News archive - October 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

University of Waterloo graduate reinvents hockey skate blades

Jeffrey Azzolin

Jeffrey Azzolin, a University of Waterloo graduate, has created a startup company to make better skate blades. 

The idea sparked in his fourth-year mechanical engineering design project. With the help of his supervisor, Professor John McPhee, the new blade design increases the acceleration, top speed and agility of the players by five per cent.

Read the full story on University of Wateloo website.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Going Green, For Work and Play. An interview with professor John McPhee by Research2Reality

John McPhee

Professor John McPhee shared his vision about the future technologies, research, and personal likings in an interview wih Resaerch2Reality. 

Don't chase the latest research fads. If there is a research subject that motivates you, go out and become the expert in that field. You should love working on your chosen research.

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