Monday, April 20, 2020

University of Waterloo developing N95 mask alternative by using existing hospital equipment to keep healthcare professionals safe

Rachel Tyli and Kristie Chau testing out the mask

University of Waterloo developing N95 mask alternative by using existing equipment to keep healthcare professionals safe

Researchers are currently testing the combination of three items, typically found in hospitals, that can be assembled in minutes by healthcare professionals, to address the N95 mask shortage.

Monday, April 20, 2020

RoboHub technician and long time MME staff member, Robert Wagner, develops a swab booth to test people for COVID-19

a swab booth to test people for COVID-19 outside of the hospital without the use of Personal Protective Equipment

RoboHub technician and long time MME staff member, Robert Wagner, develops a swab booth to test people for COVID-19 

The PPE-Free swab testing booth works by providing a hard physical barrier to significantly reduce the amount of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to test patients and protect healthcare professionals.

READ THE FULL STORY ON uWaterloo Stories 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Capstone Design Mechatronics Engineering posters and videos

Capstone Design MechatronicsTeam Ignis group photo.

Welcome to our ONLINE Mechatronics Engineering Capstone Design Symposium Showcase!

Our thirteenth annual Mechatronics Engineering Capstone Design Symposium was canceled the day of the symposium due to the spread of Covid-19 concerns.  

This exciting event provides our final-year student teams an opportunity to showcase their design projects to the general public, to industry partners and sponsors, and to the university community. 

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