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Apr. 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.

Mar. 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.

Mar. 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