News archive - November 2020

Sunday, November 29, 2020

MME mourns the loss of a beloved dean and faculty member

Pearl Sullivan, Waterloo's former dean of engineering and the first woman to hold the position, died on November 28 after a 12-year battle with cancer.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Mechatronics student and entrepreneur Sam Dugan enters the Dragon's Den

Sam Dugan in the Den

Sam Dugan started his technology company to reduce injuries at ski resorts and on Thursday night, Sam will realize a childhood dream when he appears in an episode of the CBC show Dragons’ Den to explain his product, SmartPatrol, and pitch the resident moguls for investments.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Alan Plumtree remembered

Alan Plumtree, a co-designer of a pump that provides clean drinking water to developing countries, died on November 5.

Plumtree, a Waterloo mechanical engineering professor, and Alfred Rudin, a Waterloo chemistry professor, created the hand-operated pump in the late 1970s after being approached by the International Development Research Centre.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Ehsan Toyserkani, Mihaela Vlasea, and Yimin Wu awarded federal funding

Ehsan Toyserkani and Mihaela Vlasea of the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Lab, were awarded just over $2.6 million.  Yimin Wu, received just over $160,000 for research on solar fuels for carbon-neutral transportation. Waterloo Engineering News

Monday, November 2, 2020

Prof Michael Worswick recognized as an automotive and steel industries leader

Michael Worswick

Michael Worswick, engineering professor in Mechanical Mechatronics Engineering at University of Waterloo, was recognized as one of thirty-six individuals receiving the Award of Excellence during Tech Day 2020. He was the only recipient of the Key Collaborator Category.

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