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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Thalmic Labs raises US$120M in venture capital funding

Thalmic Labs logo


A Kitchener-based tech startup has announced a massive new round of funding, which it says will help it develop new products and advance its business.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Student Awards - George Dufault Medal

George Dufault Medal for Excellence in Communication

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Tech Recruiters Flock to Ontario

University of Waterloo has become a magnet for companies such as Google and Amazon


Tuesday, April 12, 2016

MME's Arun Das wins People's Choice Award at 3MT university-wide finals

In this year's University-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering's very own PhD candidate, Arun Das, was awarded the People's Choice Award.

Arun's presentation describes his PhD research of enhancing the "eyes" of self driving cars in less than three minutes. His crowd pleasing presentation can be viewed below.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Landmine defusing robot among winners at engineering awards

A robot designed to safely defuse landmines without an explosion was one of six major winners at the 2016 Norman Esch Capstone Design Awards competition for University of Waterloo engineering students.

Landmine Boys’ five founders are mechanical engineering students who will graduate this spring. Their impressive pitch won them $10,000 to help cover startup and other costs.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Velocity Fund awards $35K to drone company to improve commercial flight times

Velocity Fund awards $35K to drone company to improve commercial flight times

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Students showcase innovative Capstone Design projects

The next big innovation to hit the marketplace could be among the Waterloo student projects on display at the annual Capstone Design symposia beginning March 16. 

Senior-year engineering students at Waterloo will exhibit projects ranging from a technology that reduces agricultural water waste through intelligent irrigation systems to a device that may help people with Parkinson`s disease avoid falls.

Monday, March 7, 2016

2016 Canadian Engineering Competition - McGill University

2016 Canadian Engineering Competition Logo

2016 Canadian Engineering Competition - Compétition Canadienne D'ingénierie

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

MME teams win 1st and 2nd places at the 2016 OEC competition

From the left, Eric Shi, Kenneth Geertsema, Wesley Fisher, and Daniel Lizewski.

The 37th annual Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) was hosted by the University of Waterloo from January 29th-31, 2016. The competition included 16 Universities from across Ontario. The competitors are selected by different Universities through qualification events or other selection criteria. In the junior and senior design competitions, teams of four are given a previously undisclosed problem and the teams are required to design, build, demonstrate, and present a solution to a panel of judges. The time allocated for design, construction, and in creating a presentation is 6 hours.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

University of Waterloo invention wins International James Dyson Award

Voltera V-One

Voltera V-One, a custom circuit board printer developed by University of Waterloo engineering students, has taken top prize in this year’s International James Dyson Award competition, beating out a record 710 entries from 20 countries.