Friday, July 17, 2020

MME Alumni-led ApplyBoard closes $100MM funding round during pandemic

Applyboard Building a Better Future

Congratulations Martin Basiri (MASc ’13) and the whole ApplyBoard team!

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Professor Sushanta Mitra's research team developing an anti-viral coating against COVID-19

Sushantra Mitra in the lab.

New research aims to create a surface coating that will kill COVID-19 on contact

New research is underway to develop a coating that will kill the COVID-19 virus immediately upon contact with any surface. The antiviral coating could be applied to all personal protective equipment and high-touch surfaces, greatly reducing the risk of community transmission of the virus.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Professor Shahrzad Esmaeili retires

Shahrzad Esmaeili retires


Shahrzad Esmaeili, a highly regarded member of the Materials Group, retired on July 1st after many years of invaluable service to our department – Congratulations Shahrzad! Well deserved!

Friday, July 3, 2020

Professor is out to build a better, safer football helmet

Duane profile pic

A researcher in MME at Waterloo Engineering is part of a team that has been awarded US $412,000 by the National Football League (NFL) to develop a better, safer helmet.

Duane Cronin, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, will contribute sophisticated impact testing and advanced computer modelling to optimize helmet performance and reduce the risk of head injuries.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

MME Professor awarded inaugural class of CEEA Fellows

Profile pic of Gordon Stubley

The Canadian Engineering Education Association awarded Gordon Stubley in the inaugural class of CEEA Fellows.  The designation of Fellow honours individuals who have demonstrated noteworthy service to engineering education, engineering leadership, or engineering design education through their work with CEEA-ACEG.  Congratulations Gordon from all of us in MME!

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