from Professors

This is the first virtual convocation in our history. Today, we in MME want to celebrate you.

Until we can come together for a proper Convocation Ceremony in person, please have a look at what our Faculty and Staff have put together, especially for you.

Congratulations to the MME graduating class of 2020!  We are Waterloo Warriors!  #UWaterlooGrad


Friday, June 12, 2020

Mechatronics Student, Ayush Wadehra, creates award-winning 3D printed replica of Van Gogh masterpiece

Ayush Wadehra displaying 3D printed, The Starry Night

Vincent Van Gogh once said, “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?”

Clearly, Ayush Wadehra, who is going into fourth year as a Mechatronics student, took his love of Van Gogh and courage to technologically create an award-winning 3D printed version of The Starry Night – 131 years after the original was painted by Van Gogh, while living in isolation, in an asylum, in June 1889.

This 3D version has moving parts.

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